Hospitality and Tourism Management - Travel Industry, Associate of Applied Business

Curriculum Code #0102

Effective May 2017

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

According to the U.S. Travel Association, travel is the seventh largest industry in terms of employment. Job growth is predicted to continue with one in every nine new jobs created being found in this industry. In order to meet the need for trained professionals to work in this exciting and fast-paced field, LCCC offers a two-year associate of applied business degree in hospitality and tourism management.  A concentration in hospitality, travel or culinary arts provides students the opportunity to select a program of study in their area of interest. Dynamic coursework coupled with a practicum or work based learning will provide the student with the skills necessary to enter a variety of sectors in this industry. LCCC has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by LCCC's University Partnership. Students must check with each individual institution for transferability of this program. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
CISS 121 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS I 3
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 1 1
TRSM 111 INTRODUCTION TO THE TOURISM INDUSTRY 3
TRSM 126 HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT CAREER EXPLORATION 1
Arts & Humanities Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3
 Hours17
Spring Semester
ENGL 162 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II 2 3
MKRG 113 PRINCIPLES OF SALESMANSHIP 3
MTHM 151
COLLEGE MATHEMATICS 2
or QUANTITATIVE REASONING
3
TRSM 124 CONFERENCE, MEETING AND EVENT PLANNING 3
TRSM 224 AIRLINE RESERVATIONS AND TICKETING I 2 4
 Hours16
Second Year
Fall Semester
BADM 161
BUSINESS LAW I
or HOSPITALITY LAW
3
BADM 211 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3
MKRG 211 APPLIED MARKETING ESSENTIALS 3
TRSM 241G WORLD LEISURE DESTINATIONS 2 3
TRSM 247 CRUISE AND TOUR MANAGEMENT 3
 Hours15
Spring Semester
MKRG 245 SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING 3
MKRG 247 SERVICES MARKETING 2 3
TRSM 249G INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND WORLD EVENTS 2 3
TRSM 287
WORK BASED LEARNING I - TRSM 2,3
or HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM PRACTICUM
1
Tourism Elective 2-3
 Hours12-13
 Total Hours60-61
1

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

2

Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.

3

This course offers an opportunity for experiential learning.

Arts and Humanities Electives

ARTS 245GWORLD ART3
HUMS 151GINTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES3
HUMS 264GINTRODUCTION TO ASIAN CULTURES AND LITERATURES3
RELG 181GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS3

Social Science Electives

GPHY 151GHUMAN GEOGRAPHY3
GPHY 152GEOGRAPHY OF UNITED STATES/CANADA3

Tourism Electives

TRSM 112INTRO TO THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY3
TRSM 240AIRLINE RESERVATIONS AND TICKETING II3
TRSM 245CASINO OPERATIONS2
TRSM 248GINTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE2

Program Contact(s):

Maria McConnell
440-366-7404
mcconnel@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.