Hospitality Management & Tourism

The Hospitality Management program can get you started in the right direction, from running a first class hotel to a five-star restaurant. The hospitality/tourism industry is the number one employer among service industries and is fast becoming the largest single employment category of ALL industries world wide.

Why major in Hospitality Management & Tourism?

This area of study might be for you if:
  • You enjoy traveling and learning more about the world around you.
  • You like to bake, cook, host parties or even learn about nutrition.
  • You would like to gain an education that is applicable around the world.
  • You want to enter a profession that provides you with a variety of different working environments and conditions.

The Hospitality Management, Tourism/Culinary Arts Department is an active member of The American Society of Travel Agents www.asta.org/. The 'Tourism' concentration within Hospitality Management & Tourism includes lab classes that utilize a SABRE system to train students how to make computer reservations within the travel industry. This training is highly sought by travel agencies, car rental agencies, and convention centers who provide internship opportunities for Sinclair students. Tourism scholarships are available from ASTA and are managed by Tourism Cares - http://www.tourismcares.org/.

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Available Programs

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Associate of Applied Science
Hospitality Management & Tourism

The Hospitality Management & Tourism program prepares students for entry-level positions in restaurants, private clubs, beverage establishments, and general hospitality centers and includes skills in supervision, cost controls, purchasing and human relations.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at studentrecords@sinclair.edu.

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Hospitality Management & Tourism/Bakery & Pastry Arts

The baking/pastry/confection program at Sinclair Community College prepares its graduates for an exciting career as a pastry chef. Skills learned in a commercial-grade bakery kitchen include proper mixing methods, shaping/sculpting techniques, advanced baking, and the science behind it all. Students will be allowed to showcase their creativity through artisan breads, pastries, chocolate and confection displays, as well as constructing show-stopping wedding cakes. Start today and allow our certified chefs to guide you through graduation and prepare you for an exciting career.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at studentrecords@sinclair.edu.

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Hospitality Management & Tourism/Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts program provides the basic knowledge a student needs to develop into a certified chef. The serving of good food is important to the reputation of any restaurant. Chefs and cooks are responsible for preparing meals that are pleasing to the eye and taste. Through this specialized program, students develop extensive skills and knowledge of food preparation and presentation. Students also gain an understanding of the duties and responsibilities of a chef and other culinary personnel.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at studentrecords@sinclair.edu.

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Hospitality Management & Tourism/Lodging

The Hospitality Management & Tourism/Lodging concentration program prepares students for entry- level positions in hotels/lodging organizations, resorts, and includes skills in supervision and human relations.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at studentrecords@sinclair.edu.

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Hospitality Management & Tourism/Meeting & Event Planning

The Hospitality Management & Tourism Meeting & Event Planning program concentration prepares students for entry-level positions in hotels, resorts, convention and visitor centers, corporate centers, private clubs, and meeting and event operations.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at studentrecords@sinclair.edu.

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Hospitality Management & Tourism/Tourism

The Hospitality Management & Tourism/Tourism Concentration prepares students for entry-level positions in hotels, meeting and convention centers, car rental agencies, airline and travel operators and tourism centers and includes skills in travel planning, booking travel for individuals and groups. A short-term certificate as an Airline Flight Attendant is embedded within this degree.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at studentrecords@sinclair.edu.

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One-year Technical Certificate
Food Service Management

The Food Service Management certificate program combines classroom instruction and laboratory experience in food preparation and service for the restaurant and hotel/lodging industry. Certificates earned in this program are awarded by the college upon successful completion of the program and can be applied toward the Hospitality Management degree program.

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Short-term Technical Certificate
Bakery Specialist

The Bakery Specialist short-term certificate program is designed to provide students the knowledge and skills necessary to be employed in a commercial retail bakery after completion. A certificate earned in this program is awarded by the college upon successful completion and can be applied toward the Hospitality Management Culinary Arts Option degree program.

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Hospitality Reception and Service Specialist

The Hospitality Reception and Service Specialist Short-Term Technical Certificate prepares individuals to work in the luxury service environment, while mastering the importance of soft-skills and strategies to resolve some of the most difficult challenges involving high end hospitality clientele.

Upon completing this credential, students will have gained the knowledge for entry level employment as a guest relations associate within an upscale hotel, maƮtre d for a fine dining establishment, receptionist at an established travel firm, or sales associate for a convention bureau. Ultimately, this is the first step toward completing a Degree in Hospitality Management.

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Scholarships

Scholarships for Hospitality Management - Culinary Arts Majors

NEWH The Hospitality Industry Network

Application with qualifications: http://newh.org/education/about-scholarships/

FastWeb.com

FastWeb, the Internet's leading scholarship search service, helps students make the decisions that shape their lives: choosing a college, paying for college and finding jobs during and after college.

Finaid.com

This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive annotated collection of information about student financial aid on the web. Access to FinAid is free for all users and there is no charge to link to the site.

SINCLAIR Financial Aid & Scholarships

Office of Financial Aid, Sinclair Community College.
Listing of some current and future scholarships, grants and financial aid available through Sinclair College administered through the Office of Financial Aid.

For more information, visit Sinclair's Financial Aid Office in Building 10 Room 10343, or call 937-512-2765.

 

High School Credit with College Credit Plus

College credit toward Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts is available to high school students who complete requirements for the Ohio College Passport. Once the passport is received, and a Sinclair College Application for Admission is processed, the student's original certificates/passport and a high school transcript must be submitted to Sinclair's Experience Based Education Department, Credit for Lifelong Learning Program located in Room 11-346; phone 937-512-2800. For more information on the college passport: http://www.nraef.org/prostart

For more information visit College Credit Plus.

 

Accreditation

Sinclair's Hospitality Management & Tourism and Culinary Arts programs are accredited by ACPHA. --Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration, and A.C.F. --American Culinary Federation. (See the ACF website for chef certification levels and the education, work experience, competition, and testing requirements necessary to advance in the culinary industry.) National Restaurant Association, Educational Foundation ManageFirst courses available for ServSafe (HMT 1107), and Bar Operations (HMT 1125) certification. Because Sinclair's Culinary Arts program is ACF certified, Culinary Arts graduates who are a Jr. ACF member need only complete an application and provide a college transcript to the A.C.F. in order to become a registered "Certified Culinarian".


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