Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: Guam Community College 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Tourism & Travel Management, A.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Tourism & Travel Management, A.S.

Program Description

The tourism and travel industry is one of the largest employment sectors locally and globally. Tourism and travel employers around the world pay more than 1.6 trillion dollars annually in wages and salaries creating over 12 million new jobs. Employment opportunities include hotels, restaurants, tour and travel companies, airlines, tourism attraction facilities, convention and events, ecotourism, cruises, and related services. As an academic partner with the Travel Institute, Tourism and Travel graduates may earn Travel Agency Proficiency (TAP) certification from the Travel Institute and other nationally recognized certification programs.

Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

Upon successful completion of the AS in Tourism & Travel Management program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate competency in the skills needed to work as a professional in the tourism and travel industry.
  2. Demonstrate preparedness to successfully pass one of several local and/or nationally recognized tourism and travel tests.
  3. Apply an appropriate work ethic and professional demeanor as it relates to the tourism and travel industry.

A. General Education Requirements

Please refer to the General Education requirements in this catalog.

Minimum Total General Education Requirements - 19

B. Related General Education & Technical Requirements

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
HS 150 - Welcome to Hospitality (3)
HS 152 - Customer Service (3)
HS 160 - Hospitality Supervision (3) +
HS 254 - Hospitality & Travel Marketing (3) +
JA 110 - Beginning Japanese I (4)
OA 101 - Keyboarding and Document Processing (3)

Total Related General Education & Technical Requirements - 20

C. Technical Requirements

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
HS 257 - Principles of Tour Guiding (3)
HS 260 - The Travel Professional (3) +
HS 265 - Eco Tourism (3)
HS 292 - Travel and Hospitality Practicum (3) +

Total Technical Requirement - 22

Total Credits Required - 61

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