Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation Model

by CTE Online Admin

Hospitality Tourism & Recreation is a course designed to introduce the student to the various aspects of Hospitality industry. It is currently estimated that 30% of all the jobs in the state of California are available in the hospitality and food service workplaces therefore emphasis is placed on meeting the needs for the growing number of resources and services in the local area. This class is designed to give the student basic skills needed to acquire an entry level job in lodging, recreation, travel event planning and theme park/ exhibition occupations.

Program Information
CTE Certification Elements
Standards
California's 2008 CTE Standards (91)
California Academic Content Standards (21)
Competencies / Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand organization, management and department operations for the Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism Industry.
  • Be prepared to advance in their hospitality career by understanding foundational information about the hospitality industry
  • Identify and successfully pursue career and educational opportunities in the Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism Industry.
  • Demonstrate appropriate leadership and etiquette skills.
  • Understand and perform basic hospitality services.
  • Abide by appropriate and required safety, sanitation and emergency procedures.
Units

Orientation - Classroom Climate

The lessons in this unit will consist of activities that introduce the student to classroom procedures, classroom behavior expectations, grading and class outcomes.

Classroom /Lab
3 Hours

The Hospitality Industry

Industry sector overview that educates students about the very wide variety of the hospitality industry. This unit also includes skills necessary to be employable and what opportunities are available in the current job market. jobs, work habits and ethics. Communication skills and employee responsibilities are discussed.

Classroom
25 Hours

Travel & Tourism

This unit is to highlight current tourism trends and develop an awareness of world tourism. Topics related to travel such as customer service, client information & communication, as well as reservations. Students will understand the skills needed for travel booking

Classroom
25 Hours

The Lodging Industry

This unit develops skills related to the lodging industry & various jobs associated to the industry such as front desk, accounting, maintence & grounds, housekeeping as well as reservations and customer service

Classroom
25 Hours

Culinary Arts & Restaurant, Manager Services & Beverages

This unit will focus on the elements of culinary safety & sanitaion, emergency procedures, the restaurant business, restaurant operations, managed services, & beverages.

Classroom
25 Hours

Assemblies and Event Management

This unit covers the various information students need to learn to effectively develop skills need to be and event planner and meet the needs of a wide variety of client needs

Classroom
25 Hours

Recreation, Theme Park, & Gaming Entertainment

The focus of this unit is to understand thescope of service needed to work in theme parks or outdoor recreation settings. Students will gain an understanding of culture, customs, client diversity, outdoor recreation, local travel, on property services, guest assistance.

Classroom
30 Hours

Operational Areas of the Hospitality Industry

This unit contains information on Leadership and management skills, marketing of hospitality programs, human resources, accounting, finance and cost control.

Classroom
25 Hours