NVCC 2006-2007 Catalog


     

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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: Although transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, NVCC has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions.  Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their faculty advisor early in their program.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   SDV

100

Orientation or SDV Elective

1

 

   TRV

100

Intro. to the Travel Industry

3

 

   TRV

111

Geography of Tourism I

3

 

   TRV

125

Prin/Travel Sales & Customer Service

3

 

   TRV

130

Intro. to Meeting Planning

3

 

 

   TRV

112

Geography of Tourism II

 

3

 

TRV

115

Ground Trans., Tours, Cruises, &

 

 

 

   

 

Services Planning

 

3

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

 

3

 

   MTH

151

Math for the Liberal Arts

 

3

 

PED

Activity/RPK Elective

 

1

 

Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

16

16

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ACC

211

Principles of Accounting I

3

 

   ITE

115

Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

1

 

   HRI

255

Human Resources Mgt. &

 

 

   

 

Training for Hosp. & Tourism

3

 

TRV

220

Prin. of Group Travel &

 

 

   

 

Tour Operations

3

 

TRV

116

or Electives

4

 

 

   TRV

230

Travel Marketing or HRI 235

 

3

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

 

3

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 

TRV

211

or Elective

 

4

 

TRV

290

Coordinated Internship or Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17

16

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 TRV Suggested Electives are TRV 240 Principles of Event Planning and Management or TRV 295 Music/Event Entertainment; Ecotourism; Niche Marketing; Internet Marketing.

5 Humanities/fine arts elective may be chosen from list on page 40.

6 The social science elective may be selected from the economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology) courses listed on pages 40-41.

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

       
 
       

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