About Hospitality Management (for Transfer)

Do you want to work as a manager or owner of a restaurant or hotel? Our Hospitality Management (for Transfer) program will teach you the skills you needed to lead and manage in the food service, tourism, and hospitality industries! 

This credit program is will provide you with knowledge and experience in food preparation, food service, hotel management, and corporate event planning. 

Explore Potential Careers

Studying Culinary Arts can lead to a variety of different jobs or career paths. Below are just some of the many options you will have!

  • Assistant Beverage Manager
  • Assistant Dining Services Manager
  • Beverage Manager
  • Catering and Event Manager
  • Dining Room Manager
  • Event Planning
  • Human Resources
  • Concierge
  • Night Auditor
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Housekeeping
  • Food and Beverage Front Office

Program Options 

Click on the degree or certificate you're interested in earning to see a sample map of courses to take to complete your goal from start to finish. 

Please note that the course maps provided are just an example to help you get started. Please meet with a counselor to personalize the plan to you and your Academic goals. 

View Requirements in College Catalog

Semester 1 

Course Number Course Title Units Notes
ENGL 1A + 1AS University-Parallel Reading and Composition + Support 4-6  
CAHS 100 Introduction to Hospitality 3  
CAHS 34 Fundamentals of Contemporary Hospitality Law  
CSU GE Area E Lifelong Learning and Self-Development 3  
CSU GE Area C1 Arts 3  

Total Units: 16-18 

Semester 2

Course Number Course Title Units Notes
CAHS 42 Fundamentals of Hospitality Financial Reports 3  
CSU GE Area B4 Math / Quantitative Reasoning 3-8  
CSU GE Area A3 Critical Thinking 3-4  
CSU GE Area C2 Humanities 3-5  
CSU GE Area D Social Sciences 3  

Total Units: 15-23 

Semester 3 (Summer Session)

Course Number Course Title Units Notes
Additional Area C1 or C2 (See Counselor) 3-5  

Total Units: 3-5

Semester 4

Course Number Course Title Units Notes
ECON 3 Principles of Microeconomics 3  
POLS 1 U.S. Government 3  
Major Requirement (See Counselor) 3-5  
CSU GE Area B1 Physical Science 3-6  
CSU GE Area B3 Lab Activity (To Be Taken with Course from B1 or B2)1    

Total Units: 12-17


Semester 5

Course Number Course Title Units Notes
Major Requirement (See Counselor) 3-5  
CSU GE Area A1 Oral Communication 3  
CSU GE Area B2 Life Science 3-6  
CSU GE Area D Social Sciences 3  
CSU GE Area F Ethnic Studies 3  

Total Units: 15-20 

Transfer Options

The program coursework you complete at City College will satisfy lower-division requirements for related majors at several colleges and universities. Start planning your transfer by exploring Hospitality Arts programs at the following institutions: 

  • San Francisco State University
  • Chico State University
  • Cal State East Bay
  • San Diego State University
  • Cal Poly Pomona
  • San Jose State University
  • University of San Francisco

Have questions about transfer? Visit the Transfer Center for help, transfer information, and/or to speak with college representatives.