Hospitality and Tourism Management – Hospitality Major

Associate of Applied Business

Curriculum Code 0101

 According to the U.S. Travel Association, travel is the sixth largest industry in terms of employment. Job growth is predicted to continue with one in every seven new jobs created being found in this industry.  In order to meet the need for trained professionals to work in this exciting and fast-paced field, LCCC offers a two-year Associate of Applied Business degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.  A concentration in hospitality, travel or culinary arts provides students the opportunity to select a program of study in their area of interest. Dynamic course work coupled with a coop or work study will provide the student with the skills necessary to enter a variety of sectors in this industry.  LCCC has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by LCCC’s University Partnership.  However, students must check with the individual institution for transferability of this program.

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Fall Semester (First Year)
CISS 121 Microcomputer Applications I 3
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
TRSM 112 Introduction to Hospitality ^+ 3
TRSM 118 Food Safety and Sanitation 2
TRSM 119 Technology in the Hospitality Industry *+ 2
TRSM 190 Hospitality/Tourism Career Exploration 1
Spring Semester (First Year)
ENGL 162 College Composition II > 3
MTHM 151 College Mathematics > OR 3
MTHM 158 Quantitative Reasoning  
MKRG 113 Principles of Salesmanship


TRSM 124 Conference, Meeting and Event Planning


TRSM 120 Housekeeping Operations *^+ 2
TRSM 121 Front Office Operations*^+


Fall Semester (Second Year)
ACTG 151 Accounting I – Financial 4
BADM 161 Business Law I OR 3
TRSM 143 Hospitality Law  *+  
MKRG 211 Applied Marketing Essentials + 3
Social Science Elective ***  
Tourism Elective*#


Spring Semester (Second Year)
MKRG 221 Consumer Behavior > 3
MKRG 247 Services Marketing >


TRSM 226 Hospitality Supervision > 2
TRSM 228 Food & Beverage Management > 2
TRSM 285 HTM Practicum  > OR  1
TRSM 287 Work Based Learning – Tourism >  
Arts and Humanities Elective** 3
Total Credit Hours: 60/61

1. >   Indicates that this course required a prerequisite or co-requisite.
2. OR Indicates that a student may select either course which may have an effect on the total credit hours.
3. Indicates course offered in conjunction with the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute. These courses will apply toward professional certificates issued by EI and indicated as follows:
* Course offered s a requirement for the Rooms Division Certificate of Specialization.
^ Course offered as a requirement for the Hospitality Fundamentals Program.
+ Course offered as a requirement for the Hospitality Operations Certificate.
4. #   TRSM elective to be selected from TRSM 220 (for Hospitality Fundamentals Program), TRSM 227 (for Hospitality Operations Certificate), TRSM 245 or 247 or 248G.
5. **  Arts and Humanities elective to be selected from ARTS 245G, HUMS 151G, HUMS 264G, RELG 181G. 6. *** Social Science elective to be selected from ECNM 151, ECNM 152, PSYH 151 or SOCY 151.
7. ^   A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of thirteen or more credit hours.

Established    September 1985
Revised         February 2016
Effective        August 2016