PGM Code – 277C
Program Description The Hospitality and Tourism Department has several programs for the travel industry; five specialized Degrees and a Certificate. All are designed to provide the learning opportunities necessary to prepare students for entry-level positions in companies such as travel agencies, airlines, cruise companies, hotels, and other tourism-related businesses. Program selection is generally based on the previous education and work experience the student has when beginning Hospitality/Tourism Department courses.
The Hospitality and Tourism Certificate is designed for students with post high school education or moderate work experience who are interested on focusing their education on the skills, abilities, and knowledge necessary to enter the hospitality and tourism industry.
Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.
Credit/Grade Requirements This Certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 44.5 credits as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses as well as a minimum grade of 2.5 in all hospitality classes.
Note: Courses approved for transfer from other academic institutions must have a minimum grade equivalent of 2.5.
High School Transition Program Students (Tech Prep, College in the High School, and Running Start) It is recommended that high school students who have earned college credit through dual credit programs meet with a college adviser.
Students Are Advised To
- Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
- Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
- Communicate with a faculty adviser.
Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458
The advisers for this program are
Beth O’Donnell | firstname.lastname@example.org | 425.640.1208
Linda Russell | email@example.com | 425.640.1137
Hospitality and Tourism | www.edcc.edu/hosp
Gainful employment information is available for this program.