Associate of Science in Event Management and Tourism

What qualities should an Associate of Science in Event Management and Tourism student have?

You should have high standards, an understanding of customer service, and a passion for travel, as well as the desire to help people plan events or vacations.

What specific skills or knowledge are taught in the Associate of Science in Event Management and Tourism program?

You will learn a thorough knowledge of the industry and its many facets and available opportunities. You will be introduced to hospitality management, lodging management, destination management, marketing and sales, and best practices in event management, along with event coordination and marketing, meeting, and event planning.

What is the most important or unique thing about Sullivan's Associate of Science in Event Management and Tourism program?

Students in this program take two learning journeys during their program. The first trip occurs in the first year of study, and students visit major cites and tourist attractions in the U.S. The second trip is via plane and cruise ship to major island resorts.

Associate of Science in Event Management and Tourism Course Requirements

92 Credit Hours
Length: 18 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.
CourseTitlesCredit Hours
ACT 101Principles of Accounting I4
ACT 102Principles of Accounting II4
BUS 224Professional Development4
CAT 244Special Events Planning and Staff Management4
COM 214Public Speaking4
ENG 101Composition I4
FYE 101Information Literacy4
HRM 104Introduction to Hospitality Management4
HRM 108Lodging Management4
HRM 208Destination Management and Marketing4
MKT 215Principles of Sales Presentations4
MTH 101College Mathematics4
NTA 154Travel Reference Skills4
NTA 215Tourism/Event Planning Practicum2
NTA 244Tourism4
TGE 214Geography of the Southern Hemisphere4
TRV 205Meeting and Event Planning4
TRV 244Travel Management4
TRV 250Best Practices in Event Management4
TRV 252Event Coordination and Marketing4
HRM 194Convention Destination Management* 1
TRV 194Leisure Destination Management* 1
OR
HRM 198Global Tourism* 22
General Studies Electives (12 Additional Credit Hours)12
Students must choose three additional General Education classes, including one from the Natural Sciences/Mathematics category, one from the Social/Behavioral Sciences category, and one from the Humanities/Fine Arts category. These classes are in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program.
Total Credit Hours92

* Students must complete HRM 194 and TRV 194 OR HRM 198. Students who do not successfully complete HRM 194 and TRV 194 do not have the option of re-taking either of those classes and must complete HRM 198.

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