CURRICULUM GUIDE

Travel and Tourism
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0229  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

Travel agents, tour escorts, cruise line and airline personnel plan trips and
arrange lodging, modes of travel, and travel services for customers. They may
specialize in foreign or domestic service, individual or group travel, or a
specific geographical area.  Travel customer service representatives are
employed by airlines, cruise lines, tour companies, railroads, and tourism
bureaus to provide travel information and arrange accommodations for tourists.
They answer questions, offer suggestions, verify arrival/departure times, and
provide literature on trips, excursions, sports events, concerts, and plays.
Travel, tour, cruise and airline personnel may confer with customers by phone
or in person, or plan trips for them in response to mail requests.  Not all
courses in this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to
transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Business Department, Old Central Building, Room 210, telephone
number (517) 483-1522.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 47 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CABS 110    Intro to Microsoft Office                                        3
HMFS 101    Intro Hospitality/Tourism                                        3
MGMT 150    Managing Customer Relations                                      3
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
TRVL 125    Destinations I                                                   3
TRVL 130    Destinations II                                                  3
TRVL 131    Destinations III                                                 3
TRVL 140    Airline Computer Reservation I                                   3
TRVL 145    Intro Cruise Sales/Ground Tran                                   3
TRVL 190    Internship                                                       2
TRVL 200    Sales/Mktg for Travel/Tourism                                    3
TRVL 230    Travel/Tourism Law                                               3
TRVL 250    Airline Comptr Reservation II                                    3
TRVL 265    Fund of Business Travel                                          3
TRVL 275    Travel Industry Practicum                                        3
WRIT 127    Business Writing                                                 3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 23-26 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                         10-13 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill
these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are
available for each core area.)
            Communication Core Area (See Note 1)                             0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                    3-4
            Mathematics Core Area                                          3-4
            Science Core Area                                              4-5
            Writing Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0

CHOICE 2:   Specific Travel Occupations (Choose one subchoice)      13 Credits
Subchoice 2A: Tour/Cruise Operations
HMFS 229    Convention/Meeting Management                                    3
MKTG 119    Mktg/Manage Your Profess Image                                   3
SPCH 130    Fundamental of Public Speaking                                   3
TRVL 210    Group Travel/Escorting Ops                                       4

Subchoice 2B: Travel Agencies
ACCG 101    Accounting for Non-Majors                                        3
TRVL 100    Travel Agency Operations                                         3
TRVL 135    Airline/Airport Operations                                       3
TRVL 210    Group Travel/Escorting Ops                                       4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   70

1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
CABS 110          SPCH 110          TRVL 130          TRVL 131
HMFS 101          TRVL 125          TRVL 190          TRVL 230
MGMT 150          TRVL 140          TRVL 250          TRVL 265
WRIT 127          TRVL 145          Lim.Ch.           TRVL 275
Lim.Ch.           TRVL 200          Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.                             Lim.Ch.