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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

Associate of Applied Science Degree AN

Purpose: The curriculum is designed to enable the student to enter executive training and management positions in the hospitality industry and for those presently employed who desire updating in the field.

Transfer Information: Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their faculty advisor early in their program.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
HR 101 Hotel Restaurant Organization & Management I 3
HRI 158 Sanitation and Safety 3
1HRI 120 Principles of Food Preparation 4
2MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I 3
3SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
Total   17
2nd Semester
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3
CST 110 Intro to Communication 3
HRI 102 Hotel Restaurant Organization & Management II 3
4HRI HRI    Elective 4
HRI 138 Commercial Food Production Mgt. 3
5PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
Total   17
3rd Semester
HRI 245 Labor Cost Control 3
HRI 251 Food & Beverage Cost Control I 3
HRI 255 Human Resources Management & Training for Hospitality & Tourism 3
6___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
5PED/RPK PED/RPK    Elective 1
7___ ___    Social Science Elective 3
Total   16
4th Semester
1HRI 256 Principles & Applications of Catering 3
HRI 275 Hospitality Law 3
4HRI HRI    Electives 6
7___ ___    Social Science Elective 3
Total   15
Total credits for the Hospitality Management A.A.S.=65

1 Special requirement for food laboratories: A white or classic chef uniform is the financial responsibility of the student. HRI 106 and HRI 107 may be substituted for this course.

2 If you are planning to transfer to another college or university, select a math course that is equivalent to the other school's requirement.

3 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

4 Preapproved electives can be selected from any course offered with the HRI, TRV, and DIT prefix. See your faculty advisor for alternative procedures.

5 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

6 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.

7 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives. If you are planning to transfer to another college or university select social science courses that will meet the other institution’s requirement.