Associate of Science in Business Administration – Hospitality Management


Associate of Science in Business Administration: Hospitality Management

HOS 2005: Introduction to Hospitality (3 credits hours)

This first level course takes a management perspective in explaining the organization and structure of hotels, restaurants, casinos, cruise lines, and clubs as service industries. It includes information on franchising, management contracts, business ethics, human resources, marketing and much more. Charts, exhibits, hospitality industry statistics, and Web site listings provide useful information that can be applied on the job. This course helps students to understand the practical and real world of hospitality services.

HOS 2010: The Lodging and Food Service Industry (3 credit hours)

This course is the most up-to-date control processes used to reduce costs in food and beverage operations worldwide. This includes new information on multi-unit management, an increased focus on technology applications as they apply to the subject matter, and fewer references to manual operations. New web site exhibits make this a cutting-edge resource for food and beverage professionals.

HOS 2025: Managing Front Office Operations (3 credit hours)

This is a solid foundation course that connects the front office operation and its efficiency to all other areas of hospitality industry. It helps the operators of the front office to proactively serve the customer to their satisfaction. The well-defined skills of the front office operations will grow sales and with the least amount of cost. Topics include revenue management and the latest technology applications. This course shows how front office activities and functions affect other departments and focuses on how to manage the front office to ensure your property’s goals are met. Case studies and real-world examples present a practical industry focus.

HOS 2040: Contemporary Club Management (3 credit hours)

This course introduces the complex world of private club management and facilities. The course offers skills as “Effective Communication for Club Management” that covers speaking, writing, listening, and hospitality workplace communication styles, including using technology for communication. It also offers an overview of the club services management, marketing, food and beverage operations, and golf operations in clubs.


General Education Courses

Course No. Title Credit Hours
ENG 1010 English Composition I 3
HIS 1010 American History 3
MTH 1150 Algebra 3
PS 1010 American Government 3
PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3
HUM 1010 OR ART 1010 Introduction to Humanities OR Art History 3
BIO 1020 Environmental Science 3

Business Core Courses

Course No. Title Credit Hours
BUS 1010 Business Communications 3
BUS 1015 Computer Essentials: Digital & Virtual Environment 3
MKT 1201 Principles of Marketing 3
ACC 1202 Principles of Accounting I (Prerequisite: Basic College Math, BUS 1150 or equivalent) 3
BUS 3151 Business Statistics 3
Course No. Title Credit Hours
ECO 2401 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACC 2302 Principles of Accounting II 3
HOS 2020 Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry 3
BUS 2001 Business Administration Career Practical Training 3
BUS 2002 Business Administration Career Practical Training (Extension) 1-2

ASBA Program Graduates Should Be Able to:

ASBA PLO #1: Demonstrate in assignments the application of basic business concepts.

ASBA PLO #2: Apply a basic understanding of business related topics through the use of electronic scholarly resources in assignments.

ASBA PLO #3: Discuss basic business resource requirements.

Degree Costs & Financial Aid

Degree Program Costs

  • Tuition per Unit: $406
  • Tuition per 3 Unit Course: $1,218
  • Total Program Tuition: $24,360 (60 units)

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