Hotel & Restaurant Management Technology


Our Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology concentration provides specialized occupational instruction in all phases of hotel and restaurant management to prepare you for a career as a manager and supervisor in the hospitality and tourism industry. When you complete the Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology program, you are eligible to obtain Manage First Certification from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation or certifications from the Educational Institute of the American Hotel and Lodging Association in Specialized Food and Beverage Management and/or Hospitality Operations. Upon completion, you will also be eligible to obtain ServSafe Sanitation certification from the National Restaurant Association.

Hinds Community College can help your hospitality career, whether you’ve already started, or are still looking to get your foot in the door. This in-demand industry grows year after year. You will be prepared to pursue several occupations as a result of your work in the Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology concentration.

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Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry 3
Sanitation and Safety 3
Restaurant and Catering Operations 4
Rooms Division Management 3
Culinary Principles I 4
Dining Room Management 4
Marketing Hospitality Services 3
Convention and Meeting Planning 3
Approved Computer Applications Elective 3
Total Hours 30
Course Hours
Hospitality Seminar I 2
Hospitality Cost Control 3
Hospitality Supervision 3
Hospitality Human Resource Management 4
Supervised Work Experience in Hotel and Restaurant Management 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–62


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