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2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog

Tourism and Hospitality, A.A.S.


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HEGIS: 5011.10
PROGRAM CODE: 81183
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Dr. Anthony Borgese

DEPARTMENT: TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY

The Tourism and Hospitality AAS degree exposes students to the tourism and hospitality industry with specialized concentrations in hotel management, tourism, and food and beverage management.  The degree has aligned with the needs of the industry to prepare students for entry-level positions within the field.  The curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge of products, processes, services, regulating and certifying agencies, hands-on training utilizing industry software and technology, and field work experience.  Opportunities for possible industry certifications from the American Hotel and Lodging Association with passing exam scores.   

The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.

Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.


Select the Degree Map for your Concentration:

Degree Map for Tourism and Hospitality, A.A.S. - Food and Beverage Management Concentration  

Degree Map for Tourism and Hospitality, A.A.S. - Hotel Management Concentration  

Degree Map for Tourism and Hospitality, A.A.S. - Tourism Concentration  

Your Degree Map contains the suggested term-by-term course sequence for your academic path towards graduation. 

To ensure successful and timely completion of your degree, it is recommended that you meet with your academic advisor to discuss your unique map. 

Please note some courses may only be offered once an academic year.

Program Learning Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of the Tourism and Hospitality degree program requirements, graduates will:

  1. demonstrate a current knowledge of products and services offered by various segments of the tourism/hospitality industry
  2. explain how tourism/hospitality products and services are distributed, marketed, and sold
  3. recognize the importance of service in the tourism/hospitality industry
  4. demonstrate a knowledge of destinations (culture, history, geography, food, attractions, etc.)
  5. properly apply the specialized vocabulary used by industry professionals
  6. use technology related to business and the tourism/hospitality industry
  7. discuss their knowledge of processes and systems used in various segments of the industry
  8. explain the relationship of the industry to regulators, government, certifying agencies, and professional organizations
  9. identify careers and entrepreneurial opportunities in tourism/hospitality
  10. develop skills in reading, writing, communication, computation, research, analysis and entrepreneurship

College Requirements:


English and Math proficient as determined by the CUNY Proficiency Index, unless otherwise exempt, or successful completion of any required developmental course(s).

Civic Engagement Experiences:


One (1) Civic Engagement experience satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component course or approved outside activity.

Writing Intensive Requirement:


One (1) Writing Intensive Course  in any discipline is required. 

Required Core (4 Courses, 12 Credits):


When Required Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

* Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Flexible Core (3 Courses, 9 Credits):


When Flexible Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

Select one (1) course from three (3) Groups A to E for a total of nine (9) credits.

Each Course Must be in a Different Discipline

A. World Cultures and Global Issues Designated Course


B. U.S. Experience in its Diversity Designated Course


C. Creative Expression Designated Course


D. Individual and Society Designated Course


E. Scientific World Designated Course


Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Concentrations (4 Courses, 12 Credits):


Select one (1) of the following concentrations:

Electives:


0 credits sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits

Total Credits: 60


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