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Number:HT321
Name:Hospitality Law
Description:This course covers laws applicable to ownership and operations of hotels, restaurants, and clubs. The students consider contracts; the uniform commercial code; torts; insurance; sanitation; liabilities; rights and duties of innkeepers and restaurateurs; and civil rights. Negotiable instruments and the dealings with the various types of organizations in the hospitality are also covered.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Periodically
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Students completing this course will be able to: • Understand franchising and how contracts work • Describe general laws and guidelines regarding food & beverage, truth in menu laws, common law, laws of torts and negligence • Discuss the impact federal government legislation and regulations have on the hospitality industry • Analyze the industry’s liability regarding guests protection, personal property, ADA and OSHA • Identify the legal issues involving the Internet.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
S 2010 UNDERSTANDING HOSPITALITY 0-86612-227-3 JEFFERIES 4 EDUC INST
F 2007 UNDERSTANDING HOSPITALITY JEFFERIES 4 EDUC INST
S 2006 UNDERSTANDING HOSPITALITY LAW JEFFERIES 4TH 01
S 2000 Case Studies & Lodging Management (605CST) Ealivet Amer.Hotel
S 2000 Hospitality Law (390 Cerification Package) 0-86612-091-2 Jeffries 3 Educ Inst
Thomas College. Beyond Education.