Pretty easy, overall.
Introduction to wines, beers, and spirits. The identification of various types of beverages; their origin, production, and availability. Emphasis on the buying, pricing, control, storage, promotion, and selling of beverages in the hospitality industry. All students must be 21 years of age by the first day of class in order to participate. Proof of age will be required on the first day of class.
An introduction to the entertainment industry for those students looking to pursue a career in the field of entertainment. Aim is to provide students with a basic understanding of the business of entertainment, focusing on the following segments: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Music, Travel/Tourism, and Sports. While the primary focus of the course is on the entertainment industry and how it relates to hospitality and tourism, students will also gain the tools to effectively manage and lead, organize, and market within the industry segments. Additional topics covered will include artist management, concert tour productions, publicity, contracts, branding, merchandising, trends and the internet. The course will also expose students to the social, economic and financial characteristics of the industry.
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This course introduces students to the global hospitality and tourism industries including the scope, historical development, and future. It also provides an overview of management functions in key areas including: service; tourism; business ownership and development; lodging; food and beverage; recreation and leisure; gaming; and meetings, events, and conventions.