This capstone course culminates the theoretical training for students in tourism and hospitality studies. This course provides a solid foundation of knowledge related to tourism innovation while connecting the interrelated elements of marketing, finance, business application software, technological fluency, business communication tools, social issues, operations, problem solving, and how these changes occurring impact the global tourism environment. Students learn by engaging in a series of team based managerial, social, and operational case studies focusing on current and future trends in tourism allowing for thinking "outside the box". Students will learn how to be comfortable with their professional strengths and or opportunities to capitalize on their intellectual potential. Social intelligence will be connected to leadership techniques, allowing students to integrate knowledge from previous tourism and hospitality courses to complete their professional portfolio.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|HOS 111 - Introduction to Hospitality Management|
|HOS 170 - Tourism and Hospitality Sales|
|HOS 251 - Principles of Tourism, Hotel and Casino Management|
|CUL 114/HOS 114 - Food and Beverage Operations|