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Course Details

Course Details

Course Code: HOSP302 Course ID: 3993 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Focus is on fundamental laws, rules, and regulations applicable to the hospitality industry regarding rights and liabilities of innkeepers and restaurant operators. Case studies will be used to provide additional learning opportunities specific to hospitality.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
01/25/21 - 07/02/21 07/05/21 - 08/29/21 Summer 2021 Session B 8 Week session
02/22/21 - 07/30/21 08/02/21 - 09/26/21 Summer 2021 Session I 8 Week session
04/26/21 - 10/01/21 10/04/21 - 11/28/21 Fall 2021 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

  1. Describe the development of rules regarding the rights and liabilities of innkeeper.
  2. Clarify the hotel’s obligation to protect its guests and scope of liability.
  3. Analyze the employer and employee relationship within the dynamic of the organization.
  4. Analyze legal implications of management decisions within hospitality operations.
  5. Analyze legislation influencing the hospitality industry.

Discussions (8): 30%

Case Analyses (3): 30%

Term Project: 40%*

* Term Paper Week 8: 24%

*Week 3 Topic Identification: 2%

*Week 5 Annotated Bibliography: 4%

* Week 7 Opposing Viewpoints: 10%

Required Course Textbooks:

There is no textbook assigned for this course. All required readings and resources are accessed through the weekly lessons
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Required Readings – As assigned, see Weekly Lessons and Forum Postings

Additional Resources and Websites – See Weekly Lessons

Book Title:Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach, 8th ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
Publication Info:VS-Kendall Hunt
Author:Morris, Karen
Electronic ISBN:9781792405297
Electronic Unit Cost:$35.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.