This program is not currently accepting new students.
This program has a travel counselor/agent focus. Emphasis is placed on geography, cruise and tour, ecotourism, digital marketing, and sales. Courses transfer into NHTI’s Associate in Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management Program. This program is financial aid-eligible.
- CL – Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
- LAB – Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
- CR – Number of credit hours for the course
|DCOM 105C||Digital Communications||3||0||3|
|GEOG 110C||Introduction to Cultural Geography||3||0||3|
|HSTM 101C||Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry1||3||0||3|
|HSTM 205C||Quality Service Management||3||0||3|
|HSTM 230BC||Principles of Ecotourism Management||3||0||3|
|HSTM 260C||Hospitality Sales and Marketing||3||0||3|
|HSTM 263C||Tourism Planning and Cruise Sales||3||0||3|
1A travel fee of $75 will be assessed for all students. The money is used to defray costs associated with student travel experiences. Additional costs will be associated with the more extensive trips.
Students matriculating into this certificate program are expected to possess a working knowledge of software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software, or to have successfully completed NHTI’s IST 102C (PC Applications) or comparable course. Students must maintain Internet access, including a professional working email address, throughout their participation in this program.
Technical standards provide guidance as to skills and abilities required to function successfully in this program and profession. Students must demonstrate:
- The ability to act in a professional manner on field trips or at internship locations
- Sufficient vision, hearing, and verbal abilities to express, interpret, and exchange information and ideas
- The ability to work with frequent interruptions, respond appropriately to unexpected situations, and cope with variations in workload and stress levels
Although not a technical standard for entry, some positions require the physical ability to stand for long periods and lift up to 70 pounds.