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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Hospitality (HOS-101)


Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

April 2020 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: outline the history of the hospitality industry; compare and contrast the types of hotel and lodging facilities and rooms; investigate the gaming industry; compare the various types of meeting, conventions and expositions; contrast the types of tourism worldwide; and categorize a variety of restaurants and eating establishments as they influence the hospitality industry and business.


Major topics include: an introduction to the hospitality industry, hotels and lodging, restaurants, food, beverages, gaming, tourism, recreation and meetings, conventions, and expositions.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Hospitality Management or Business Management (4/20).