Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional Supervision

Certificate Program

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Department of Business Studies
Penn 401 • Phone: (215) 968-8227
Curriculum Code No. 3073

This certificate program prepares students for such careers as supervisors and management trainees in hotels, restaurants, schools and nursing homes. Graduates of this program are able to:

  • demonstrate basic hospitality industry knowledge and proficiency in the core functions of their hospitality positions;
  • communicate effectively with internal and external customers through oral, written or graphic methods to demonstrate professional attitudes and workplace habits;
  • employ asset management techniques in various hospitality operations to control costs; and
  • organize and direct operations and service in a variety of settings and supervise employees.

Certificate Requirements

ACCT103 Introductory Accounting 3
HRIM100 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality 3
HRIM105 Safety and Sanitation (Certification Course) 3
HRIM110 Financial Management in Tourism and Hospitality A 3
HRIM200 Hotel and Lodging Operations Management A 3
HRIM120 Basic Food Preparation and Management A 3
HRIM121 Advanced Food Preparation and Management A 3
HRIM220 HRI Seminar A 3
MGMT130 Business Law 3
MGMT200 Organizational Behavior A 3
OADM110 Business Communication A 3
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A Course requires prerequisite.

Since the individual circumstances and backgrounds of students vary, all students planning to complete this certificate program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to develop a planned sequence of courses to meet their individual needs.