Harrison County Campus
About the Program
The Travel and Tourism Management Technology program of study is designed to provide specialized instruction and practice to prepare students for careers in tourism occupations.
In Mississippi, the median salary is $36,990. Nationally, the income range is
$21,350 – 62,320.
- Event manager
- Customer service manager
- Recreation manager
- Travel agent
- Convention planner
Degree Options and Requirements
This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board- approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
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Travel and Tourism Management Technology Coursework
For class times, visit the MGCCC class schedules.
Travel and Tourism Management Certificate
|HRT 1123 - Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry||3|
|HRT 1213 - Sanitation and Safety||3|
|HRT 1813 - Tourism Specialist||3|
|HRT 1823 - The Travel Agency||3|
|HRT 2843 - Fundamentals in Travel and Tourism||3|
|CUT 1114 - Culinary Principles I||4|
|HRT 1413 - Rooms Division Management||3|
|HRT 1552 - Hospitality Seminar||2|
|HRT 1833 - Travel and Tourism Geography||3|
|HRT 2853 - Convention and Meeting Planning||3|
Total Credits: 30
Travel and Tourism Management Diploma
Total Credits: 15
Associate of Applied Science Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I||3|
|Math/Natural Science Elective||3/4*|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 15/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.