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
Pre-Algebra (1 year high school math or placement into Level 3 (TRS 094 or MTH 130) or higher. Placement into ENG 101.
|Distribution Requirements||Credit 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
|SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours|
|ENG 101 College Composition OR|
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
|HSP 102 Hospitality Service||4|
|TVL 231 Tourism Specialization||3|
|TVL 275 Current Issues and Trends in Hospitality||3|
|SUMMER SEMESTER: 4 Credit Hours|
|CE 260 Cooperative Education: Hospitality*||4|
* 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.
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