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Number:HT112
Name:Intro to the Hospitality Industry
Description:This course presents the history and development of the hospitality industry, including food and beverage and lodging management. Background on industry structure and an overview of specialized areas relating to management in lodging, food service, and travel operations are covered.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every other fall semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Students completing this course will be able to: • Demonstrate an understanding of a managers role in the hospitality industry • Describe various management strategies including planning, forecasting, supervision and staffing • Identify the numerous functional departments in a hotel operation: food and beverage, accounting, rooms division, gaming, human resources and marketing • Discuss the importance of service in the hospitality industry • Introduce the various types of lodging facilities and the importance of the economy in regard to travel trends.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
F 2012 Hospitality Today: Introduction 0-13-309716-1 Angelo, Rocco M. 7TH 10 Educational Institute of
F 2011 HOSPITALITY TODAY 0-86612-363-6 ANGELO 7 EDUC INST
F 2011 SCANTRON ANSWER SHEET/ HO EDUCATIONAL
F 2010 HOSPITALITY TODAY 0-86612-294-X ANGELO 6 EDUC INST
F 2009 HOSPITALITY TODAY 0-86612-294-X ANGELO 6 EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE
F 2008 HOSPITALITY TODAY 0-86612-294-X ANGELO 6 EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE
F 2003 Hospitality Today 0866122222 4 American Hotel
F 2001 Case Studies & Lodging Management Ealivet Eiahma
F 2001 Hospitality Law-W/Exam.Sheet (New Only) 0-86612-091-2 Jefferies 3rd Eiahma
F 2000 Case Studies & Lodging Management (605CST) N/A Ealivet Amer.
F 2000 Intro to Mgmt in Hospitality Industry 0-471-25203-4 Powers 6 Wiley
F 1999 Case Studies & Lodging Management (605CST) Ealivet Amer.Hotel
F 1999 Intro to Mgmt in Hospitality Industry 0-471-25203-4 Powers 6 Wiley
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