2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 07, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HMGT 2230 Risk Reduction in the Hospitality Industry

3 Credit Hour(s)
Students are introduced to the American government and basic business risk reduction concepts as well as risks unique to the hospitality industry. Selected topics in contracts, torts, and hospitality risk are discussed with emphasis on lodging and beverage codes. The case study approach is utilized to afford the student an appreciation of the duties of hospitality owners and operators in order to avoid or minimize risk and exposure.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand the history and current standing of the United States Judicial System.
  • Learn ways to decrease liability from common industry hazards.
  • Learn techniques to operate in the governmental administrative systems.
  • Identify the major regulatory bodies and regulations that impact hospitality operations.
  • Understand and know the importance of adhering to proper hiring practices including equal opportunity and non-discriminatory hiring practices.


This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.



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