Hospitality and Tourism (HOST)

Classes

HOST 100 : Career and Customer Service Skills

This course focuses on the strategies and skills related to career success and customer satisfaction in the hospitality and tourism industry.

credits

3

Class Hours

2 lecture and 2 lecture/lab

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

HOST 101 : Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism

This course provides an overview of the travel industry and related major business components. Students will analyze the links between travel, lodging, food, recreation, and other tourism-related industries.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

HOST 150 : Housekeeping Operations

This course studies the professional management of housekeeping operations including practical applications and management skills required to ensure quality service and effective performance.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Semester Offered

Spring

HOST 152 : Front Office Operations

This course studies the philosophy, theory, and current operating procedures of a hotel front office. It concentrates on the human relations skills necessary for effective guest and employee relations, and the technical skills necessary to operate a manual, mechanical, or computerized front office operation.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Semester Offered

Fall

HOST 154 : Food and Beverage Operations

This course introduces the basic principles of marketing, menu planning, service styles, nutrition, sanitation and safety, purchasing, and control systems as they apply to food and beverage management in an operational setting. The course provides practical applications to effectively manage resources for food and beverage industry operations.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Semester Offered

Spring

HOST 280 : Hospitality Management

This course examines the key principles and processes of management in the hospitality industry that are essential for organizational effectiveness. The course focuses on leadership skill building, decision-making processes, and human relations management.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in HOST 101.

Semester Offered

Fall

HOST 293 : Hospitality and Tourism Internship

This is a supervised field experience that is related to the student's major or career goals. The experience will enable the student to apply knowledge and skills learned in coursework to the work environment.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

Hospitality and Tourism or Culinary Arts major. Department approval. Approval of instructor. "C" or higher in HOST 101.

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring