Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree with a Specialization in
Hospitality Management

If working in the hotel, foodservice or event planning industry is exciting to you, a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Specialization in Le Cordon Bleu® Hospitality Management may be a good program for you to pursue. This specialization combines the best of both worlds - a business degree that is designed to provide an education in core business foundations and development of competencies applicable in a hospitality management setting.

Next Online Start Date:

December 27, 2017

Total Credits:

180

Offered:

Online
Atlanta
Houston

Program Details

Our Bachelor of Business Administration with a Specialization in Le Cordon Bleu® Hospitality Management program focuses on core business foundations while the specialization allows students to engage in an in-depth study in their area of interest. The Le Cordon Bleu Hospitality Management specialization introduces students to concepts and practices related to event management, food and beverage management, and food service operations. Students will study the evolution of gastronomy and oenology as an industry. Curriculum for the specialization areas have been derived from Le Cordon Bleu’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management programs.

WE CAN HELP YOU LEARN HOW TO:

  • Manage and lead people as well as budget within a hospitality setting
  • Implement strategic planning, operations and project management, and how to market and sell products and services in the hospitality industry
  • Apply restaurant management principles such as planning, scheduling, and forecasting in addition to basic restaurant layout and design
  • Implement dining room management including: service theory, concept styles, and levels of service
  • Apply event management theory and principles including, site selection, budgeting, legal matters and practices

Download program details PDF

ACBSPUSNEWS-2017

Le Cordon Bleu® and the Le Cordon Bleu logos are registered trademarks in the United States and Canada of Career Education Corporation.

Courses

Degree Requirements

General Education
ECON220 Microeconomics 4.5
ECON224 Macroeconomics 4.5
ENGL106 English Composition I 4.5
ENGL107 English Composition II 4.5
HUMA215 Topics in Cultural Studies 4.5
MATH125 General College Mathematics 4.5
PHIL201 Introduction to Philosophy 4.5
PRES111 Presentation Essentials 4.5
SCIE206 Biology 4.5
SCIE207 Biology Lab 1.5
SCIE210 Environmental Science 4.5
SCIE211 Environmental Science Lab 1.5
General Education Electives (1) 4.5
UNIV106 Technology and Information Literacy 4.5
UNIV107 Technology and Information Literacy Lab 1.5
Total Credit Hours: 58.5

General Electives

A combination of 8 electives dependent on Program

Total Credit Hours: 36

Students enrolled in the Fashion Marketing Specialization Option are required to take: FASH 212, Historical and Contextual Studies, in place of HUMA 205 Art Appreciation; and FASH 209, Fashion Cycle, in place of one General Elective.

Lower Division Core
ACCT205 Principles of Accounting I 4.5
BUSN105 Introduction to Business 4.5
BUSN150 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4.5
MKTG205 Principles of Marketing 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 18
Upper Division Core
ACCT310 Managerial Accounting 4.5
BUSN311 Quantitative Methods and Analysis 4.5
FINA310 Financial Management 4.5
MGMT310 Management and Leadership of Organizations 4.5
MGMT315 Survey of Human Resource Management 4.5
MGMT305 Management Information Systems 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 27
Le Cordon Bleu® Hospitality Management
The Le Cordon Bleu Hospitality Management Specialization is only available to residents of the United States and Canada.

Le Cordon Bleu® and the Le Cordon Bleu logo are registered trademarks of Career Education Corporation in North America for education services.
LCBH300 Food Service Operations 4.5
LCBH310 Food and Beverage Management 4.5
LCBH320 Gastronomy 4.5
LCBH400 Developing a Hospitality Business 4.5
LCBH410 Event Planning and Management 4.5
MGMT499 Program Capstone 4.5
General Elective 4.5
General Elective 4.5
General Elective 4.5

Total Credit Hours: 180

AIU's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Your classes may include:

Food Service Operations

Food Service Operations provides an introductory overview of the size and scope of the foodservice industry as well as core operational elements inherent in all foodservice operations. Restaurant management principles such as planning, scheduling, and forecasting are explained, as well as basic restaurant layout and design. Students will receive instruction in all aspects of dining room management including: service theory, concept styles, and levels of service.

