Associate in Science Degree Travel/Tourism
PROGRAM CODE: 1S07859
The Associate Science Degree in Travel/Tourism 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 degree 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 an Associate Degree students must complete:
- all major course requirements with a grade of C or better
- Cypress College Native General Education requirements; California State University General Education Breadth requirements (CSU GE Breadth) or IGETC General Education requirements
- the cultural diversity and reading requirements
- any elective courses to complete a minimum of 60 units, and
- have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College. Courses that fulfill major requirements for an Associate Degree at Cypress College might not be the same as those required for completing the major at a transfer institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree. For information on specific university requirements, please consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center.
|Required Courses Are Listed in Suggested Sequence|
|ATC 101 C||Introduction to Travel Careers||3|
|ATC 102 C||Career Communication/Portfolio||3|
|ATC 123 C||Travel Sales and Tour Operations||3|
|ATC 126 C||Travel Management||3|
|or ATC 212 C||Airline/Aviation Management|
|ATC 174 C||Destinations: Americas/Europe||3|
|ATC 175 C||Destinations: Africa/Pacific||3|
|ATC 182 C||Cultural Tourism||3|
|ATC 192 C||Airline Reservations: SABRE||3|
|ATC 223 C||Cruise Line Sales and Operations||3|
|Electives: To complete all major course requirements, students must complete 8 elective units from the list below for a total of 35 units:|
|Customer Care: Airline/Travel||3|
To complete all major course requirements, students must complete 8 elective units from the electives list for a total of 35 units.