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Hospitality Services

Overview

The Hospitality Services Program prepares students with the necessary skills for culinary and management positions in the hospitality industry. Our students will learn quality cooking and managerial skills, with emphasis on food selection, preparation, and customer service. Students will be prepared to work in a variety of food service businesses such as restaurants, schools, hospitals, and hotels. 

"Food is our common ground, a universal experience." - James Beard

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"I was given the opportunity to further my education and learn a new trade. I chose Hospitality Services at ASUN because it will allow me to start my own business and become my own boss in a field that I enjoy."

Christidon Pyles
Hospitality Student

The Hospitality Department at ASUN offers the following three programs of study, with options to obtain a degree or certificate. Explore further for details such as the length of each program and get a step closer to your goals.  

Hospitality Services
Certificate of Proficiency

Length of Program: 1 semester

Total Program Cost: $2,560 (includes cost of books, uniform and knife roll)

Campus Availability: Jonesboro

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

Courses:

Required

HS 1003 Intro to Hospitality Services 
HS 1013 Sanitation 
HS 1023 Culinary Techniques
HS 1033 Table Service 
HS 2053 Hospitality Services Internship

CP Hospitality Services Degree Plan

Food Services Management
Associate of Applied Science - General Technology

Length of Program: 2 years

Total Program Cost: $9,115 (includes cost of books, uniform and knife roll)

Campus Availability: Jonesboro

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

Courses:

Prerequisites

ENG 1003 Freshman English I
ENG 1203 Workplace Essentials
MATH 1093 Culinary Math 
Fundamental Computer Elective (3 credit hours)
PSY1013 Human Relations

Required

HS 1003 Introduction to Hospitality Services 
HS 1013 Sanitation 
HS 1023 Culinary Techniques 
HS 1033 Table Service 
HS 1043 Cost Control
HS 2013 Intro to Food and Beverage Management 
HS 2023 Intro to Business in Food Service 
HS 1233 Menu Planning 
HS 1343 Hospitality Management 
HS 2053 Hospitality Services Internship 
HS 1333 Marketing for Hospitality 
HS 1253 Banquets and Catering
HS 1053 Kitchen Design 
HS 1353 Purchasing 
SPCH 2243 Interpersonal Communication 

AAS Food Services Management Degree Plan

Technical Certificate

Length of Program: 1 year

Total Program Cost: $5,075 (includes cost of books, uniform and knife roll)

Gainful Employment Information

Campus Availability: Jonesboro

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

Courses:

Prerequisites

ENG 1203 Workplace Essentials
MATH 1093 Culinary Math
PSY 1013 Human Relations

Required

HS 1003 Intro to Hospitality Services
HS 1013 Sanitation
HS 1023 Culinary Techniques
HS 1033 Table Service
HS 1353 Purchasing
HS 2013 Intro to Food and Beverage Management
HS 2023 Intro to Business in Food Service
HS 2053 Hospitality Services Internship

TC Food Services Management Degree Plan

Culinary Service
Associate of Applied Science - General Technology

Length of Program: 2 years

Total Program Cost: $9,065 (includes cost of books, uniform and knife roll)

Campus Availability: Jonesboro

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

Courses:

Prerequisites

ENG 1003 Freshman English I
ENG 1203 Workplace Essentials
MATH 1093 Culinary Math 
Fundamental Computer Elective (3 credit hours)
PSY 1013 Human Relations 

Required

HS 1003 Intro to Hospitality Services 
HS 1013 Sanitation 
HS 1023 Culinary Techniques 
HS 1033 Table Service 
HS 1043 Cost Control 
HS 1113 Bakery 
HS 1123 Culinary Techniques II 
HS 2053 Hospitality Services Internship
HS 1233 Menu Planning
HS 2013 Intro to Food and Beverage Management 
HS 1143 Pastry/Desserts 
HS 1223 Culinary Techniques III 
HS 1243 International Cuisine 
HS 1323 Culinary Techniques IV 
HS 1253 Banquets and Catering 

AAS Culinary Services Degree Plan

Technical Certificate

Length of Program: 1 year

Total Program Cost: $5,075 (includes cost of books, uniform and knife roll)

Gainful Employment Information

Campus Availability: Jonesboro

Course Availability: Fall & Spring

Courses:

Prerequisites

ENG 1203 Technical Communications 
MATH 1093 Culinary Math 
PSY 1013 Human Relations

Required

HS 1003 Intro to Hospitality Services 
HS 1013 Sanitation
HS 1023 Culinary Techniques 
HS 1033 Table Service 
HS 1113 Bakery 
HS 1123 Culinary Techniques II 
HS 1143 Pastry/Desserts 
HS 2053 Hospitality Services Internship

TC Culinary Services Degree Plan