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Hospitality and Tourism Department

Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

Rooms Division Operation


Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Leadership Information

Greg Nenstiel
(727) 791-2433

Alanna Olah
(727) 341-7144

Program Summary

This certificate is designed to prepare students for employment as supervisors and managers in hotels, resorts and cruise lines, as well as related hospitality sectors.

These courses will apply toward the A.S. degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

0252090406: Rooms Division Operations

Federal CIP Code

52.0904: Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.

Graduation Rules

Minimum grade of "C" required in all courses.


Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
Housekeeping Operations
Front Office Procedures
The Event Industry *
Supervisory Management
Principles of Marketing
Customer Service I: Developing A Spirit of Customer Service

* Previously HFT XXXX. Updated 11.1.2017

Total Credits