Hospitality Management

Did you know the hospitality industry is the world's #1 employer, and tourism is the fastest growing industry in Louisiana?

Here at Delgado Community College, we can prepare you for a career in this rapidly expanding field.

Program Features

  • Integrates both academic instruction and practical applications
  • Instruction provided by faculty with a combined 263+ years of work experience in the industry
  • Accepts a variety of prior learning credits and industry credentials
  • Offers six concentration options based on high demand and high wage potential
  • Offers flexible delivery formats: lecture (day or evening) or online
  • Degree may be earned 100 percent online
  • Students may benefit from transfer agreements with nationally recognized programs
  • Program recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)

Areas of Training

  • Daily operations in the management of goods and services
  • Foundational leadership, human resources and management skills
  • Effective written and interpersonal communication
  • Preparation for financial management in the hospitality industry
  • Information systems, quantitative methods, and other technology for hospitality management
  • Awareness of legal and ethical issues which affect career opportunities in hospitality and tourism
  • Global perspective promoting an inclusive work environment with diverse coworkers and clientele

Program Mission Statement

Provide a comprehensive hospitality management program in a learning-centered environment through face-to-face and distance education that prepares students from diverse backgrounds to attain their educational, career, and personal goals, to think critically, to demonstrate leadership and to be productive and responsible citizens.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Hospitality Associate of Applied Science program, the learner will be able to:

  • List and describe operations relative to the provision of goods and services in hospitality management (SLO #1)
  • Distinguish and explain the reports of financial management to operations related to hospitality management (SLO#2)
  • List and describe hospitality computer applications, management information systems, and quantitative methods(SLO #3)
  • Examine foundations of management, leadership, and human resources in hospitality management (SLO #4)
  • Write effectively and use interpersonal communication skills (SLO #5)
  • Describe the impact of a global perspective and diversity issues as related to hospitality management (SLO #6)
  • Review the various career opportunities within the hospitality industry (SLO #7)
  • Examine the legal and ethical considerations affecting lodging organizations (SLO #8)

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