Travel & Tourism Management Technology

About

Our Travel and Tourism Management Technology concentration provides specialized instruction and practice to prepare you for a career in tourism and travel. The curriculum will cover travel technology, hospitality management, and travel analytics. You will also learn how to perform reservation functions on a central reservation system (CRS) system. By the end of the program, you will possess a solid foundation in the travel and tourism industry.

Tourism is a stable industry the world over. Mobile and online reservation systems and ride-sharing applications, among other burgeoning technologies, continue to evolve and serve eager travelers. The Travel and Tourism Management Technology program at Hinds Community College will prepare you for any number of career opportunities, including as an event manager, customer service manager, concierge, recreation manager, travel agent, convention planner, or other related position.

Locations
  • Jackson ATC
Curriculum

Important Program Information

  • DEGREES / CERTIFICATES
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Industry 3
Sanitation and Safety 3
Restaurant and Catering Operations 4
Rooms Division Management 3
Hospitality Seminar I 2
Tourism Specialist 3
The Travel Agency 3
Travel and Tourism Geography 3
Dining Room Management 4
Approved Computer Applications Elective 3
Total Hours 31
Course Hours
Hospitality Supervision 3
Marketing Hospitality Services 3
Fundamentals of Travel and Tourism 3
Convention and Meeting Planning 3
Tourism Planning and Development 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 46
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 61–63

Contact

Austin Lee
601-987-8155

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