Academy of Hospitality and Tourism (AOHT)
The Academy of Hospitality and Tourism prepares students for post-secondary education in hospitality and tourism-related majors as well as other courses of study that demand a strong academic foundation in social studies, business, and language arts.
Curriculum for the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism contains essential content based on expertise from leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry. Courses include:
- Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism
- Destinations Geography
- Computer Technology for Travel and Tourism
- Travel and Tourism Marketing and Management
- Travel and Tourism Internship
Along with their required courses, Academy of Hospitality and Tourism students can take dual enrollment courses while still in high school. Every student is encouraged to take at least two years of foreign language. The curriculum applies project-based learning and integrates literacy instruction through an extended inquiry process that simulates professional knowledge and workplace behavior.
Academy of Hospitality and Tourism students work as interns at hotels, museums, travel centers, tourism bureaus, sports facilities and other hospitality and tourism-related settings. These internships connect students to the real world of work and establish important relationships between students and adult professionals in hospitality and tourism.