NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Career Studies Certificate AN  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed to prepare students for the challenges and rewards of a career in the tour guiding and tour management profession. As domestic and international tourism grows in the metropolitan Washington D.C./Northern Virginia region, so does the need for educated, well-trained tour guides and tour managers. The courses in this curriculum will prepare students to take the exam required to become a licensed tour guide in Washington D.C. and are also applicable to the A.A.S. degree in Travel and Tourism.

1st Semester2nd Semester

   SPD110Introduction to Speech Communication3
   TRV100Introduction to the Travel Industry3
   TRV111Geography of Tourism I3
   TRV138Regional Tour Guiding I3
   TRV125Principles of Travel Sales and Customer Service 3
   TRV136Principles of Tour Guiding and Management 3
   TRV139Regional Tour Guiding II 3
   TRV190Internship or TRV Elective 1

Total Credits/Semester1310

Total credits for the Tour Guiding Career Studies Certificate = 23.

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