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Hospitality Pathway

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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree pathway is designed to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions by providing a solid educational foundation through general education credits and elective courses. Earning an Associate in Applied Science degree at HGTC enables students to easily transfer to senior institutions within South Carolina.

Below is a listing of recommended courses which lay the best foundation for transferring to a four-year institution and earning a bachelor's degree in a Hospitality related program. 

For a full list of Associate in Applied Science degree requirements, please refer to the HGTC College Catalog.

If you are interested in the Hospitality pathway please consult your academic advisor for assistance.

View all HGTC transfer opportunities.

Recommended Curriculum Sequence

General Education Core Course Title Semester Credit Hours
ENG 155 Communications I** 3
ENG 160 Technical Communications** 3
MAT 101 Beginning Algebra** 3
  Humanities* 3
ECO 210 or ECO 211 Macroeconomics/Microeconics 3
  TOTAL 15
Business Administration Required Core    
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II 3
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 121 Business Law I 3
MGT 101 Principles of Management 3
MKT 101 Marketing 3
BUS 270 SCWE in Business "Internship" 3
  TOTAL 21
Hospitality Pathway Recommended Courses    
HOS 140 The Hospitality Industry 3
HOS 150 Hotel Management 3
HOS 161 Event Management 3
HOS 164 Travel & Tourism 3
HOS 255 Food Service Management 3
MGT 150 Fundamentals of Supervision 3
MGT 201 Human Resource Management 3
MKT 135 Customer Service Techniques 3
BUS 220 Business Ethics 3
  TOTAL 27
  TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 63

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

**For transfer to senior institutions, students should select the following transfer courses: ENG 101, ENG 102 and SPC 205 for ENG 155 and ENG 160; MAT 110 or 120 for MAT 101.