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Hospitality and Tourism (HNT)

DCC’s Hospitality and Tourism degree program offers you a business-based view of the hospitality and tourism industry that will train you to be a creative problem-solver and innovator who will continue to raise the standard of service in the region and the industry. This degree will prepare you for career paths in restaurant, catering, hotel, travel and tourism management. The curriculum features specialized courses in hospitality and tourism management, hospitality marketing, customer service, and event management.

In addition, you will learn marketing, management, business law, and financial accounting and have opportunities for hands-on internship and interactive real-world experiences. 

Upon successful completion of the HNT program, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate marketing skills in the hospitality and tourism industry.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of business theories and business concepts relating to the hospitality and tourism industry.

  • Develop communication skills and team building techniques.  

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of business law.

  • Demonstrate computer skills in relevant business software. 

Courses should be selected in consultation with an advisor.

First Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

ENG 101

Composition I

3

BUS 141 or
Math elective

Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism

3

CIS 111

Computer Systems & Applications

3

BUS 107

Principles of Marketing

3

BUS 102

Foundations of Business

3

TOTAL

 

15


Second Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

ENG 102

Composition II

3

Mathematics 

SUNY Appendix A: MAT 109 or higher

3-4

BHS 103

Social Problems in Today's World

3

BUS 113

Essentials of Customer Service

3

ACC 101 OR ACC 104

3-4

TOTAL

 

15-17


Third Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

BUS 215

Business Law I

3

Natural Science

SUNY Appendix B: Physical Science or BIO 104 recommended

4

BUS 204

Business Organization & Management

3

BUS 143

Hospitality Purchasing & Marketing

3

BUS 210

Business Communication

3

TOTAL

 

16


Fourth Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

BUS 247

Convention, Meeting, & Exposition Management

3

American History

SUNY Appendix D: HIS 216 recommended

3

Business Elective (a)

 

3

ECO 105 or ECO 201

Economic Issues OR Environmental Economics

3

BUS 290 OR
Business Elective

Hospitality Internship OR BUS Elective (a)

3

TOTAL

 

15

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

61-63

a. Select BUS 208, SPE 101, BUS 244, BIO 122, or SPA 101 or higher.