Associate of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management

The restaurant and hotel industry is the largest retail employer in the United States, providing positions for more than 8 million people. Opportunities for management careers in hotels and restaurants worldwide are increasing every year as people spend more time away from home. In the hotel and lodging industry alone, over 100,000 new jobs are being created each year, according to the National Restaurant Association.

If you aspire to a management career in this dynamic field, set yourself apart with an on-campus and online Associate of Science Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the College of Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University.

You'll learn how to manage employees, food and beverage, revenue and the day-to-day operations of a hotel, restaurant or other hospitality establishment. Once you graduate from this program, you have the option of continuing your education with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality Management.

Locations: Lexington Louisville Online Mayfield Louisa
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Objectives

  • To train the future leaders of the hotel and restaurant industry, equipping them with a firm grasp on hospitality operations as well as top-notch management and business skills.
  • To teach students the techniques in lodging management; hospitality management; food and beverage cost control; destination management; and the legal issues involved in hotel, motel and restaurant operations.

Program Highlights

  • Sullivan University's College of Hospitality Studies has long set the standard for hospitality education, earning a reputation over the past three decades as one of the top hospitality schools in the U.S.
  • You'll gain hands-on experience in some of this area's finest hotels, motels, resorts and restaurants.
  • We supplement your hotel and restaurant management training with a foundation in marketing, sales and finance to give you the competitive business edge you need to succeed.
  • Thanks to Sullivan's streamlined approach to education and year-round 11-week quarters, you can complete your degree in just 18 months.

FAQ's

An Associate of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management degree from Sullivan University can take you to unexpected places. Beyond hotels and restaurants, you can also choose to work in a variety of settings, such as:

  • Tourism boards
  • Visitor bureaus
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Cruise lines
  • Tour companies
  • Travel publications
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Wedding and social event planning firms
  • Event venues
  • Contract food service businesses
  • Caterers
  • Food marketing firms

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Courses

Length: 24 months, 18 months accelerated
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course
Title
Credit Hours
CAM 134
Food Service Sanitation
4.00
CAM 284
Food and Beverage Control
4.00
HRM 104
Introduction to Hospitality Management
4.00
HRM 108
Lodging Management
4.00
HRM 115
Foodservice Management by Menu
4.00
HRM 164
Hospitality Management and Supervision
4.00
HRM 204
Managing Convention Sales and Services
4.00
HRM 208
Destination Management and Marketing
4.00
HRM 244
Wines and Spirits
4.00
HRM 284
Hotel / Restaurant Practicum
4.00
HRM 292
Legal Aspects of Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Operations
4.00
NTA 244
Tourism
4.00
ACT 101
Principles of Accounting I
4.00
ACT 102
Principles of Accounting II
4.00
CSC 118
Computer Applications I
4.00
ENG 101
Composition I
4.00
ENG 102
Composition II
4.00
FYE 101
Information Literacy
4.00
GEC 220
Essential Strategies for Applied Communications (ESAC)
4.00
MTH 101
College Mathematics
4.00
General Education Electives
8.00
Other Core Courses
2.00
Course:
CAM 134
Title:
Food Service Sanitation
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CAM 284
Title:
Food and Beverage Control
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HRM 104
Title:
Introduction to Hospitality Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HRM 108
Title:
Lodging Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HRM 115
Title:
Foodservice Management by Menu
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HRM 164
Title:
Hospitality Management and Supervision
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HRM 204
Title:
Managing Convention Sales and Services
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HRM 208
Title:
Destination Management and Marketing
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HRM 244
Title:
Wines and Spirits
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HRM 284
Title:
Hotel / Restaurant Practicum
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HRM 292
Title:
Legal Aspects of Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Operations
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
NTA 244
Title:
Tourism
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ACT 101
Title:
Principles of Accounting I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ACT 102
Title:
Principles of Accounting II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CSC 118
Title:
Computer Applications I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 101
Title:
Composition I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 102
Title:
Composition II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
FYE 101
Title:
Information Literacy
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
GEC 220
Title:
Essential Strategies for Applied Communications (ESAC)
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MTH 101
Title:
College Mathematics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
General Education Electives
Credit Hours:
8.00
Course:
Other Core Courses
Credit Hours:
2.00
Total Credit Hours: 90.00

* Students must complete HRM 194 and TRV 194 OR HRM 198. Students who do not successfully complete HRM 194 and TRV 194 do not have the option of re-taking either of those classes and must complete HRM 198.