Food and Beverage Management

This course focuses on the management aspects of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling a foodservice establishment and a foodservice-based wine and beverage program. Topics explored include purchasing, inventory control, foodservice accounting, wines, beers, and spirits. Students will also have the opportunity to examine and evaluate the processes involved in the management and maintenance of foodservice facilities and properties.

Gastronomy

This course will explore the study of food, both historic and contemporary, to understand the relevance within our society and cultures. Topics will include: concepts of cooking methods, cultural meanings of food, influences around what we eat and why, the physical and chemical properties of food, current health and nutritional aspects of the food industry, and the ongoing evolution of cuisine.

Developing a Hospitality Business

This course will concentrate on techniques and practices of successful small business managers in the hospitality industry. Topics will include: development and effective management of a hospitality small business, essential start-up lessons, identifying customer behavior trends, writing a business plan, obtaining finance, and understanding legal business issues.

Event Planning and Management

This course provides event management theory and principles including established standards, site selection, clients, budgeting, legal matters, and practices of event management. The focus is on social and business functions, and the management of large scale, independent events, such as catering events. Topics include: research, design, planning, coordination, and evaluation of special events management.

AIU does not guarantee employment or salary. Programs may only be available to residents of certain states. For important information about the educational debt, earnings and completion rates of students who attended this program, go to www.aiuniv.edu/disclosures. Le Cordon Bleu® and the Le Cordon Bleu logos are registered trademarks in the United States and Canada of Career Education Corporation.


Course content subject to change.

Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date.

From grants to military service to transfer credit, see the variety of ways you can save time and money on your degree at AIU.

  • Scholarships & Grants - AIU offers a number of institutional scholarships and grants that can help eligible students offset the program cost and help reduce out of pocket costs
  • Military Discounts – AIU Online offers a 45% tuition reduction to active military undergraduate students and a 20% tuition reduction to active military graduate students, including members of the Reserves and National Guard
  • Transfer Credit – AIU’s transfer-friendly policy lets you transfer in up to 75% of the qualifying credits you need toward your degree
  • Prior Learning Credit – You can receive credits for past college courses, military service, or work experience

For more information, download AIU guides below:

  • Financial Aid Guide: Our guide to financial aid can answer your initial questions and help you prepare to apply for financial aid
  • Scholarships and Grants Guide: Learn about the scholarships and grants offered by AIU along with details about eligibility
  • Transfer Credits Guide: This guide explores how to transfer your credits from other schools—and earn college credit for your past work and military experience

Program Outline

Our Bachelor of Business Administration with a Specialization in Le Cordon Bleu® Hospitality Management program focuses on core business foundations while the specialization allows students to engage in an in-depth study in their area of interest. The Le Cordon Bleu Hospitality Management specialization introduces students to concepts and practices related to event management, food and beverage management, and food service operations. Students will study the evolution of gastronomy and oenology as an industry. Curriculum for the specialization areas have been derived from Le Cordon Bleu’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management programs.

WE CAN HELP YOU LEARN HOW TO:

  • Manage and lead people as well as budget within a hospitality setting
  • Implement strategic planning, operations and project management, and how to market and sell products and services in the hospitality industry
  • Apply restaurant management principles such as planning, scheduling, and forecasting in addition to basic restaurant layout and design
  • Implement dining room management including: service theory, concept styles, and levels of service
  • Apply event management theory and principles including, site selection, budgeting, legal matters and practices

Download program details PDF

ACBSPUSNEWS-2017

Le Cordon Bleu® and the Le Cordon Bleu logos are registered trademarks in the United States and Canada of Career Education Corporation.

