Hospitality Management, A.A.S.

Associate of Applied Science
Campuses: Annandale

The curriculum is designed both to enable the student to enter executive training and management positions in the hospitality industry, and for those presently employed who desire updating in the field.

Transfer Information

Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their academic advisor early in their program.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HRI 101 HotelRestaurant Organization and Management I 3
1, 2HRI 120 Principles of Food Preparation 4
HRI 158 Sanitation and Safety 3
3MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills OR SDV 101 1
Total 17
2nd Semester
Choose One
4ACC 115 Applied Accounting 3
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3
HRI 102 HotelRestaurant Organization and Management II 3
HRI 138 Commercial Food Production Management 3
TRV 100 Introduction to the Travel Industry 3
Total 15
3rd Semester
HRI 251 Food and Beverage Cost Control I 3
HRI 255 Human Resources Management and Training for Hospitality and Tourism 3
5HRI Elective 3
6 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
7 Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Total 15
4th Semester
1HRI 256 Principles and Applications of Catering 3
HRI 275 Hospitality Law 3
5HRI Electives 6
7 Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Total 15
Total credits for the Associate of Applied Science = 62
Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ENG
111
3
HotelRestaurant Organization and Management I
HRI
101
3
1, 2HRI
120
4
HRI
158
3
3MTH
154
3
College Success Skills OR SDV 101
SDV
100
1
Total 17
2nd Semester
Choose One
4ACC
115
3
ACC
211
CST
110
3
HotelRestaurant Organization and Management II
HRI
102
3
Commercial Food Production Management
HRI
138
3
TRV
100
3
Total 15
3rd Semester
Food and Beverage Cost Control I
HRI
251
3
HRI
255
3
Elective
5HRI
3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
6
3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
7
3
Total 15
4th Semester
1HRI
256
3
HRI
275
3
Electives
5HRI
6
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
7
3
Total 15
Total credits for the Associate of Applied Science = 62

1 Special requirement for food laboratories: A white or classic chef uniform is the financial responsibility of the student.

2 May substitute HRI 106 and HRI 107.

3 Students who are planning to transfer to another college or university should select a math course that is equivalent to the transfer school's requirement.

4 Students considering transfer should take ACC 211.

5 Preapproved electives can be selected from any course offered with the HRI, TRV, and DIT prefix. See an academic advisor for alternative procedures.

6 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.

7 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives. Students who are planning to transfer to another college or university should select social science courses that will meet the other institution's requirement.