HOSP 101 Introduction to Hospitality

This course lays the groundwork for understanding Hospitality and Tourism by tracing the industry’s growth and development both nationally and internationally. The course explores industry operations, opportunities and future trends.

Credits

3 Credits

HOSP 101Introduction to Hospitality

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Business

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

48

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course lays the groundwork for understanding Hospitality and Tourism by tracing the industry’s growth and development both nationally and internationally. The course explores industry operations, opportunities and future trends.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Describe the characteristics of the hospitality industry. B. Define Tourism and discuss the economic impacts. C. Classify hotels by type, location and price. D. Explain franchising and management contracts. E. Identify the different segments in the foodservice industry. F. Identify the different segments in the cruise industry. G. Discuss club management H. Discuss the development of theme parks I. Describe the different types of fairs, festival and events. J. Discuss the history of gaming and its role in the hospitality industry. K. Define "service" and summarize how service businesses differ from manufacturing businesses.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Hotel operations, organization, staffing and property management systems B. Foodservice operations, staffing, independent properties, commercial properties, non-commercial properties, franchise properties, sanitation and safety requirements C. Economic impact of tourism, sustainable tourism development, ecotourism, service tourism D. Explore careers in hospitality E. Club management F. Meeting industry G. Cruise industry H. Managing human resources I. Marketing the hospitality industry J. Franchising K. Ethics in hospitality management

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Chapter homework and case studies with each chapter 1-17 Interview an industry professional and write a three page paper.

Required Exams

Chapter tests Final exam from the American Hotel and Lodging Association

Required Text

Hospitality Today: An Introduction. Rocco M. Angelo and Andrew N. Vladimir. 7 edition.

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Chapter homework and case studies with each chapter 1-17 Interview an industry professional and write a three page paper. Chapter tests Final exam from the American Hotel and Lodging Association