# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Hotel Management and Operations Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Hotel Management and Operations (8159/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8159
Co-op:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:None

Students with an interest in hotel marketing and hospitality develop specialized skills in the areas of human resources and supervision, marketing and public relations, sales, front-office functions, guest relations, communication, financial functions, food and beverage service, housekeeping operations, security, and engineering. In addition, students obtain a thorough understanding of the hotel industry and the career options available. Computer/technology applications and DECA activities enhance the course. DECA, the co-curricular student organization, offers opportunities in leadership, community, and competitive events.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Hospitality and Tourism
    • Lodging
    • Recreation, Amusements and Attractions
    • Restaurants and Food and Beverage Services
    • Travel and Tourism

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

Certifications

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.