HFT 1000 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism

This course is an introduction to many facets of hotel-motel and food services industries. It includes a study of history, scope, and innovations in industry as well as orientation visits to local establishments. It provides an understanding of the complexity of the hospitality industry; introduces key hospitality management definitions; the opportunities available; and the training necessary to achieve a successful hospitality management career. Analysis of links among hotel, food, transportation, recreation, and other industries comprising tourism is covered.

3 credits