Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts

Program Level: Certificate, Diploma, Associate
Department: Business, Marketing and Management

Explore the exciting careers available in the hospitality industry while gaining practical experience in classes, field trips to food and equipment shows, hotel tours and internships with local hotels and restaurants. Our Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts graduates are highly sought after by industry employers. You’ll be able to specialize in culinary arts, hotel management and restaurant management.

Gainful Employment Information

Culinary Arts:

You’ll gain hands-on experience in food preparation and service through assignments in the operation of our on-campus Woodlands Dining Room. Our faculty give you the opportunity to work independently in planning menus, selecting recipes, planning work schedules, pre-costing menu items and preparing and serving each item. You’ll also develop skills in baking, sauce preparation, soups, garde-manger and entrees.

Hospitality Services:

As a hotel and motel management student, you’ll study hotel law, housekeeping management, convention and group business, front office procedures and hospitality management. You’ll gain experience with industry front office computer software and have the opportunity for internships with local hotels and motels.


Hastings Campus

Program Options

Associate of Applied Science



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  • At 2018-19 tuition and fee rates, completing the 63 credits required for the Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts degree costs:

    Nebraska residents - $6,300

    Non-residents - $9,072

    These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.

    2018-19 Tuition and Fees (cost per credit) Tuition Fees Total
    Nebraska Resident $88 $12 $100
    Non Resident $132 $12 $144

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  • Finish in 2 years by completing 15-16 credits a semester for 4 semesters

    The length of time to complete a program is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on COMPASS, ASSET or ACT scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.

    Your adviser will develop a plan of study to meet your personal needs.

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