Hospitality Technology

The hospitality industry, including hotels, food service establishments, lodging, meeting venues and resorts, is growing faster than most other industries. Hospitality technicians work in many interesting places, such as cruise ships, casinos, corporate offices, hotels, restaurants and other food service venues.   Hospitality Student Handbook  Apply & Register Program Details

The hospitality industry, including hotels, food service establishments, lodging, meeting venues and resorts, is growing faster than most other industries. Hospitality technicians work in many interesting places, such as cruise ships, casinos, corporate offices, hotels, restaurants and other food service venues.

 

Hospitality Student Handbook 


Area of Interest:
Nutrition and Hospitality
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Applied Science
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
CSC-101 Computer Literacy 3
FNS-105 Introduction to Nutrition 3
HTS-101 Introduction to Hospitality 3
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective 3
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II 3
ACC-104 Financial Accounting 3
HPE-102 Health and Wellness or 3
HPE-106 Stress Management 3
MGT-102 Introduction to Management 3
...-... Program Elective1 3/4
    15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
BIO-140 The Microbial World 4
MKT-101 Principles of Marketing 3
PSY-101 Basic Psychology 3
SPE-102 Public Speaking 3
...-... Program Elective1 3/4
    16
Second Semester
HTS-115 Food Safety Training 1
BUS-201 Business Co-op or  
FNS-230 Culinary Technology Rotation 3
GEO-101 Cultural Geography 3
LAW-104 Hospitality Law 3
...-... Humanities General Education Elective 3
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
    16
  Total Minimum Credits 62
1 Program Electives:
FNS-110 Food Service Management
FNS-210 Food Service Operations
FNS-221 Quantity Food Production
HTS-105 Housekeeping Management
HTS-201 Front Desk Management
HTS-205 Meeting and Special Event Planning
Note: Graduates of an approved culinary program may receive up to 12 transfer credits which must be approved by the Program Coordinator

Program Goals

  • To provide general education courses along with technical courses and experiences that will enable students to work effectively within the hospitality industry.
  • To develop the hospitality technology student’s competence to seek employment in the various segments of the local hospitality industry.
  • To provide a foundation for articulation with four-year institutions for those who wish to further their education.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Analyze needs of industry using demographics and consumer trends.
  2. Demonstrate leadership skills needed in the hospitality industry.
  3. Apply core knowledge of hospitality industry including terminology and regulation compliance.
  4. Recognize the importance of effective planning and communication in the delivery of services in the hospitality industry.

Employment Opportunities

  • Food production manager
  • Dietary department supervisor
  • Meeting and event planner
  • Hotel management
  • Resort management
  • Special event catering

Special Program Requirements

  • High School Preparatory Diploma or equivalent
  • Placement into college level English and math
  • Some programs require health exam and background check
  • An interview with program coordinator

Contact Person

Professor Marsha Patrick, MS, RD, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4665
email: mpatrick@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

52.0901

Program Code

HTS.AAS