Hospitality Management (HOSP)

Hospitality Management (HOSP)

In the Hospitality Management program at Cincinnati State, students learn the basics of lodging and restaurant operation, along with event management skills and hospitality management training. Students develop knowledge and skills through classroom instruction, laboratory experience, and cooperative education.

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Business degree and are prepared for supervisory positions in a variety of hospitality venues.

All Hospitality Management courses are available online, which provides flexibility for students in completing degree requirements. However, the course HRM 105, Food Service Sanitation, must be completed via a proctored exam to qualify for a national certification through the American Culinary Federation.

For more information, please contact the Business Technologies Division at (513) 569-1620.

To apply for this program at Cincinnati State, visit our Admissions Page

Hospitality Management (HOSP)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
ENG 101English Composition 1 ( G) 303
HRM 100Hospitality Careers ( B) 101
HRM 105Food Service Sanitation ( B) 101
MGT 101Principles of Management ( B) 303
ECO 105Principles of Microeconomics ( G) 303
IM 1XX Computer Elective (B)  233
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)  101
Semester 2  
BUS 190Professional Practices ( B) 101
HRM 110Food and Beverage Cost Control ( T) 303
HRM 115Rooms Division Management ( T) 404
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)  303
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective (G)  303
Semester 3  
HRM X9X Cooperative Education Elective 1: Hospitality Management (T)  1402
Semester 4  
ACC 101Financial Accounting ( B) 223
HRM 130Food and Beverage Division Management ( T) 404
MGT 220Leadership ( T) 303
COMM 1XX Communication Elective (T)  303
MKT 1XX Marketing Elective (T)  303
Semester 5  
ACC 102Managerial Accounting ( T) 223
HRM 135Event, Meeting, and Convention Management ( T) 404
LAW 101Business Law ( B) 303
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities Elective (G)  303
Semester 6  
HRM X9X Cooperative Education Elective 2: Hospitality Management (T)  1402
Total Credits:  578762

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100College Survival Skills1
FYE 105College Success Strategies2
FYE 110Community College Experience3
Computer Elective
IM 111Computer Applications 13
IM 120Electronic Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel3
IM 200Information Systems for Managers3
English Composition Elective
ENG 102English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues3
ENG 103English Composition 2: Writing about Literature3
ENG 104English Composition 2: Technical Communication3
ENG 105English Composition 2: Business Communication3
Mathematics Elective
MAT 111Business Mathematics3
MAT 115Pre-Statistics3
MAT 131Statistics 13
MAT 132Statistics 23
MAT 151College Algebra4
MAT 215Business Calculus6
MAT 251Calculus 15
MAT 252Calculus 25
Communication Elective
COMM 105Interpersonal Communication3
COMM 110Public Speaking3
Arts/Humanities Elective
Any Transfer Module course from ART, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, THE, or COMM 130 3
Marketing Elective
MKT 101Principles of Marketing3
MKT 105Marketing and Customer Relations3
Cooperative Education Electives (4 credit hours required)
HRM 191Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Hospitality Management1
HRM 192Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Hospitality Management1
HRM 193Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Hospitality Management1
HRM 194Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Hospitality Management1
HRM 291Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Hospitality Management2
HRM 292Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Hospitality Management2

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum. 

G = General Education course in this curriculum

B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum

T = Technical course in this curriculum

HRM Courses

HRM 100 Hospitality Careers
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

An introduction to the hospitality industry. Topics include: history, structure, and trends of the hospitality industry; career opportunities; and preparation for cooperative education experience.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 or appropriate placement test score
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HRM 105 Food Service Sanitation
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on sanitation and safety in the food service industry. Students complete the ServSafe certification exam as part of this course.
Prerequisites: AFL 085 or appropriate placement test score
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HRM 110 Food and Beverage Cost Control
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on food service cost control systems. Topics include: food, beverage, and labor cost control; sales control; and profit and loss analysis.
Prerequisites: AFM 092 or appropriate placement test score
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HRM 115 Rooms Division Management
4 Credits. 4 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on rooms division management and operations. Topics include: operating procedures for performing the hotel audit; registration and reservations; hotel rates; posting charges and credits; housekeeping and sanitation; and security.
Prerequisites: HRM 100
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HRM 130 Food and Beverage Division Management
4 Credits. 4 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on concepts and techniques for food and beverage management and operations. Topics include: leadership and supervision, operating procedures, and internal and external marketing of food and beverage services.
Prerequisites: HRM 105 and (ENG 101 or ENQ REQC)
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HRM 135 Event, Meeting, and Convention Management
4 Credits. 4 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on concepts and techniques for effective management of special events. Topics include: event planning, sales processes within catering operations, and negotiating sales and catering contracts.
Prerequisites: HRM 115 and HRM 130
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HRM 191 Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Hospitality Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: HRM 100 and co op coordinator consent
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Instructor Consent Required

