Associate of Applied Science in Culinary and Hospitality Management

Culinary and Hospitality Management (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science in Culinary and Hospitality Management is designed to prepare students for a career in culinary and hospitality management. This academic guide is based on the 2021-2022 Missouri State University–West Plains Catalog. The time to complete the degree will vary, depending on the degree option taken, remediation, summer enrollment, number of classes taken per semester, etc.

General Education Requirements Credit Hours
CIS 101 Computers for Learning 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GRY 100 World Regional Geography 3
IDS 110 Student Success 2
Mathematical Sciences: Select three (3) credit hours
Civics: Select three (3) credit hours
  • HST 121 Survey of US History to 1877 OR
  • HST 122 Survey of US History Since 1877 OR
  • PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship
General Education Total 20
Culinary Arts Requirements Credit Hours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
FCA 150 Culinary Arts I 12
FCA 155 Culinary Arts II 12
FCA 297 Culinary and Hospitality Management Capstone 1
FCA 299 Culinary and Hospitality Management Internship 3
MKT 150 Introduction to Marketing 3
Elective (HSP or other approved by the department) 6
Culinary Arts Total 40
Culinary and Hospitality Management (AAS) Degree Credit Hours
Total Hours Required 60

Degree Notes:

  1. Math requirements exclude MTH 197 and MTH 297.
  2. Students are required to complete a minimum of three (3) credit hours of math regardless of placement.
  3. Electives must be approved by the department.
  4. Students should confirm transferability of courses with their transfer university before completing courses at MSU-WP.