CURRICULUM GUIDE

Tour Cruise Operations
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 0920  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This curriculum is designed for individuals with travel experience who are
interested in careers with cruiselines or tour operators. It gives students the
basic skills and knowledge for entry level positions in businesses that offer
group tours, tour packages, or cruises.

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: 16 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
MGMT 150    Managing Customer Relations                                      3
MGMT 239    Time and Stress Management                                       3
SPCH 130    Fundamental of Public Speaking (See Note 1)                      3
TRVL 145    Intro Cruise Sales/Ground Tran                                   3
TRVL 210    Group Travel/Escorting Ops                                       4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   16

1.    This course does not fulfill the Speech Communication Core requirement for
      those students planning to pursue an associate degree.

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.

MGMT 150
MGMT 239
SPCH 130
TRVL 145
TRVL 210