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Hospitality & Tourism

About Hospitality & Tourism

The Hospitality and Tourism Cluster prepares learners for careers in the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel-related services. Hospitality operations are located in communities throughout the world.

Travel and tourism is one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the world. Each year, travel and tourism employers around the world pay more than $1.6 trillion in wages and salaries and create 12.5 million new jobs. Beginning salaries depend on the employee's skills, education and job level at a hotel, restaurant, tourism office, recreation facility, amusement park or attraction site. Salaries range from entry-level wages to six figures. This industry is known for promoting from within and for its large number of young managers.

Consultant: Deborah Thompson


2014-15 Offerings

Program of Study

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts I

Culinary Arts II

Culinary Arts III


Hospitality and Tourism Management

Marketing and Management I Principles1

Travel and Tourism Operations

Hospitality Management

Advertising and Public Relations*

Sports and Entertainment Management

Marketing and Management I Principles1

Travel and Tourism Operations

Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Advertising and Public Relations*

* Submitted to State Board of Education on first reading January 2014.
1 Satisfies ½ credit of Economics required for graduation.
Available courses for elective credit in this cluster: Exploration of Organizational Leadership & Marketing