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Sales and Marketing Specialist, Certificate of Achievement

Financial Aid Eligible
Banner Code: 1_CT_HMME
Control Number: 18203

Develop essential skills necessary for advancement or employment within a sales or marketing role in the hospitality, event, or meeting management industries.

Program Outcome

  1. The outcome for the certificate of achievement is to prepare students for employment within the hospitality, travel, or tourism industries in a sales or marketing capacity.

Certificate of Achievement Requirements

The Certificate of Achievement is a state-approved career program that requires a minimum of eight units and is designed to prepare the graduate to enter a particular field of employment.  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.  At least 3 units in an advanced course from the certificate must be completed at OCC at the department’s discretion.  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 their final requirements.  The petitioning periods are listed in the Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.  Check with a counselor to determine the requirements for completion.

A list of certificate programs can be found in the Programs A-Z section of this catalog.  

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallUnits
HTT A130 Cultural Tourism 3
HTT A150 Travel and Tourism Career Development 3
HTT A180 Enhancing Guest Service 3
HTT A284 Leadership and Strategic Management 3
 Units12
Spring
HTT A105 Passport to Success 3
HTT A157 Tour Escorting and Group Travel 3
HTT A185 Interviewing and Professional Development 3
HTT A285 Hospitality Operations 3
 Units12
Year 2
Fall
HTT A138 Sharing the Travel Experience 3
HTT A227 Hotel Internship 4
HTT A240 Hospitality and Toursim Marketing 3
HTT A265 Principles of Event and Meeting Management 1.5
HTT A266 Organize and Manage Events and Meetings 1.5
 Units13
 Total Units37

Sales and Marketing Specialist Suggested Electives

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