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HOSPITALITY

The Hospitality program at West prepares students to enter the continuously growing world of hotels, resorts, private clubs, convention centers, meeting centers, cruise ships, entertainment venues, and other commercial settings. Hospitality’s wide range of careers opens the door to a future with small or large lodging, meeting, convention, event, sports and entertainment, destination management, and food service companies. The program provides both classroom and exciting on-site internships.

 

AWARD

TYPE

GRAD PLAN

REQ COURSES UNITS

TOTAL UNITS

Hospitality

AA

GE Plan

36

60+

Hospitality Operations 

Cert

N/A

18

18

+ At least 60 degree applicable units (36 total major units) are required to earn an Associate Degree.

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Associates DegreeHospitality

Associate of Arts Degree (AA)

Requirements

The Associate of Arts degree in Hospitality is primarily designed for career and technical education and workforce training/development. The curriculum is not aligned with course requirements for transfer to a specific major at a four-year college or university.
 
Students interested in transferring to a four-year college or university with a major in Hospitality or a related major should consult the Transfer Center or the Counseling Office for major preparation and general education requirements of the particular transfer institution of their choice.

(36 Units, GE Plan) + All other West requirements for Associate Degree. 

MAJOR CODE: 1307.00
Required Courses  Units
Hospt 100 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3
Hospt 302 Introduction to Hotel/Motel Operations 3
Hospt 303 Hotel Front Office Operations 3
Hospt 310 Hospitality Sales or Market 1 Principles of Selling 3
Hospt 311 Hospitality Marketing or Market 21 Principles of Marketing 3
Hospt 320 Hospitality Law or Bus 005 Business Law 1 3
Hospt 325 Guest Relations Management 3
Hospt 330 Managing Technology and E-Commerce 3
Hospt 340 Introduction to Professional Food Service 3
Electives - Choose 3 of these Courses:
Bus 1 Business 001 Introduction to Business 3
Mgt 1 Management 001 Principles of Management 3
Hospt 135 Meeting/Convention and Incentive Planning  3
Hospt 136 Event Management 3
Travel 100 Introduction to the Travel Industry 3
Total Major Units  36

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Certificate of Achievement

Hospitality - Hotel Front Desk & Back Office Operations

Certificate of Achievement

Requirements 

MAJOR CODE: 1307.00
Required Courses Units
Hospt 100 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3
Hospt 302 Introduction to Hotel/Motel Operations 3
Hospt 303 Hotel Front Office Operations 3
Hospt 325 Guest Relations Management  3
Hospt 330 Managing Technology and E-Commerce 3
Electives - Choose 1 of these Courses:
Hospt 310 Hospitality Sales or Marketing 1 Principles of Selling 3
Hospt 311 Hospitality Marketing or Marketing 21 Principles of Marketing 3
Travel 100 Introduction to the Travel Industry 3
Total Required Units 18