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  • Hospitality Studies
  • Contact Us

    Carol Himes
    Department Chair
    Pueblo - SC, 104

  • Did You Know?

    PCC offers two Culinary Arts tracks - Hospitality Studies & Tourism, Conventions, and Events.

  • Fast Facts

    Program Start Date: Every Semester

    Award: AAS

    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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  • Career Information
    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.