SRJC Course Outlines

3/5/2021 11:01:57 AMADLTED 772 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 772Title:  INTRO TO TOURISM  
Full Title:  Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality
Last Reviewed:2/26/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled08 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled24.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total24.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 24.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course is designed to prepare students for entry-level careers in the hospitality industry. Course includes discussion of: types of tourism and hospitality; food and lodging; resorts; tourism enterprises, attractions, and related operations; and workforce preparation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ADLTED 771

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is designed to prepare students for entry-level careers in the hospitality industry. Course includes discussion of: types of tourism and hospitality; food and lodging; resorts; tourism enterprises, attractions, and related operations; and workforce preparation.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of ADLTED 771
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Describe the hospitality industry and employment opportunities within the industry.
2.  Compare the major types of specialization areas in the industry.
3.  Explain the importance of tourism and hospitality to our local economy.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Describe career opportunities and employment requirements within the industry.
2. Discuss the interrelationship between hospitality and tourism.
3. List and explain the wide variety of areas encompassed by the hospitality and tourism industry.
4. Create a resume and cover letter for a hospitality position.

Topics and Scope
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I.   The Hospitality Industry Overview
II.  The Importance of Teamwork & Professionalism
III. Lodging and Lodging Operations
    A. Hotel development and ownership
    B. Types and locations of hotels
    C. Hotel chains
    D. Sustainable lodging
    E. Hotel organization and management overview
    F. Customer service and communication
IV. Food and Beverage
    A. Wineries
    B. Breweries
    C. Distilleries
    D. Cheese makers
    E. Farmer's markets
    F. Talking about food and beverages
V. The Restaurant and Food Industry
    A. Types of restaurants
         1. Slow Food Movement
         2. Farm-to-Table
         3. Other current trends
    B. Why restaurants fail
    C. Catering and Managed Services
         1. Catering
         2. Events
         3. Weddings
         4. Business meeting
    D. More talking about food and wine
VI. Other Venues
    A. Private Clubs
    B. Theme Parks and Attractions
    C. Gaming and Casino Hotels
VII. Selecting a Career Niche
    A. Assessing necessary skills
    B. Resume and cover letter
    C. Interview preparation
    D. Accessing online job sites and networking

Assignments:
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1. Case study analyses (3 - 5)
2. Resume and cover letter
3. Hospitality poster project about a particular aspect of hospitality
4. Role-playing activities (2 - 4)
5. One-page self-evaluation/reflection essay

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Self-evaluation/reflection essay; resume and cover letter
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Case studies; poster project
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Role-playing
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Active participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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