2023-2024 Course Catalog

Hotel Operations Certificate

18 20 Credits

Certificates in Hospitality and Tourism may be completed by students working towards an AAS in Hospitality Management. The certificates are also appropriate for students looking to gain knowledge in the hospitality and tourism industry, to either change careers or obtain leadership skills towards a promotion within the industry. At least one-third of the credits required for these certificates must be completed at Normandale.

Required Courses – 18 20 Credits

HSMA 1103Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management

4 cr

HSMA 1162Hotel/Lodging Management and Operations

4 cr

HSMA 2144Food/Beverage Management and Cost Control

4 cr

HSMA 2172Hospitality Sales and Marketing Management

4 cr

Complete one of the following two courses:

HSMA 2096Internship in Hospitality Management

4 cr

HSMA 2097Senior Internship in Hospitality Management

4 cr

Other Certificate Requirements

  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 for college-level coursework (courses numbered 1000 and above) completed at Normandale.
  • Earn at least one third of the required certificate credits from Normandale.