Hospitality & Tourism


SCVS Hospitality & Tourism

Register for the 2024-25 school year!

Jump-start your career in the field of Hospitality and Tourism. The first completely virtual program of hospitality and tourism, offering the ultimate in flexibility for on-the-job training through experiences and internships. In this program, students learn all about the Hospitality and Tourism industry, how to manage and run a business, and network with industry experts.

Program Highlights:

  • This course is available to ANY high school student, even if they are already enrolled in a program of emphasis or magnet program at another high school.
  • All courses are virtual and are in eCampus with optional in-person experiences.
  • Face to Face opportunities include field trips, internships, competitions, and guest speakers.
  • Students have the opportunity to earn industry certifications as well as credit at Seminole State College.
  • Students may take these courses as a “7th-period elective” either on campus/off campus OR as an 8th-period elective.

Course Overview:

  • Course 1: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism--Register

    Gives an overview of the four sectors of the industry (lodging, attractions & entertainment, travel, food and beverage). Lessons focus on global and local trends in H&T to give students a better understanding of the scope of the industry. Examples of lessons with a local focus- the history of Central Florida tourism, Seminole County as a destination for sports tourism and ecotourism. Introduce concepts such as professionalism and positive attitude in the workplace.

  • Course 2: Technology for Hospitality and Tourism-- 

    Prerequisite: Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism. Covers the evolution of technology in the industry, including current trends. Also looks at how Covid-19 has spurred innovation in the industry. Builds on workplace skills introduced in the Year 1 course, such as interviewing and social media etiquette.

  • Course 3: Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Management-- 

    Prerequisite: Technology for Hospitality and Tourism. Will cover key marketing concepts and include lessons on marketing in the industry, as well as the idea of marketing yourself (your personal brand). Will further build on workplace skills presented in Years 1 and 2.

  • Course 4: Entrepreneurship--Coming 24-25 School Year-- 

    Prerequisite: Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Management. Will cover topics on business leadership. Students will demonstrate the soft skills and the workplace skills (resumes, cover letters, interviews, social media presence, email and phone etiquette, etc.) they learned from the prior courses.

Unique Experiences Each Semester:

  • Behind the Scenes at Local Events
  • Tour Local Airports, Restaurants, Businesses and Hotels
  • Job Shadowing in the Industry
  • Paid and Unpaid Internships

Industry Certifications:

Industry certifications and college credit at SSC will be available throughout the program.

News Highlights:

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Program Sponsors & Partnerships:

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