|Hospitality Management 537
Advanced Hotel Management (3)
on providing an in-depth view of the various aspects and departments
that fall under what is commonly known as hotel management or hotel
operations. Some of the specific departments this course will
explore are front office, housekeeping, human resources, security,
engineering and maintenance, food and beverage, and accounting and
finance. Aside from the various operational procedures utilized,
the course will also address legal issues within the industry including
employment law, service philosophies, best practices, and technology.
Leadership and Quality in Hospitality (3)
Focuses on and explores areas such as why traditional management
theories do not fit today's hospitality industry, how a company's
service strategy relates to guests' perceptions of value and critical
moments of truth, and why team building is a high priority for many
Financial Decisions in Hospitality Management (3)
Introduces students to financial concepts for the
hospitality industry, including financial statement and ratio analysis, sources
of capital, budgeting, capital investment projects, feasibility studies, and
business plans. Throughout the semester, we will utilize concepts learned from
the textbook and various online resources to understand the basics of financial
management and apply those concepts to the current economic/business climate in
the hospitality industry, with a focus on the Atlantic City casino industry.
Tourism Management (3)
today's travel and tourism industry from a global perspective, offering
invaluable insights into the economic, political, and social forces
that drive and shape it. Provides a broad
overview of the science, art, and business of attracting visitors,
transporting them, accommodating them, and graciously catering to their
needs and wants. Specifically, the course will
explore governmental and private sector organizations that provide
services, products, and destinations for travelers. Students
will also learn about travel motivation, travel behavior, sociology of
tourism, tourism planning and policy, tourism research, and tourism
Responsible Consumerism-Green Business (3)
An introduction to the terms, strategies, and best practices associated with the application of environmental sustainability in business. Consumerism within hospitality is the context, which allows for a broad range of applications and examples that include cost-benefits, evaluations, reporting, CSR, and global strategies. The areas of climate change, food security, water shortages, energy alternatives, recycling, reusing, and renewing will be covered.
Formerly titled: Sustainability-Hospitality. Credit cannot be given twice for this course and Sustainability-Hospitality.
Independent Study in Hospitality (BA)
study under the supervision of the hospitality management faculty,
usually on a specified project or paper, to deepen and broaden the
student's professional horizon and enrich the educational experience.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
Special Topics in Hospitality (3)
Designed to integrate course materials, introduce newer philosophies and
techniques in hospitality management, and apply them to selected
problems. Extensive readings and research reports required. Topics vary
from semester to semester.
Prerequisites: May apply.
Internship in Hospitality (BA)
A structured, practical program conducted by a business in cooperation with the School of Business-Camden.
Prerequisites: Cumulative grade-point average of 3.0; permission of internship director.