El Centro College - Course Descriptions for HAMG
El Centro 2013 - 2014 Catalog

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HAMG 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Hospitality Administration and Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


HAMG 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at RLC

Front Office Procedures
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Functions of front office operations as they relate to customer service. Includes a study of front office interactions with other departments in the lodging operation. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)


HAMG 1317 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Recreational Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The study of the recreation and entertainment industry. Emphasizes sporting and entertainment venues, tourism attractions, and other public and private sector special events. (3 Lec.)


HAMG 1319 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computers In Hospitality
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to computers and their relationship as an information system to the hospitality industry. This course includes an overview of industry-specific software. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)


HAMG 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, RLC

Introduction to Hospitality Industry
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the elements of the hospitality industry. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)


HAMG 1324 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at RLC

Hospitality Human Resources Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Principles and procedures of human resource management in the hospitality industry (3 Lec.)


HAMG 1340 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Hospitality Legal Issues
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course in legal and regulatory requirements that impact the hospitality industry. Topics include Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), labor regulations, tax laws, tip reporting, franchise regulations, and product liability laws. (3 Lec.)


HAMG 1342 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Guest Room Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the working relationship among housekeeping, front office, and maintenance in the lodging industry. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)


HAMG 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Hospitality Administration/Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


HAMG 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics In Hospitality Administration And Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


HAMG 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Food And Beverage Operations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to food and beverage management in various hospitality environments. Emphasizes cost controls from procurement to marketing and sales. Examines forecasting, menu planning and pricing, logistical support, production, purchasing, and quality assurance. (3 Lec.)


HAMG 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at RLC

Hospitality Management and Leadership
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of management and leadership in the hospitality industry with an emphasis on management philosophy, policy formulation, communications, motivation and team building. (3 Lec.)


HAMG 2307 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, RLC

Hospitality Marketing and Sales
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CHEF 1301 or PSTR 1301 or TRVM 1300 with a "C" or better.
Course Description: Identification of the core principles of marketing and sales and their impact on the hospitality industry. (3 Lec.)

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HAMG 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Convention and Group Management and Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An application of the essential components of successful convention and meeting planning. (3 Lec.)


HAMG 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Hospitality Financial Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Methods and application of financial management within the hospitality industry. Primary emphasis on sales accountability, internal controls, and report analysis. (3 Lec.)


HAMG 2337 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Hospitality Facilities Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Identification of building systems, facilities and sustainability management, and security and safety procedures. (3 Lec.)


HAMG 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education-Hospitality Administration/Management, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.