Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
This certificate is designed to introduce hotel management concepts. The courses will provide a broad range of skills and knowledge that will be needed to understand the management process within the lodging industry.
Course content includes security, personnel practices, purchasing, front office procedures, property operations management, and legal aspects of the hospitality industry.
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
Approximate program length is one year.
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.
To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
|Required Courses||Credits: 27|
|HFT1000||Introduction to the Hospitality Business||3|
|HFT2220||Personnel Management Practices||3|
|FSS2105||Purchasing for the Hospitality Industry||3|
|HFT2600||Hospitality Industry Law||3|
|HFT2410||Hotel-Motel Front Office and Procedures||3|
|HFT1630||Management of Security in Hospitality Business||3|
|HFT1313||Hospitality Property Management||3|
|FSS2500||Food and Beverage Cost Control||3|
|Total Program Credits: 30|
|*Electives: select from courses with the prefixes FSS or HFT.|
Employment opportunities include motel and hotel rooms division, country clubs, time shares, extended living hotels or condo hotels.
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other related information, see www.palmbeachstate.edu/areasofstudy/GainfulEmployment.
Career Path Notes
Courses earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/