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HMT 1137 Hospitality Industry Computer Systems

Students will learn about computer-based property management systems, involving both front- and back-of-the-house operations. The course is designed to show the inter-related computer functions of an entire full-service lodging property with departments such as food and beverage service outlets, sales, front office, etc.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Hospitality Management
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: HMT 1105 AND BIS 1120 


  • Analyze and conclude the different advantages of using yield management software as it pertains to sales analysis, profit, pre-costing, post-costing, menu management, and back office accounting applications.
  • Design a comprehensive property management system (PMS) for a Full Service Luxury Hotel.
  • Perform basic functions on the PMS computer system within the Tartan Terrance Restaurant by producing electronic spreadsheets for inventory, work schedules, shift demand, and menu analysis.
  • Describe advances in food and beverage automation, including sophisticated input devices, POS systems and microcomputer interfaces, integrated food and beverage service software, forecasting applications software, and catering software packages.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2