Hotel-Restaurant-Inst Mgmt (HRI) at Virginia Highlands Community College


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HRI 101 - Hotel-Restaurant Organization and Management I
Introduces the history, opportunities, problems and trends of the hospitality industry. Covers the organization of the various sectors of the hospitality industry including human resources, general business considerations, and management theory. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 106 - Principles of Culinary Arts I-II
Introduces the fundamental principles of food preparation and basic culinary procedures. Stresses the use of proper culinary procedures combined with food science, proper sanitation, standards of quality for food items that are made, and proper use and care of kitchen equipment. Part I of II.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 1-3 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 107 - Principles of Culinary Arts I-II
Introduces the fundamental principles of food preparation and basic culinary procedures. Stresses the use of proper culinary procedures combined with food science, proper sanitation, standards of quality for food items that are made, and proper use and care of kitchen equipment. Part II of II.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 1-3 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 115 - Food Service Managers Sanitation Certification
Presents an accelerated survey of principles and applications of sanitary food service, designed to promote the skills of managers in food service establishments licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia. (Upon successful completion of the course, a certificate of achievement is awarded by the Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association and the student's name is entered in the Foundation Registry.)
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
HRI 120 - Principles of Food Preparation
Applies scientific principles and techniques to the preparation of food, including carbohydrates, such as fruits, vegetables, sugars and starches; fats, including both animal and vegetable, as well as natural and manufactured; and proteins, such as milk, cheese, eggs, meats, legumes, fish and shellfish.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
HRI 125 - Principles of Commercial Food Preparation
Studies the principles related to cooking in large quantities. Includes purchasing, production planning, position assignments and proper use of equipment. Presents and solves problems in expanding and converting recipes, using alternate cooking methods. Considers traditional and computerized methods. Requires field trips. Prerequisite HRI 120 or departmental approval.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 128 - Principles of Baking
Instructs the student in the preparation of breads, pastries, baked desserts, candies, frozen confections, and sugar work. Applies scientific principles and techniques of baking. Promotes the knowledge/skills required to prepare baked items, pastries and confections.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 140 - Fundamentals of Quality for the Hospitality Industry
Teaches quality in the hospitality industry, including material on the total quality management movement. Emphasizes quality from the customer's perspective.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 150 - Introduction to Hospitality Ownership
Presents growth, development, present status and trends of the food and lodging industry. Includes special problems of operating small and medium sized establishments. Introduces credit and accounting procedures, management of staff, marketing, advertising, and security, as well as personal attitudes, qualifications, and ethics.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 154 - Principles of Hospitality Management
Presents basic understanding of the hospitality industry by tracing the industry's growth and development, reviewing the organization and management of lodging, food, and beverage operations, and focusing on industry opportunities and future trends.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 158 - Sanitation and Safety
Covers the moral and legal responsibilities of management to insure a sanitary and safe environment in a food service operation. Emphasizes the causes and prevention of foodborne illnesses in conformity with federal, state and local guidelines. Focuses on OSHA standards in assuring safe working conditions.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
HRI 219 - Stock, Soup, and Sauce Preparation
Instructs the student in the preparation of stocks, soups, and sauces. Promotes the knowledge/skills to prepare stocks, soups, and sauces, and to select appropriate uses as meal components.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 235 - Marketing of Hospitality Services
Studies principles and practices of marketing the services of the hotel and restaurant industry. Emphasizes the marketing concept with applications leading to customer satisfaction. Reviews methods of external and internal stimulation of sales. May include a practical sales/marketing exercise and computer applications.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 255 - Human Res. Mgmt, and Trng. for Hospi. and Tourism
Prepares the students for interviewing, training and developing employees. Covers management skills (technical, human, and conceptual) and leadership. Covers the establishment and use of effective training and evaluative tools to improve productivity. Emphasizes staff and customer relations.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HRI 297 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-6 credits