Hospitality Management

Program Description

Hospitality is the fastest-growing industry in Louisiana, and SOWELA's Hospitality Management concentration prepares students to be at the forefront of its growth. Students are prepared to work in event management and marketing, guest services, hotel and lodging, casinos or food service.

The Hospitality Concentration is part of SOWELA's Business Administration program.

Curriculum covers accounting, sanitation and safety, food and beverage operations, customer service, hospitality management and resort operations. Students also complete an internship experience in the tourism industry.

SOWELA's Business Administration program offers students a well-rounded business education that prepares them for entry-level administration or supervisory positions. In addition to Hospitality courses, students receive instruction in key business areas, such as marketing, management and business ethics.

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Curriculum

Business Administration-520101-AAS
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
Semester 1
ITEC 1000 or OADM 1150 Application Basics or Intro. to Software Applications 3 0 3
BUSI 1030 Introduction to Business 3 0 3
BUSI 2330 Business Ethics 3 0 3
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 2
ECON 2020 Microeconomics 3 0 3
BUSI 2010 Legal Environment of Business 3 0 3
BUSI 2300 Business Communications 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
BUSI 2320 Principles of Marketing 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 4
Concentration Course 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
BUSI 2310 Principles of Management 3 0 3
15
AAS – Business Administration (60 credit hours)
Hospitality Management Concentration Courses
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
BUSI 2995 Internship 0 3 3
OADM 1000 Customer Service 3 0 3
HOSP 1000 Hospitality Management 3 0 3
HOSP 1010 Resorts and Tourism Operations 3 0 3
HOSP 1020 Hospitality Law 3 0 3
HOSP 1030 Lodging Operations 3 0 3
Business Administration-520101-Diploma Certificate Option
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
ITEC 1000 or OADM 1150 Application Basics or Introduction to Software Applications 3 0 3
BUSI 1030 Introduction to Business 3 0 3
BUSI 2330 Business Ethics 3 0 3
CTC - General Clerk 9
BUSI 2010 Legal Environment of Business 3 0 3
ECON 2020 Microeconomics 3 0 3
BUSI 2300 Business Communications 3 0 3
BUSI 2310 Principles of Management 3 0 3
BUSI 2320 Principles of Marketing 3 0 3
CTS - Management Trainee 15
Hospitality Management Concentration
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
BUSI 2995 Internship 0 3 3
OADM 1000 Customer Service 3 0 3
HOSP 1000 Hospitality Management 3 0 3
HOSP 1010 Resorts and Tourism Operations 3 0 3
HOSP 1020 Hospitality Law 3 0 3
HOSP 1030 Lodging Operations 3 0 3
Total Clock Hours 675-765

Program Information

CIP Code: 520101

Program Type: Associate of Applied Science

Program Length: 60 Semester Credits

Program Resources

Contact Information

Debbie Lejeune

Program Coordinator

debbie.lejeune@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6994

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