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Travel & Tourism

The advisor for these area of study is

Gretchen Friend
550 East Spring Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614.287.5188
Email: gfriend1@cscc.edu

Info Sheet

Hotel, Tourism and Event Management Major

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Completion of the Hotel, Tourism and Event Management major prepares students for a wide variety of positions in one of the largest and rapidly growing industries in the world.

Positions in this segment of the hospitality, tourism industry include hotels, resorts, travel agencies, cruise lines, convention and visitors bureaus, airlines, event management companies, sport management companies, tour operations, attractions and entertainment.

Preparation for such careers is accomplished through a combination of classroom instruction, laboratory practice, and required industry work experiences. The curriculum includes courses in customer service, travel and tourism operations, lodging operations, meeting planning and catering services, computer systems, casino management, business management, marketing, human relations and communication skills.

Plan of Study

Casino Management Certificate

The Casino Management Certificate is designed to provide students with an opportunity to gain the knowledge associated with the casino industry. The certificate will provide students with an overview of the legal and regulatory aspects of the casino industry. Students will develop an understanding of the relationship of the casino industry to the overall tourism environment. The certificate includes nine required courses. Upon successful completion of these courses, students could apply them to the Hotel, Tourism, and Event Management major to complete a degree in Hospitality Management.

Plan of Study

Meeting and Event Management Certificate

The Meeting and Event Management Certificate is designed to prepare students to assume positions in meeting and event planning in conference centers, hotels, or large corporations. The certificate includes eight required courses. Upon successful completion of these courses, student could apply them to the Hotel, Tourism, and Event Management major to complete a degree in Hospitality Management.


Plan of Study