NVCC 2001-2002 Catalog
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TRAVEL AND TOURISM
Associate in Applied Science Degree AN  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed to enable students to enter management training positions within the travel industry and to prepare industry employees to assume managerial responsibility. This includes a diversity of career opportunities in areas such as airline sales and marketing, travel agency management, cruise and tour operations, and meeting and conference planning.

Transfer Information: NVCC has formal articulation agreements for transfer to the B.S. in Business Administration-Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management at Sierra Nevada College (Lake Tahoe, NV), and the Bachelor's in College of Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   HRI255Human Resources Mgt. &
   Training for Hosp. & Tourism3
MTHElective3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   STDElective1
   TRV100Intro. to the Travel Industry3
   TRV111Geography of Tourism I3
 
PED/RPK 1
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3
   TRV112Geography of Tourism II 3
TRV115Ground Trans., Tours, Cruises, & 
   Services Planning 3
TRV116Air Travel Planning 4
TRV125Principles of Travel Sales & 
   Customer Service 3

Total Credits/Semester1717

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ACC211Principles of Accounting I3
___Social Science Elective3
TRV211Airline Comp. Reserv. Sys. I4
TRV220Prin. of Group Travel &
   Tour Operations3
TRV230Marketing & Mgt. of Travel Svcs.3
 
___Social Science Elective 3
   TRV130Intro. to Meeting Planning 3
TRV290Coordinated Internship or 
   TRV/HRI Elective 3
TRVElective 3
TRVElective 3

Total Credits/Semester1615

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Travel and Tourism = 65.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 If you are planning to transfer to another college or university, select a math course which is equivalent to the transfer institution's requirement.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. Plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. Plus RPK 205, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 Check course descriptions for applicable prerequisites.

4 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

5 Preapproved electives can be selected from any non-required course with a TRV or HRI prefix. See your faculty advisor for alternative procedures.


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