Electronic Profile 5%
Students will reflect on who they are as a student, professional, and future industry leader. Then write a personal profile. Think about your academic, career and personal experience and goals.
Industry Research Annotated Bibliography 10%
Research and write about a trend in one sector of the hospitality industry. Reflect on what skills you plan to develop to become a leader in this sector of the hospitality industry.
Concierge Assignment 20%
Students will conduct research to learn about a historically significant tourist attraction in New York City then discuss the scope of the hospitality and tourism industry in writing and through an oral presentation.
Travel Blog 20%
Students will develop a format for and write their own travel blog post about a community in New York City. Students will be provided a category of tourism, will gather information about their category and present their work on the OpenLab.
Shared Reading 15%
Weekly reading assignments will support a weekly discussion of trends in the hospitality industry.
Weekly Homework 15%
Articulate, through written responses, the main objectives of the assigned homework on a weekly basis.
Class Participation 15%
Articulation of the student’s developing knowledge of the hospitality industry in a manner in which all students can benefit and contribute to an engaging learning environment.