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HOM 155 - Hospitality Seminar 1

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This is a required course consisting of classroom lecture and industry work experience. Student is required to complete 150 hours of work experience in a college-approved hospitality setting. Students will also meet for classroom lecture. Student may choose a lodging or food service establishment for Seminar 1. An alternate establishment must be chosen for Seminar 2.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Describe and evaluate a hospitality operation from his/her own observation, utilizing the knowledge of hospitality management acquired from Hospitality Operations Management (HOM) core courses.
  2. Evaluate functions, duties and responsibilities of a hospitality operation through first-hand experience as an employed intern.
  3. Evaluate the performance of a hospitality operation as an employed intern.
  4. Demonstrate interview and resume writing skills through real interviewing and resume writing submission analysis.
  5. Apply classroom theory in real world situations.
  6. Critique various foodservice, lodging and recreation facilities.
Listed Topics
  1. Interview Skills
  2. Resume Writing
  3. Industry Related Problems and Solutions
  4. Critiques of Hospitality Operations
  5. Job Search Techniques
Reference Materials
Textbook, videos, periodicals, transparencies, guest speaker(s), facility tour.
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/09/2019

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