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Hospitality Associate in Applied Science

Hospitality

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

The academic curriculum is designed to develop management capabilities through presentation of basic information and concepts in an industry-centered format.​  

Details: Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Career Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)

63

Program/Plan Number

061

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

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Career Possibilities

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

15  CH
Students should refer to the General Education Requirements for AAS degrees and speak to an advisor.  The A.A.S. model includes the State of Illinois Human Diversity requirement.

Program Core Requirements

48  CH
Business
BUSINES 181
Financial Accounting 4
This course presents accounting as an information system that produces summary financial statements, primarily for users external to a business or other enterprise. Students study the forms of business organization and the common transactions entered into by businesses. The emphasis is on understanding and applying basic accounting principles and other concepts that guide the reporting of the effect of transactions and other economic events on the financial condition and operating results of a business. How to analyze and interpret historical financial statements as well as the limitations of using these statements in making forward-looking business decisions are included. The primary content emphasis will be accounting for current assets and liabilities, long-term assets and liabilities, corporations, cash flow statements and financial statement analysis. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Business 111 or Business 141 or Mathematics 098 or higher; or concurrent enrollment in Business 141; or placement test; or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 203
Intro Cost Accounting 3
General accounting principles applied to factory operations. Includes methods of finding costs of specific orders, lots and processes, and basis of allocating overhead expenses. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 181 OR BUSINESS 182
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 211
Business Law I 3
Laws of business transactions, including contracts, agency, employment and partnerships, and study of the Uniform Commercial Code. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 231
Marketing 3
Examines the functions and objectives of marketing. Includes flow of industrial and consumer goods through the marketing system, and the role of the consumer, the product, the market, the pricing policies, promotion and distribution methods. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Business 111.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 269
Principles Of Management 3
Analysis of major functions and principles of management; emphasis on supervisory and operating levels of management; theories, policy-making, effective communications and art of decision-making. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 111, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 271
Human Resources Management 3
Employment techniques, wages and hours, job evaluation, training, employee ratings, collective bargaining, employment counseling and collateral benefits, such as pensions and fringe benefits. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Computer Information Systems
CIS 101
Intro to Computer Information Systems 3
Theory and application of computers in information management; career opportunities, problem solving techniques, input/output media, microcomputer applications, and Internet application. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Laboratory hours to be arranged.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101, or ACT Reading Score range within (19-36), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Cooperative Work Experience
COOP EX 101
Coop Education Exploration 3
Career planning, job entry skills, guidance to assist students in exploring and assessing their interests, aptitudes and abilities for consideration of career goals; development of skills necessary for job search success and job entry preparation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 100 OR Grade of C or better in English 127 AND Grade of C or better in Reading 125, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Malcolm X Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
COOP EX 105-1
Business Technologies CWE 6
The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 4 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 4 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 2 semester credit hours. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 6 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Food Service Administration
FOODSRV 222
Food Service Sanitation 2
Sanitation in preparation and service of food; sanitation chemicals, equipment and materials; ordinances and inspection procedures to insure sanitary dispensing of food. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Malcolm X
Hospitality
HOSPTLY 102
Hotel-Motel Sales Promotion 3
Organization and function of sales department. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in HOSPTLY 104, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington
HOSPTLY 103
Food & Beverage Supervision 3
Overview of the food and beverage field as part of hospitality industry and the departments that make up food and beverage operation in a hotel. Preparation and service of food and alcoholic beverage are included. The course is taught at a Chicago hotel. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in HOSPTLY 104, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington
HOSPTLY 108
Intro to Meeting & Convention Management & Planning 3
The study of the meeting and convention Industry; the role and responsibilities of planners employed by associations, businesses and other segments of the industry. The course will also include the study of key concepts of meeting and convention planning such as: specific goal setting; research and selection of locations; facilities; transportation; support services; and development of marketing, promotion and publicity programs to achieve goals. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in HOSPTLY 104, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington
HOSPTLY 202
Front Office & Room Division Management 3
Overview of the front office operation within the context of the hotel industry including the understanding of the special problems of room division management. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in HOSPTLY 104, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington
HOSPTLY 205
Hospital Industry Purchasing 3
Study of organization and administration of quantity purchasing policies and procedures; specifications, inventory buying, receiving and issuing of items used in hospitality operations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

 CH

 CH
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