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HAMG 1300 - Introduction to the Casino and Gaming Industry (3-3-0)
Overview of casino operations including the economics of the casino and its interface with hotel and other organizations and the practices and problems associated with the casino management such as staffing, security, controls, taxation and entertainment. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HAMG 1313 - Front Office Procedures (3-3-0)
A study of the flow of activities and functions in today’s lodging operation. Topics include a comparison of manual, machine assisted, and computer based methods for each front file function. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/23/2014
 
HAMG 1319 - Computers in Hospitality (3-2-2)
An introduction to computers and their relationship as an information system to the hospitality industry. The course includes an overview of industry-specific software. Departmental approval required.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HAMG 1321 - Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (3-3-0)
Introduction to the elements of the hospitality industry including lodging and food service operations. Topics include growth, development and organization, structure and management of food service operations; human resources, marketing, security, engineering and maintenance of hospitality operations; and opportunities within the travel and tourism industry.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HAMG 1324 - Hospitality Human Resources Management (3-3-0)
A study of the principles and procedures of managing people in the hospitality industry. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HAMG 1340 - Hospitality Legal Issues (3-3-0)
A course in legal and regulatory requirements that impact the hospitality industry. Topics include Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), labor regulations, tax laws, tip reporting, franchise regulations, and product liability laws. Hospitality Management policies are presented to ensure compliance and minimize the danger of legal liability. Innkeeping, restaurants, alcoholic beverage, insurance and labor laws and legislation affecting the hospitality industry are the major themes of the course. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HAMG 1342 - Guest Room Management (3-3-0)
A study of the working relationship among housekeeping, front office, and maintenance in the lodging industry.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HAMG 1391 - Special Topics in Hospitality Administration and Management (3-3-0)
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. Departmental approval required. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
 
 Etiquette and Protocol - This course is an examination of proper etiquette and protocol within business and social settings. The course will focus on common courtesies, proper greetings and introductions, dining etiquette and table settings, verbal and non-verbal forms of communication, how to connect when networking and business card exchange etiquette, appropriate attire based on the setting, and international etiquette.
 Social Media Marketing within Hospitality and Tourism - This course introduces the principles, concepts and systems utilized in the social media marketing area within the hospitality and tourism industries. An in depth analysis of marketing strategies and theories combined with a practical application of providing social media solutions to local businesses.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 2/27/2014
 
HAMG 2301 - Principles of Food and Beverage Operations-Catering (3-3-0)
An introduction to food and beverage management within hospitality environments with a primary focus on Catering. Emphasizes cost controls from procurement to marketing and sales. Examines forecasting, menu planning and pricing, logistical support, production, budgeting and quality assurance.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HAMG 2305 - Hospitality Management and Leadership (3-3-0)
An overview of management and leadership in the hospitality industry with an emphasis on management philosophy, policy formulation, communications, motivation and team building. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HAMG 2307 - Hospitality Marketing and Sales (3-3-0)
Identification of the core principles of marketing and their impact on the hospitality industry. Organization of hospitality marketing functions. Primary focus on marketing programs and their roles in the management of successful hospitality organizations. Study of the use of hospitality services as an incentive to help meet marketing objectives. Includes the organization and marketing of transportation, hotels, restaurants, tour and ground operators, destination, and other creative services. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HAMG 2332 - Hospitality Financial Management (3-3-0)
Methods and application of financial management within the hospitality industry. Primary emphasis on sales accountability, internal controls, and report analysis. Department approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: O Prerequisites: MATH 1332, and HAMG 1321 with a minimum grade C. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HAMG 2388 - Internship - Hospitality Administration/Management, General (3-0-12)
A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. Departmental approval required. This may be a paid or unpaid experience.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: O Prerequisites: HAMG 1321. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HAMG 2389 - Internship - Hospitality Administration/Management, General (3-0-13)
A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. Departmental approval required. This may be a paid or unpaid experience.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: O Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
RSTO 1325 - Purchasing for Hospitality Operations (3-3-0)
Study of purchasing and inventory management of foods and other supplies to include development of purchase specifications, determination of order quantities, formal and informal price comparisons, proper receiving procedures, storage management, and issue procedures. Emphasis on product cost analysis, yields, pricing formulas, controls, and record keeping at each stage of the purchasing cycle. Departmental approval needed.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: O Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
TRVM 1323 - Group Tour Operations (3-3-0)
A study of the role of the group planner, selling to groups, and planning itineraries. Including components of a tour package, tour costing, advertising and promotion, group dynamics, and tour guide qualifications. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: O Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
TRVM 1327 - Special Events Design (3-3-0)
The development of a special event from the conceptual stage through completion. Emphasis on industry terminology, factors to consider when planning a special event, and contingency plans. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: O Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
TRVM 1391 - Special Topics in Travel and Tourism (3-3-0)
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
 
 Destination Specialization - An in-depth study of a select group of new and emerging travel destinations. Skill development in customized and specialized travel applications for personal travel destinations, cruises, foreign tour groups, and/or convention and meeting planning groups including itinerary planning and sales strategies. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: O Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
TRVM 2301 - Introduction to Convention/Meeting Management (3-3-0)
Overview of the meetings and convention industry and the various aspects and skills involved in planning and managing meetings and conventions. Emphasis on types of meetings, meeting markets, industry suppliers, budget and program planning, site selection and contract negotiations, registration and housing, food and beverage requirements, function and meeting room setup, and audiovisual requirements.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
TRVM 2305 - Travel Industry Management (3-3-0)
An overview of mid-management responsibilities within the travel and tourism industry. Students will describe the management functions including: analyzing, coordinating, implementing, and supervising tasks of managing a business.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
TRVM 2341 - International Convention and Meeting Management (3-3-0)
Apply the principles of convention/meeting management in an international setting. Compare the differences in planning a domestic versus an international meeting; including contract negotiation, foreign currency, customs and laws, exposition, marketing, shipping, languages, cultures, and how foreign policy affects the meeting planning process. Identify resources to assist planner in development of an international meeting. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: O Prerequisites: TRVM 2301 and TRVM 2355. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
TRVM 2345 - Advanced Topics in Tourism (3-3-0)
Provides the student with an in-depth look into the aspects of concierge, destination management companies, incentives meeting and travel planning, attractions management, special event, festival planning, and eco-tourism. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: O Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
TRVM 2355 - Exposition and Trade Show Operations (3-3-0)
A discussion of management of the specific problems of trade shows and exhibitions, including design, construction, and regulation. Logistics for planning events, including crowd control, special effects, lighting, decorations and audio. Procedures for conducting fairs, festivals, sports events, and grand openings. Departmental approval required.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: O Prerequisites: TRVM 2301. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/28/2014
 
TRVM 2372 - Sustainable Tourism (3-3-0)
This course aims to provide students with a broad understanding of environmental issues and their impact upon the tourism industry, therefore subject areas such as pollution, waste management and biodiversity will be a primary focus. The natural and cultural environments of communities and global destinations will be explored to enable students to critically interpret tourism dependency, and the changes and development of domestic and international tourism policy.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014