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Connected Degree

Hospitality Management

to Hospitality Management

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a bachelor's degree from Widener University.

YOUR PATH TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Delaware Tech has established agreements with four-year colleges and universities that connect Delaware Tech associate degree programs with bachelor's degree programs to create smooth transfer opportunities for you. These Connected Degree programs enable you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior.

THE CONNECTED DEGREE 2 + 2 CURRICULUM

Delaware Tech's accredited associate degree program in Hospitality Management prepares students with a solid background in the principles of business as well as in specific areas of hospitality operations. Graduates are prepared to play a vital role as managers in the success of a hotel, restaurant, country club, theme park or attractions environment. Additionally, students may continue their education at the bachelor's degree level. The Center for Hospitality Management at Widener University offers a quality Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis on field experience and hospitality leadership. The curriculum combines a rigorous academic program of courses in business administration, liberal arts, and hospitality management with a minimum of 1,400 hours of paid industry experience. Graduates may pursue a broad range of leadership positions in the hospitality industry, including food and beverage manager, hotel manager, casino manager, convention manager, event planner, and travel/tourism manager.

VALUE FOR YOU

By completing your associate degree at Delaware Tech, you'll receive excellent instruction in small classes at a campus close to home. Delaware Tech's affordable tuition can reduce the overall cost of your college education, making the completion of your bachelor's degree more manageable.

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Refer to the Connected Degree curriculum (on the reverse side of this page) for the sequence of courses needed to complete this program. Call Delaware Tech and let us help you follow the path to your bachelor's degree.

CONNECTED DEGREE CURRICULUM

Suggested Course Sequence

ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Hospitality Management
DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Hospitality Management
WIDENER UNIVERSITY
Semester 1 (Fall)CR
ACC101Accounting I4
ENG101Critical Thinking and Academic Writing3
MAT153College Math and Statistics4
CIS107Intro to Computers/Application3
HRI101Introduction to Hospitality3
ECO111Macroeconomics3
 20
Semester 2 (Spring)
ACC112Accounting II4
ENG102Composition and Research3
HRI211Food Principles and Menu Planning3
CUL119Food Safety and Sanitation2
HRI214Principles of Hospitality Management3
 15
Semester 3 (Fall)
HRI215Lodging Operations Management3
HRI216Property Management3
HRI212Food/Beverage Cost Control3
ECO122Microeconomics3
HRI210Beverage Management3
 15
Semester 4 (Spring)
MAT255Business Statistics3
HRI219Innkeepers Law3
ENG122Technical Writing/Communication or3
MKT212Principles of Marketing3
SPA136Spanish Communication I4
MGT231Human Resource Management3
 16
Semester 5 (Fall)CR
SCI107Food Science I3
XXXXXXSocial Science Elective3
HM207Applied Food Production Management3
ML102Modern Language II3
HMXXXElective3
PE101Phys Ed. Elective*0.5
HM100Field Experience in HM (1st summer internship)**0
 15.5
Semester 6 (Spring)
COMS290Interpersonal Communication Skills3
XXXXXXFree Elective3
SCI209Food Science II3
SCI210Food Science II Lab1
HM304Hospitality Accounting3
HM306Hospitality Marketing or Humanities Elective3
PEXXXPhys. Ed. Elective*0.5
 16.5
Semester 7 (Fall)
HM400Leadership Development Seminar, Co-Op6
HM401Leadership Skills Assessment, Co-op3
HM402Applied Hospitality Management Co-Op6
 15
Semester 8 (Spring)
HM407Restaurant Operations Management4
HM404Strategic Human Resource Management3
HM498Hospitality Capstone3
FIN303Financial Management3
 13
* Physical Education Exemption applies to veterans, freshmen, and transfer students who are 21 years of age or older, students transferring to Widener with sophomore or higher status (minimum of 30 credit hours approved for transfer), and students with verifiable medical conditions that preclude their participation in physical education. ** Completion of HM 100 and HM 200 will be evaluated upon initial meeting with Assistant Dean, Center for Hospitality Management.
The Bachelor of Science degree program in Hospitality Management requires a minimum of 126 credits. Course sequencing may vary by semester. See your advisor.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Dover, Delaware: (302) 857-1772 Georgetown, Delaware: (302) 259-6665 Wilmington, Delaware: (302) 573-5428
Widener University
Courtney Kelly, Admissions: 610-499-4126 Joy Dickerson, Asst. Dean Center for Hospitality Management: 610-499-1103 Nancy Keating: 610-499-1101
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 12/2015