Pueblo - SC, 104
PCC offers two Culinary Arts tracks - Hospitality Studies & Tourism, Conventions, and Events.
Program Start Date: Every Semester
Average Class Size: 8-25
Program Length: 5 Full-Time Semesters
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Course Availability: Day & Evening Classes
Program Locations: Pueblo
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Lodging Manager entry level $36,779.00 experienced $64,037.00
Concierges entry level $20,132.00 experienced $31,408.00
General and Operations Managers entry level $58,107.00 experienced $153,055.00
Meeting and Convention Planners entry level $27,199.00 experienced $42,865.00
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation $27,150.00
Amusement, Gambling and Recreational workers $ 27,000.00
Tour Guides and Escorts $38, 828.00
Travel Agents entry level $23,749.00 experienced $46,176.00
Event Planners experienced $50,721.00 (Colorado state average)
What Will I Learn?
The Hospitality Studies Program provides students with the opportunity to learn about exciting careers in travel, event planning, lodging, resort, and tourism industries.
Skills taught in the Tourism, Travel and Events track include event planning, tour management, tourist destinations throughout the world, business planning and development, marketing, and travel planning. To complete a degree, you must finish an on-the-job internship experience. Often this leads directly to employment in the field.
Our Experienced Faculty
The instructional staff in the Tourism, Travel and Events program is an exciting blend of industry and educational professional expertise. Included are professionals in the lodging, event planning, and travel industries. The Department Chair has had over 30 years of leading hospitality education at Pueblo Community College.
Our Cutting Edge Facilities
The city and county of Pueblo has numerous sites dedicated to the tourism industry as well as the location of the Colorado State Fair. Pueblo's River Walk, Nature and Raptor Center, Pueblo Reservoir and state park, Beulah Mountain Park, El Pueblo Museum and many other tourist attractions provide excellent opportunities for hands-on learning experiences for our students.
"I never knew the world was so exciting and filled with travel adventures until I took the Travel Destinations in the Eastern and Western Hemispheres." - HOS Student