Nov 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Course Catalog 
2022-2023 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Hospitality and Restaurant Leadership - Hospitality Entrepreneurship (CHBA1)

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Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program Location: Fort Omaha Campus

This degree option provides the entrepreneurial education for students wanting to own and operate businesses in the hospitality industry.

Graduation Requirements
Major Requirements: 46.5
Option Requirements: 27.0
General Education: 22.5
Total credit hours required: 96.0

The following General Education courses are recommended for Hospitality Entrepreneurship (CHBA1): Communication: ENGL 1220  (the specialized section for Culinarians). Transfer students should select ENGL 1010 ; Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1242 ; and Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness: HUMS 1160  

Critical advising note:

Students entering the hospitality program who have been assessed at college-level in all areas and/or completed developmental courses should register for CHRM 1000 , CHRM 1020 , CHRM 1030  and MATH 1242  in their first quarter. Approved uniform, supplies, and text are required by the first day of CHRM 1030 .

Option Requirements for Hospitality and Restaurant Leadership - Hospitality Entrepreneurship

Option Electives

Select a total of 9.0 credit hours from the following:

  • BSAD XXXX - Course of choice
  • CHRM XXXX - Course of choice
  • ENTR XXXX - Course of choice
  • HLSM XXXX - Course of choice


Taking over the maximum number of elective hours for your degree option may have financial aid ramifications. Please see your academic advisor for direction.

Associate in Applied Sciences General Education Requirements (22.5 credit hours)

The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Applied Sciences degree (AAS). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 


Scientific Inquiry

1 Course     4.5-6.0 credit hrs.   

Select 1 course from list of Natural or Social Science General Education courses in the current course catalog.


*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy

1 Course     4.5

Select one of the following courses.

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