Hotel and Resort Operations, AAS


Program Description

This degree is designed as a degree completion program for Dixie Tech students who have completed the Culinary Arts program and wish to continue their education to the associate level. Students will engage in learning multiple facets of the Hospitality Management Industry including team building, guest experiences, technology applications, critical and analytical thinking, ethics, and leadership. Coursework that emphasizes the operational side of the hospitality business environment ensures students will graduate with skills and knowledge for entry level jobs in the hospitality industry. Students will have the opportunity for practical experience in the hospitality field through earning various internship/COOP credits with placements with our partners in local hotel and resort locations as they proceed through the program. Graduates of this program are qualified for entry level jobs in the hospitality industry or they can continue on toward our BS in Hotel and Resort Management after completing the full UT General Education requirements. 


Program Curriculum

63 credits

General Education Requirements
ENGL 1010Introduction to Writing (EN)3
COMM 2110Interpersonal Communication (SS, GC)3
FSHD 1020Sci Foundations of Nutrition (LS)3
MATH 1040Introduction to Statistics (MA)3
Core Discipline Requirements
HOSP 1040Principles of Sustainable Food and Beverage Operations3
HOSP 2200Hospitality Law and Ethics3
HOSP 2270Cross Cultural Communication 3
HOSP 2500Hotel and Resort Front Office Operations3
HOSP 2890RHospitality Internship/COOP3
ACCT 2010Financial Accounting3
RSM 2430Tourism and Commercial Enterprises3
Complete Dixie Tech Culinary Arts Program30

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 63 college-level credits (1000 and above)
  2. Complete at least 20 semester hours of credits at Utah Tech for institutional residency.
  3. Cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  4. All Core Discipline Required Courses must be completed with a C- or higher.