2023 - 2024 Dallas College Catalog

2023 - 2024 Catalog
Program: Hospitality Management

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT-- FOOD AND BEVERAGE SPECIALIST LEVEL I CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses
  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.HOSP.FOOD/BEV

This level-one certificate is designed to build upon the skills learned in the Food and Hospitality Foundations Certificate. Advanced management theory in regards to food service purchasing, food and labor cost controls, and hospitality marketing and sales are a primary focus in this course of study. Also, the practice of advanced food preparation techniques and catering management and execution will make students highly employable in the industry. Students are required to complete an External Learning Experience through a cooperative education course in which the student must obtain employment in a food service environment and work at least 21 hours per week during that semester. This level-one certificate is waived from TSI requirements as long as the student completes the TSI waiver form prior to enrollment. This certificate is a building block towards the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Food and Hospitality Management.

All CHEF, HAMG, and RSTO courses must be completed with a "C" or better.

All students enrolled in advanced cooking and pastry classes must have successfully completed CHEF 1305 with a "C" or better and a minimum of a food handler's certificate preferred ServSafe Food Manager Certificate or the Texas Food Guard Certification.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CHEF 1305 Sanitation and Safety+ 3
CHEF 1301 Basic Food Preparation#+ 3
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service 3
RSTO 2301 Principles of Food and Beverage Controls 3
RSTO 1301 Beverage Management 3
RSTO 1164 Practicum - Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager* 1
Semester Total 10
Minimum Hours Required 18

*RSTO 1164 Practicum - Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager is the capstone experience for this award.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT-- FOOD AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Offered on all campuses
  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.FOODHOSP.MGMT.20

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Food and Hospitality Management provides students the basic and advanced skills, practice and experience needed to build a professional career as a food service manager. This degree program will equip students to advance into progressively more responsible supervisory roles as their experience and skills develop. Components of the degree program include in-depth supervisory and management theory, guest service as well as hands-on food preparation practice. Practical work experience and academic preparation are also included in this degree to produce well-rounded professionals with the confidence to become leaders in the food and hospitality industry.

All CHEF, HAMG, IFWA, PSTR, and RSTO courses must be completed with a "C" or better. This award is accredited by the American Culinary Federation.

All students enrolled in advanced cooking and pastry classes must have successfully completed CHEF 1305 with a "C" or better and a minimum of a food handler's certificate preferred ServSafe Food Manager Certificate or the Texas Food Guard Certification.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CHEF 1305 Sanitation and Safety+ 3
CHEF 1301 Basic Food Preparation+ 3
PSTR 1301 Fundamentals of Baking+ 3
RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service 3
HAMG 1321 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RSTO 1313 Hospitality Supervision 3
RSTO 1325 Purchasing for Hospitality Operations 3
RSTO 1306 Facilities Layout and Design 3
++Elective Mathematics Elective 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RSTO 1380 Cooperative Education - Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager^ 3
HAMG 2307 Hospitality Marketing and Sales 3
RSTO 2301 Principles of Food and Beverage Controls 3
+++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR (3)
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication (3)
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RSTO 1301 Beverage Management 3
IFWA 1318 Nutrition for the Food Service Professional 3
RSTO 2307 Catering 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology OR 3
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology (3)
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2
RSTO 1164 Practicum-Education - Restaurant - Culinary and Catering Management^ 3
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Courses in Semester I are taught in 8 and 16-week semesters.

++Mathematics Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

+++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

#PSTR 1301 and CHEF 1301 - Students must possess Texas State recognized Food Handler Certification by the 4th class day.

^Students cannot be enrolled in more than one external learning courses in the same semester, including RSTO 1164 and RSTO 1380.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT--HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT A.A.S.

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.HOSP.MGMT

This program is designed to develop the necessary knowledge and skills so that a graduate may advance in career paths appropriate to an individual's particular interests, in the hospitality and events industry. Individual areas of specialization include: (a) convention/meeting planner, (b) exposition/trade show planner, or (c) travel agency operations. In addition to specific technical skills and knowledge related to the hospitality, events and tourism field, the graduate will have received instruction in other areas such as principles of management, applied mathematics, reading and writing skills, and verbal communication skills.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
Elective Specialization Track 1 3
Elective Specialization Track 1 3
Elective Specialization Track 1 3
Elective Specialization Track 1 3
Elective Specialization Track 1 3
Elective Specialization Track 1 2
Elective Specialization Track 1 1
Semester Total 18
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
OR
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication (3)
OR
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
Elective Mathematics Elective 2 3
Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3 3
Elective Social/Behavioral Science 4 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HAMG 1321 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 3
HAMG 1324 Hospitality Human Resources Management 3
HAMG 1340 Hospitality Legal Issues 3
Elective Elective Course 5 3
Elective Elective Course 5 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
OR
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 1 (3)
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
Elective Elective Course 5 3
RSTO 2380 Cooperative Education - Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager 3
OR
HAMG 2380 Cooperative Education - Hospitality Administration/Management, General (3)
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 60

1 Specialization Track Electives

Students must choose all courses in ONE specialization track to be awarded the Hospitality Management AAS.

