Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) with a major in Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management
The RHIM BAAS will serve individuals who received an AAS degree in Culinary Sciences or Hospitality Management from a community college. The program of work includes up to 33 hours of culinary or hospitality credits earned at the community college from which they received their AAS degree. In addition, required Texas Tech University and College of Human Sciences core, and 40 credits of RHIM program core courses and electives are required, giving students a well-rounded hospitality business education. Students will also document 800 hours of hospitality work experience before earning their BAAS degree.
Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management (RHIM) at Texas Tech University is one of the top programs in the nation. The program is designed for students to gain extensive management skills and practical work experience. Labs in hotel operations, food production and computers, among others, give students hands-on training that increases their marketability in the industry. The nature of the hospitality business allows the student a great deal of individual and group social interaction. This camaraderie prepares the student in areas of interpersonal communication and networking which facilitates future employment opportunities.
Acceptance into this program requires transferring to Texas Tech a completed AAS degree.
|Category||Semester Credit Hours||Clock Hours|
|General Education Core Curriculum||42||-|
|Lab Science requirement||2||-|
|Multicultural course requirement||3||-|
|Paid Work Experience||-||1200|
*The 33 hours of free electives will be transferred from the AAS hospitality or culinary
**Forty hours must be from 3xxx or 4xxx level coursework and 60 hours must be completed at Texas Tech.