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Students in Ike Lea
Associate in Applied Science

Hospitality and Tourism

Kaaike Building Lobby with Students

Program Overview

2 Years 63-64 Credits
The Hospitality & Tourism Program at UH Maui College prepares students for leadership positions in the hospitality industry. The program is organized around core courses focusing on various aspects of the hospitality industry, while incorporating business and general education courses to broaden students’ backgrounds. Graduates are successfully employed in resorts and hotels all over the world.
Certificate of Competence (13 Credits) and Certificate of Achievement (34 Credits) also available.

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Take The Next Step

Request more information about this program or contact the Program Coordinator to learn more:

Dr. Liping Liu
808-984-3328
lipingl@hawaii.edu

Course Schedules

View a month-by-month schedule of courses, as well as descriptions for each.

Scholarships

View our current scholarship opportunities. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Academic Counseling

Linda Fujitani
lkfujita@hawaii.edu
Appointments: 808.984.3226

Program Information

The Hospitality and Tourism Program prepares students for effective work performance and leadership in the hospitality industry through learning experiences that emphasize Hawaiian culture, multicultural “global” awareness, sustainability, and ethical decision making.

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Upon successful completion of the Associate in Applied Science degree In Hospitality and Tourism, graduates are able to:

  • Demonstrate essential hospitality operations and management skills, including accounting, marketing, and information technology.
  • Communicate effectively with guests and co-workers through writing, speech, listening and non-verbal expression appropriate for the hospitality workplace.
  • Analyze diverse and dynamic hospitality workplace situations to solve problems and achieve goals through leadership and teamwork.
  • Assess personal work performance through various lenses, including Hawaiian cultural values, multicultural “global” perspectives, ethical reasoning, legal principles, and sustainability.

Certificate of Achievement (CA)

Upon successful completion of the Certificate of Achievement In Hospitality and Tourism, graduates are able to:

  • Demonstrate essential workplace skills in key facets of hotel operations, including front office, housekeeping, food and beverage, and human resources
  • Communicate effectively to provide guest services and achieve workplace objectives.
  • Reflect on work experiences through Hawaiian cultural values, multicultural “global” perspectives, ethical reasoning, and sustainability
  • Analyze work situations to solve problems individually and in teams

Certificate of Competence (CO)

Upon successful completion of the Certificate of Competence in Hospitality and Tourism, graduates are able to:

  • Demonstrate essential workplace skills in food and beverage, front office, and housekeeping operations
  • Communicate effectively in a customer service environment
  • Explain basic features of and relationships between the major departments of a hotel