Associate in Science in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management
The Penn State School of Hospitality Management offers an associate in science degree program in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management at the Penn State Berks campus. This intensive, four-semester program—which helps prepare students for managerial positions in the hospitality industry—incorporates courses specific to the major with general education courses that help students develop a general knowledge base in business. In addition, students will have an opportunity to complete an internship at a local hotel, restaurant, or institutional foodservice facility during the second half of the program.
Learn more about the Associate in Science in Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management program.
This program is enhanced by the opportunity for students to transfer into the HRIM baccalaureate degree program offered at Penn State University Park should they desire to do so. For more information, visit Penn State's University Bulletin.
For the Associate in Science degree in HRIM, a minimum of 66-68 credits is required.
GENERAL EDUCATION: 21 credits
(6 of these 21 credits are included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 51-53 credits
(This includes 6 credits of General Education GWS courses)
Prescribed courses (40 credits)
DSM 101(3), ENGL 015 GWS(3), 202D GWS(3), HRIM 201(2), 250(4), 270(4), 295(2), 310(3), 305(3), 319(3), 380(3), MGMT 100
Additional Courses (9-11 credits)
HRIM 204(3) or MKTG 221(3)
HRIM 260W(4) or MGMT 341(3)
ACCTG 211(4) or HRIM 335(3)
Supporting course and related areas (6 credits)
Select 3 credits in nutrition
Select 3 credits in consultation with advisor to develop more depth in hospitality management