INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT
Associate of Science Degree
The A.S. in International Hotel Management Program prepares students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes for a successful career in the Hospitality and Tourism industry, both domestically and internationally. Upon successful completion, graduates will receive industry recognition from American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute’s (AHLEI) area of specialization in international hotel management, rooms division, human resources management and Hospitality Management Diploma.
The hospitality industry is one of the fastest growing segments of our economy and employs over 10 million service personnel in the United States alone. The expansion and growth of hotels, food & beverage establishments, tour and travel companies, airlines, tourist attraction facilities, and related services have created vast career opportunities in tourism and hospitality industry and more so in the hotel operations and management field.
The GCC Advantage
GCC's faculty in the International Hotel Management program are all former industry professionals with close ties to all the major hotels and restaurants on island. These connections provide GCC students with work experience and practicums that in most cases lead to employment opportunities and careers in this fast-growing industry.
All students who declare a major are assigned an Academic Advisor. Students are strongly urged to visit your advisor, who can help you draft an educational plan with course sequencing that meets your personal, academic, and career goals.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the AS in International Hotel Management program, students will be able to:
- Summarize supervisory skills for the hospitality industry.
- Demonstrate hotel operational skills.
- Evaluate the importance of hospitality industry to the global economy.
The mission of the International Hotel Management program is to teach all aspects of operating a hotel, from the front desk, housekeeping, and food and beverage operations to human resources and business and financial operations, and to teach students the customer service and communications skills required for success in this profession.
Location: Room 2137, Building 2000
Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.