Sep 24, 2020  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Hospitality Management Transfer Option, Hospitality and Culinary Arts, A.S.


Warren Leigh, 413.552.2298,


The Hospitality Management Transfer Option prepares students to transfer to the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Isenburg School of Management as a third-year Hospitality and Tourism Management major, as well as other 4-year colleges and universities. Career opportunities in this fast-growing industry exist in such diverse sectors as travel and tourism, lodging, the restaurant industry, recreation and leisure, gaming entertainment, and conference and meeting planning.


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • use generic business skills as well as functionally-based hospitality industry skills to define relationships between situations 
  • understand professional terminology and concepts within the industry
  • use mathematics and a business-oriented approach to identify, define, respond to, and evaluate global industry problems
  • understand the current ethical and social issues in the hospitality industry
  • and communicate effectively with colleagues and customers using a variety of information resources


  • Program Elective Credit(s): 3 1



1 Select from: ACC, BUS, CUL, HCA, LAW, MGT, MKT, MTH, NTR, OR SPO. Students planning to attend UMASS Amherst are urged to select MGT 231 .

Students who do not test out of MTH 104, which is a prerequisite for MTH 162, may take it as a general elective to reach 66 credit graduation requirement.

This program qualifies for MassTransfer, which guarantees credit transfer to Massachusetts state colleges universities. MassTransfer also will grant students automatic acceptance to certain state colleges and universities by achieving the minimum grade point average and the HCC degree.

Depending on course selection, 80% of this program can be completed online.  Go to Online Learning  for more information.