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The Hospitality Studies program prepares students for a career in the growing hospitality industry. A Certificate in Hospitality Sales and Marketing will provide the tools necessary for entry-level positions in event planning, tourism and hospitality sales and marketing; the AGS degree with emphasis in Hospitality Sales and Marketing.
The Hospitality Studies program focuses on teaching professionalism and work ethic for the hospitality industry. There is an emphasis on leadership, customer service, event planning, bartending and dining-room management throughout the program. Skills taught in the Hospitality Sales and Marketing track include sales, negotiations and marketing.
The Certificate in Hospitality Sales and Marketing is 30 credits and can be completed in two semesters. Courses in the Certificate can be used for the AGS degree. Students planning on pursuing a four-year degree in Hospitality should speak with an advisor regarding transferability of courses.
This program includes Learning Lab requirements. This is time scheduled outside of class where students perform specific tasks aligned to course learning outcomes in a professional environment. Students will graduate with industry-relevant work experience acquired at PCC. The Learning Labs program is unique to PCC and gives students the opportunity to practice work ethic and professionalism.
There are no entrance requirements for this program.