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Hospitality Front Office

Advanced Certificate (AC)

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32 CH
Business
BUSINES 181
Financial Accounting 4
This course presents accounting as an information system that produces summary financial statements, primarily for users external to a business or other enterprise. Students study the forms of business organization and the common transactions entered into by businesses. The emphasis is on understanding and applying basic accounting principles and other concepts that guide the reporting of the effect of transactions and other economic events on the financial condition and operating results of a business. How to analyze and interpret historical financial statements as well as the limitations of using these statements in making forward-looking business decisions are included. The primary content emphasis will be accounting for current assets and liabilities, long-term assets and liabilities, corporations, cash flow statements and financial statement analysis. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Business 111 or Business 141 or Mathematics 098 or higher; or concurrent enrollment in Business 141; or placement test; or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 182
Managerial Accounting 4
This course presents accounting as a system of producing information for use in internally managing a business. The course emphasizes the identification, accumulation and interpretation of information for planning, controlling and evaluating the performance of the separate components of a business. Included is the identification and measurement of the costs of producing goods or services and how to analyze and control these costs. Decision models commonly used in making specific short-term and long-term business decisions are included. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Business 181, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 211
Business Law I 3
Laws of business transactions, including contracts, agency, employment and partnerships, and study of the Uniform Commercial Code. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
BUSINES 269
Principles Of Management 3
Analysis of major functions and principles of management; emphasis on supervisory and operating levels of management; theories, policy-making, effective communications and art of decision-making. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in BUSINESS 111, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Cooperative Work Experience
COOP EX 105-1
Business Technologies CWE 6
The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 4 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 4 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 2 semester credit hours. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 6 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
English
ENGLISH 101
Composition 3
Development of critical and analytical skills in writing and reading of expository prose. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Hospitality
HOSPTLY 104
Intro To Hospitality Industries 3
History and organization of the hospitality industry, hotel-motel, food service, travel-tourism, with emphasis on career opportunities and jobs, economic projections and industry trends, and on the meaning of hospitality in each industry. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington
HOSPTLY 202
Front Office & Room Division Management 3
Overview of the front office operation within the context of the hotel industry including the understanding of the special problems of room division management. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in HOSPTLY 104, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington
Speech
SPEECH 101-1
Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
Theory and practice of oral communication; development of poise and confidence, delivery, and speech organization; public speaking practice; small group discussion, and development of standards of criticism. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

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