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HMT 1139 Housekeeping Management

This course provides students with the principles of housekeeping management as they apply specifically to the hospitality industry. Housekeeping is critical to the success of today's lodging operations and this course will illustrate what it takes to direct day-to-day operations of this department, from big-picture management issues to technical details for cleaning each area.

Prerequisites: HMT 1105

Course Outcomes
  • Identify the importance of the housekeeping department and its relationship with all other departments such as the front office, engineering/maintenance, etc.
  • Design strategies used to recruit, select, hire, orientate, train, schedule, motivate, and discipline housekeeping staff.
  • Demonstrate how to use common chemicals used to clean a guest room, the guest room cleaning procedures, inspection techniques, and security measures.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Division: Business and Public Services
  • Department: Hospitality Management
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Sampier
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: A Term
Open Seats: 16
Meets: MW from 7:00PM to 8:50PM
Section: AN2
Open Seats: 16
Meets: MW from
7:00PM to 8:50PM
Section: AN2