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Hospitality & Tourism Management Degree Program: Hospitality & Tourism Management

YCCC Certificate Programs are intended to equip students who are looking to enter the job market quickly with the skills they need. All of YCCC’s Certificate Programs are “stackable” - designed to allow the student’s Certificate credits to transfer into the Associate Degree program. Many students are choosing this option which allows them to earn the credentials they need to get started in their chosen career field and then complete their degree part-time while working.  

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Successful candidates will be prepared for an entry level position in the hospitality industry including front desk operations and food & beverage. Students can also continue on to the AAS in Hospitality Management.

The sequencing of courses in this program begins in the summer semester. Students entering in the fall or spring may take longer to complete the program.


The Hospitality and Tourism Management Certificate Program is an internship-based certificate designed to prepare students for an entry level position in the hospitality field. Students will interview with host hotels and obtain employment. From that they will earn credits while on the job. They will complete the certificate by taking coursework in the fall and spring.


1. Convey essential hospitality/tourism industry concepts using oral and written communication skills.
2. Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as a team member in collaborative projects.
3. Recognize the value of diversity in opinions, values, abilities and cultures in the hospitality/tourism industry.

Hospitality and Tourism Management Certificate Curriculum Requirements - 18 credits

Required Program Courses


ACC 111

Accounting I


BUS 110

Introduction to Business


CIS 115

Software Applications


HOS 109

Hospitality Internship I


SPE 101

Oral Communications



HOS & Tourism Mgmt. Cert. Program Sheet

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