Hospitality Services Management - Associate of Applied Science
Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.
|Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 2||12-14|
Area I: Communications
|Rhetoric and Composition 3||4|
Area II: Mathematics
|Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 3||3|
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Select one of the following (4 credits):
|Introduction to Astronomy 3||4|
|Geography of the Natural Environment 3||4|
|Introductory Geology 3||4|
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
|Introduction to Economics 3||3|
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
|General Education Elective|
|ENGL 203G||Business and Professional Communication 3||3|
|or ENGL 211G||Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences|
|or ENGL 218G||Technical and Scientific Communication|
|COMM 253G||Public Speaking 3||3|
|or COMM 265G||Principles of Human Communication|
|PSY 201G||Introduction to Psychology 3||3|
|SOC 101G||Introductory Sociology 3||3|
|CHEF 233||Culinary Arts Fundamentals I||4|
|CHEF 234||Culinary Arts Fundamentals II||4|
|HOST 201||Introduction to Hospitality Industry||3|
|ACCT 221||Principles of Accounting I (Financial)||3|
|Select a total of 15 credits of electives in consultation with an advisor.||15|
|Promotion of Hospitality Services||3|
|Travel and Tourism Operations||3|
|Hospitality Supervision 4||3|
|Event, Conference and Convention Operations 4||3|
|Safety, Security and Sanitation in Hospitality Operations||3|
|Introduction to Hotel Management||3|
|Electives, to bring the total credits to 60 5||5|
Each course selected must be from a different area and students cannot take multiple courses in the same area.
See the General Education section of the catalog for a full list of courses.
Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.
Courses are NOT accepted for upper-division credit at NMSU.
Elective credit may vary based on prerequisites, dual credit, AP credit, and/or certificate coursework. The amount indicated in the requirements list is the amount needed to bring the total to 60 credits and may appear in variable form based on the degree. However students may end up needing to complete more or less on a case-by-case basis and students should discuss elective requirements with their advisor.
In order to complete the Bachelor of Science in HRTM, students are required to take 48 credits of upper division work.