What makes Hospitality Management at AUT special?
The Hospitality Management program at AUT, which consists of 99 credits, provides the student with the knowledge, training and skills essential to obtaining leadership roles in hospitality. Our program combines theoretical classes with practical skills in order to prepare our students for their future jobs or students compete in local & international competitions to obtain practical experience.
In addition to the regular academic program, an agreement was made with (Boecker), the most reputable food safety company in the Middle East. This agreement allows AUT students to complete training seminars and obtain highly valuable professional certifications.
AUT also assists students in completing their professional internships through local and international partnerships with the best hospitality establishments in Lebanon and across the world. AUT has agreements with 5-star hotels in Lebanon and the Arab world so students can acquire practical skills in the best way. AUT also offers the possibility of completing 3 months of internship in the USA and acquire professional certificates from hospitality and tourism associations in the USA. This gives our students a clear advantage in getting the best positions in hotels around the world.
Hospitality management at AUT is not like any other major; it is an experience that will change your life and prepare you for a shining future.
What courses are included in the program?
In addition to Business courses like statistics accounting, marketing, economics, the program offers restaurant operations, front office management, culinary theory and practice, food safety, cost control, tourism management. You also earn professional certifications from Boecker for food safety, IATA for tourism and travel, municipal authorities like Byblos Municipality for joint projects in food safety and tourism ministries in countries you conduct field studies in (Cyprus, Turkey, UAE…). Such certifications prepare you much better for success in your careers,
What are the career opportunities in Hospitality Management?
A graduate in Hospitality Management will work in:
- Hotels and Resorts
- Restaurants and Catering
- Meetings and Event Planning
- Tourism and Attraction
- Casino Management
- Sports Managemen
- Airlines and Cruise Ships
- Spa and Wellness Management and many more.
|General Education Requirements||26 Credits|
|Group A : Language and Communication (12 credits)|
|ENG||260||English Language Skills I (ENG 200 – English Writing Skills)||3||Placement|
|ENG||280||English Language Skills II (ENG 203 – English Communication I)||3|
|ENG||305||Research Methodology (ENG 204 – English Communication II)||3||ENG203|
|BUS||210||Business Communication Skills (COM 210 – Communication & Presentation Skills)||3||ENG203|
|Group B : General Business & Humanities (7 credits)|
|ENT||301||Start-up Business Entrepreneurship||3|
|HUM||212||AUT Cultural Plus||1|
|HUM||318||Human Rights||3||ENG 203|
|Group C : Arts & Social Sciences (3 credits)|
|POL||202||Globalization and Political Change||3||ENG 203|
|SOC||202||Justice, Society and Gender||3||ENG 203|
|Group D : Mathematics, Science and Technology (3 credits)|
|HLT||210||Health and Wellness||3|
|NTR||201||Introduction to Nutrition||3||ENG 203|
|Group E : Health and Physical Education (1 credits)|
|1. Business Requirements – (40 credits)|
|ACC||210||Principles of Accounting I||3||ENG020|
|ACC||215||Principles of Accounting II||3||ACC210|
|BUS||310||Quantitative Methods for Business||3||MAT221|
|BUS||491||Internship||1||Consent of Dept.|
|HRM||320||Human Resources Management||3||MGT201|
|MAT||221||Calculus & Applied Math for Business||3|
|MIS||360||Management Information Systems||3||MGT201|
|2. Emphasis Requirements – (31 credits)|
|HOM||201||Principles of Hospitality & Tourism||3||ENG203|
|HOM||220||Culinary Theory and Practice||3|
|HOM||240||Service Management, Ettiquette and Protocol||3|
|HOM||325||Restaurant Operation Management||3||HOM201|
|HOM||326||Food, Beverage, and Labour Cost Control||3||HOM325|
|HOM||322||Front Office Information System||3||HOM201|
|HOM||324||Hosp. Management Training||1||Consent of Dept.|
|HOM||399||Hosp. Architecture and Design||3||HOM325|
|HOM||427||Sales & Marketing in the Hospitality Industry||3||MKT201, HOM201|
|3. Free Electives – (2 credits)|
|Free Elective (200 level or above||2|