Courses

Degree Requirements

General Education
BUSN125 Applied Business Mathematics 4.5
COMP101 Introduction to Computers 4.5
COMP102 Introduction to Computers Lab 1.5
ECON220 Microeconomics 4.5
ECON224 Macroeconomics 4.5
ENGL106 English Composition I 4.5
ENGL107 English Composition II 4.5
HUMA205 Art Appreciation 4.5
HUMA215 Topics in Cultural Studies 4.5
PRES111 Presentation Essentials 4.5
SCIE206 Biology 4.5
SCIE207 Biology Lab 1.5
SCIE210 Environmental Science 4.5
SCIE211 Environmental Science Lab 1.5
General Education Electives (1) 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 58.5

General Electives

A combination of 8 electives dependent on Program

Total Credit Hours: 36
Lower Division Core
ACCT205 Principles of Accounting I 4.5
BUSN105 Introduction to Business 4.5
BUSN150 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4.5
MKTG205 Principles of Marketing 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 18
Upper Division Core
ACCT310 Managerial Accounting 4.5
BUSN311 Quantitative Methods and Analysis 4.5
FINA310 Financial Management 4.5
MGMT310 Management and Leadership of Organizations 4.5
MGMT315 Survey of Human Resource Management 4.5
MGMT305 Management Information Systems 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 27

Specialization

Le Cordon Bleu Hospitality Management
LCBH 300 Food Service Operations 4.5
LCBH 310 Food and Beverage Management 4.5
LCBH 320 Gastronomy 4.5
LCBH 400 Developing a Hospitality Business 4.5
LCBH 410 Network Infrastructure Basics 4.5
MGMT 499 Program Capstone 4.5
ELECTIVES (3) 13.5
Total Specialization Credit Hours: 40.5

Total Credit Hours: 180

AIU's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Classes Overview

Your classes may include:

Food Service Operations

Food Service Operations provides an introductory overview of the size and scope of the foodservice industry as well as core operational elements inherent in all foodservice operations. Restaurant management principles such as planning, scheduling, and forecasting are explained, as well as basic restaurant layout and design. Students will receive instruction in all aspects of dining room management including: service theory, concept styles, and levels of service.

Food and Beverage Management

This course focuses on the management aspects of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling a foodservice establishment and a foodservice-based wine and beverage program. Topics explored include purchasing, inventory control, foodservice accounting, wines, beers, and spirits. Students will also have the opportunity to examine and evaluate the processes involved in the management and maintenance of foodservice facilities and properties.

Gastronomy

This course will explore the study of food, both historic and contemporary, to understand the relevance within our society and cultures. Topics will include: concepts of cooking methods, cultural meanings of food, influences around what we eat and why, the physical and chemical properties of food, current health and nutritional aspects of the food industry, and the ongoing evolution of cuisine.

Developing a Hospitality Business

This course will concentrate on techniques and practices of successful small business managers in the hospitality industry. Topics will include: development and effective management of a hospitality small business, essential start-up lessons, identifying customer behavior trends, writing a business plan, obtaining finance, and understanding legal business issues.

Event Planning and Management

This course provides event management theory and principles including established standards, site selection, clients, budgeting, legal matters, and practices of event management. The focus is on social and business functions, and the management of large scale, independent events, such as catering events. Topics include: research, design, planning, coordination, and evaluation of special events management.

AIU does not guarantee employment or salary. Programs may only be available to residents of certain states. For important information about the educational debt, earnings and completion rates of students who attended this program, go to www.aiuniv.edu/disclosures. Le Cordon Bleu® and the Le Cordon Bleu logos are registered trademarks in the United States and Canada of Career Education Corporation.


Course content subject to change.

Tuition and Fees

Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date.

Ways to Save

From grants to military service to transfer credit, see the variety of ways you can save time and money on your degree at AIU.

  • Scholarships & Grants - AIU offers a number of institutional scholarships and grants that can help eligible students offset the program cost and help reduce out of pocket costs
  • Military Discounts – AIU Online offers a 45% tuition reduction to active military undergraduate students and a 20% tuition reduction to active military graduate students, including members of the Reserves and National Guard
  • Transfer Credit – AIU’s transfer-friendly policy lets you transfer in up to 75% of the qualifying credits you need toward your degree
  • Prior Learning Credit – You can receive credits for past college courses, military service, or work experience

For more information, download AIU guides below:

  • Financial Aid Guide: Our guide to financial aid can answer your initial questions and help you prepare to apply for financial aid
  • Scholarships and Grants Guide: Learn about the scholarships and grants offered by AIU along with details about eligibility
  • Transfer Credits Guide: This guide explores how to transfer your credits from other schools—and earn college credit for your past work and military experience

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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
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