HT108 :  Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

This course is a general survey class that examines the history, development and the composition of the various segments that comprise of the industry. The interrelationship and inter-dependency of the varied segments are featured. The course will focus on the organization of the industry, career opportunities, challenges, issues and trends. Hospitality businesses including hotels, cruises, resorts, restaurant and foodservice management, meeting and convention planning, recreation, gaming, clubs and event management will be examined. Future training needs and professional development activities within the industry are reviewed.
Prerequisite: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 4
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