Principles of Hospitality and Tourism

Outline of Course TEKS
Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
Industry segments, history, and economic impact 1 (A, D); 9 (A); 10 (C)
Portfolio
Career portfolio 5 (D)
Careers in Hospitality and Tourism
Career areas, career outlook, goals, and professional associations 5 (A-B)
Skills Needed in Hospitality and Tourism
Self responsibility and self management; work independently 1 (A); 3 (A); 4 (D); 5 (A)
Personal values and principles 3 (B); 5 (C)
Attitude, work habits, and appearance 3 (C); 11 (B)
Time management, organization, and accuracy 3 (D-E); 4 (A)
Decision making and problem solving 4 (C); 7 (B)
Leading a balanced life 4 (B)
Leadership and team building 2 (B); 7 (A, D-E)
Communication and customer service 2 (A-B); 11 (A-B)
Travel and Tourism
FREE! - Methods of travel 1 (D); 10 (A-B)
Travel and tourism safety 1 (B); 8 (A)
Travel and tourism 1 (C-D); 2 (A); 10 (A-C)
Lodging
Types; duties and responsibilities of lodging 9 (A-C); 10 (A)
Food and Beverage
Types; duties and responsibilities within departments 5 (B); 6 (A-B); 8 (D); 9 (A-C); 10 (A); 11 (C)
Recreation, Amusement, and Attraction
Types; duties and responsibilities within departments 5 (C); 9 (A-B); 10 (A)
Safety in Hospitality and Tourism
Safety and sanitation 1 (E); 8 (A-C)
The Business of Hospitality and Tourism
Management, human resources, marketing, accounting, legal, sustainability 6 (C); 7 (C); 9 (A-B)

Contributors

  • Debbie Wieland, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher
  • Arlene Spearman, former Associate Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Cari Collins, Curriculum Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Patti Rambo, former Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Derrick Pedersen, IT Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Becky Martinez, Business Coordinator/Editor, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Victoria Patton, Student Assistant, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences