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Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality and Tourism Program

Hospitality and Tourism is an associate of arts degree designed to substantially fulfill the freshman and sophomore course requirements for admission to bachelor’s degree programs in Hospitality Management at New Mexico State University and other colleges and universities.  The degree’s general education curriculum is accepted for transfer toward the general education core.

The Hospitality and Tourism degree provides the foundational coursework for hospitality management.  An overview of the hospitality industry and various employment and educational opportunities will be explored.  In addition, students study hospitality operations, marketing, event planning, food safety and production.  Organizational behavior, human resources, leadership and management skills will be developed and applied in theory and lab settings.

Career and Advancement Opportunities
Jobs are available in restaurants, hotels, resorts, casinos and other areas.  Types of positions range from entry-level to supervisory and managerial positions, including hotel, food and beverage, casino and resort operations.

For more information, contact at (505) 224-3811.