X Professional Ethics

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Ethical reasoning

  • (8) The student knows and understands the importance of professional ethics and legal responsibilities.
    • (A) apply ethical reasoning to a variety of workplace situations in order to make decisions
    • (B) examine information on organizational policies in handbooks and manuals
    • (C) develop guidelines for professional conduct

B. Professional expectations

  • (9) The student knows and understands the importance of employability skills and is able to explore and effectively plan for managing travel and tourism careers.
    • (A) identify behaviors necessary to be employable and maintain employment such as positive work ethics and positive personal qualities
    • (L) explore entrepreneurship opportunities


  • Hospitality Services Curriculum Guide, Reference Book, Student Activity, and Tests, Curriculum Center for FCS, 2003 – Ch. 32
  • Marketing Yourself, Cengage Learning Inc./South-Western, 2004 – Ch. 12
  • Reynolds, Johnny Sue. (2010) Hospitality Services. Tinley-Park, Illinois: The Goodheart-Wilcox Company, Inc.
  • Career Clusters http://www.careerclusters.org

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