Degree Plans - Travel, Exposition and Meeting Management - Certificate in Meetings

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(Level I Certificate)

Richland only

  • 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.MEETINGS.17

This 32-hour certificate provides students with skills required to work in the meeting planning industry.



EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
+Elective Math Elective 3
TRVM 2301 Introduction to Convention/Meeting Management 3
TRVM 1391 Special Topics in Travel and Tourism 3
TRVM 1325 Introduction to Exposition and Trade Show Management 3
TRVM 1201 Customer Sales and Service 2


ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
TRVM 2333 Applied Convention/Meetings Management 3
++Elective Travel Management Elective (one course) 3
TRVM 2300 Applied Industry Software Products 3
TRVM 2331 Convention and Exposition Law and Ethics 3


TRVM 1280 Cooperative Education - Tourism and Travel Services Management OR 2
TRVM 2480 Cooperative Education-Tourism and Travel Services Management (4)
Minimum Hours Required 34-36

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

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

HAMG 1317 Recreational Services 3
TRVM 2341 International Convention/Meeting Management 3
TRVM 1327 Special Events Design 3

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.