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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Tourism Management, A.S. (423.3)

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Associate of Science

This comprehensive course leads to thorough travel and tourism management career preparation, as well as a well-rounded education. The educational philosophy of the Tourism Management program at CCAC centers on providing students with the basic business skills and competencies needed by tomorrow’s business leaders. Through specialized courses in computer, destination geography training, travel security and tourism management, students become highly skilled professionals.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Cite the concepts, methods and practices of the travel and tourism industry, giving balanced coverage to each component.
  2. Analyze and qualify clients, overcome objectives and meet the traveler’s needs in a professional manner.
  3. Discuss the geographical locations, topography, climate, culture, tourist attractions and points of interests for major geographical locations throughout the world.
  4. Differentiate and investigate the legal aspects and responsibilities of the various segments of the travel and tourism industry.
  5. Define the leadership, management and social issues facing the tourism and travel industry.

Degree Requirements

Transfer Opportunities

Articulation agreements are available for students to complete the Associate Degree and transfer to La Roche College. It is important that students consult with a counselor early in their program to develop a course plan most appropriate for the school to which they intend to transfer. See www.ccac.edu/articulation for details.

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