Food And Beverage Specialist Track

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CHEF 1305 Safety and Sanitation 3
CHEF 1301 Basic Food Preparation 3
RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service 3
RSTO 1301 Beverage Management 3
RSTO 2301 Principles of Food/Beverage Control 3
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2
RSTO 1164 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager 1

Meeting and Events Professional Track

Course Course Title Credit Hours
TRVM 1325 Introduction to Exposition and Trade Show Management 3
TRVM 2301 Introduction to Convention and Meeting Management 3
TRVM 1327 Special Events Design 3
TRVM 2300 Applied Industry Software Products 3
TRVM 1391 Special Topics (Emerging Meeting Planner Prep) 3
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2
HAMG 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Hospitality Administration/Management, General 1

Travel and Destination Management Track

Course Course Title Credit Hours
TRVM 1300 Introduction to Travel and Tourism 3
TRVM 1308 Travel Destinations (Western Hemisphere) 3
TRVM 1341 Travel Destinations (Eastern Hemisphere) 3
TRVM 2300 Applied Industry Software Products 3
TRVM 1323 Group Tours 3
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2
HAMG 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Hospitality Administration/Management, General 1

Hotel and Lodging Operations Track

Course Course Title Credit Hours
HAMG 1313 Front Office Management 3
CHEF 1305 Safety and Sanitation 3
HAMG 1342 Guest Room Management 3
HAMG 2330 Convention and Group Management and Services 3
HAMG 2302 Hospitality Security and Loss Prevention 3
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2
HAMG 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Hospitality Administration/Management, General 1

2 Mathematics Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

3 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

4 Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.

5 Elective - must be selected from any 3-credit hour course from the following rubrics: BUSI, BMGT, CHEF, COSC, ITSW, HAMG, HRPO, MRKG, RSTO, POFI, POFT, TRVM.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT--HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT LEVEL I CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.HM.HOSPMGMT

This certificate provides the student with a choice to focus on hospitality management. Through the selection of electives, students can tailor the curriculum to meet individual needs. The core classes provide students skills in customer service, marketing, and global attraction information to create a strong foundation to begin a career in the hospitality management industry.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
HAMG 1321 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 3
HAMG 1324 Hospitality Human Resources Management 3
HAMG 1340 Hospitality Legal Issues 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting OR 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 1 (3)
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
RSTO 2380 Cooperative Education- Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager* OR 3
HAMG 2380 Cooperative Education- Hospitality Administration/Management, General* (3)
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

*RSTO 2380 Cooperative Education-Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager or HAMG 2380 Cooperative Education-Hospitality Administration/Management, General is the capstone experience for this award.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT--HOTEL LODGING OPERATIONS LEVEL I CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses

NEW

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.HM.HOTEL.OPS

This certificate provides the student with a choice to focus on hospitality management. Through the selection of electives, students can tailor the curriculum to meet individual needs. The core classes provide students skills in customer service, marketing, and global attraction information to create a strong foundation to begin a career in the hospitality management industry.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2
HAMG 1313 Front Office Management 3
CHEF 1305 Safety and Sanitation 3
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HAMG 1342 Guest Room Management 3
HAMG 2330 Convention and Group Management/Services 3
HAMG 2302 Hospitality Security and Loss Prevention 3
HAMG 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Hospitality Administration/Management, General* 1
Semester Total 10
Minimum Hours Required 18

*HAMG 1166- Practicum (or Field Experience) - Hospitality Administration/Management, General is the capstone experience for this award.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT-- MEETINGS AND EVENTS PROGESSIONAL LEVEL I CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.HM.MEETINGEVNT

This certificate provides students with skills required to work in the event and meeting planning industry.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
TRVM 1325 Introduction to Exposition and Trade Show Management 3
TRVM 2301 Introduction to Convention/Meeting Management OR 3
TRVM 1201 Special Topics in Travel and Tourism (3)
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
TRVM 1327 Special Events Design 3
TRVM 1391 Special Topics in Travel and Tourism 3
TRVM 2300 Applied Industry Software Products 3
HAMG 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Hospitality Administration/Management, General 1
Semester Total 10
Minimum Hours Required 18

*HAMG 1166 - Practicum (or Field Experience) - Hospitality Administration/Management, General is the capstone experience for this award.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT--TRAVEL AND DESTINATION MANAGEMENT LEVEL I CERTIFICATE

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.HM.TRV.DESTMGT

This certificate provides the student with a choice to focus on hospitality or tourism. Through the selection of electives, students can tailor the curriculum to meet individual needs. The core classes provide students skills in customer service, marketing, and global attraction information to create a strong foundation to begin a career in the hospitality and tourism industry.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
TRVM 1300 Introduction to Travel and Tourism* OR 3
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2
TRVM 1308 Travel Destination 1 - Western Hemisphere OR 3
Semester Total 8
Course Course Title Credit Hours
TRVM 1341 Travel Destinations II-Eastern Hemisphere 3
TRVM 2300 Applied Industry Software Products 3
TRVM 1323 Group Tours 3
HAMG 1166 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Hospitality Administration/Management, General* 1
Semester Total 10
Minimum Hours Required 18

*HAMG 1166 - Practicum (or Field Experience) - Hospitality Administration/Management, General is the capstone experience for this award.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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