Hotel and Restaurant Management (AA Degree)

Degree Description

The Associate of Arts in Hotel Restaurant Management is designed for transfer to the Hospitality bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University (NAU). This program trains graduates for management careers in one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, the hospitality industry. Students completing this degree will transfer 62 credits to NAU. Students planning to transfer to a university other than NAU should see an advisor. 

AGEC-A Requirements (35 credits)

All General Education coursework must be selected from approved AZ General Education Curriculum.

Course

Course Title

Hours

Composition (6 credits)

 

 

ENG 101

College Composition I

3

ENG 102

College Composition II

3

Mathematics (3 credits)

 

 

MAT 140 or higher.

College Mathematics

5

Arts/Humanities (6 credits)

 

 

Two courses from different disciplines.

 

6

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

 

 

ECN 204

Macroeconomic Principles

3

ECN 205

Microeconomic Principles

3

Physical/Biological Sciences (8 credits)

 

 

Two courses.

 

8

Options (0-6 credits) 

 

 

Second semester proficiency (102 level) in any natural human language other than English to complete the minimum 35 credit hours.

0-6

Special Requirements

Must be met within the General Education requirements by a minimum of 2 courses.

Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry

"W"

Ethnic/Race/Gender Awareness

"E"

Contemporary Global/International Awareness or Historical Awareness

"C"

Degree Core Requirements (27 credits)

Course

Course Title

Hours

ACC 255

Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ACC 256

Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

CIS 120

Intro to Computer Information Systems

3

HRM 100

Introduction to Hospitality

3

HRM 140

Food Production Concepts

3

HRM 210

Guest Service Management

3

HRM 220

Property Management

3

HRM 240

Commercial Food Production

3

HRM 270

Hospitality Information Technology II

3

Outcomes 

The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and skill sets that graduates will possess at the end of these programs of study.

  • Management skills: Identify and utilize management techniques and skills to foster a more productive and creative workplace.

  • Technology: Identify and efficiently utilize the needed productivity software for the business sectors.

  • Communication: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, individually and in task groups.

  • Critical thinking: Quantitative analysis skills appropriate for solving business problems