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SUBJECT AREA: Hospitality (Hotel, Restaurant, Sport, Travel and Tourism)

Last Update: December 13, 2006 by Lucy Heckman, Maureen Weicher

Subject Specialists: Lucy Heckman and Ann Jusino (Staten Island)

Faculty Liaisons: Lucy Heckman and Ann Jusino (Staten Island)

Purpose: The St. Johnís University Libraries support teaching, study, and research for undergraduate students associated with the Hotel, Restaurant, Sport, Travel and Tourism Department of The College of Professional Studies. The course schedule includes current offerings by the department.

Undergraduate Program: The Hotel, Restaurant, Sport, Travel and Tourism Department offers an undergraduate major in Hospitality Management as part of the Bachelor of Science program in The College of Professional Studies. The program has required courses in travel and tourism; food and beverage service; and hospitality management, law and ethics, marketing, facilities management, cost controls, and information technology. It leads to careers in hotels and restaurants, as well as resorts, retirement communities, banquets and catering, meetings and special events, airlines, cruise ships, parks and more.

The Undergraduate Bulletin of the College of Professional Studies has a complete listing of courses offered at the baccalaureate level. Additionally, students enroll in core curriculum courses in the liberal arts that provide background knowledge and strong communications skills.

Graduate Program: n/a

Centers/Institutes: n/a

Enrollment Trends: See Institutional Research Factbook.

Department and Subject Area Trends:

  • Environmental tourism.
  • International, upscale, and extended stay lodging.
  • Health conscious food service.

Established Specialization: Hotel management, travel, tourism, restaurant management.

Subject Depth: Queens collection is on the study or instructional support level, advanced (3b). The goal is to maintain this level. Staten Island collection is on the basic information level, advanced (2b). The goal is to build a collection on the study or instructional support level, introductory (3a).

Selection Considerations: Please see Selection of Materials. In addition, the following journals may be consulted for book reviews:

Materials to be Excluded: Please see Materials Not To Be Acquired.

Withdrawal Considerations: Please see Collection Maintenance: Withdrawals.

Related Collections: Business and Economics

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