SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
The Associate of Science degree in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management is tailored for those interested in supervisory level jobs in the tourism and hospitality industry. Emphasis is placed on the environmental, economic, and socio-cultural aspects of tourism development, and the major operational, managerial and organizational areas in the hospitality industry. In addition to the General Education outcomes, the student will be given the opportunity to:
a) Effectively implement principles of tourism and hospitality management.
b) Discuss the business of tourism and its impact locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.
c) Analyze basic principles of customer service in the tourism and hospitality industry.
d) Use technology and sustainability practices to achieve operational efficiency in the tourism and hospitality industry.
e) Explain how the emergence of eco-tourism is changing the tourism and hospitality industry.
f) Connect ethical, legal, and inclusive leadership standards accepted in the tourism and hospitality industry.
g) Exhibit social intelligence, innovation, and critical decision-making practices for the tourism and hospitality industry.
|Course ID||Subject Area||Credits|
|Area I: General Education Requirements for the Associate of Science Degree|
|GS 101||Introduction to College Studies: Technology, Leadership, and Success||(5)|
|GS/SH 110||Environmental Science, Sustainability, and Health||(5)|
|EN 104||English Composition and Writing||(5)|
|EN 105||Mechanics and Research of Academic Writing||(5)|
|EN 202||Introduction to Public Speaking, Communication, and Self-Awareness||(5)|
|GS/IT 109||Technology in the Information Age||(5)|
|MA 105||Introduction to College Algebra||(5)|
|SO 202||Introduction to Sociology: Culture and Diversity in a Global Society||(5)|
|SO 235||Local and Global Citizenship with Experiential Learning (see p.14 for additional costs)||(5)|
|Total General Education Requirements for the Associate of Science Degree||(45)|
|Area II: Tourism Requirements|
|TH 200||Tourist Behavior and Consumption||(5)|
|TH 201||Principles of Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Management||(5)|
|TH 202||Eco-Tourism and Sustainable Tourism Development||(5)|
|TH 203||Sustainable Tourism Planning and Policy||(5)|
|TH 204||Digitalization in Hospitality and Tourism||(5)|
|Total Tourism Requirements||(25)|
|Area III: Hospitality Requirements|
|TH 210||Customer Relationship Management for The Hospitality Industry||(5)|
|TH 211||Lodging Operations Management||(5)|
|TH 212||Hospitality Law||(5)|
|Total Hospitality Requirements||(15)|
|Area IV: Approved Business/General Elective||(5)|
|Total Credits Required for Graduation||(90)|