Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management

Faculty of Business Administration Hospitality Management
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.


Hospitality Management

General Education Requirements 26 credits
Code # Course Title Cr Prerequisites
Group A : Language and Communication (10 credits)
ENG 203 English Communication I 3
ENG 204 English Communication II 3 ENG203
BUS 210 Business
Communication Skills
3 ENG203
BUS 215 Business
Presentation Skills
1 Coreq. BUS210
Group B : General Business & Humanities (7 credits)
BUS 201 Foundations in Business 3
HUM 212 AUT Cultural Plus 1
HUM 318 Human Rights 3 ENG 203
Group C : Arts & Social Sciences (3 credits)
ART 205 Contemporary Arts 3
HUM 210 Arts Appreciation 3
HUM 211 Music Appreciation 3
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
NTR 201 Introduction to Nutrition 3 ENG 203
Group E : Health and Physical Education (3 credits)
HLT 200 First Aid and Safety 2
PED . Physical Education 1

1. Business Requirements – (40 credits)
Code # Course Title Cr Prerequisites
ACC 210 Principles of Accounting I 3 ENG020
ACC 215 Principles of Accounting II 3 ACC210
BUS 230 Business Law 3 MGT201
BUS 310 Quantitative Methods for Business 3 MAT221
BUS 491 Internship 1 Consent of Dept.
ECO 201 Microeconomics 3 ENG203
ECO 202 Macroeconomics 3 ENG203
HRM 320 Human Resources Management 3 MGT201
MAT 221 Calculus & Applied Math for Business 3
MGT 201 Management Principles 3 ENG203
MKT 201 Marketing Principles 3 ENG203
MIS 360 Management Information Systems 3 MGT201
STA 211 Business Statistics 3
SPA/ITA 201 Foreign Language 3
2. Emphasis Requirements – (31 credits)
Code # Course Title Cr Prerequisites
HOM 201 Principles of Hospitality & Tourism 3 ENG203
HOM 220 Culinary Theory and Practice 3
HOM 230 Beverage Management 3
HOM 240 Service Management, Ettiquette and Protocol 3
HOM 260 Food Safety 3 ENG203
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