HADM 1650: Business Writing for Hospitality Professionals

Fall, Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Required. (Students who are required to take this course generally may not delay it. Course must be taken within first two semesters in the School of Hotel Administration, including any semesters during the internal transfer process.  If extenuating circumstances exist, the student must petition to drop the course. All add/drop and section exchange must be approved by the chairperson by the end of the first week.)

Andrew Quagliata (aq43) – Fall 2017
Peggy Odom-Reed (pro2) – Fall 2017
Adam Walden (atw59) – Fall 2017
Andrew Quagliata (aq43) – Summer 2017
Peggy Odom-Reed (pro2) – Fall 2018
Andrew Quagliata (aq43) – Fall 2018
Adam Walden (atw59) – Fall 2018
James Stafford (jrs625) – Fall 2018
Adam Walden (atw59) – Spring 2018
James Stafford (jrs625) – Spring 2018
Peggy Odom-Reed (pro2) – Spring 2018
Maria Wolfe (mw555) – Spring 2018
Maria Wolfe (mw555) – Spring 2019
Adam Walden (atw59) – Spring 2019
Peggy Odom-Reed (pro2) – Spring 2019

Introduces the role and importance of effective communication in managerial work, especially in the hospitality industry. Students develop abilities in analytical thinking and clear expression. With an emphasis on business writing, this course builds foundational skills for creating professional-level communications. Students plan, develop, and produce increasingly complex written communications and deliver oral presentations.