• Hospitality and Tourism Management: Travel Certificate Curriculum


  • One-Year Certificate

    Catalog Year 2016-2017

    For program costs, completions and job placement information, please click here. Some material on the page clicked to may not be accessible. If your require assistance please contact the the faculty adviser listed above.

    The Travel certificate of completion focuses on the requisite skills for travel and tourism operations that are fundamental to the industry. Areas of study include airlines, travel agencies and online travel, tour operations, rental car agencies, destination marketing and visitor bureaus, and cruise lines. The curriculum features in-class instruction, hands-on practical applications, and cooperative work experience opportunities in the industry.

    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
    BA101 Introduction to Business
    4
    BA131 Introduction to Business Computing
    4
    HT108 Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
    4
    HT140 Travel and Tourism Geography Focus: Western Hemisphere
    3
    HT241 Travel and Tourism Geography Focus: Eastern Hemisphere
    3
    18
    Second Quarter (Winter)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    HT141 Customer Service Management
    3
    HT246 Travel Transportation: Air, Rail and Auto
    3
    HT247 Cruises and Tours
    3
    MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher)1
    4
    WR121 English Composition or
    WR101
    Workplace Communications I
    3-4
    16-17
    Third Quarter (Spring)
    Course Number
    Course Title
    Credits
    HT142 Travel and Tourism Agency Operations
    3
    HT180T

    Computer Reservation Systems: Apollo, Worldspan and Booking Engines

    3
    HT230 Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law
    3
    HT245 Ecotourism and Adventure Travel
    3
    PSY201 General Psychology or
    PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations
    3-4
    WE280HT_ Cooperative Education Internship2
    2
    17-18
    Total Credits 51-53

    1 A 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 or WE280HTB to meet program requirements. Instructor and dean permission is required; check with instructor for the course number and credits appropriate to the
    internship assignment.