Course Descriptions - HMM

Hotel/Motel Management (HMM)

HMM 105S Principles of Hospitality Management
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
This course is a study of the principles of management and their applications to the hospitality industry. Emphasis is placed on the functions of management, the newest principles of management, and tools of the modern manager. Upon completion, students will be able to relate the basic principles of management to the hospitality field. (Sp)

HMM 106S Beverage Selection and Appreciation
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None (Lec 2 hrs, Lab 3 hrs)
This course will provide students with a basic understanding of distilled and brewed spirits. Emphasis will be placed on international wine producing areas and students will learn serving techniques and the basics of beverage etiquette. Upon completion, students will have a basic knowledge of beverage production. (Su)

HMM 190 Internship-Practicum I
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: Limited to Hotel-Motel Management majors
(Int 30 hrs)
In this course students will gain on-the-job experience in using knowledge and skills acquired through various courses of instructions completed. Emphasis is placed on the student’s working under the direct supervision of an experienced employee of the business establishment. Upon completion of this work experience, the supervisor will provide the college with a written report on the student’s progress according to prior agreement of experience to be gained. (F, Sp, Su)

HMM 240 Hospitality Managerial Accounting
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to explain the standard hospitality accounting practices, financial statements, budgets, and financial planning. Emphasis is placed on applying the subject matter to the hospitality industry. Upon completion, students will be able to use managerial accounting to plan and protect an operation’s finances. (Sp)

HMM 251 Front Office Management
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
This course is a study of front office management and of total hotel and condominium organization as it relates to the front office. Emphasis is placed on the methods of statistical analysis as applied to the front office in areas of price structure, occupancy patterns, and income using computer applications. Upon completion, students will be able to identify front office functions in hotel management. (Sp)