Associate of Applied Science in Business Technology - Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Concentration

The Business Technology Program prepares students for positions in business and industry. This track provides exposure to a broad range of business theory and skills with an emphasis of Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Administration. To pursue a general business track, see the Associate of General Studies.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate ability to gather relevant information from multiple sources and evaluate data from various sources and disciplines within business studies.
  2. Apply basic ethical strategies for effectively managing and operating a business.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work in teams.
  4. Application of verbal and presentation skills using appropriate technology while demonstrating the ability to properly use business terminology.

General Education Requirements

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
ENGL 1020 English Composition II 3
MATH 1300 College Algebra 3
SPCH 1100 Fundamentals of Effective Speaking 3
Humanities See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Humanities courses 3

ECON 2000 or ECON 2020

Microeconomics or Macroeconomics 3
Natural Science See the General Education Courses page of the Catalog for eligible Natural Sciences courses 3
Subtotal 21

Major Courses

Must earn a grade of “C” or better in each. At least 21 credit hours must be earned in residence.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
ACCT 2400 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BUSN 1100 Introduction to Business 3
BUSN 1800 Introduction to Hospitality Management 3
BUSN 2100 Management 3
BUSN 2150 Human Resource Management 3
BUSN 2190 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUSN 2400 Business Communication 3
BUSN 2800 Lodging Management 3
BUSN 2820 Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism 3
BUSN 2890 Foundations of Strategic Management for Hospitality 3
BUSN 1150 Survey of Microcomputer Applications 3
CULA 1020 Basic Food Preparation 3
Approved Elective 3 credit hours of coursework in either BUSN or CULA 3

Subtotal

39
TOTAL HOURS 60