Hospitality and Tourism Management AAS

Recreation and Tourism Management Emphasis

Greenbrier Valley Campus only

Lodging and food service jobs within West Virginia’s fast-growing field of tourism represent a promising area for career development. The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Recreation and Tourism Management, offered at the College’s Greenbrier Valley Campus, is designed for students seeking professional careers in tourism, recreation, hospitality and leisure fields. This program prepares students for careers in national, state and local parks, resorts and recreation service companies, lodging and hospitality, restaurants and food service and public or private organizations that develop and promote the tourism industry.

REQUIRED COURSES

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Recreation and Tourism Management Emphasis

 Total Degree Hours: 66

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

BUSN 100

Introduction to Business

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

HOSP 100

Intro to Hospitality Management

3

MATH 109

Algebra

3

Restrictive Arts Elective: choose from

3

FINA 101

Introduction to Visual Arts

 

MUSC 150

Introduction to Music

 

THEA 101

Introduction to Theater

 

 

Total Semester Hours

15

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ACCT 101

Principles of Accounting I

3

BUSN 114

Quantitative Business Analysis

3

ENGL 102

Research

3

MGMT 155

Supervisory Management and Team Leadership

3

Restrictive Arts Elective: choose from

3

FINA 101

Introduction to Visual Arts

 

MUSC 150

Introduction to Music

 

THEA 101

Introduction to Theater

 
 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Summer Term

Number

Title

Hrs

HOSP 110

Internship

6

 

Total Semester Hours

6

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

HOSP 220

Managing Tourism Resources

3

HOSP 224

Tourism Motivation and Behavior

3

MGMT 220

Total Quality Management

3

MATH 210

Elementary Statistics

3

Restricted Economics Elective: choose from

3

ECON 211

Principles of Economics I

 

ECON 212

Principles of Economics II

 

Optional Foreign Language Elective: choose from

(3)

FREN 101

Elementary French I

 

SPAN 101

Elementary Spanish I

 
 

Total Semester Hours

15

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

HOSP 226

Inclusive Services in Recreation and Tourism

3

HOSP 240

Programs and Operations in Recreation

3

HOSP 299

Hospitality and Tourism Policy and Strategy

3

GEOG 150

Introduction to Geography

3

SPCH 208

Fundamentals of Speech

3

Optional Foreign Language Elective: choose from

(3)

FREN 102

Elementary French II

 

SPAN 102

Elementary Spanish II

 
 

Total Semester Hours

15

Evaluation Sheet

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

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