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Major Roadmaps

Simplifying the path

 

travel marketing

 

This Roadmap is provided as a SAMPLE GUIDE showing what a full-time student's schedule MAY look like. There is no guarantee that all classes will be offered each semester or that classes will have space available. You must meet all prerequisite requirements prior to registering for a class.

Consult with a Los Medanos Counselor for help planning your schedule. Vist the Travel Marketing website for more information about this program.

 

Degrees and Certificates:

Fall   Spring    
  3 unitsTRAVL-072     2 unitsTRAVL-095 arrow Travel Marketing Coll. Skills Certificate
             
  3 unitsTRAVL-076     3 unitsTRAVL-077    
             
  3 unitsTRAVL Electives*     3 unitsDestination Electives*    
             
  6 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)     4 unitsTRAVL Electives*    
             
        3 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)    
         

 

Fall year 2

 

 

Fall year 2

   
  15 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)     15 unitsGE/Electives (AS only)    
             
             
             

Certificate of Achievement in Travel Marketing
21 Units

 

AS in Travel Marketing
60 Units

* See counselor or catalog for list of Destination and Travel electives.

 

 

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Travel Marketing Program

 

Careers in Travel and Tourism

The innovative, state-of-the-art online Travel Marketing program at Los Medanos College (LMC) provides an outstanding educational foundation for a successful career in one of the country’s largest industries, Travel and Tourism. While characterized by constant change, the business of travel and tourism continues to grow. Skilled travel professionals continue to fulfill their clients’ dreams of adventure, of cultural exploration and for just plain fun! Opportunities abound for specialists in areas such as cruises, adventure travel, family travel, honeymoons and romance, luxury travel, and group travel.

 

Travel Marketing Salary Averages in California:

Travel Agent: $10.71 - $29.10/hour

Travel Guide: $9.11 - $31.23/hour

Concierge: $9.89 - $22.32/hour

 

Information gathered from onetonline.org which is sponsored by the Department of Labor, 2014

 

Associate of Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement and College Skills Certificate

For the Associate of Science Degree in Travel Marketing complete the 21 units of coursework listed above as well as the General Education requirement. This degree can lead to placement in positions of greater responsibility in the travel industry. Consult with a Los Medanos College counselor to develop your education plan.

 

This 21-unit certificate provides a well-rounded education and includes a selection of courses designed to prepare students for placement in a position as a travel professional in the travel industry. Opportunities include employment as a full-service travel consultant in a travel agency or a travel specialist in the selected areas of specialization. This certificate can be completed in two semesters.

 

The 12-unit certificate provides a good foundation for placement in an entry-level position in the travel industry, such as travel assistant in a travel agency. Required courses are not offered every semester, so careful planning will minimize the amount of time to complete this certificate.