Certificate Program

Degree offered

Certificate of Achievement in Tourism and Hospitality Services

Credits required 27

Dean

William Berardi

Program contact

Cecil Leonard, Department Chair and Professor of Business Administration, ext. 2415

Program Goals Statement

This certificate helps prepare students for careers in the tourism and hospitality industry. By choosing these courses as electives, students can enhance their Business degree. Tourism and hospitality is the world’s largest employment field. Job opportunities are exciting and varied.

Program Information

  • Job opportunities include tour escort, convention and visitors bureau coordinator, sales, concierge, and dining room supervisor.
  • Students may earn credit in field placements at such sites as Disney World, Colette Tours, Massachusetts Information Centers, Newport Historical Society, and the New Bedford Whaling Museum.
  • BCC has a transfer articulation agreement with Johnson & Wales University.

Degree Requirements

Program Courses

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

BUS 120Group Tour Planning

3 credits

BUS 121Introduction to Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

3 credits

BUS 122Tour Destination Planning

3 credits

BUS 123Meeting Planning and Convention Sales and Service

3 credits

BUS 124Sales and Customer Service for Tourism and Hospitality

3 credits

BUS 126Hotel and Motel Management and Operations

3 credits

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience I

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:27

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

BUS 120Group Tour Planning

3 credits

BUS 121Introduction to Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

3 credits

BUS 122Tour Destination Planning

3 credits

BUS 126Hotel and Motel Management and Operations

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

BUS 123Meeting Planning and Convention Sales and Service

3 credits

BUS 124Sales and Customer Service for Tourism and Hospitality

3 credits

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience I

3 credits

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