PTL401: Lodging I (2010-2011)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Lodging I
CALENDAR YEAR: 2010-2011
GRADE LEVEL: 10-12
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
About the Program:
Lodging I prepares students for careers in the Hospitality and Tourism industry. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals in Lodging Management as well as pre-employment and employment skills.
Major Concepts/Content: The Lodging courses will teach management skills required for a career in the hotel and lodging industry. Content includes instruction in business management, finance, accounting, human resources, customer relations, marketing, public speaking, and technology. Students have the opportunity to acquire professional credentials such as the national professional certification exam that will qualify them for the Certified Rooms Division Specialist (CRDS) designation and/or Entry Level endorsement in lodging and food service. Students must complete all four semesters of the program to take the professional certification exam.
Major Instructional Activities: Instructional activities will be provided in a general classroom setting and field environments such as: hotels, BOQ, VOQ and/or billets. The students will work individually, with partners and in groups.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Student will be evaluated on their participation in class activities, homework assignments/projects and their progress at intern site.