TRAVEL AND TOURISM
School(s): Applied Sciences & TechnologiesMCC Program Code: HM11
CIP Code: 52.1905
NYSED Code (BRI): 28514
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)
Program Learning Outcomes
1.Describe the interrelationships of travel suppliers.
2.Evaluate various cruise line companies.
3.Evaluate various group tour companies.
4.Discuss operational procedures for both domestic and international airlines.
5.Discuss security protocols for both domestic and international airlines.
6.Discuss reliable sources of information.
7.Discuss the positive and negative aspects that tourism can bring to a region or destination.
8.Demonstrate fundamental computer entries to complete an airline reservation.
Requirements for Program Entrance
Mathematics placement at Level 2 or higher. English 101 ready.
|Distribution Requirements||Credit Hours|
|FIRST SEMESTER: 15-16 Credit Hours|
|GEG 215 Geography of Tourism Destinations||3|
|HSP 115 Guest Service Hospitality OR HSP 102 Hospitality Service||3-4|
|HSP 251 Hospitality Marketing||3|
|TVL 101 Introduction to Travel and Tourism||3|
|TVL 210 Introduction to Airline Reservations Systems: SABRE||3|
|SECOND SEMESTER: 14 Credit Hours|
|ENG 101 College Composition OR|
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
|HSP 201 Hospitality Human Resources Management||3|
|TVL 231 Tourism Specialization||3|
|HSP 275 Current Issues and Trends in Hospitality||3|
|COMPUTER RELATED CURRICULA (CRC) ELECTIVE||2|
|SUMMER SEMESTER: 4 Credit Hours|
|HSP 260 Cooperative Education: Hospitality Management||4|