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Edgewood High School-
Principles of Hospitality of Tourism Course Syllabus

Teacher: Ms. Guill Room 215

Contact Information: 903-896-4223 ext-8112


Course Description: The hospitality and tourism industry encompasses lodging, travel and tourism, recreation, amusements, attractions, resorts, restaurants, and food beverage service. The hospitality and tourism industry maintains the largest national employment base in the private sector. Students use knowledge and skills that meet industry standards to function effectively in various positions within this multifaceted industry. Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences such as career and technical student organizations and other leadership or extracurricular organizations (FCCLA/ SKILLS USA)  

Content Lessons:

Exploring Careers: Hospitality & Tourism

Restaurants & Food/Beverage Services Lodging

Recreation, Amusements & Attractions

Travel & Tourism

A Closer Look at Lodging Management

A Closer Look at Restaurant Management

Structure of the Food Service Industry

A Closer Look at Travel & Tourism Management

Customer Service in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry

Technology in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry

Trends in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry

Sanitation & Safety Procedures in Hospitality & Tourism Industry

Environmental Issues in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry

Skills for Real World Survival

Employability Skills

Decision Making

Citizenship Basics

Teamwork & Collaboration

Mathematics in the Workplace 1D

Management of Energy, Money & Tasks

Workplace Technology

Internet Basics

Researching Strategies & Tactics

Written Communication Practices


Grading Policy:

Work is due on the assigned date. Late work: 30 points off for the first day, 50 points off the second day, and the third day work will not be accepted. Make-up work is the responsibility of the student and should be obtained upon returning to school. If you are absent you need to find your work in the missed class bin.

The following grading scale will be used:

Test/Projects: 50%

Daily work & Quizzes: 50%

Supply List:

1.Spiral Notebook ( any color)

2. 3 Brad/Prong folder (any color)

3. Blue or black ink pens/pencils 4. Kleenex 5. Germ-X

Classroom Rules:

1. Be on time, on task, and prepared to learn EVERYDAY.

2. Respect the teacher, the classroom, other students, and yourself.

3.Be responsible for your own learning.

4. Clean up after yourself and your peers.

5. Keep all personal electronics PUT AWAY. 6.No “Spinners” allowed in class AT ALL!

Procedures: 1. Everyone retrieve their journals once they enter the room.

2.All students should be seated once the bell rings.

3. Students should answer the bell ringer in their journal for that day.

4.Write your name and the date on all assignments,notes, and projects.

5. All finished or missed work will be places in the back of the room in the designated bins.

6. In order to leave class, you must sign out and have a pass

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