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HRM 100 Introduction to Hospitality
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
Cross-Listed:  


Description: An introduction to the hospitality industry and career exploration of the hotel, restaurant, culinary arts, recreation, tourism, and related industries. RDG094 is recommended.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension level) Explain the historical development of the hotel, restaurant, recreation, tourism, and travel industries.
2. (Comprehension level) Describe the importance of guest service and the hospitality spirit.
3. (Analysis level) Compare and contrast lodging, foodservice, travel, tourism, attractions, recreation, and gaming establishments.
4. (Analysis level) Outline the major organizational areas within hotels and restaurants.
5. (Comprehension level) Describe marketing applications for individual and group travel within the hospitality industry.
6. (Analysis level) Analyze management concepts within the hospitality industry.
7. (Evaluation level) Compare leadership and supervisory concepts within the hospitality industry.
8. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast careers within the hospitality industry by completing a career exploration project.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
By demonstration using oral and written assignments from the American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Institute (AHLAEI) in lecture, Power points, classroom simulations, discussion topics, case or situation analysis, projects, textbook exercises, quizzes and other course learning activities or assessment instruments.

American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Institute (AHLAEI) awards an optional AHLA national industry AHLA Course Certificate for a student with a 70% score or a 'With Honors' AHLA Course Certificate for a 90% score on the final course certification exam. http://www.ahla.com/