• Hospitality & Tourism 
    People come to Texas to visit attractions such as the Alamo, Six Flags Over Texas, and Padre Island National Seashore- all ranked among the top draws for tourists in the state. Untold millions enjoy our wealth of hotels, restaurants, museums, aquariums, rodeos, campgrounds, state and national parks, racetracks, cruises, and more. The job of keeping all those people happy falls to workers in Hospitality & Tourism. Whether chefs, concierges, travel agents, or tour guides, park rangers or players for sports teams, the professionals in this cluster are experts at pleasing the public. If you want to see the world, enjoy serving others, or dream of opening a restaurant or bed and breakfast someday, then Hospitality and Tourism may be the right cluster for you. 
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    Hospitality Management Pathway

    9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade

    Principles of Hospitality & Tourism

    Hotel Management



    Hospitality Services



    Practicum in Hospitality Services

    Culinary Arts Pathway

    9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade

    Principles of Hospitality & Tourism


    Introduction to Culinary Arts




    Culinary Arts

    ServSafe certification option


    Practicum in Culinary Arts
     Potential Job Opportunities:
    • Bakers
    • Animal Trainers
    • Bartenders
    • Baggage Porters and Bellhops
    • Amusement and Recreation Attendants
    • Baristas
    • Athletes and Sports Competitors
    • Chefs and Head Cooks
    • Travel Agents
    • Concierges
    • Counter Attendants
    • Dishwashers
    • Food Preparation Workers
    • Food Servers
    • Waiters and Waitresses
    • Travel Clerks
    • Food Service Managers
    • Switchboard Operators
    • Gaming Managers/Supervisors
    • Hosts and Hostesses
    • Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
    • Interpreters and Translators
    • Janitors and Cleaners
    • Lodging Managers
    • Maids and Housekeepers
    • Event Planners
    • Museum Technicians and Conservators
    • Recreation Workers
    • Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
    • Gaming and Sports Book Writers and      Runners
    • Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers
    • Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers