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  • Hospitality Studies
  • Fast Facts

    Program Start Date: Every Semester

    Award: AGS, Certificate

    Average Class Size: 8-25

    Program Length: 4 Full-Time Semesters (AGS), 2 Full-Time Semesters (Ceritifcate)

    Part-Time or Full-Time: Both

    Course Availability: Day & Evening Classes

    Program Locations: Pueblo

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  • Career Information
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    Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 43-4081.00
    Concierges 39-6012.00
    Lodging Managers 11-9081.00
    Customer Service Representatives 43-4051.00
    Receptionists and Information Clerks 43-4171.00
    Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 13-1121.00

    What Will I Learn?
    The Hospitality Studies Program provides students with the opportunity to learn about exciting careers in the Hospitality Industry. The program consists of a unique blend of business and hospitality courses. Students develop basic skills in Management, Sales, Customer Service, Marketing, and Event Planning.

    The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Certificate consists of 30 credits and can be completed in one year as a full time student. It prepares the graduate for entry-level positions within the Hospitality Industry. All coursework can be applied to the Associate Degree.

    The Hospitality Associate of General Studies degree prepares the student to transfer to a four year university where they can obtain a Bachelor’s Degree. All courses are being accepted by the Metropolitan State University of Denver and an Agreement is being developed with CSU Global for an online degree option. Students must communicate with the University of choice to ensure transferability of courses.

    Our Experienced Faculty
    The instructional staff in the Hospitality Studies program has diversified industry and educational expertise.  There are at least four meetings annually with an industry dominated Advisory Council. These members enhance the learning experience. They provide mentoring and internship opportunities, guest speaker presentations, and review curriculum to ensure that the student skills meet current industry needs.

    Our Cutting Edge Facilities
    On campus, PCC’s Conference Services allow students to gain firsthand knowledge of Event Planning. Within the community, Pueblo City and County have numerous sites dedicated to the tourism industry. The Colorado State Fair Grounds, the River Walk, the Nature and Raptor Center, the Reservoir, the State Park, Beulah Mountain Park, and the El Pueblo Museum are only a handful of the numerous tourist attractions which provide opportunities for hands on learning experiences. There are also numerous hotels, motels, and hospitality businesses.

    Gainful Employment Data
    Hospitality Sales & Marketing
    Tourism - Beginning Tours and Events
    Tourism - Intermediate Tours and Events