NVCC 2003-2004 Catalog
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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 Bachelorís in College of Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   IST117Intro. to Microcomputer Software3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   TRV100Intro. to the Travel Industry3
   TRV111Geography of Tourism I3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3
   TRV112Geography of Tourism II 3
TRV115Ground Trans., Tours, Cruises, & 
   Services Planning 3
TRV116Air Travel Planning 4
TRV125Travel Sales & 
   Customer Service 3

Total Credits/Semester1717

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ACC211Principles of Accounting I3
   HRI255Human Resources Mgt. &
   Training for Hosp. & Tourism3
TRV211Airline Comp. Reserv. Sys. I4
TRV220Prin. of Group Travel &
   Tour Operations3
TRV230Marketing & Mgt. of Travel Svcs.3
___Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
___Social Science Elective 6
   TRV130Intro. to Meeting Planning 3
TRV290Coordinated Internship or 
   TRV/HRI Elective 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 that is equivalent to the transfer institutionís 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, 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 Humanities/fine arts elective may be chosen from list on page 38.

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

6 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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