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HOSP 1153 is now HNTR (Human Nutrition) 1153

Jim Curran

The best scone in the office

After getting laid off, Jim Curran decided to take Columbus State's Baking Certificate to learn some delicious new skills.

The Hospitality Management program prepares students for a variety of careers in the exciting Hospitality and Tourism Industry:

  • You could provide quality customer service to guests in a restaurant or hotel.
  • You could prepare fine meals or wonderful pastries to serve guests in a restaurant or catered event.
  • You could plan nutritious meals and work with a variety of clients in improving their nutritional health.
  • You could plan events, work in attractions, lead tours and the like.


Hospitality Management programs provide quality learning experiences to enhance initial management employment opportunities and to improve technical and supervisory skills for career advancement in foodservice, lodging, and tourism. Several majors leading to an Applied Science Degree in a Hospitality Management major are available for Culinary Apprenticeship, Dietetic Technician, Restaurant and Foodservice Management, Restaurant and Foodservice Management: Baking and Pastry Arts Track, and Hotel, Tourism, and Event Management. The programs are accredited by The American Culinary Federation (ACF), the Commission on Accreditation for Hospitality Management Programs (ACPHA) and the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In addition, Baking, Meeting and Event Management and Casino Management Certificate programs are available.

*It is strongly recommended that you contact the appropriate advisor for each of the majors or certificates in which you are interested –See majors.