HRM111-001

Foodservice Sanitation

This course provides the future hospitality manager with certification in Applied Foodservice Sanitation from the National Institute for the foodservice industry. A state-mandated certificate is awarded at the successful completion of the National Foodservice exam. Prerequisite: None / 1 credit. Offered: Fall

HRM130-001

Food And Beverage Management

This course covers the essential of food and beverage controls. An awareness of managmeent objectives is developed through the examination of organizational structures of food service. Students study specific topics such as menu pricing, break-even analysis, and cost-volume-profit theory. Emphasis is placed on forecasting and achieving profitability. Prerequisite: (MAT020 or MAT025) or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 credits. Offered: Spring

HRM140-001

Intro to Hospitality Management

Students are introduced to the operation of businesses in the hospitality field. Emphasis is on the development-cycle of the industry, current trends, and analysis of management responsibilities. Prerequisite: ENL020 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 credits. Offered: Fall

HRM170-001

Casino Management

This course introduces the student to the history of the gaming industry and the basics of casino management. The course emphasizes ethics in the gaming industry, the economics of the industry, and its interface with hotel and restaurant organizations. An overview of the industry, gaming control law, and career opportunities are highlighted. Prerequisite: ENL020 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 3 credits. Offered: Fall

HRM215-001

Lodging Operations

This course focuses on front desk operations and management's relationship to the front office. Methods of revenue management are applied to areas of price structure, occupancy patterns and income. Legal contract and liability issues specific to the lodging industry are also covered. Prerequisite: HRM140 / 3 credits. Offered: Fall

HRM230-001

Hospitality Marketing

Marketing of the hospitality industry is studied through the exercise of strategic marketing planning. Understanding of the marketing concept and how it is applied to the mission statement, research techniques, situation analysis, positioning, and the tools of marketing. Prerequisite: HRM140 and ENL101 / 3 credits. Offered: Spring

HRM250-001

Special Events & Operations

As the capstone course for HRM students, the focal point of this course is the planning, organizing and execution of special events that include a theme, specialized menu, entertainment, dining room decorations, and uniforms reflected in the actualities of the hospitality industry. Beyond food purchasing, production and services, students will be responsible for revenue control and analysis. Group work, as a class and in individual specialized groups, emphasizes completing assigned tasks. Students will serve meals prepared in a restaurant setting during the course of the semester. (2 class hours / 2 laboratory hours) Limited to HRM students. Prerequisite: CUL150 or HRM140 / 3 credits. Offered: Spring

HRM262-001

Hotel Restaurant Coop Work Exp II

The core content of this course involves 300 hours of monitored field experience which is consistent with the student's career goals. Students will keep journals and write proscribed 'analysis' papers as they progress during the course of the semester. Prerequisite: 9 credits in CUL/HRM curriculum / 3 credits. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer