This course is a structured and supervised, work experience that will give students the reality of learning. This course will allow students to identify and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses in future employment aspirations. An internship experience will provide students with an opportunity to explore career interests while applying knowledge and skills learned in the classroom in a work setting. The experience also helps students gain a clear sense of what they still need to learn and provides an opportunity to build professional networks.

Yucatec or Yucatan Maya (known to its own speaker’s simple as Maya) is a Mayan language of the Yucatan Peninsula and Northern Belize. 800,000 Mayan people speak dialects of this language fluently today.

This course is aimed to provide a broad overview of tourism devoted to the global impacts of tourism, a history of travel and career opportunities. It will also look at the governmental and private sector organizations that provide services, products and destinations for travelers (transportation, lodging, food service providers, travel agents, wholesalers, and tourism attractions). Students will learn about travel motivation, travel behavior and understand the importance of marketing tourism. In addition, students will also learn about tourism planning and examine the components of tourism.

This course is designed to teach students with the essentials of food safety, food microbiology, sanitary design principles for facilities and equipment, worker hygiene practices, correct procedures for cleaning and sanitizing, food defense and plant security.

This course provides the students with practical skills and knowledge for effective management of food service operations. It also provides students with a sound basic knowledge of food and beverage preparation and service and the ability to competently perform all practical techniques in a realistic setting. It gives the student the opportunity to put into practice certain elements and procedures of sanitation and safety.