Hospitality and Tourism Management

Program Information

Degree Type: AAS
Program Code: HTMG
Hegis Code: 5011.10
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The Hospitality and Tourism Management curriculum has been developed to provide all students with a solid foundation in the nation's number one industry - the service industry. This program emphasizes the intangibility of the hospitality business and the methods used to control and manage it. The opportunities in this field have never been more exciting! In addition to specialized courses such as Principles of Hospitality & Tourism, Principles of Hotel/Resort Management, and Convention, Meeting, and Exposition Management, students are expected to learn the fundamentals of such fields as accounting, business law, economics and marketing. Recommended high school preparation: Three years of mathematics, computer science, and foreign language.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-4 Freshman Experience Hrd100, Hrd100A or Hrd110
3 Writing I Eng101; Eng100A & Eng100B
3 Writing/Technical Eng110
3 Math Course Mat110 recommended
3 Fundamentals of Nutrition Sci161
2 Health and Wellness PED activity credits, Avs101, Avs102, Bio114, Bio115, Hed103, Hed104, Hed108
3 Social Science Course  
3 Principles of Economics (Macro) Eco201
3 Foreign Language Spanish recommended
3 Speech Sph111
1-3 Spreadsheets Cis119, Cis125
3 Principles of Management Bus102
3 Principles of Marketing Bus103
3 Business Communications Bus141
4 Financial Accounting Bus146; Bus146A & Bus146B
3-6 Business Internship or Disney World Internship Bus178 or Bus285**
3 Business Law I Bus201
3 Principles of Hospitality Bus181
3 Study of Tourism Destinations (Spring Only) Bus192
3 Prin of Hotel/Resort Management (Fall Only) Bus193
3 Consumer Behavior Bus204
4 Basic Food Preparation I Cul127
2 Math Applications/Food Service Cul141
2 Culinary Electives (Choose 1 of the 4)  
  Dining Room Service Cul131
  Introduction to Wine and Spirits Cul140
  Sauce Theory (Prereq Required) Cul142
  Bar Operations and Mixology Cul143
67 minimum credits required for graduation  
Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-4 Hrd100, Hrd100A or Hrd110
3 Eng101; Eng100A & Eng100B
3 Mat110 recommended
3 Foreign Language (Spanish recommended)
3 Bus181
1-3 Cis119, Cis125
1 Health and Wellness
Second Semester
3 Bus141
3 Sci161
1 Health and Wellness
3 Bus103
4 Bus146*
3 Bus192
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 Eco201
3 Bus193
3 Bus102
2 Cul141
4 Cul127
3 Sph111
Fourth Semester
3 Social Science
3 Bus204
3 Eng110
2 Culinary Elective
3 Bus201
3-6 Bus178 or Bus285**

*BUS 146A & B may be substituted

**Students who wish to spend a semester at Disney World (BUS 285) will need to plan their course sequence in advance. Not all SUNY Adirondack courses are available to take while at Disney. Planning is essential for this internship. Please see the Disney Coordinator as early as possible for advisement.

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