Travel and Tourism: Basic

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02964)

Prepares students to gain an entry-level position as travel agents or consultants in the field of travel and tourism. Provides an overview of the opportunities available in the field and prepares students with fundamental skills to gain employment.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Students will read brochures, trade press and internet articles so they can communicate pertinent information to clients.
  • Students will be able to evaluate international conditions and events and advise clients on safety and travel issues.
  • Students will research and evaluate trade publications, both printed and internet media, as well as advertisements to determine accuracy of information.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”

Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.

Program Requirements
BUS 210BUSINESS ENGLISH3
CIS/LIB 151RESEARCH USING THE INTERNET1
CIS 101INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS4
HTM 150INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT3
or T&T 138 TOURISM AND TRAVEL AGENCY OPERATIONS
T&T 160TRAVEL DESTINATIONS---WESTERN HEMISPHERE3
T&T 162TRAVEL DESTINATIONS---EUROPE, AFRICA, AND THE MIDDLE EAST3
T&T 260BASIC COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM2
Total Units19