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Foundations of Lodging and Hospitality Management (2019-2020)

Technical Diploma
School of Business / Hospitality & Tourism Career Cluster


Downtown Milwaukee Campus 
Program Code: 31-109-5


For Information: 414-297-6395
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC


Overview — Enter the growing hospitality industry and prepare for a career managing hotels and other facilities that offer accommodations.

Lodging managers make sure that guests on vacation or business travel have a pleasant experience and they also ensure that the establishment is run efficiently and profitably.


Career Pathway — After earning this technical diploma, your credits can be applied toward completing the Hotel/Hospitality Management associate degree. Contact an MATC advisor for information.


Career Outlook — Employment opportunities in this diverse industry are increasing, but are also competitive as more job candidates enter this field. Positions include front-desk agent, guest services, and assistant manager.

View gainful employment data about this program

 

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Apply fundamentals to the operations within a hospitality organization

  • Demonstrate entry-level use of hospitality technology

  • Identify processes to meet organizational goals

  • Identify the various components that make up the hospitality industry

  • Identify resources used in the hospitality industry for problem solving

 

Admission Requirement

  • A high school diploma or GED

 

Possible Careers
Supervisor of Guest Services
Front Desk Supervisor
Housekeeping Supervisor
Assistant Hotel Manager
Hotel Manager

 

Related Programs
Hotel/Hospitality Management
Event Management
Special Event Management
 

Start Dates: August/January

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.
Sixteen-Week Terms
( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students.

COURSES

Credits

 

 

 

(1)

CULMGT-140

Food and Beverage Operations

3

     

(1)

CULMGT-112

Food Service Sanitation

2

 

   
(1)

MEET-151

Introduction to Hospitality/Tourism

3

     

(1)

HOTEL-105

Hospitality Marketing and Sales Revenue Strategy

3

 

 
 
(1)
 
ENG-151 Communication Skills 1 ‡ 3      

 
  (or) ENG-201 English 1 ‡        
(1)

HOTEL-110

Front Office Procedures and Management

3

 

   

(2)

HOTEL-122

Basic Hospitality Accounting

3

 

   

(2)

HOTEL-112

Front Office Computerized Procedures

3

   

 

(2)

CULMGT-117

Hospitality Law and Liability

3    
(2)

HOTEL-150

Housekeeping Operations

2    
(2)

HOTEL-120

Building Operations and Security

3

     
(2) HOTEL-127

Catering Weddings, Convention Sales and Contracts

3      

 


TOTAL CREDITS: 34

     

 
‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

 

Page updated April 2019.