Hospitality and Tourism (Food & Beverage) - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2023-2024 Catalog

(61-62 credits)

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required Professional Requirements, Major Requirements, and Concentration courses and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.  A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and program-specific credits to total at least 61-62 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.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, IV, and V; students need to take ONE additional courses to complete the General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Composition I ( or ENGL 2210G; grade of C- or better required) 34
Area II: Mathematics
Survey of Mathematics (or higher MATH; grade of C- or better required) 43
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Survey of Economics (or higher ECON)3
Area V: Humanities
Introduction to Philosophy (or any other Area V course)3
General Education Elective 23-4
Core Requirements (3 credits)
BUSA 2230GHuman Relations in Business3
Related/Professional Requirements (15 Credits)
BMGT 201Work Readiness and Preparation3
BLAW 2110Business Law I3
OATS 120Accounting Procedures I3
or ACCT 2110 Principles of Accounting I
OATS 215Spreadsheet Applications3
Major Requirements (15 credits)
HOST 201Introduction to Hospitality Industry3
HOST 203Hospitality Operations Cost Control3
HOST 208Hospitality Supervision3
HOST 219Safety, Security and Sanitation in Hospitality Operations3
HOST 221Internship I (restricted to HOST majors)3
Concentration Coursework (15 credits)
Select 15 credits from the following:15
Introductory Cake Decorating1
Intermediate Cake Decorating1
Chocolate Work1
Advanced Chocolate Work1
Wedding Cake Design and Construction1
Culinary Arts Fundamentals I4
Culinary Arts Fundamentals II4
Baking Fundamentals I4
Baking Fundamentals II4
Nutrition for Chefs3
Catering and Banquet Operations3
Purchasing and Kitchen Management3
Total Credits61-62
1

Each course selected must be from a different area and students cannot take multiple courses in the same area. 

2

See the General Education section of the catalog for a full list of courses. 

3

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.

(61-62 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required Professional Requirements, Major Requirements, and Concentration courses and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.  A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and program specific credits to total at least 64 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.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
FALL
ENGL 1110G Composition I (or ENGL 2210G) 4
MATH 1130G Survey of Mathematics (or higher MATH) 3
BMGT 201 Work Readiness and Preparation 3
HOST 201 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 3
Concentration Courses (Food & Beverage) - Choose ONE from the following: 3
Introductory Cake Decorating
Intermediate Cake Decorating
Chocolate Work
Advanced Chocolate Work
Wedding Cake Design and Construction
Culinary Arts Fundamentals I
Culinary Arts Fundamentals II
Baking Fundamentals I
Baking Fundamentals II
Nutrition for Chefs
Catering and Banquet Operations
Purchasing and Kitchen Management
 Credits16
Semester 2
SPRING
ECON 1110G Survey of Economics (or higher ECON) 3
PHIL 1115G Introduction to Philosophy (or another Area V course) 3
BUSA 2230G Human Relations in Business 3
OATS 215 Spreadsheet Applications 3
Concentration Courses (Food & Beverage) - Choose ONE course from the list in Semester 1. 3
 Credits15
Semester 3
SUMMER
General Education Elective - Choose one course from the NM General Education Requirements in the NMSU/DACC Catalog. 3-4
 Credits3-4
Semester 4
FALL
BLAW 2110 Business Law I 3
HOST 208 Hospitality Supervision 3
OATS 120
Accounting Procedures I
or Principles of Accounting I
3
Concentration Courses (Food & Beverage) - Choose TWO courses from the list found in Semester 1. 6
 Credits15
Semester 5
SPRING
HOST 203 Hospitality Operations Cost Control 3
HOST 219 Safety, Security and Sanitation in Hospitality Operations 3
HOST 221 Internship I 3
Concentration Courses (Food & Beverage) - Choose ONE course from the list in Semester 1. 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits61-62