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Hospitality & Tourism Management Degree Program: Hospitality & Tourism Management
Associate in Applied Science

Meet the Faculty

Charlie Galemmo

Department Chair:
Charles Galemmo

Phone:  207.216.4372

Charles Galemmo’s restaurant experience began in Philadelphia working at nationally ranked Northern Italian style restaurants. .  More...


The sequencing of courses in this program begins in the summer semester.  Students entering in the fall or spring will likely take longer than two years to complete the program.

The Hospitality and Tourism Management Associates in Applied Science is an internship based program. Students will gain their program credits through experiential learning at host hotels. Prospective students will interview with host sites for summer employment and upon gaining a job they will be enrolled in the internship program. In the fall and spring students will take classes at the college to supplement their learning and round out the degree.



Upon successful completion of the Hospitality and Tourism Management Associates in Applied Science degree
graduates will be able to:

  • Convey essential hospitality/tourism industry concepts using oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as a team member in collaborative projects.
  • Recognize the value of diversity in opinions, values, abilities and cultures in the hospitality/tourism industry.
  • Describe ethical behavior relevant to the hospitality/tourism industry.
  • Analyze and communicate hospitality/tourism information using appropriate information technology.
  • Apply effective cost control methods and basic accounting concepts in the hospitality/tourism industry.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of hotel front office management, food and beverage control, event management and hospitality industry marketing.


Successful candidates will be prepared for management level careers in the hospitality industry including front desk operations and food & beverage. Students can also go on to a four-year degree or continue on working to rise up through the ranks of the industry.

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Hospitality & Tourism Mgmt. Program Sheet

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How Long?

Estimated Degree
Completion Time

4  Full-Time Semesters 
60 Credit Hours

Please note, these estimates are based on a student taking an average of 15 credits per semester and do not include college preparatory or developmental courses.

Getting Started

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