Minor in travel & tourism


This minor is intended to introduce the student to the world of Travel & Touroism through travel agencies, airports, tour operators, tourism destinations, and among others sustainable tourism.

After the completion of this minor the student should:

  • Have a general understanding of the functioning of the tourism industry.
  • Have a basic comprehension of the operations of the main stakeholders in the industry.
  • Have learned the basic principles, concepts and skills pertaining to this particular branch in the tourism industry.

Students are required to use the following table:

Course #

Description

Credits

Prerequisite

TTM 201

Introduction to Tourism & Hospitality Management

3

--

TTM 326

Domestic Travel & Tourism Development

3

Junior standing

TTM 342

Travel Agency & Tour Management

3

Junior standing

TTM 382

Internship III: Travel Agency & Tour Operations

1

TTM 342

CHOOSE TWO OF THE FOLLOWING

TTM 204

Economics of Tourism

3

--

TTM 237

Hospitality & Tourism Marketing

3

TTM 201

TTM 341

International Air Law

3

--

TTM 344

International Travel & Tourism

3

--

TTM 345

Airline Passenger Services

3

Junior standing

TTM 346

Automated Travel System

3

TTM 342

TTM 440

Tourism & Multicultural Management

3

--

TTM 445

Sustainable Tourism

3

--

TTM 454

Strategic Airline Business Operations

3

--

TTM 462

Special Topics in Travel & Tourism

3

--

Total

 

16 cr.

 

Suggested Program:

First semester
TTM 201          Introduction to Tourism & Hospitality Management

Second semester
TTM 326          Domestic Travel & Tourism Development
TTM 342          Travel Agency & Tour Management

Third semester
Choice of two minor electives

Fourth semester
TTM 382          Internship III: Travel Agency & Tour Operations