May 31, 2020
PROGRAM CODE: 81183
DEPARTMENT: TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY
The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. 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.
Upon successful completion of the Tourism and Hospitality degree program requirements, graduates will:
- demonstrate a current knowledge of products and services offered by various segments of the tourism/hospitality industry
- explain how tourism/hospitality products and services are distributed, marketed, and sold
- recognize the importance of service in the tourism/hospitality
- demonstrate a knowledge of destinations (culture, history, geography, food, attractions, etc.)
- properly apply the specialized vocabulary used by industry professionals
- use technology related to business and the tourism/hospitality industry
- discuss their knowledge of processes and systems used in various segments of the industry
- explain the relationship of the industry to regulators, government, certifying agencies, and professional organizations
- identify careers and entrepreneurial opportunities in tourism/hospitality
- develop skills in reading, writing, communication, computation, research, analysis and entrepreneurship
Successful completion of CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing, and ACCUPLACER CUNY Assessment Test in Math with passing examination
scores, unless otherwise exempt, or developmental courses may be required.
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. Participation in a Learning Community that includes ENG 1200 or ENG 2400 also satisfies this requirement.
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.
Major Requirements (9 Courses, 27 Credits):
Concentrations (4 Courses, 12 Credits):
Select one (1) of the following concentrations:
Tourism (4 Courses, 12 Credits):
Select three (3) courses from the following (9 credits):
Hotel Management (4 Courses, 12 Credits):
Sports Management (4 Courses, 12 Credits):
No Longer Accepting Applicants into the Concentration.
Food and Beverage Management (4 Courses, 12 Credits):
0 credits sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits