If you’re interested in a career path that offers vast possibilities, consider event management and tourism—all signs point to future success.
According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, global tourism is a trillion-dollar industry that accounts for 1 in 11 jobs worldwide, while event planning is among U.S News and World Report’s 100 Best Jobs of 2015 based on expected growth data and current job openings.
If you’re ready to turn your passion for travel and flair for event planning into a profitable, stable career, set yourself apart with an Associate Degree in Event Management and Tourism from the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University.
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.
|ACT 101||Principles of Accounting I||4|
|ACT 102||Principles of Accounting II||4|
|BUS 224||Professional Development||4|
|CAT 244||Special Events Planning and Staff Management||4|
|COM 214||Public Speaking||4|
|ENG 101||Composition I||4|
|FYE 101||Information Literacy||4|
|HRM 104||Introduction to Hospitality Management||4|
|HRM 108||Lodging Management||4|
|HRM 208||Destination Management and Marketing||4|
|MKT 215||Principles of Sales Presentations||4|
|MTH 101||College Mathematics||4|
|NTA 154||Travel Reference Skills||4|
|NTA 215||Tourism/Event Planning Practicum||2|
|TGE 214||Geography of the Southern Hemisphere||4|
|TRV 205||Meeting and Event Planning||4|
|TRV 244||Travel Management||4|
|TRV 250||Best Practices in Event Management||4|
|TRV 252||Event Coordination and Marketing||4|
|HRM 194||Convention Destination Management* 1|
|TRV 194||Leisure Destination Management* 1|
|HRM 198||Global Tourism* 2||2|
|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 Hours||92|
Where will a degree from Sullivan take you?
There’s a whole world of career opportunities in the event management and tourism industry. With an Associate Degree from Sullivan University, you’ll gain the experience and qualifications you need to work at places such as
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