HOS 101 - Introductions for the Hospitality Freshman
* This is a blended course.
An introduction to college life and the hospitality industry for the beginning student in the Hospitality Department. Familiarity with characteristics of the hospitality and tourism industry as well as hospitality industry sustainability and corporate responsibility are stressed. Study of current trends and issues using a daily or weekly hospitality publication and Introduction to the Hospitality Industry text. College and departmental policies and procedures, academic advisement and registration, study skills, transfer and employment, career navigation and mapping; work ethic; college and departmental resources. Required course for all first semester hospitality students.
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Be familiar with college and Departmental services and opportunities.
2. Be aware of relevant college policies and procedures.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of departmental policies, procedures, and programs.
4. Be provided with a means to bond to the institution and increase their success and retention.
5. Discuss the interrelationship between the different areas of hospitality study, and tie together what is learned in other freshman business classes.
6. Explain academic, transfer and career planning.
7. Prepare for the process of pre-registration.
8. Be enabled to perform effective career navigation and mapping for future employment in the hospitality industry.
9. Have developed proficiency in the attainment of a positive and productive work ethic.
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