Hospitality Management A.A.S.

Aimee Elliott, Director

The Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality Management develops the skills students will use in the hospitality and tourism industry and provides students with the knowledge and practical experience in the major areas of management and operation, including accounting, customer service, hotel management/operation, restaurant management/operation, purchasing, and sanitation practices in food service. Graduates prepare for entry-level, professional careers involving business support for restaurants, hotels, resorts, and other hospitality and tourism organizations.

The AAS degree option is five semesters, which includes a hospitality geared internship to allow extensive hands-on learning in the industry.

Associate of Applied Science - Hospitality Management

Missoula College

Degree Specific Credits: 63

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

Note: See Program Director for scope and sequence advising. Please refer to online schedule for online course availability.


Hospitality Management Core Courses60
Hospitality Management Elective3
Total Hours63

Hospitality Management Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
ACTG 101Accounting Procedures I4
ACTG 102Accounting Procedures II4
BGEN 105SIntroduction to Business3
BMGT 216Psych of Mgmt & Supervision4
BMGT 245Customer Service Management4
COMX 111AIntroduction to Public Speaking3
CSCI 172Intro to Computer Modeling3
CULA 101Introduction to Food Service5
CULA 105Food Service Sanitation2
CULA 270Purchasing and Cost Controls5
CULA 299Culinary Arts Capstone4
HTR 107Intro Hospitality Management3
HTR 201Hotel Mngmt/Ops3
HTR 298Internship4
M 115Probability and Linear Mathematics3
PSYX 100SIntro to Psychology3
WRIT 101College Writing I3
Total Hours60

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Hospitality Management Electives

Note: Other courses may satisfy this requirement at the discretion of the Hospitality Management program director.

Complete 3 credits in in the following courses:3
Personal Finance
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
BGEN 235
Business Law
BMGT 242
Front Line Supervision
BMGT 275
Venue Management
BMKT 225
BMKT 265
Social Media Strat & Mgmt
CULA 156
Dining Room Procedures
CULA 165
Baking & Pastry
CULA 210
Nutritional Cooking
National Parks and American Culture
PTRM 150
Current Issues in PTRM
Nature Tourism & Comm Rec
Parks & Outdoor Rec. Mgmt.

Minimum Required Grade: C-