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(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)
Degree Plan Code: AAS.TRAVEL.EXPO.MEET
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 travel and tourism 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 travel 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.
+MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.
++Computer Science Elective - must be selected from the following:
+++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts OR from the following:
++++Management Elective - must be selected from the following:
+++++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.
Meeting and Convention Management
Exposition/Trade Show Management
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.
Richland College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Richland College.
Educational opportunities are offered by the Dallas County Community College District without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or gender expression.