2021 - 2022 College Catalog 
    Jul 05, 2022  
2021 - 2022 College Catalog

HOSP 105 - Fundamentals of Hospitality Management

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course introduces students to career opportunities in the hospitality industry from operations management to ownership. Students will investigate segments of the industry including food and beverage management, culinary arts, casino and gaming management, lodging management, club management, and travel and tourism management. A particular emphasis will also be placed on developing critical leadership and management skills and understanding how to identify forces affecting the growth and change of the hospitality industry.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Investigate the history of the hospitality industry and current trends driving change
  2. Explain how changing demographics impact the demand for hospitality services
  3. Differentiate the sectors of the hospitality industry and their respective characteristics and career opportunities
  4. Identify and discuss the impact of key hospitality leaders
  5. Evaluate leadership and management styles relevant to the hospitality industry
  6. Recognize and apply available and emerging technologies
  7. Adhere to classroom policies and demonstrate/exhibit professional behavior