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Travel and Tourism Professional Certificate

Expected Certificate/Degree


Program Description

The Travel and Tourism Professional Certificate requires 36 credits in the courses listed below.

Program Requirements

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
HOSP 1161 Travel Geography and Culture—The Americas 3
HOSP 1162 Travel Geography and CultureEurope and Africa 3
HOSP 1163 Travel Geography and CultureAsia and Pacific 3
HOSP 2210 Global Distribution Systems 3
HOSP 2229 Revenue, Fares, and E-Ticketing for Travel 3
HOSP 2236 Cruise Industry Sales 3
HOSP 2250 Sustainable Tourism 3
HOSP 2280 Hospitality Marketing Management 3

Total Credits: 36


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