Richland College - Degree Plans - Travel, Exposition and Meeting Management - Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism

2014 - 2015 Catalog
Program: Travel, Exposition and Meeting Management
Degree Plan: Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism

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(Level I Certificate)

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.TRAV.HOSP.TOUR

This certificate provides the student with a choice to focus on hospitality or tourism. Through the selection of electives, students can tailor the curriculum to meet individual needs. The core classes provide students skills in customer service, marketing, and global attraction information to create a strong foundation to begin a career in the hospitality and tourism industry.



EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
+Elective Math Elective 3-4
TRVM 1300 Introduction to Travel and Tourism* OR 3
HAMG 1321 Introduction to Hospitality Industry * (3)
TRVM 1308 Travel Destination I - Western Hemisphere 3
++Elective Travel Management Elective 1-3


ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
TRVM 1345 Travel and Tourism Sales and Marketing Techniques 3
++Elective Travel Management Elective 3
TRVM 1341 Travel Destinations II - Eastern Hemisphere 3
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2


TRVM 1280 Cooperative Education - Tourism and Travel Services Management OR 2
TRVM 2380 Cooperative Education-Tourism and Travel Services Management (3)
Minimum Hours Required 29-33

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

++Travel Management Elective - must be selected from the list below:

TRVM 2301 Introduction to Convention/Meeting Management 3
TRVM 1323 Group Tour Operations 3
TRVM 1117 Cruises 1
TRVM 1191 Special Topics in Travel and Tourism 1
TRVM 1291 Special Topics in Travel and Tourism 2
TRVM 2300 Applied Industry Software Products 3
TRVM 1391 Special Topics in Travel and Tourism 3
TRVM 1302 Home-Based Travel Business 3
HAMG 1313 Front Office Procedures 3
HAMG 1324 Hospitality Human Resources Management 3
HAMG 2305 Hospitality Management and Leadership 3
HAMG 2307 Hospitality Marketing and Sales 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.

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