Travel and Tourism Management - AAS
The Instructional Program
Delhi's Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Travel and Tourism is rooted in the development of hands-on, operational skills for its students A unique course in travel foods is also part of the well-balanced, product-focused Travel and Tourism curriculum. Delhi is a certified American Society of Travel Agents travel school.
The Association of Travel Executives, a member of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), is the student organization for Travel and Tourism majors. This organization plans travel experiences for the campus community including annual "Spring Break" trips, as well as seminars and workshops focusing on current issues in the industry.
Delhi also offers a bachelor degree in Hospitality Management with a concentration in Travel and Tourism Management. For information on this program, see the Hospitality Management program description.
SUNY Delhi students in all hospitality programs (Culinary Arts, Club Management, Hotel and Resort Management, Restaurant and Foodservice Management, and Travel and Tourism Management) have successfully participated in the Walt Disney College Program for many years. Through this program, students work at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, for six months in a unique working/learning experience. Students can earn SUNY Delhi course credit for the Disney courses offered as part of this program while they are working at Disney. Any student interested in this special option should discuss it with his/her advisor early in their Delhi career. Disney courses include Communications, Leadership, Hospitality Management, Human Resources Management, Disney Marketing U, and Disney Experiential Learning.
Each student must complete a minimum of 320 hours of work experience in a position related to the hospitality industry during the summer between the first and second years of study. This professional work experience enhances and complements classroom learning. Upon completion, students are evaluated by their employer and submit a comprehensive report. Faculty assist in finding job opportunities, but the student assumes responsibility for securing a position.
For all hospitality students, professional dress is required for the Orientation class, field trips, interviews, and other special occasions. Professional dress consists of jackets and ties for men; suits, professional pant suits, skirts and blouses, or dresses for women. Jeans, sneakers, or work boots are not acceptable.
To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must:
SUNY Curriculum Code: 0680
SUNY General Education Requirements: Students who intend to receive A.A., A.S., or baccalaureate degrees must satisfy SUNY and campus General Education (GE) requirements to graduate. Students should be aware that GE requirements may vary by academic program. Consult with your academic advisor. For general information, see the "General Education" section of this catalog.
A.A.S. and A.O.S. degree students may not be required to fulfill General Education (GE) requirements; however, any student who may wish to transfer should complete as many GE courses as possible. Consult with your academic advisor.
Technical Standards: In addition to academic requirements, all applicants must also be able to meet the minimum Technical Standards for Business and Computer Information Systems and for Hospitality, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Total Credit Hours = 65
Major Courses Required - 41 credit hours
|Course No.||Course||Cr. Hrs.|
|ACCT 115||Financial Accounting||3|
|BUSI 120||Business Communications||3|
|BUSI 210||Business Law||3|
|CITA 110||Introduction to Software Applications||3|
|HOSP 100||Orientation to the Hospitality Industry||1|
|HOSP 105||Introduction to the Hospitality Industry||3|
|HOSP 210||Hospitality Human Resources Management I||3|
|HOSP 215||Hospitality Marketing||3|
|HOSP 235||Hospitality Professional Work Experience1||1|
|PEDH 220||First Aid: Responding to Emergencies||2|
|PEDH ___||Physical Education Elective||1|
|TRVL 175||Domestic Travel Sales and Distribution||3|
|TRVL 180||Basic Food Service for Travel and Tourism||3|
|TRVL 270||International Travel Sales and Distribution||3|
|TRVL 275||Travel and Tourism Packaging||3|
General Education/Liberal Arts Courses Required - 21 credit hours
|Course No.||Course||Cr. Hrs.|
|ENGL ___||Freshman Composition or Advanced Composition2||3|
|GEOG 100||Human Geography||3|
American History/Western Civilization/ Other World
|Arts/Foreign Language Elective from GE 8 or GE 9||3|
|Humanities/Literature Elective from GE 7||3|
|Science Elective from GE 2||3-4|
Restricted Electives by Advisement5 - 3 credit hours
Notes1 This one-credit course requires 320 hours of professional work experience.
2 English is by placement according to competency.
3 Mathematics is by placement according to competency.
4 B.B.A. students are required to take Economics.
5 Restricted Electives:
|Course No.||Course||Cr. Hrs.|
|ACCT 125||Managerial Accounting||3|
|BUSI 205||Small Business Management||3|
|COMM 100||Public Speaking||3|
|CULN 350||History of Wines||3|
|ECON 100||Introductory Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON 110||Introductory Microeconomics||3|
|HOSP 110||Basic Food Preparation and Standards||3|
|HOSP 115||Basic Food Preparation and Standards Laboratory||1|
|HOSP 140||Beverage and Beverage Control||3|
|HOSP 220||Nutrition I||3|
|HOSP 240||Hospitality Internship||3|
|HOSP 250||Wine, Life and Society||3|
|HTEL 160||Hotel Front Office Management and Guest Accounting||3|
|HTEL 165||Lodging Accommodations Management||3|
|HUMN 100||Elementary French I||3|
|HUMN 120||Elementary Spanish I||3|
|TRVL 310||Geography of World Travel Destinations||3|
|TRVL 385||Tourism in New York State||3|
|TRVL 388||Convention Services Management||3|
|TRVL 390||Agency and Corporate Travel Management||3|
|TRVL 475||Destination Development and Marketing||3|
Student Learning Outcomes
A graduate of the Travel and Tourism Management A.A.S. program should be able to:
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