NVCC 2004-2005 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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TRAVEL AND TOURISM
Associate in Applied Science Degree AN

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 Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   ITE

115

Basic Computer Literacy

3

 

MTH

 

Elective

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

1

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

   TRV

100

Intro. to the Travel Industry

3

 

   TRV

111

Geography of Tourism I

3

 

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

 

3

 

   TRV

112

Geography of Tourism II

 

3

 

TRV

115

Ground Trans., Tours, Cruises, &

 

 

 

   

 

Services Planning

 

3

 

TRV

116

Air Travel Planning

 

4

 

TRV

125

Travel Sales &

 

 

 

   

 

Customer Service

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17

17

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ACC

211

Principles of Accounting I

3

 

   HRI

255

Human Resources Mgt. &

 

 

   

 

Training for Hosp. & Tourism

3

 

TRV

211

Airline Comp. Reserv. Sys. I

4

 

TRV

220

Prin. of Group Travel &

 

 

   

 

Tour Operations

3

 

TRV

230

Marketing & Mgt. of Travel Svcs.

3

 

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

 

3

 

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Social Science Elective

 

6

 

   TRV

130

Intro. to Meeting Planning

 

3

 

TRV

290

Coordinated Internship or

 

 

 

   

 

TRV/HRI Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

16

15

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

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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