HRM 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Hospitality Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: HRM 191
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HRM 193 Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Hospitality Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: HRM 192
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HRM 194 Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Hospitality Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fourth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: HRM 193
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HRM 195 Part-Time Cooperative Education 5: Hospitality Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fifth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: HRM 194
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HRM 196 Part-Time Cooperative Education 6: Hospitality Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their sixth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: HRM 195
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HRM 198 First Year Special Topics in Hospitality Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Hospitality Management, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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HRM 199 First Year Independent Project in Hospitality Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Hospitality Management that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Hospitality Management faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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HRM 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Hospitality Management
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: HRM 100 and co op coordinator consent
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Instructor Consent Required

HRM 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Hospitality Management
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: HRM 291
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HRM 293 Full-Time Cooperative Education 3: Hospitality Management
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: HRM 292
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HRM 298 Second Year Special Topics in Hospitality Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Hospitality Management, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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HRM 299 Second Year Independent Project in Hospitality Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Hospitality Management that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Hospitality Management faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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MGT Courses

MGT 101 Principles of Management
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on the history and fundamental concepts of modern management. Topics include: planning, leading, organizing and controlling; global and domestic environments for management; change management; quality management; team management; and communication skills for managers.
Prerequisites: AFL 080 or appropriate placement test score
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MGT 105 Human Resource Management
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on the role of the human resource department and the supervisor's role in various human resource functions. Topics include: recruiting, choosing, and training employees; compensation and benefits; performance evaluation; disciplinary actions; and workplace rights and responsibilities.
Prerequisites: None
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MGT 120 Entrepreneurship
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on starting and growing new businesses. Topics include: identifying new venture opportunities, evaluating the viability of a new venture, and understanding skills needed for successful business operations. Students prepare a business plan for potential investor review.
Prerequisites: None
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MGT 125 Business Ethics
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on principles of business ethics and moral reasoning. Topics include: corporate disclosure, discrimination, whistle blowing, computer crime, and international ethics.
Prerequisites: None
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MGT 130 Project Management
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

An introduction to project management in various industries. Topics include: planning and prioritizing projects, obtaining project approvals, working with diverse teams, managing all elements of projects, evaluating project results, and using Microsoft Project software.
Prerequisites: None
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MGT 140 Quality Management
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on concepts and techniques of quality management and continuous improvement for manufacturing and service organizations. Topics include: establishing a customer driven organization, and using effective feedback and control systems.
Prerequisites: MGT 100 or MGT 101
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MGT 191 Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: BUS 190
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MGT 192 Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: MGT 191
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MGT 193 Part-Time Cooperative Education 3: Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: MGT 192
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MGT 194 Part-Time Cooperative Education 4: Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fourth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: MGT 193
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MGT 195 Part-Time Cooperative Education 5: Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their fifth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: MGT 194
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MGT 196 Part-Time Cooperative Education 6: Management
1 Credit. 1 Lecture Hour. 20 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their sixth part-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students are expected to register for academic courses during the same semester. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: MGT 195
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MGT 198 First Year Special Topics in Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Management, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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MGT 199 First Year Independent Project in Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Management that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Management faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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MGT 220 Leadership
3 Credits. 3 Lecture Hours. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on the role of successful integrative leaders in organizations. Topics include: historical and contemporary approaches to leadership, leadership for change, team leadership, servant leadership, and communication skills for leaders.
Prerequisites: MGT 100 or MGT 101
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MGT 290 Business Management Capstone
3 Credits. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Students use case studies and simulations to examine the entire scope of management, including functional and decision making areas such as production, management, marketing, finance, and accounting.
Prerequisites: MGT 100 or MGT 101 , MKT 101 , ACC 101
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MGT 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Management
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their first full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: BUS 190
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MGT 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Management
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their second full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: MGT 291
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MGT 293 Full-Time Cooperative Education 3: Management
2 Credits. 1 Lecture Hour. 40 Lab Hours.

Students seeking an associate's degree participate in their third full-time field learning experience related to their degree. Students must follow cooperative education policies and procedures to earn credit. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: MGT 292
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MGT 298 Second Year Special Topics in Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A course on selected topics related to Management, which gives students opportunities to study information not currently covered in other courses. Grades issued are A, B, C, D, or F.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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MGT 299 Second Year Independent Project in Management
1-9 Credits. 0 Lecture Hour. 0 Lab Hour.

A project related to Management that is completed by one or more students to meet specific educational goals. Projects must have prior approval and supervision by Management faculty. Grades issued are Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory.
Prerequisites: Vary by section
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Faculty

Program Chair/Advisor

Paula Kirch Smith, M.Ed., CHE
paula.kirchsmith@cincinnatistate.edu

Co-op Coordinator

Scott Holubetz, AAB, AOS, BA
scott.holubetz@cincinnatistate.edu