Academic Catalogs

Human Resource Management, Certificate of Achievement

Financial Aid Eligible
Banner Code: 1_CT_HMHR
Control Number: 18202

Gain insight into decision making skills, and organizational understanding for advancement or employment in a human resource role.

Program Outcome

  1. The outcome for the certificate of achievement is to prepare students for employment within the hotel industry the area of human resources.

Certificate Requirements

Orange Coast College offers two types of certificate awards in career programs designed to prepare the graduate to enter a particular field of employment. At least 3 units in an advanced course from the certificate must be completed at OCC.

  1. Certificate of Achievement - 8 units or more in a state-approved program.  Certificates of Achievement are not automatically awarded. A petition must be filed in Enrollment Services or online at the beginning of the semester in which the student will be completing his or her final requirements.  The petitioning periods are listed in the Graduation Requirements section of this catalog. 
  2. Certificate of Specialization - 16 units or less in a locally approved program.  Certificates of Specialization are not automatically awarded, not printed on official academic transcripts, and there is no acknowledgment of completion given at graduation.  Please contact the division for details regarding the submission of petitions as procedures for each division vary.  Most division offices prefer that students complete all of the required courses and then provide a copy of the transcript while some divisions allow petitions for Certificates of Specialization before finishing.

Minimum Grade Requirement
In order to be awarded a certificate, students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all program-required courses. Grades of “CR” or “P” will be accepted whereas “CR” or “P” meets the equivalency of a “C” or better. A list of certificate programs can be found in the Programs A-Z section of this catalog. Check with a counselor to determine the requirements for completion.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
HTT A105 Passport to Success 3
HTT A130 Cultural Tourism 3
HTT A150 Travel and Tourism Career Development 3
HTT A284 Leadership and Strategic Management 3
HTT A180 Enhancing Guest Service 3
HTT A185 Interviewing and Professional Development 3
HTT A288 Human Resource Managemt 3
HTT A290 California Employment Law 3
Year 2
HTT A227 Hotel Internship 4
HTT A285 Hospitality Operations 3
HTT A286 Hosp/Travel/Tour Law 3
 Total Units34

Human Resource Management Suggested Electives

Course Title Units
HTT A138Sharing the Travel Experience3
HTT A199Current Issues in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism0.5-1.5
HTT A299Certified Travel Associate3
CMST A100Interpersonal Communication3
SPAN A180Elementary Spanish 15