Hospitality and Tourism (HOSP)

  • HOSP 1100 
    Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

    3  credit hours

    Orientation to the hospitality industry, its history and magnitude, organization, challenges, and opportunities. Highlights interdependent nature of the public hospitality industry.(3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1101 
    Introduction to Travel & Tourism

    3  credit hours

    Overview of the career opportunities within the travel and tourism industries. Includes airlines, cruise lines, tour operators, wholesalers, charter operations, hotel representatives, car rental agencies, tourist offices, meeting and convention planning companies, incentive travel, consolidators, travel agencies, and home-based agents. Specific job titles and necessary skills will be examined. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1102 
    Introduction to World Destinations

    3  credit hours

    Covers the seven continents of the world in general terms. Discusses basic geography terminology including map reading, time zones, and the location of major airports and cities. Examines companies serving these areas for tourism purposes. Analyzes cultural differences, weather and climate conditions from a traveler's perspective. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1103 
    Principles of the Travel Industry

    3  credit hours

    An overview of responsibilities within the travel industry. Students will review the management functions including: analyzing, coordinating, implementing, and supervising tasks of managing a travel related business. Protocol, etiquette, and different types of travel professionals will be discussed, including the changing role of the travel agent. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1104 
    Principles of the Tourism Industry

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to the characteristics of tourism concepts and systems. Tourism past and present is discussed building around why people want to be tourists. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1105 
    Introduction to Resort Management

    3  credit hours

    Overview of resort management and operations. Review the history and the growth of resorts in the United States, expansion of resorts worldwide, and their operations and characteristics. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1111 
    Front Office Operations

    3  credit hours

    Supervisory management roles in the front office of a hotel or resort. Includes desk operations, reservations, sales, information management and uniformed services. Use of simulations, computers, role playing and hotel job shadowing. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • HOSP 1112 
    Hospitality Facilities Management

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to the environments and functions in the housekeeping, maintenance, and engineering departments of today's hospitality environment. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1121 
    Supervision in the Hospitality Industry

    3  credit hours

    Principles of effective human relations required by hospitality industry supervisory personnel. Practical skills for effective supervision including decision making, leadership roles, motivating personnel, recruiting and training employees, conflict resolution, delegation and effective communications. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1122 
    Food & Beverage for the Meeting Planner

    2  credit hours

    Introduction to the food and beverage industry for the meeting/event professional. Emphasis will be placed on menu planning, service styles, nutrition, and special dietary restrictions. (2 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1140 
    Quality Mgmt of Service in Hospitality

    3  credit hours

    Applies the services concept to a total management improvement system in the hospitality industry. Analysis includes ethics, practices, and case studies of leading hotel companies. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1151 
    Restaurant Service and Sales

    2  credit hours

    Principles and techniques necessary in a dining room to perform proper food and beverage service, reflecting the variety of operations in the restaurant industry including responsible service of alcohol. Laboratory activities will provide students an opportunity to develop skills in proper cash handling, training with a point of sale system, and service styles to include: Russian, American, tapas and banquet service. The student will also learn principles of dining room management, and will receive BASSET certification upon completion of the class. (additional fee required) (4 lab hours)

  • HOSP 1161 
    Travel Geography & Culture-The Americas

    3  credit hours

    Covers the location of major cities, airports, and sea ports and the air, land, and cruise companies serving North, Central, and South American destinations. Includes the location of important tourist attractions, unique land formations, climate data, the best time to visit the attractions, and how tour companies operate in these areas. Includes the impact of cutural differences, protocols, and acceptable standards of behavior. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1162 
    Travel Geography/Culture - Europe/Africa

    3  credit hours

    Covers the location of major cities, airports, and sea ports and the air, land, and cruise companies serving European and African destinations. Includes the location of important tourist attractions, unique land formations, climate data, the best time to visit the attractions, and how tour companies operate in these areas. Also includes the cultural differences, protocols, and accepted standards of behavior. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1163 
    Travel Geography & Culture-Asia/Pacific

    3  credit hours

    Covers the location of major cities, airports, and sea ports and the air, land, and cruise companies serving these areas. Includes the location of important tourist attractions, unique land formations, climate data, the best time to visit the attractions, and how tour companies operate in these areas.Includes the impacts of cultural differences, protocols, and accepted standards of behavior. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1201 
    Introduction to Wine

    2  credit hours

    An introductory course designed for the wine enthusiast. Examines wine history, basic wine terminology, fermentation, and an appreciation for all types of wine. Prerequisite: Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll in this course. (2 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1202 
    Old World Wine Traditions

    3  credit hours

    Exploration of the old world wine-producing regions: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Hungry, and Austria. Students will sample tastings, understand viticulture influences and practice technique that impact aroma, flavor, body and style of wine. Students will also learn the seven noble grapes. Prerequisite: Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll in this course. Hospitality Management 1201 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Hospitality Management 1201 (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1203 
    New World Wine Advancements

    3  credit hours

    Exploration of the new world wine producing regions: California, Oregon, Washington, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, and Chile through tastings, viticulture influences, and techniques that impact aroma, flavor, body and style of wine. Prerequisite: Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll in this course. Hospitality Management 1201 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Hospitality Management 1201 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1204 
    Wine and Food Pairing

    2  credit hours

    Introduction to wine and food pairings through tastings, viticulture influences, and preparation techniques that impact aroma, flavor, body, and style of wine. Students will taste various foods that showcase the best possible expression of food and wine. Prerequisite: Students must be 21 years of age or older. Hospitality Management 1201 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 1840 
    Independent Study

