Travel And Tourism

Certificate Program

This program is designed for the student who is primarily interested in a travel and tourism concentration without the broad liberal arts background. A graduate of this program will have established a basis for a career in the travel and tourism industry, and will be qualified for at least entry-level positions in tour companies, travel agencies, tourism bureaus, cruise lines, car rental companies, and hotels. Cooperative Education provides work-based experience to expand students' learning opportunities.

(Housed in the Hospitality Department)

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
GEG 215 Geography of Tourism Destinations 3
HSP 251 Hospitality Marketing 3
TVL 101 Introduction to Travel and Tourism 3
TVL 131 Documentation in the Tourism Industry 3
TVL 210 Introduction to Airline Reservations Systems: SABRE OR
TVL 220 Introduction to Airline Reservations Systems: APOLLO
3
Total15
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
CRC/CIS ELECTIVE 3
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
HSP 102 Hospitality Service 4
TVL 231 Tourism Specialization 3
TVL 275 Current Issues in Tourism 3
Total16
SUMMER SEMESTER: 4 Credit Hours
CE 260 Cooperative Education: Hospitality* 4
Total 4
TOTAL CREDITS35

* Students can take the Cooperative Education course during a semester or during the summer.

NOTE: Please see the Hospitality Management A.A.S. Degree – Travel, for a degree option to the Certificate program.

For information related to cost, success rate, and student debt in this program, please visit Travel And Tourism - Gainful Employment Information.

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