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HOSP100 - Introduction to Hospitality Management

Course Details

Course Code: HOSP100 Course ID: 2884 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Hospitality Management is the largest service industry in the world. This course is an overview of the basis dimensions of professionalism, customer service, and sustainability to the major areas of hospitality management, and segments of travel and tourism. The background and historical development of the hospitality industry and its component areas are presented; employment opportunities and trends in each area are discussed.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify the various segments of the hospitality industry.
  2. Describe career opportunities available in Hospitality organizations.
  3. Recognize skills and knowledge necessary to advance within the Hospitality industry
  4. Apply the tools provided by professional organizations to explore current legislative issues and industry data
  5. Describe the impact of current issues affecting segments within the hospitality industry.

Reading Assignments:

The textbook and additional journals as assigned in the lessons

Forum Assignments:

Detailed forum expectations and grading rubrics are posted in the forums and in the classroom lessons.

Homework Assignments and Final Project:

There are assignments due throughout the course, and a final project due at the end of the course. Specific details for each assignment can be found in the Assignments section of your online classroom.

Quizzes

Online quizzes are comprised of multiple choice, short answer and true/false questions.

NameGrade %
Forums 15.00 %
Introduction and Acknowledgements 1.00 %
Forum Week 2 1.00 %
Forum Week 3 1.00 %
Forum Week 5 1.00 %
Forum Week 6 1.00 %
Forum Week 7 1.00 %
Forum Week 8 1.00 %
Forum Week 9 1.00 %
Forum Week 10 1.00 %
Forum Week 11 1.00 %
Forum Week 12 1.00 %
Forum Week 13 1.00 %
Forum Week 14 1.00 %
Forum Week 15 1.00 %
Forum Week 16 1.00 %
Initial Internship Agreement 7.50 %
Week 3 - Initial paperwork 7.50 %
Writing Assignments 15.00 %
Week 13 Assignment: Management Philosophy Revisited 7.50 %
Week 2 Assignment: Management Philosophy 7.50 %
Midterm Employer Evaluation 7.50 %
Week 9 - Mid-term Performance Review 7.50 %
Weekly Journal 20.00 %
Journal 14.40 %
Week 1 Journal 0.40 %
Week 2 Journal 0.40 %
Week 3 Journal 0.40 %
Week 4 Journal 0.40 %
Week 5 Journal 0.40 %
Week 6 Journal 0.40 %
Week 7 Journal 0.40 %
Week 8 Journal 0.40 %
Week 9 Journal 0.40 %
Week 10 Journal 0.40 %
Week 11 Journal 0.40 %
Week 12 Journal 0.40 %
Week 13 Journal 0.40 %
Week 14 Journal 0.40 %
Comprehensive Essay 35.00 %
Research Log 1.40 %
Essay Question forum 2.10 %
Comprehensive Essay 31.50 %

The VitalSource e-book is provided via the APUS Bookstore.

Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/bookstore for more information.

Required Readings – As assigned, see Weekly Lessons and Forum Postings

Additional Resources and Websites – See Weekly Lessons

Book Title:Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry, 10th ed - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9780470399743
Publication Info:VS-Wiley
Author:Powers, Clayton W
Unit Cost:$91.03
Electronic ISBN:9781118083871
Electronic Unit Cost:$30.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.