General Business – Career Pathway in Hospitality and Tourism Management: Associate of Applied Science | Technical College of the LowCountry

General Business – Career Pathway in Hospitality and Tourism Management: Associate of Applied Science


Destination career success.

Prepare for a top-notch career in the Lowcountry’s own world-renowned hospitality industry.

Program Description


The travel and tourism industry is the Lowcountry’s number one economic driver. In fact, millions of tourists visit the area annually to enjoy world-renowned resorts and top-notch restaurants. This booming industry needs qualified professionals to help them continue to succeed and grow.

Technical College of the Lowcountry’s specialized career pathway in hospitality and tourism management is a 66-credit-hour associate degree program that can be completed in as little as four full-time semesters.

Courses include general education, business, hotel and food service management, marketing and communication. A number of specialized hospitality and tourism management electives are also offered including ethics, food production, resort development, convention management, and more. Plus, hands-on internships allow you to learn from the area’s finest professionals and in the best environments.

Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in hotels and resorts, and with experience, can expect to fill supervisory positions. Reserve your spot today; apply now.

Accreditation & Accolades


Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Quick Facts


Quick Fact 1
The travel and tourism industry is the Lowcountry’s number one economic driver.
Quick Fact 2
Hands-on internships allow you to learn from world-renowned professionals in the area’s best environments.
Quick Fact 3
Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions and can move up quickly with experience.

What People Are Saying


“Take advantage of the Lowcountry’s hospitality industry and expertise, and get the skills you need for your own rewarding career,”

Candice Chastain Instructor

FAQs & Additional Information

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What does this program cost?*

Tuition: 66 credits x $170 per credit = $11,220.

Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

*Based on Fall 2016 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Qualifications vary.

Is this program for you?

The program is a great fit for those who:

• Have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working with people.
• Are organized and task-oriented.
• Have strong business skills.
• Remain patient while resolving conflicts.

Program Dean


Kenneth Flick

Division Dean/Business & Industrial Technologies

kflick@tcl.edu

Instructors


Candice Chastain

Business/Hospitality Instructor/Business Technologies

cchastain@tcl.edu

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