# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Introduction to Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation (8259/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8259
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12

Students enrolled in Introduction to Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation focus on developing professional skills and using emerging technologies to prepare for employment in this global industry, rich in diverse career opportunities. The program includes instruction in the industries of lodging, food and beverage, travel and tourism, and recreation and fitness.

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.