HRIM100 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality

Department of Business Studies: Hospitality and Tourism Management

I. Course Number and Title
HRIM100 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
2250
IV. Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
None
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course provides an overview of the tourism and hospitality industry. Students learn how technological changes and financing affect the industry. Other topics include trends, planning, design, location, and procedures, materials, equipment and supplies.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    1. Understand and discuss the tourism and hospitality industry;
    2. Identify and explain how technological changes and financing affect the tourism and hospitality industry; and
    3. Analyze trends and changes in the tourism and hospitality industry, and how they relate to plans, designs, locations, procedures, materials, equipment and supplies.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    The following topics are presented:

    1. Industry history
    2. Hospitality operations
    3. Franchising
    4. Contract services
    5. Non-commercial market
    6. Industry organizations
    7. Planning and design
    8. Procedures
    9. Travel and tourism
    10. Equipment
    11. Career development
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    Exams, quizzes, classroom exercises, class or online participation, and/or projects as specified by the area faculty and described in the individual instructor's course syllabus are utilized.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 12/00; Core Goals/Objectives added 4/04; Revised 12/18/2015