CURRICULAR GUIDE

Travel and Tourism
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0229  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

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.

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.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific course work in
mathematics.  See the General Education Core Requirements section for
information on how to fulfill these requirements.

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

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 55 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CABS 110    Microsoft Office                                                 3
CISB 200    Info Sys Tech/Problem Solving                                    3
HMFS 101    Intro Hospitality/Tourism                                        3
MGMT 150    Managing Customer Relations                                      3
MGMT 239    Time and Stress Management                                       3
MKTG 210    Marketing on the Internet                                        3
OADM 203    Professional Office Procedures                                   2
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
WRIT 127    Business Writing                                                 3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 15-18 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             3 Credits
(See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0
            Speech Communication Core Area (See Note 1)                      0
            Science/Technology Core Area (See Note 1)                        0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                      3
            Mathematics Competency (See the General Education Core
            Requirement section on how to fulfill this mathematics
            requirement.  Course work may be needed.)

CHOICE 2:   Specific Travel Occupations (Choose 1 Subchoice)     12-15 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 146    Seminar at Sea                                                   2
TRVL 210    Group Travel/Escorting Ops                                       4

Subchoice 2B: Travel Agencies
TRVL 100    Travel Agency Operations                                         3
TRVL 170    Owning/Managing Trvl Agency                                      3
TRVL 210    Group Travel/Escorting Ops                                       4
TRVL 260    Travel Agency Accounting                                         2

            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          CISB 200          TRVL 131
HMFS 101          TRVL 125          MKTG 210          TRVL 230
MGMT 150          TRVL 140          OADM 203          TRVL 265
MGMT 239          TRVL 145          TRVL 130          Lim.Ch.
WRIT 127          TRVL 200          TRVL 190          Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           TRVL 250          Lim.Ch.