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Travel and Tourism Foundations Certificate

Expected Certificate/Degree


Program Description

The Travel and Tourism Foundations certificate prepares a student for entry into the Travel and Tourism industry at an entry level. 

Program Requirements

This certificate requires a minimum of 12 credits in the courses listed below. Please meet with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss the details. 

Consider joining or visiting with a professional, cultural or interest-based Student Club. If you have any questions about the certificate requirements, please contact a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss the details.

Code Course Name Credits
HOSP 1101 Introduction to Travel and Tourism 3
HOSP 1102 Introduction to World Destinations 3
HOSP 1103 Principles of the Travel Industry 3
HOSP 1104 Principles of the Tourism Industry 3

Total Credits: 12


Contact Information

Laura Lerdal, Culinary Market and Lab Coordinator, (630) 942-2359

Anna Gay, Program Support Specialist, (630) 942-2502

Jim Mulyk, Chair, Hospitality, (630) 942-6429

Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219, (630) 942-2048