Hospitality and Tourism CTE Cluster

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Our Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways in the Hospitality and Tourism CTE Cluster lead to a credential for employment (certificate, diploma, or degree). Prepare for careers in the management, marketing, and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events, and travel-related services.

Available Pathways

Classes are offered at our college campuses in Monroe and Polkton and online. Some classes may be offered at your local high school. Classes are organized into pathways and align with the K-12 curriculum and Career and College Ready Standards adopted by the State Board of Education.

The following CTE pathways are available to eligible high school juniors, and seniors.


Course Credits Prerequisites Semester offered (SPCC Campus)
CUL 110: Sanitation & Safety 2 None Fall, Spring
CUL 140: Culinary Skills I 5 None Fall
CUL 160: Baking I 3 Co-requisite: CUL 110 Fall
CUL 240: Culinary Skills II 5 CUL 110 and
CUL 140; or
CUL 110, CUL
142, and CUL
Total Credits 15
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