Hospitality

HP 108 SI Intro to Hospitality Management
3 Credits
Become immersed in the exciting world of hospitality! In this class, you will be introduced to a variety of occupations within the hospitality industry. You will learn the day-to-day operations of hotels and restaurants. The course will culminate in a student-planned and executed event for the campus community.

HP 119 Intro to Hospitality Management
3 Credits
Introduction to Hospitality Management provides a general understanding of the scope of the hospitality industry. Students are introduced to the various aspects of hospitality including, travel & tourism, restaurant operations, casinos, spa management, and event planning.

HP 124 Travel and Tourism
3 Credits
An introduction to travel and tourism from local to international levels. Topics covered will include domestic and international travel, different mediums of travel, the air and rail industry, and a special emphasis on how the travel industry markets to consumers. Other topics include the recreational and business consumer, and the economic, legal, political aspects of tourism and its implication to the management functions.

HP 128 Spa Management
3 Credits
This course provides a strong foundation of knowledge for any interested in learning about the spa community. Through this course, students will learn a vision of the spa business. Through philosophy of spa, history and cultural development of spa, spa terminology, and financial considerations. The course also examines the qualities of an outstanding spa experience and discusses industry trends and future directions.

HP 216 Club and Resort Management
3 Credits
This course provides an overview of resort management and operations. The scope of these industries will be discussed along with the principles of successful marketing, management, and development of a resort. This course will introduce students to the operations of modern day resorts including ski, golf and gaming resorts. This will include a review of the history of the growth of resorts in the United States, expansion of resorts worldwide, and their operations and characteristics. Students will gain exposure to the wide range and high level of services and activities expected by resort guests and offered by today's resorts. Some assignments and instructor communications will be given via the web and email. It will be necessary for all students to have access to the WWW and email to successfully complete this class. Prerequisites: Students must complete BU 119 prior to taking this course.

HP 225 Bed & Breakfast Management
3 Credits
This course will prepare students for the challenges of running and managing a bed and breakfast. Students will study topics related to the management, marketing, advertising, forms of ownership and record keeping associated with this type of lodging. Students will also prepare a bed and breakfast small business.

HP 314 Event Management
3 Credits
This course will explore aspects of event management and the successful implementation of actual events. Topics to be covered include human resource management, diversity management, financial planning, interpreting financial statements, pricing, client and vendor relationships, purchasing, business etiquette, and flowcharting events.

HP 316 Casino Management
3 Credits
Topics include gaming trends, casino hotel organizational structure, government regulations, consumer behavior, marketing strategies, economic impact, social and cultural concerns and the casino games.

HP 403 Restaurant Management
3 Credits
This course identifies the managerial elements involved in the successful operation of a restaurant. Students are take through the process of creating a concept, developing a menu, budgeting and controlling costs, staffing the restaurant, purchasing food and equipment, bar and beverage management, daily operations and developing a marketing plan. Includes online "virtual field trips." Prerequisites: Students must complete BU 119 prior to taking this course.

HP 404 Cost Control
3 Credits
This course introduces the various cost procedures used in the hospitality industry. Cost controls used on the income statement and balance sheet are presented at an introductory level. Students will develop an understanding of how to keep food and beverages cost under established standards that will make them profitable for a business. Application of cost techniques for food and beverage are also introduced as well as cost terminology and its relevance to the hospitality industry. Prerequisites: Students must complete AC 201 or AC 222 prior to taking this course.

HP 415 Hotel and Lodging Management
3 Credits
This course introduces students to Hotel Administration and covers the fundamental and advanced areas of management. Students will explore the functions and responsibilities of the personnel from the General Manager to the other working personnel. All functions of hotels departments such as human resources, front office, sales, marketing, advertising, housekeeping, maintenance, food and beverage will be presented. (3 credits). Prerequisites: Students must complete BU 119 prior to taking this course.