Travel and Tourism

Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02961)

Prepares students for employment in the travel industry as a travel agent, consultant, or entrepreneur and provides a broad view of the industry. Emphasizes worldwide travel and diverse modes of transportation and accommodations.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will work in a travel office setting interacting with supervisors, co-workers, travel professionals, and the public in a variety of ways, including receiving, clarifying, and providing information and direction.
  • Student will solve problems posed within the travel office/agency environment by assessing information, including such activities as identifying issues, identifying complaints, comparing prices, comparing office systems and software, etc., to determine the best solution/s.
  • Student will interact properly and ethically in a travel office/agency environment with people of diverse backgrounds at work and in the community providing quality customer service.
  • Student will utilize print material and computer/Internet documents such as travel reports, tables, statistics, and reference materials to produce clear, accurate, and organized documents.
Program Requirements
BUS 96CUSTOMER SERVICE AND COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES1
BUS 210BUSINESS ENGLISH3
BUS 211COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
or BUS 212 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
CIS 101INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS4
CIS/LIB 151RESEARCH USING THE INTERNET1
HTM 150INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT3
or T&T 45 GROUP TOURS AND TOUR GUIDING
T&T 138TOURISM AND TRAVEL AGENCY OPERATIONS3
T&T 160TRAVEL DESTINATIONS---WESTERN HEMISPHERE3
T&T 162TRAVEL DESTINATIONS---EUROPE, AFRICA, AND THE MIDDLE EAST3
T&T 164TRAVEL DESTINATIONS---SOUTH PACIFIC, ASIA, ORIENT3
T&T 258WORLDWIDE CRUISE TRAVEL3
T&T 260BASIC COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM2
Select 2 units of the following:2
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM I
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM II
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM III
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM IV
Total Units34

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.

Note: For other options in Travel and Tourism, see Hospitality and Tourism Management.