The Tourism, Convention and Event Planning degree is designed to provide exciting career opportunities and produce professionals who want to work in the Tourism, Convention, and Event Planning industries. Students will be prepared to enter management training positions and, for those presently employed, to assume managerial responsibility.
This program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs for Hospitality Administration (ACPHA), P.O. Box 400, Oxford, MD 2I654, telephone: (4I0) 226-5527, emails: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Academic Map: AAS - Tourism, Convention and Event Planning 21-22
Student Learning Outcomes
- Evaluate criteria of different types of conventions, meetings and events within hospitality/tourism industries.
- Create a meeting/event from inception to completion using the components of tourism.
- Optimize oral and written communication skills in working with clients, colleagues, and vendors around the world.
- Enhance customer service and relationship skills in a multicultural and global society.
General Education Requirements (22 Credits)
Mathematics (3 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: Students wishing to move on to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Tourism, Convention and Event Planning MUST complete MATH 120 or MATH 120E or above (except MATH 122 and MATH 123).
English Composition (3-5 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Communications (3 Credits)
Human Relations (3 Credits)
STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE: Students wishing to move on to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Tourism, Convention and Event Planning MUST complete MGT 283.
Natural Science (3 Credits)
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences (3 Credits)
- any AM prefix course
- or any ANTH prefix course (except ANTH 102 and ANTH 110L)
- or any ART prefix course
- or any COM prefix course
- or CRJ 104 - Introduction to Administration of Justice
- or DAN 101 - Dance Appreciation
- or any ECON prefix course
- or ENG 223 - Themes of Literature or above
- or GEOG 106 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
- or HHP 150 - Living Healthy and Well
- or HHP 201 - Stress Management
- or HHP 213 - Healthy Aging
- or any HIST prefix course
- or any MUS prefix course (except MUS 100)
- or any PHIL prefix course
- or PHO 101 - Beginning Photography
- or any PSC prefix course
- or any PSY prefix course
- or any SOC prefix course
- or any THTR prefix course (except THTR 275)
- or WMST 113 - Gender, Race, and Class
- or World Languages 101B or above (this includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI)
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 Credits)
Special Program Requirements (39 Credits)
Core Requirements (24 Credits)