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In hospitality and tourism studies, CIC offers an associate degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management and certificate programs in Hotel Operations, Event Management, Food and Beverage Operations, and Beverage Service Essentials. All programs are currently available through TTC Online College:

Associate Degree

Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Hospitality and Tourism Management degree program prepares students for career paths within the hospitality industry including lodging, food and beverage service, tourism and event segments.


Food and Beverage Operations

The Food and Beverage Operations certificate is designed for students interested in the development of food and beverage management skills for professional development, career enhancement and personal enrichment.

Beverage Service Essentials

The Beverage Service Essentials program is designed for students interested in acquiring fundamental knowledge of the beverage management industry through study of history, origins, product identification, purchase, storage, sales and service of alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages and related products. The program also addresses legal requirements and the achievement of industry credentials for safe, legal service of alcoholic beverages.

Event Management

The Event Management certificate program provides an overview of the event management industry to prepare students for entry-level positions in event management. Students will learn the process of planning events from the initial conception phase through delivery including sales, transportation, logistics, food and beverage management, and service, and gain general competency in providing support for delivery and management of such events.

Hotel Operations

The Hotel Operations certificate will equip students with the skills necessary to understand and apply basic hotel industry concepts including knowledge of operations, guest services, software applications, sales and marketing. Students will be prepared for entry-level employment in hotels, bed and breakfast operations, timeshares, resorts and other lodging operations and related fields.




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Patricia Agnew
Academic Program Director

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Lisa Buzzelli

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Blake Hallman

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Nathan Rex
Department Head