NVCC 2005-2006 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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TOUR GUIDING
Career Studies Certificate AN

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 Semester

2nd Semester


 

   SPD

110

Introduction to Speech Communication

3

 

   SDV

 

Elective

1

 

   TRV

100

Introduction to the Travel Industry

3

 

   TRV

111

Geography of Tourism I

3

 

   TRV

138

Regional Tour Guiding I

3

 

 

   TRV

125

Travel Sales and Customer Service

 

3

 

   TRV

136

Tour Guiding and Management

 

3

 

   TRV

139

Regional Tour Guiding II

 

3

 

   TRV

190

Internship or TRV Elective

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

13

10

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

 

       
 
       

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