2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2020-2021 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Hotel Restaurant and Tourism Management, AAS

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Program Description

The Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management degree prepares students to begin successful careers in the hospitality industry. The hospitality industry is the number one industry in the Atlanta metro area and the number two industry in Georgia. Numerous career opportunities are available in food and beverage management, hotel management, or tourism management. The program also helps students with customer service and management skills, key ingredients in obtaining any business related job. The associate degree program includes courses in hotel/restaurant/tourism management and college-level general education courses.

View the Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management AAS Program Fact Sheet  for additional information.

Students that choose PSYC 1101 as their Area II elective could also complete the diploma in Hotel, Restaurant, & Tourism.

Employment Opportunities

Business Manager, hotel manager, reservations manager, catering manager, restaurant manager, country club manager, food and beverage manager, convention sales manager, front office manager, sales manager, purchasing director, travel agency manager, and flight attendant


Essential General Education Core Courses (15 Credits)

Area I - Language Arts/Communication

(Successful completion of ENGL 1101  is required)

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences

(Choose ONE of the following)

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics

(Successful completion of MATH 1111  or MATH 1103  is required)

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts

(Choose ONE of the following)

General Education Elective:

To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, an additional 3 semester credit hours must be taken from Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Students can view the complete list of classes here .

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