Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management

Program Mission: “To prepare students to become hospitality industry leaders who embrace service, professionalism, teamwork, diversity and sustainability.”

The Hospitality Management Program is a Day program.  Students can begin the program in the fall or spring semester, and the program can be completed on a full or part time basis.  This program is offered at the Russell J. Salvatore School of Hospitality and Business in Williamsville, NY.   

Scholarship Opportunities
: There are a variety of scholarship opportunities available for Hospitality Management students. The Financial Aid Office can provide more information and details on how to apply for each!
 


The Russell J. Salvatore School of Hospitality & Business at Trocaire College offers students “hands on” experience with our unique partnership with Salvatore’s Grand Hotel and Russell’s Steaks, Chops & More restaurant. The curriculum is designed to develop the skills, competencies and leadership qualities that are required for a successful career in hospitality management. Career opportunities exist for managers in hotels, resorts, restaurants, clubs, catering operations, food service providers, sales, production, travel and tourism and an array of other areas in this dynamic, growing and rapidly evolving industry.

The hospitality industry is one of the top economic drivers in the Western New York economy. Development and employment opportunity in this field is projected to continue a growth pattern through at least 2020 with outstanding positions available for our graduates in Western New York, domestically and internationally.


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Program HighlightsProgram Highlights

Admission Requirements:

  • High School diploma (minimum 75% average) or GED diploma with a minimum score of 2500

Minimum Degree Requirements:

  • A total of at least 65 semester hours with a Quality Point Average of 2.0
  • General Education Requirements:
    College Seminar (GS100) or College Success (GS102)*
    Basic Communication (EN101 or EN200)
    Humanities (Literature Elective: 3 credits)
    Mathematics (3-4 credits)
    Philosophy/Religious Studies (6 credits)
    Natural Science (3-4 credits)
    Social Science Elective (6 credits)
  • Program Requirements:*
    HM101*, HM102**, HM103, HM204**, HM205, HM207, HM210, HM212, HM276/HM277***,
    Hospitality Electives (6 credits)
  • Other Requirements:
    BU132, BU203
    Uniforms consisting of a chef's coat, black pants, safety shoes, chef hat, name tag, dress white shirt and bow tie are required.

*A minimum grade of "C" (2.0) is required
** Lab Fees Apply
*** HM276/HM277 work hours may be challenged if a student has appropriate hospitality work experience. Portfolio presentation required.

CurriculumCurriculum

Semester 1

16.0 / 19.0 Credits
BU132 Information Technology I 3
EN101 or EN200 English Composition or Advanced Composition 3
GS100 or GS102 College Seminar or College Success 1 / 3
HM101 Introduction to Hospitality 3
HM102 Introduction to Food and Beverage Management 3
Mathematics Elective 3 / 4

Semester 2

15.0 Credits
HM103 World Travel Geography and Cultural Awareness 3
HM204 Food and Beverage Service and Sanitation 3
HM205 Principals of Hotel & Resort Service and Management 3
Literature Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3

Semester 3

18.0 / 19.0 Credits
BU203 Principles of Accounting 3
HM210 Hospitality Sales and Marketing 3
HM212 Human Resources Management in Hospitality 3
Hospitality Elective 3
Natural Science Elective 3 / 4
Philosophy or Religious Studies Elective 3

Semester 4

16.0 / 18.0 Credits
HM207 Leadership and Management in Hospitality 3
HM276 or HM277 Hospitality Internship or Disney Internship Experience 4 / 6
Hospitality Elective 3
Philosophy or Religious Studies Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3

Contact

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
HEGIS Code Number 5010

, Ph.D.
Dean of Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies
716.827.2455
Office: Room 424

 

The Certificate program in Hospitality Management is designed to serve students who plan to enter the workforce in hospitality, as well as those students who are interested in pursuing further education in the area of hospitality, but first wish to obtain a solid background in the major.  This certificate program allows students to focus almost all of their academic work in the core hospitality curriculum.  This program may be ideal for the individual desiring re-training to enter the hospitality industry or for someone who has been in the industry but wishes to obtain an academic credential and/or advance their career.

The curriculum combines traditional classroom learning, hands-on activities and industry internship experience to create a well-rounded learning experience.  The certificate program is also closely aligned with the college's A.A.S. program in Hospitality Management, ensuring a clear path for transfer to a 2-year degree program if desired.

Career opportunities exist in the hospitality industry in hotels, restaurants, clubs, catering operations, food service providers, sales, production, travel and tourism, and many other related areas.  The combination of meaningful classroom instruction, hands-on experience, and the hospitality internship culminate in a focused quality education for tomorrow's hospitality industry leaders.

Program HighlightsProgram Highlights

Admission Requirements:

  • High School diploma (minimum 75% average) or GED diploma with a minimum score of 2500

Minimum Program Requirements:

  • A total of at least 35 semester hours with a Quality Point Average of 2.0
  • General Education Requirements:
    GS100 College Seminar or GS102 College Success*
  • Program Requirements:*
    HM101, HM102**, HM103, HM204**, HM205, HM207, HM210, HM212, HM276/HM277***.
    Hospitality Electives (6 credits)
  • Other Requirements:
    Uniforms consisting of a chef's coat, black pants, safety shoes, chef hat, name tag, dress white shirt and bow tie are required.
    Transitional Studies courses if applicable

*A minimum grade of "C" (2.0) is required
** Lab Fees May Apply

***HM276/HM277 work hours may be challenged if a student has appropriate hospitality work experience.  Portfolio presentation required.

CurriculumCurriculum

Semester 1

16.0 / 18.0 Credits
GS100 or GS102 College Seminar or College Success 1 / 3
HM101 Introduction to Hospitality 3
HM102 Introduction to Food and Beverage Management 3
HM210 Hospitality Sales and Marketing 3
HM212 Human Resources Management in Hospitality 3
Hospitality Elective 3

Semester 2

19.0 / 21.0 Credits
HM103 World Travel Geography and Cultural Awareness 3
HM204 Food and Beverage Service and Sanitation 3
HM205 Principals of Hotel & Resort Service and Management 3
HM207 Leadership & Management in Hospitality 3
HM276 or HM277 Hospitality Internship or Disney Internship Experience 4 / 6
Hospitality Elective 3

Contact

Certificate
HEGIS Code Number 5010

Jennifer Higgins McCormick, Ph.D.
Dean of Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies
716.827.2455

Lunch at Russell’s by Trocaire College, located within Russell’s Steaks, Chops & more is a premier educational and experimental dining experience open to the public. Each academic semester students will work together to develop, prepare and serve an appetizing and aesthetically pleasing three-course seasonal prix fixe menu. Hospitality Management students are in charge of every aspect of the lunch service, from menu planning, food ordering, budgeting, marketing, training, production and service.

Lunch at Russell’s by Trocaire College was developed to create a fine dining practical learning environment. Students in the Hospitality Management program experience real life industry challenges while providing unparalleled service for the Western New York community. Lunch at Russell’s by Trocaire College brings training to life, through exciting hands-on exercises and activities within the curriculum that prepares students to enter management positions.

 

Resources

Fall 2012 Menu

Fall 2013 Menu

Press Release from Inaugural Event

Contact

 

For reservations: Lunchatrussells@trocaire.edu or call (716) 827-4311

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