Program Description:

The Travel and Tourism Management concentration provides an overview of careers within the rapidly growing hospitality industry including travel and tourism, and event management. Students will discover the characteristics of the hospitality industry, the relationship between hospitality and tourism, the economics and promotion of tourism, and an overview of the lodging and restaurant industries.

Prerequisites: Student may enroll without a high school diploma or high school equivalency assessment but will not be awarded a Certificate of Applied Studies without a high school diploma or high school equivalency assessment.
Program
Length:
One year (540 clock hours)
Students are accepted yearly in August
Courses: Required Courses:
  • Foundations of Travel and Tourism
  • Travel West Virginia
  • Event Management and Operations
  • Hospitality and Touriam Marketing
Certifications: American Hotel & Lodging Association Skills Certification (AH & LA); West Virginia Welcome Customer Service Certificate; ServSafe Foodhandler's Certificate
Sample Job Titles: Account Supervisor, Customer Service Representative, Sales Manager, Front Office Manager, Front Desk Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Travel Consultant, Event Planner

 

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