Hospitality Operation

Hospitality Operation


CALIMT’s Hospitality Operations program is designed in partnership with the AHLEI – the education branch of the American Hotel & Lodging Association to provide students with certified training for a career in the hospitality industry. This program covers a wide range of courses – from food & beverage to front office management, so that you have the knowledge needed for different sectors of hospitality management. With CALIMT’s Hospitality Operations certificate program, you will be prepared to hit the ground running in a wide range of hospitality positions upon graduation.


Objectives & Goals
  • Students able to demonstrate knowledge of and experience in operations relative to the provision of goods and services in Hospitality Management.
  • Apply knowledge of financial management to operations related to hospitality management.
  • Educate students’ foundations of management, leadership, and human resources in hospitality management.
  • This program is designed to give the student the necessary background training to establish a career in the hospitality industry. Emphasis will be placed on preparing students to take on a variety of jobs in the hospitality industry by exposing them to innovative and wide ranging courses that cover different functional areas of the hospitality industry.

Curriculum
  1. HOS 100 The Lodging & Food Service Industry  4.5 credits
  2. HOS 105  Management of Food & Beverage Operations  4.5 credits
  3. HOS 110 Managing Front Office Operations  4.5 credits
  4. HOS 115 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry  4.5 credits
  5. HOS 120 Hotel and Restaurant Accounting  4.5 credits
  6. HOS 200 Managing Tech in the Hospitality Industry  4.5 credits
  7. HOS 210 Managing Housekeeping Operations  4.5 credits
  8. HOS 215 Hospitality Sales and Marketing  4.5 credits
  9. HOS 351 Hospitality Internship

Completion Requirements

Successful completion of the program occurs when passing grades are received in all courses and the cumulative grade point average is at least 2.0. Any tuition balance must be paid in full prior to receiving the Diploma, which is awarded upon successful completion of the program.

Grading Policy

The grading procedure utilizes a combination of tests, papers, exercises, and attendance. Each student’s overall grade point average must be at least a “C” (2.0) to receive a Diploma at the end of the program. The following scale is used when assigning final grades for completed courses. A grade of “F” in any course requires that the student repeat the course in order to be granted a Diploma. The new grade will replace the original grade for the purpose of calculating the cumulative grade point average.

Grades + Grade Points (GPA)

The grading procedure utilizes a combination of tests, papers, exercises, and attendance. Each student’s overall grade point average must be at least a “C” (2.0) to receive a Diploma at the end of the program. The following scale is used when assigning final grades for completed courses. A grade of “F” in any course requires that the student repeat the course in order to be granted a Diploma. The new grade will replace the original grade for the purpose of calculating the cumulative grade point average.

Percentage GradeLetter GradePoint
100A+4.33
93-99A4.00
90-92A-3.67
87-89B+3.33
83-86B3.00
80-82B-2.67
77-79C+2.33
73-76C2.00
70-72C-1.67
67-69D+1.33
63-66D1.00
60-62D-0.67
0-59F0.00
N/AIN/A
N/AWN/A

Course Descriptions

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Academic Calendar

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All Other Policies

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