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Due to inclement weather, all classes (credit & continuing education) at all campuses will start at 10 am tomorrow, Tuesday, January 17. This also affects the Jazz Band Contest which will start at 10 a.m. on the Estherville campus. Offices will open at 10.


Diploma Curriculum

Click on the course numbers to view the catalog course descriptions.

Core Requirement
Concentration Area Requirement
General Education Requirement


NRA/Culinary Mgt. - National Restaurant Association Certification Courses
AH&LA - American Hotel & Lodging Association Certification Courses
ANFP - Association of Nutrition and Food service Professionals
ACF- American Culinary Federation


Freshman Fall Semester
BUS-161 Human Relations 3
HCM-104 Applied Food Service Sanitation - ACF - AHLA - ANFP 4
HCM-105 Food Fundamentals - NRA 4
HCM-229 Nutrition for the Life Cycle - NRA - ANFP 4
HCM-591 Housekeeping Management - AHLA 3
HCM-705 Hospitality Club Activities I 1
  Total Credits - Fall Freshman 19



Freshman Spring Semester
ACC-111 Intro to Accounting 3
Business Communications OR
English Composition I
HCM-141 Food Production - NRA 5
HCM-265 Mathematics for Hospitality 3
HCM-595 Front Office Operations/Night Audit - AHLA 4
HCM-707 Hospitality Club Activities II 1
  Total Credits - Spring Freshman 19



Summer Semester
HCM-938 On The Job Training OR 5
HCM-938 On The Job Training (6 cr.)  
  Total Credits - Summer 5
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