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline, and methods of evaluation in coordination with, and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2105 
    Spa & Recreational Management

    3  credit hours

    Orientation to spa and recreational management within a resort. Highlights the role of wellness, relaxation, and entertainment to the guest experience. Emphasis is also placed on business relationship between spa and hotel property. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2130 
    Hospitality Industry Accounting

    3  credit hours

    Application of basic accounting principles to hospitality industry establishments. Systems of daily reporting and the preparation of periodic accounting statements will be covered. Recommended courses: Accounting 1110 or Accounting 1140. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2131 
    Contracts & Risk Mgmt for the Planner

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to basic meeting and event contract law. Meeting and event planner contract terminology and risk associated with signing a contract. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2203 
    Professional Catering & Banquet Managemt

    3  credit hours

    Planning, production, and execution of catered events and banquets. Topics covered include needs assessment, client relationships, operations, food production, technology, primary and auxiliary services, and post event activities. (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • HOSP 2204 
    Wines of the World

    2  credit hours

    Survey of the world's leading wines classified by type and suitability for particular use. Methods and techniques employed in purchasing, storing, and merchandising of wine will be discussed. Restaurant service staff's role in customer satisfaction is emphasized. Prerequisite: Students must be 21 years of age or older to enroll in this course. (1 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • HOSP 2210 
    Global Distribution Systems

    3  credit hours

    Fundamental computer entries to complete an airline reservation within a computer system. Includes the major airline Global Distribution Systems (GDS), their operation, and value to travel agents, outside sales agents, home-based agents, and independent contractors. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • HOSP 2229 
    Revenue, Fares, & E-Ticketing for Travel

    3  credit hours

    Air travel basic terminology and documentation procedures including fares, tariffs, reservations, e-ticketing, airline computer Global Distribution Systems (GDS), and Internet capabilities. Examine the interrelationships of accomodations, car rentals, ground handlers, rail travel, air travel, and tours. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • HOSP 2230 
    Law for the Hospitality Industry

    2  credit hours

    Introduction to the legal principles that affect the hospitality industry. Special emphasis is placed on the rights and responsibilities of a manager in a hospitality enterprise. (2 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2236 
    Cruise Industry Sales

    3  credit hours

    Study of the Cruise Line Industry with analysis of contemporary cruising, marketing strategies, and documentation. Includes evaluation of types of ships, styles, sizes, itinerary selection, and destinations. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) cruise lines will be evaluated. Credit towards CLIA certification available. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2240 
    Tour Escorting, Planning and Operations

    3  credit hours

    Wholesale and group tour operations, including the initiation and development of tours and vacation packages, generating group business via travel agency sales, marketing travel products to the retail industry, and reviewing documentation preparation. Basic theories and strategies related to tour escorting are covered. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2250 
    Sustainable Tourism

    3  credit hours

    Essential principles and concepts of sustainable tourism. Includes practical applications of the economic, environmental, and sociocultural context of sustainability. Integrates challenges and opportunities with sustainable tourism principles. Covers conventional mass and alternative tourism. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2253 
    Meeting and Event Management I

    3  credit hours

    Meeting and special event planning including exhibits, trade shows, and conventions. Emphasis is on techniques of conference service, related food and beverage services, and sales management. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2254 
    Meeting & Event Management II

    3  credit hours

    Intermediate principles in meeting and event planning including registration and housing, technology, greening, and international planning. Prerequisite: Hospitality & Tourism 2253 or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2255 
    Special Event Management

    3  credit hours

    The development of a special event from the conceptual design through completion. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2261 
    Beverage Management Operation

    2  credit hours

    Overview of beverage operations management in the hospitality industry. Covers equipment, staffing, managing, marketing, purchasing and mixology. Hospitality industry regulations relevant to beverage operations will be discussed. (2 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2262 
    Restaurant Beverage Service: Mixology

    2  credit hours

    Essential skills of beverage service with emphasis placed upon the need for responsible beverage service. Includes the proper use of equipment and techniques used in beverage preparation. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • HOSP 2275 
    Hospitality Concept Design

    2  credit hours

    Exploration of culinary and hospitality based businesses. Vision, product development, marketing, management and operations are all emphasized. (2 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2280 
    Hospitality Marketing Management

    3  credit hours

    Successful marketing principles employed in the hospitality industry. Demand variables, distribution channels, communications, promotions, research, packaging, collateral materials, pricing strategies, the marketing plan, and enhancing internal sales may be covered. (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2285 
    Advanced Hospitality Operations

    3  credit hours

    Study of the integration of hotel industry departments such as hotel operations, marketing, technology, human resource management, accounting, and purchasing. Special emphasis is placed on decision-making and problem solving models used in the hospitality industry. Current issues in the hospitality industry will also be discussed. Prerequisite: Hospitality Management 1111 or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • HOSP 2290 
    Adv Meeting & Event Management- Capstone

    3  credit hours

    The capstone course for meeting and event planning. This course will allow students implement the concepts learned from previous classes and plan an actual meeting. Prerequisite: Hospitality Management 2253 and Hospitality Management 2254 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (6 lab hours)

  • HOSP 2860 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • HOSP 2862 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    2  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 150 clock hours for two semester credit hours. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • HOSP 2863 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    3  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 320 clock hours for three semester credit hours. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • HOSP 2864 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • HOSP 2865 
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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