Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

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Tourism Management

NORTH 
Associate of Science (423.3)

This comprehensive course leads to thorough tourism management career preparation. 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 destination geography training, 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.

See the Checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 67-70

First Semester

Course#

Course Name

Credits

ACC-100

Introduction to Accounting

3

ENG-101

English Composition 1

3

MAT-195

Business Mathematics

3

TRV-101

Introduction to Travel & Tourism                                   

3

TRV-103

Destinations Geography 1: U.S., Mexico & Canada

3

 

Total Credits

15

Second Semester

CIT-100

Computer Fundamentals & Applications

3

ENG-102

English Composition 2

3

TRV-102

Travel & Tourism Leisure Products

3

TRV-104

Destinations Geography 2: South America,
Central America, Caribbean,
Asia, and South Pacific

3

 

Science Elective 

3

 

Total Credits

15

Third Semester  

BUS-103

Principles of Management

3

BUS-104

Principles of Marketing

3

BUS-130

Business Communications

3

CIT-140

Office Productivity Applications

4

GEO-101

World Geography

3

PSY-101

Introduction to Psychology

3

 

Total Credits

19

 Fourth Semester 

BUS-212

Principles of Selling

3

BUS-251

Business Law 1

3

SPH-101

Oral Communication

3

TRV-224 

Meeting & Convention Services

3

TRV-403

Tourism Co-op

3

 

Restricted Elective(s)

3-6

               

Total Credits

18-21

1Restricted Electives 

 

BUS-201 

Human Resource Management

3

BUS-240 

Small Business Management

3

ETH-101

Ethnic & Diversity Studies

3

FLR-101 

Introduction to Foodservice, Lodging & Recreation
Management

3

PHL-160

Ethics in Business

3

 

Foreign Language Courses (2)

3-6

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