Hospitality Management

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Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Hospitality Management/BTech

Baccalaureate-level coursework builds on the AAS foundation and offers the integration of skills, knowledge and values for professional advancement. Electives allow students to choose an area of focus and deepen their understanding of hospitality management. The BTech degree in Hospitality Management is an internationally accredited program of the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA). Students completing the baccalaureate degree will:

  • Demonstrate enhanced technical and managerial skills within the diverse curriculum offerings of
    Hotel and Resort Management
    Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts
    Travel and Tourism
    Food and Beverage Management
    Career and Technical Teacher Education
  • Develop an expertise within the hospitality management curriculum that will be further enhanced by integrating general education.
  • Research, analyze and evaluate industry changes and trends incorporating local, national and global perspectives.
  • Evaluate various service enterprises and the relationship between human resources management and the achievement of organizational objectives within the hospitality industry.
  • Synthesize knowledge, teamwork, interpersonal skills and an appreciation of both classroom and workplace diversity – crucial to managing and succeeding in today’s global marketplace.

Alumni have become accomplished as executive chefs, directors of housekeeping, human resources directors, food and beverage directors, restaurant owners, district food service managers, directors of marketing, sales managers, general managers, customer service representatives and travel planners. Students interested in a teaching career may take education courses in career and technical teacher education to become licensed to teach in New York State high school culinary arts programs such as Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP).

Admission to the Bachelor of Technology Program

There are many ways a student can enter the bachelor of technology program in Hospitality Management. Students may transfer from the City Tech AAS program in Hospitality Management before or after completing the AAS degree. Students may enter from other City Tech programs or from other colleges if they meet the College criteria for transfer admission. Transcripts of entering transfer students will be evaluated by the Registrar prior to registration. All students admitted to programs of upper-level study in The City University of New York are first required to meet standards of proficiency in reading, writing and mathematics, demonstrated by passing CUNY skills assessment tests, and/or other prescribed CUNY requirements as may be applicable. Students who do not demonstrate the necessary proficiency upon entry must complete developmental courses. Students who have not achieved proficiency in all three areas will be denied access to hospitality management courses.

GENERAL EDUCATION COMMON CORE

42 CREDITS

I - REQUIRED CORE1 (4 COURSES, 12 CREDITS)


English Composition (2 courses, 6 credits)

ENG 1101* English Composition I 3
ENG 1121* English Composition II 3

Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning (1 course, 3 credits)
Select one of the following courses

MAT 1190* or higher Quantitative Reasoning 3

Life and Physical Sciences (1 course, 3 credits)

Any Approved Course* 3

II - FLEXIBLE CORE (6 COURSES, 18 CREDITS)

World Cultures and Global Issues

Any Approved Course 3

US Experience in its Diversity

ECON 1101 Macroeconomics* 3

Individual and Society

Any Approved Course 3

Creative Expression

Any Approved Course 3

Scientific World

MAT 1272 Statistics or higher-level statistics 3

One additional course from any group

Any Approved Course* 3

III - COLLEGE OPTION REQUIREMENT2 (12 CREDITS)

• One course in Speech/Oral Communication
COM 1330

Public Speaking* or higher

3
• One interdisciplinary Liberal Arts and Sciences course
Any approved course

3
Additional liberal arts credits to reach a minimum total of 42 credits in general education. In meeting their general education requirements overall, students must take at least one advanced liberal arts course or two sequential courses in a foreign language 6

Writing Intensive Requirement

Students at New York City College of Technology must complete two courses designated WI for the associate level, one from GenEd and one from the major; and two additional courses designated WI for the baccalaureate level, one from GenEd and one from the major.

PROGRAM-SPECIFIC DEGREE REQUIREMENTS 57 CREDITS

Associate-Level Courses (39 credits)

HMGT 1101 Perspectives in Hospitality Management 3
HMGT 1102 Introduction to Food and Beverage Management 3
HMGT 1103 Food Sanitation and Safety Principles 1
HMGT 1105 Lodging Operations Management 3
HMGT 1202 Food and Beverage Cost Control 3
HMGT 1203 Culinary Arts I 3
HMGT 1204 Baking and Pastry Arts I 3
HMGT 2302 Hospitality Accounting 3
HMGT 2303 Culinary Arts II 3
HMGT 2304 Baking and Pastry Arts II 3
HMGT 2305 Dining Room Operations 3
HMGT 2308 Professional Alliances 2
HMGT 2402 Wines and Beverage Management 3
HMGT 2405 Hospitality Marketing 3

Baccalaureate-Level Courses (18 credits)

HMGT 3501 Hospitality Workforce Management in a Global Marketplace 3
HMGT 3502 Hospitality Management Research Seminar 3
HMGT 3601 Hospitality Management Legal Environment 3
HMGT 3602 Hospitality Management Accounting and Finance 3
HMGT 4702 Hospitality Services Marketing and Management 3
HMGT 4802 Hospitality Management Internship 3
ECON 1101 Macroeconomics Met as GenEd
ENG 1101 English Composition I Met as GenEd
ENG 1121 English Composition II Met as GenEd
MAT 1190 Quantitative Reasoning Met as GenEd
MAT 1272 Statistics or higher-level statistics Met as GenEd
COM 1330 Public Speaking or higher Met as GenEd

ELECTIVE COURSES (21-26 CREDITS)
Select 12 credits from one or a combination of the following

Areas of Focus 12
HMGT 4900 series: Hotel and Resort Management
Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts
Travel and Tourism
Food and Beverage Management
EDU series: Career and Technical Teacher Education
Select additional courses to reach a minimum of 120-125 credits 9-143
TOTAL PROGRAM-SPECIFIC REQUIRED AND ELECTIVE COURSES 78
TOTAL NYSED LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCE CREDITS 42
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR THE DEGREE 120-1253

*Courses required for AAS

1 Specific courses listed are degree requirements that also meet CUNY Pathways general education requirements in that category.

2 Complete lists of liberal arts and sciences courses and advanced liberal arts courses, as well as semester-specific lists of interdisciplinary courses and writing intensive courses, are available online at the City Tech Pathways website.

3 Higher number reflects requirements for students electing the EDU certification