HMGT 121 Perspectives of Hospitality Management (3 Hours)
This introductory course is designed to provide students with current information on topics relevant to career exploration, employment and operational specifics of the various segments of the hospitality industry. The course includes exploration of the tourism, lodging, food and beverage and related industries, along with the operational characteristics unique to each and the critical concepts of service management. The identification of current events and trends will be included along with the evaluation of impact on the hospitality industry. This course also identifies and explores career opportunities and includes the professional profiles and job search materials directly related to the hospitality industry. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.