The Hospitality Management program offers the following courses:
Resort & Event Management
This two-year industry-developed curriculum by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute covers careers in hospitality and restaurant operations, customer service, sales, marketing, employability and soft skills, communication, guest experience cycle and food and beverage services. Successful participants in the program will have the opportunity to receive college credits, earn industry certifications and credentials, participate in a mentored internship off site and at our on-site café, and apply for industry scholarships. CCIC students will also have the opportunity to earn internship hours through our on-site cafe.
Length: 1 Year
Credits: 2 Credits (1 CTE / 1 English B)
Dual Enrollment: Metro State University of Denver (HTL 1010 & HLDR 1000), $50 additional fee per credit, 6 credits
Certifications: CGSP (Certified Guest Service Professional), ServSafe Food Handler, and HTS (Hospitality & Tourism Specialist). Includes a 100 hour internship.
Hospitality Youth Apprenticeship
This senior-level experience allows students to expand upon and apply the knowledge, skills, and abilities gained from the Lodging & Resort Management program. This class has a focus on developing leadership skills, event planning, social media marketing, sales, managing banquets/events, and possible internship opportunities with our pathway industry partners. Heavy collaboration with ProStart Youth Apprenticeship is included to organize our in-house events and student-run cafe. FCCLA is also an integral part of this course.
Prerequisites: Resort & Event Management (previously Lodging & Resort Management)
Length: 1 Year
Credits: 2 Credits (1 CTE / 1 English C)
Certifications: CFDR (Certified Front Desk Representative), ServSafe Manager, AHLEI Hospitality Manager: Leadership Training, AHLEI Sexual Harassment Prevention, Unconscious Bias Training
Concurrent Enrollment: Arapahoe Community College (ENG 131) – available to qualified students