Through a strategic partnership with Lees-McRae College, the Ski Industry Business and Instruction Minor is designed to give students the skills needed for a successful career in the ski industry. As a pillar of this program, Lees-McRae College is dedicated to the education surrounding a sustainable future in the ski industry. Beech Mountain Resort’s on-site classroom, offers a hands-on-learning experience. This is the only minor of its kind in the Southeast and only the third on the East Coast.