HOSP 167 Maintenance and Engineering

This course is an introduction to the physical maintenance and sanitation required to the upkeep of any typical lodging facility. The course will be oriented toward the management of the Housekeeping, Maintenance, and Engineering departments.

Credits

2 Credits

HOSP 167Maintenance and Engineering

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

2 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

4

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is an introduction to the physical maintenance and sanitation required to the upkeep of any typical lodging facility. The course will be oriented toward the management of the Housekeeping, Maintenance, and Engineering departments.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

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

A. Understand and discuss the role of hospitality facilities management. B. Describe what is involved in various types of maintenance to include routine preventive, scheduled, emergency and contract. C. Discuss staffing, training, evaluating and retention of personnel. D. Identify and explain the role of safety and security systems in a hotel operation. E. Identify and describe HVAC systems, heating systems, lighting systems, water systems, waste management, food and beverage equipment, electrical systems and pool maintenance. F. Describe a building’s foundation, structural frame, exterior walls, windows and doors, roof including typical problems that each of these building elements have and preventive maintenance measures that hotel managers can take to keep these building elements in good shape. G. Describe the planning and design processes of hotel development. H. Discuss the reasons for renovating a hotel, summarize the life cycle of a hotel and describe types of renovation.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

A. Role, cost and management of hospitality facilities B. Facilities management tools, techniques and trends C. Environmental and sustainability management D. Safety and security systems E. Water and wastewater systems F. Electrical systems G. Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Systems H. Lighting systems I. Laundry and Kitchen equipment J. Renovation and Capital Projects

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Chapter homework and case studies with each chapter 1-12 4 hour job shadow practicum

Required Exams

Chapter tests Final exam with certification from the American Hotel and Lodging Association Completed Job-Shadow Booklet

Required Text

Hospitality Facilities Management and Design. David Stipanuk. 4th edition.

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Chapter homework and case studies with each chapter 1-12 4 hour job shadow practicum Chapter tests Final exam with certification from the American Hotel and Lodging Association Completed Job-Shadow Booklet