Basic Travel-Tourism Certificate


The Travel and Tourism Program provides students with a career path for attaining the communication skills, practical knowledge, and tech-nical training necessary for pursuing a career as a travel agent, tour guide, or corporate travel consultant. Students completing this certificate will develop a basic 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 (18 units):
ATC 101 CIntroduction to Travel Careers3
ATC 102 CCareer Communication/Portfolio3
ATC 123 C Travel Sales and Tour Operations3
ATC 174 CDestinations: Americas/Europe3
or ATC 175 C Destinations: Africa/Pacific
ATC 182 CCultural Tourism3
or ATC 183 C Customer Care: Airline/Travel
ATC 192 CAirline Reservations: SABRE3
Total Units18