2019-2020 Catalog 
    Oct 22, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Travel and Tourism Associate of Science

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The Travel and Tourism Associate of Science degree program is designed to prepare students for careers in the travel agency industry. The program stresses the following: ticketing and reservations, major tourist areas and resorts, fares and routes, tour promotion, and planning including airline computing and cruise itineraries. The program covers all aspects of travel including air, cruise ships, rail, and car. Students completing this degree will be prepared for occupations as: Travel Counselors, Meeting Planners, In-house Travel Consultants, Reservation Sales Agents, and Ticket Agents.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Support their choice of cruise itineraries presented in a written form based on the standards of the industry, use a predetermined criteria checklist and compare cruise features and benefits, both tangible and intangible, as well as price, value and individual preference.
  • Build a Passenger Name Record (PNR) in the airline computer training strand of the program.
  • Identify geographic locations.

Total Units for the Major: 23

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

Associate of Science Degree

Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate of Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

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