Jump into the hospitality industry with a Hotel and Restaurant Management degree.




Nationally, the food service industry has more than eight million jobs, making it the largest retail employer in the United States. If you aspire for a management career within the field, at hotels, motels and restaurants worldwide, you can set yourself apart with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University.

You will gain business and general education knowledge, which you can use hands-on during real-life experiences in some of the area's finest hospitality businesses, including the on-campus national award-winning Winston's Restaurant at Sullivan University.

Once you graduation from this program, you have the option of continuing your education with a bachelor's degree in our Hospitality Management program.

Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science Degree

Get to know the program.

Albert W. A. Schmid is the department chair of the Hotel and Restaurant Management program.

What type of person would this program appeal to?

The Hotel and Restaurant Management degree would appeal to you if you are interested in gaining an entry-level management position in the restaurant, hotel or other managed food service industries.

What specific skills or knowledge are taught in the program?

You'll learn how to manage people, food and beverage, revenue and the day-to-day operations of a hotel or restaurant (or food service establishment).

What are potential jobs or employment settings for graduates?

  • Hotel management
  • Restaurant management
  • Beverage management

What is the most important or unique aspect about this program?

The award-winning faculty (who all have industry experience) and the internships at award-winning hotels and restaurants are the most important features of our program.

What are good resources for finding out more on this career field?

Program Success

Program Success

This program can be completed entirely online.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN HOTEL AND RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT

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 Titles Credit Hours
ACT 101 Principles of Accounting I
4
ACT 102 Principles of Accounting II
4
CAM 124 Purchasing
4
CAM 134 Food Service Sanitation
4
CAM 252 Culinary Arts in Dining Services
2
CAM 284 Food and Beverage Control
4
COM 214 Public Speaking
4
CSC 118 Computer Applications I
4
ENG 101 Composition I
4
ENG 102 Composition II
4
FYE 101 Information Literacy
4
HRM 104 Introduction to Hospitality Management
4
HRM 108 Lodging Management
4
HRM 110 Conversational Spanish for Hospitality Studies
4
HRM 115 Foodservice Management by Menu
4
HRM 164 Hospitality Management and Supervision
4
HRM 194 Learning Journey #1**
1
EVM 194 Learning Journey #2**
1
OR
HRM 198 Global Tourism**
2
HRM 204 Managing Convention Sales and Services
4
HRM 208 Destination Management and Marketing
4
HRM 244 Wines and Spirits
4
HRM 284 Hotel/Restaurant Practicum
4
Legal Aspects of Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Operations
4
MTH 101 College Math
4
NTA 244 Tourism
4
TRV 205 Meeting and Event Planning
4
General Studies Electives
12
Total Credit Hours
108

*Courses subject to change.

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


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