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Hospitality CCC

Hospitality Overview (6116)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-business/default.aspx

Program Description

This certificate is designed to introduce hotel management concepts. The courses will provide a broad range of skills and knowledge that will be needed to understand the management process within the lodging industry.

Course content includes security, personnel practices, purchasing, front office procedures, property operations management, and legal aspects of the hospitality industry.

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

Approximate program length is one year.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Professor Laird Livingston, livinsl@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3353

Professor Heidi Ladika-Cipolla, cipollah@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3351

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities include motel and hotel rooms division, country clubs, time shares, extended living hotels or condo hotels.

Career Path Notes

Courses earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 27)

HFT1000Introduction to the Hospitality Business (AS)

3 Credits

HFT2220Personnel Management Practices (AS)

3 Credits

FSS2105Purchasing for the Hospitality Industry (AS)

3 Credits

HFT2600Hospitality Industry Law (AS)

3 Credits

HFT2410Hotel-Motel Front Office and Procedures (AS)

3 Credits

HFT1630Management of Security In Hospitality Business (AS)

3 Credits

HFT1313Hospitality Property Management (AS)

3 Credits

HFT2434Club Management (AS)

3 Credits

FSS2500Food and Beverage Cost Control (AS)

3 Credits

Electives (Credits: 3)

Electives

3 credits

Electives: select from courses with the prefixes FSS or HFT.

Total Credit Hours: 30

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 15)

HFT2600Hospitality Industry Law (AS)

3 Credits

HFT1000Introduction to the Hospitality Business (AS)

3 Credits

HFT2220Personnel Management Practices (AS)

3 Credits

HFT2434Club Management (AS)

3 Credits

Electives

3 credits

Electives: select from courses with the prefixes FSS or HFT.

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 15)

FSS2500Food and Beverage Cost Control (AS)

3 Credits

FSS2105Purchasing for the Hospitality Industry (AS)

3 Credits

HFT2410Hotel-Motel Front Office and Procedures (AS)

3 Credits

HFT1630Management of Security In Hospitality Business (AS)

3 Credits

HFT1313Hospitality Property Management (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 30