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Academic Information

The following files describe in detail the requirements for this program. Please consult a faculty advisor listed below before beginning your coursework.


  • Travel and Tourism Professional, Associate in Applied Science
  • Meeting and Event Planning, Associate in Applied Science

When planning your coursework, use the Student Planning Worksheet. Degree information and the worksheet can be found on the following files:


  • Fundamentals of Travel and Tourism
  • E-Travel and Tourism
  • Travel Geography Specialist
  • Travel and Tourism Professional
  • Tour Escort
  • Meeting and Event Planning

Information on the certificates listed above can be found on the following file:

Gainful Employment Information

View information about this program, including estimated cost and employment opportunities.


Contact Information

Mary Beth Leone, Coordinator, Hospitality
(630) 942-2059

Lisa Horvatin, Program Advisor
(630) 942-2078

Anna Gay, Program Support Specialist
(630) 942-2502

Business and Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592

3+1 Program

COD and Roosevelt University 3+1 Degree Program in Hospitality and Tourism Management for students with an AAS in Meeting and Event Planning


  • Jazmin Galindo

    Jazmin GalindoTravel and Tourism

    "I encourage students to get involved around campus. There’s something for everybody. You don’t need a four-year school to make new friends when you have no idea what you want to do in life. All you need is an open-mind and a smile."

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  • Susanne Weiland

    Susanne WeilandTravel and Tourism

    "Each and every class offered was an opportunity to learn the industry and to practice the skills I have learned on my fellow students, friends and family before applying them to my future clients."

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  • Amy Kolesar

    Amy KolesarTravel and Tourism

    "Anyone considering a career in the travel industry should seriously consider attending COD."

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