You can earn your associate degree in hospitality and tourism management at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville by successfully completing a minimum of 62 credits. All courses listed are three credits unless otherwise stated.

Requirements listed below are from the current catalog year. Your requirements are subject to the catalog that was in effect at the time you were admitted.

Your academic advisor can help guide you in determining which courses from UW-Platteville and other institutions will meet your general education requirements. You can:

  • Take distance courses through UW-Platteville
  • Take approved on-campus or online courses from UW-Platteville or other institutions
  • Transfer approved credits from other institutions

Required Core Courses (14 credits)

Courses marked with an asterisk* are not currently available through UW-Platteville's Office of Professional Program Support. View other course offerings.

First Year Experience: (1 credit)

UWPSTUDY 1010: Introduction to College Life (1 credit)

Communication: (6 credits)

ENGLISH 1040: Studio College Writing I (4 credits) or
ENGLISH 1130: College Writing I* and
ENGLISH 1230: College Writing II

Speech: (2 credits)

SPEECH 1010: Oral Communication for Professionals (2 credits) (required for degree)

Mathematics: (3 credits)

At least one math course at MATH 1620 or above is required.
MATH 1730: Math of Finance
MATH 1830: Elementary Statistics (required for degree)

Wellness (1 credit)

HHP 1000: Fitness Assessment and Management (1 credit)

Physical Education

HHP 1120 Aerobic Weight Training (1 credit)
HHP 1280: Personal Conditioning (1 credit)
HHP 1300: Personal Fitness (1 credit)

Liberal Arts Requirements (22 credits)

Fine Arts (3 credits)

ART 2430: Art Survey
MUSIC 1590: Music Appreciation

Humanities (3 credits)

ENGLISH 1330: Intro to Literature
WOMGENDR 1130: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies (also satisfies gender requirement)

History (3 credits)

HISTORY 2020: World Civilization II (also satisfies international education)
HISTORY 2430: History of the US Since 1877

Social Science (6 credits)

Choose two of the following courses to complete your social science requirements:
CRIMLJUS 1130: Introduction to Criminal Justice
ECONOMIC 2130: Principles of Macroeconomics (required for degree)
ECONOMIC 2230: Principles of Microeconomics (required for degree)
PSYCHLGY 1130: General Psychology
PSYCHLGY 2030: Positive Psychology
PSYCHLGY 2080: Psychology of Women & Gender (also satisfies gender)
PSYCHLGY 2730: Life Span Developmental Psychology
SOCIOLGY 1030: Introduction to Sociology

Second Course (3 credits)

This course can be from humanities, natural science, social science, math, history, fine arts, in the same discipline, courses must be sequential. (First course lays the foundation for the second course.)
ACCTING 2020: Management Accounting (required for degree)

Natural Science (4 credits)

Natural science course must be a lab course.
BIOLOGY 1150: Concepts of Biology (5 credits)
BIOLOGY 2340: Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology (4 credits)
GEOGRPHY 1040: Planet Earth (4 credits)

International Education/Ethnic/Gender Studies (6-9 credits)

International Education (3 credits)

BUSADMIN 1300 Global Business (required for degree)

Ethnic and Gender Studies (3-6 credits)

ETHNSTDY 1030: Race, Gender, and Class (satisfies the ethnic and gender requirement)
WOMGENDR 1130: Introduction to Women and Gender Studies (satisfies the gender and humanities requirement)
PSYCHLGY 2080: Psychology of Women & Gender (satisfies the gender and a social science requirement)

Required Business Courses (34 credits)

ACCTING 2010: Financial Accounting
ACCTING 2020: Management Accounting
BUSADMIN 1300: Global Business 
BUSADMIN 1810: Microsoft Excel for Business (1 credit)
BUSADMIN 1010: Introduction to Hospitality*
BUSADMIN 1220: Food Service Operations*
BUSADMIN 1350: Principles of Lodging*
BUSADMIN 2610: Hospitality Employee Supervision*
BUSADMIN 2990: Early Internship (1 credit)*
ECONOMIC 2130: Principles of Macroeconomics
ECONOMIC 2230: Principles of Microeconomics
MATH 1830: Elementary Statistics
SPEECH 1010: Oral Communications for Professionals (2 credits)

Elective Courses

BUSADMIN 2100: Supply Chain Management
BUSADMIN 2630: Introduction to Marketing
BUSADMIN 2010: Business Communication

    • Earn a minimum of 62 credits.
    • A minimum of 21 of the 62 credits must be taken under the direction of UW-Platteville faculty.
    • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  • Upon admission, students enrolled in programs through the Office of Professional Program Support have one year to complete at least one course successfully. If a student does not successfully complete a course within a year, the student will be discontinued from their program.  After successful completion of one course, a student has two years to successfully complete another course in order to maintain academic progress. Students who do not maintain academic progress will be discontinued from their program.

NOTE: Requirements may be subject to change without notice.