• Hospitality and Tourism Management: Recreation and Leisure Certificate Curriculum


  • One-Year Certificate

    Catalog Year 2016-2017

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    The Recreation and Leisure certificate of completion and option within the Hospitality and Tourism AAS degree features extensive background in the recreation and leisure sector of the hospitality industry. The curriculum offers a mixture of in-class preparation as well as recreational field opportunities that provide students with necessary skills to work in this industry. Recreation and Leisure career opportunities are extensive and include the opportunities to work in a variety of recreational areas such as resorts, ski areas, spa management, parks, clubs, aquatic centers, and non-profit recreation entities.

    Students completing the certificate program may apply these credits toward an associate degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

    First Quarter (Fall)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
    4
    HT108 Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
    4
    HPE285OL

    Wilderness Survival or HE252 First Aid: Responding to Emergencies

    3
    MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher)1
    4
    PE185__ Physical Education Activity
    2
    17
    Second Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    BUS286 Career Management
    4
    HT107 Introduction to Leisure/Recreation Management
    3
    HT141 Customer Service Management
    3
    PSY201 General Psychology or
    PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations
    3-4
    WR121 English Composition or
    WR101
    Workplace Communications I
    3-4
    16-18
    Third Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    HT207 Managing and Programming of Recreation and Sport Facilities
    3
    HT230 Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law
    3
    HT245 Ecotourism and Adventure Travel
    3
    FT235 Outdoor Recreation
    3
    PE185__ Physical Education Activity
    2
    WE280HT_ Cooperative Education Internship2
    2
    16
    Total Credits 49-51

    1A College Placement Test (CPT) score does not fulfill this requirement. Students must successfully complete the required mathematics course (or higher.)
    2Students may use any combination of WE280HTA, WE280HTB, WE280HTC or WE280HTD to meet program requirements. Instructor and dean permission is required; check with instructor for the course number and credits appropriate to the internship assignment.