Hospitality Services Management - Associate of Applied Science

(60 credits)

Area I: Communications
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 14
ENGL 203GBusiness and Professional Communication 13
or ENGL 211G Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
or ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication
COMM 253GPublic Speaking 13
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
Area II: Mathematics
A ST 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 13
Area III: Laboratory Science
Select two from the following:8
Introduction to Astronomy 14
Principles and Applications of Chemistry 14
Introductory Geology 14
The Great Ideas of Physics 14
Area IV & V: Social/Behavioral Sciences and Humanities/Fine Arts
Select a total of 15 combined credits from Areas IV and V, with at least 9 credits in one of the two areas:15
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences:
Select 6-9 credits from the following:
Introduction to World Cultures 13
Introduction to Anthropology 13
Introduction to Economics 13
Introduction to Political Science 13
Introduction to Psychology 13
Introductory Sociology 13
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts:
Select 6-9 credits from the following:
Orientation in Art 13
Roots of Modern Europe 13
Modern Europe 13
Introduction to Early American History 13
Introduction to Recent American History 13
An Introduction to Music 13
The Art of Wondering 13
Introduction to Philosophy 13
The World of Theatre 13
Technical Requirements
CHEF 233Culinary Arts Fundamentals I4
CHEF 234Culinary Arts Fundamentals II4
HOST 201Introduction to Hospitality Industry3
Approved Electives13
Select a total of 13 credits of electives in consultation with an advisor.
Travel and Tourism Operations3
Hospitality Supervision 23
Event, Conference and Convention Operations 23
Safety, Security and Sanitation in Hospitality Operations3
Introduction to Hotel Management3
Total Credits60

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.

In order to complete the Bachelor of Science in HRTM, students are required to take 48 credits of upper division work.