Advanced Travel/Tourism Certificate


The Advanced Travel and Tourism Certificate program provides students with a career path for attaining the communication skills, practical knowledge, and technical training necessary for pursuing a career as a travel agent, tour guide, or corporate travel consultant. Students completing this certificate will develop an advanced understanding of the travel industry and the sales, security, and service requirements necessary to work in the travel industry. To earn this certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (35 units):
ATC 101 CIntroduction to Travel Careers3
ATC 102 CCareer Communication/Portfolio3
ATC 123 C Travel Sales and Tour Operations3
ATC 126 CTravel Management3
or ATC 212 C Airline/Aviation Management
ATC 174 CDestinations: Americas/Europe3
ATC 175 CDestinations: Africa/Pacific3
ATC 182 CCultural Tourism3
ATC 192 CAirline Reservations: SABRE3
ATC 223 C Cruise Line Sales and Operations3
Select eight units of the following: 18
Homeland Security3
Aviation/Transportation Security3
Tourism/Conference Management3
Customer Care: Airline/Travel3
Public Relations3
Aviation/Travel Internship3
Aviation/Travel Seminar0.5-12
Independent Study0.5-2
Total Units35