2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Hospitality, Exhibitions and Event Management
Degree Plan: Hospitality, Exhibitions and Event Management A.A.S.

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

Richland campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.HEEM.HOSP/EVE.19

This program is designed to develop the necessary knowledge and skills so that a graduate may advance in career paths appropriate to an individual's particular interests, in the hospitality and events industry. Individual areas of specialization include: (a) convention/meeting planner, (b) exposition/trade show planner, or (c) travel agency operations. In addition to specific technical skills and knowledge related to the hospitality, events and tourism field, the graduate will have received instruction in other areas such as principles of management, applied mathematics, reading and writing skills, and verbal communication skills.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
TRVM 1300 Introduction to Travel and Tourism* OR 3
HAMG 1321 Introduction to Hospitality Industry* (3)
TRVM 2301 Introduction to Convention/Meeting Management 3
TRVM 1308 Travel Destinations 1 - Western Hemisphere OR 3
TRVM 1341 Travel Destinations 2 - Eastern Hemisphere (3)
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 14
Course Course Title Credit Hours
+Elective Mathematics Elective 3
TRVM 1345 Travel and Tourism Sales and Marketing Techniques OR 3
HAMG 2307 Hospitality Marketing and Sales (3)
TRVM 1325 Introduction to Exposition and Trade Show Management 3
Elective Elective Course (one course) 3
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing OR 3
POFI 1301 Computer Applications 1 (3)
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
TRVM 2331 Convention and Exposition Law and Ethics 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
TRVM 2300 Applied Industry Software Products 3
Elective Elective Course (one or two courses) 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 1 OR 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
Elective Elective Course (one or two courses) 3
HAMG 2305 Hospitality Management and Leadership 3
TRVM 2480 Cooperative Education-Tourism and Travel Services Management 4
Semester Total 16
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Mathematics Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.

++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts

+++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.

Meeting and Convention Management
Course Course Title Credit Hours
TRVM 1327 Special Events Design 3
TRVM 1391 Special Topics in Travel and Tourism 3
TRVM 2333 Applied Convention/Meetings Management 3
TRVM 2341 International Convention Meeting Management 3

 

Exposition/Trade Show Management
Course Course Title Credit Hours
TRVM 2355 Exposition and Trade Show Operations 3

 

Travel Management
Course Course Title Credit Hours
POFI 1104 Computer Fundamentals AND 1
TRVM 1280 Cooperative Education - Tourism and Travel Services Management 2
TRVM 1117 Cruises AND 1
TRVM 1291 Special Topics in Travel and Tourism 2
TRVM 1302 Home-Based Travel Business 3
TRVM 1323 Group Tour Operations 3
TRVM 1331 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 3

 

Hospitality Management
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HAMG 1313 Front Office Management 3
HAMG 1317 Recreational Services 3
HAMG 1324 Hospitality Human Resources Management 3
HAMG 1342 Guest Room Management 3
HAMG 2302 Hospitality Security and Loss Prevention 3
HAMG 2307 Hospitality Marketing and Sales 3
HAMG 2330 Convention and Group Management and Services 3
HAMG 2337 Hospitality Facilities Management 3

*TRVM 1300 is recommended for students focusing on a career in tourism; HAMG 1321 is recommended for students focusing on a career in hospitality.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.