# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Lodging Management (formerly Hotel Management and Operations) Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Lodging Management (formerly Hotel Management and Operations) (8159/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8159
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12

Students with an interest in lodging management and operations develop specialized skills in the areas of human resources and supervision, marketing and public relations, sales, front-office functions, guest relations, communication, financial functions, food and beverage, housekeeping operations, security, and engineering. In addition, students gain a thorough understanding of the lodging industry and the career options available. Computer applications and DECA activities, with opportunities in leadership, community, and competitive events, enhance the course.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Hospitality and Tourism
    • Lodging
    • Recreation, Amusements and Attractions
    • Restaurants and Food and Beverage Services
    • Travel and Tourism

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.