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Business Administration - Hospitality Management

Business Administration - Hospitality Management Path - Associate in Applied Science Degree

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Hospitality Management

If you love the exciting and varied aspects of the hospitality industry, you should consider HGTC's Hospitality Management degree program. An Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration with a Hospitality Management emphasis prepares you for entry-level employment at the management level of the hospitality industry, including lodging, tourism, and food services. With millions of visitors to our area, numerous internship and employment opportunities exist in hospitality and tourism, the largest industry in South Carolina. Students will participate in Supervised Cooperative Work Experience (SCWE) to provide them with a working knowledge of day-to-day hospitality-management operations. Graduates are qualified with general business and management skills, in addition to hospitality-management skills, so that they are competitive in a variety of career positions. The Business Administration/Hospitality Management Emphasis program is a career degree that prepares you for employment. 

For more information, contact:
Theresa Strong - (843) 349-7559

Career Outlook

Since hospitality and tourism is the largest industry in the state, Hospitality Management graduates find that jobs are plentiful. Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:

  • Cruise & Attractions
  • Conventions & Meeting Planning
  • Restaurants
  • Resorts
  • Hotels
  • Private clubs

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry-Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

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Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall    
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3
ENG 155 Communications I* 3
HOS 140 The Hospitality Industry 3
MAT 101 Beginning Algebra* 3
  TOTAL 12
Second Semester - Spring    
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II 3
BUS 121 Business Law 3
ENG 160 Technical Communications* 3
HOS 150 Hotel Management 3
MGT 101 Introduction to Management 3
  TOTAL 15
Third Semester - Summer    
  Business Elective** 3
Fourth Semester - Fall    
ECO 210 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 211 Microeconomics  
HOS 161 Event Management 3
HOS 255 Food Service Management 3
MGT 201 Human Resources Management 3
MKT 101 Principles of Marketing 3
  TOTAL 15
Fifth Semester - Spring    
BUS 240 Business Statistics 3
BAF 260 Financial Management  
HOS 164 Travel & Tourism 3
HOS 272 SCWE in Hospitality Management 3
MGT 150 Fundamentals of Supervision 3
  Humanities*** 3
  TOTAL 15



*Students who plan to transfer to a senior institution should select the following course selections: ENG 101, ENG 102 and SPC 205 for ENG 155 and ENG 160; MAT 110 or 120 for MAT 101.

**Business Elective: BUS 101, MKT 111, MKT 120, MKT 135, MKT 240 or IDS 201.

***Humanities include: ART 101, HIS 101, MUS 105, PHI 101 or REL 103.