Course Descriptions

HT181 :  Computer Applications for the Hospitality Industry

This course provides students with skills for operating hotel management and food and beverage operations computer systems. It exposes students to the uses and applications of computer and high-technology equipment in the hospitality industry. The course covers types of computer hardware, applications software, operations software and the evaluation and selection of computer systems. Property management systems are investigated, including both front and back office applications and their interface devices. The food service area includes electronic cash registers, pre-checking equipment, pre-costing systems, menu engineering, beverage control systems, order entry and back office management. A lab is conducted weekly for student hands-on practice.
Prerequisite: CIS120L and HT108 or instructor consent.
Credit Hours: 3
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