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NOVA 2012-2013 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
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HRI 101 Hotel Restaurant Organization & Management I 3
1,2HRI 120 Principles of Food Preparation 4
HRI 158 Sanitation and Safety 3
3MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I 3
4SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
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
HRI 138 Commercial Food Production Mgt. 3
5PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
TRV 100 Introduction to Travel Industry 3
Total   16
3rd Semester
HRI 251 Food & Beverage Cost Control I 3
HRI 255 Human Resources Management & Training for Hospitality & Tourism 3
6HRI Elective 4
7___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
5PED/RPK Elective 1
8___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   17
4th Semester
1HRI 256 Principles & Applications of Catering 3
HRI 275 Hospitality Law 3
6HRI Electives 6
8___ 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.

2 HRI 106 and HRI 107 may be substituted for this course.

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

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

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

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

8 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral science 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.