Hawai‘i is a tourist destination. Every year over 8.9 million visitors travel to experience the Aloha Spirit from many parts of the world spending $15.6 billion. A certificate endorsement in Hospitality and Tourism combined with an Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Hawaii Tokai International College provides a comprehensive, competitive edge in the ever-changing job market with hands-on experience in the industry. In addition to meeting the requirements for any of the three (3) degree options, students in the Hospitality and Tourism Concentration are required to take:

  • HOSP 100 Customer Service and Career
  • HOSP 101 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism


AND 6 credits earned from the following courses:

  • COM 140 Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • ECON 120 Introduction to Economics
  • ENG 209 Business Writing
  • HOSP 105 Introduction to Japanese Business and Hospitality
  • IS 295 Business Internship
  • POLSCI 220 International Relations
  • SOC 256 Race and Ethnic Relations in Hawai‘i


Learn about the Aloha Spirit at HTIC and how it can be applied to the Hospitality and Tourism industry in our world-class location.


E Komo Mai (Welcome)

Internships are individualized to align students with their career goals and interests (Business Internship Course).

Current Partnerships with Local Businesses

  • Aloha Stadium
  • Hampton Inn (Hilton Brand)
  • Kapolei Golf Club
  • Wet’n’Wild Hawaii Water Park


What is the Aloha Spirit in the Program?

  • Admire the aloha spirit
  • Learn in the classroom and onsite visits
  • Observe ‘olu‘olu: agreeable; pleasantness
  • Harness personal and career goals
  • Apply knowledge during your internship


General Program Requirements

  • Students must meet all requirements for A.A. degree.
  • All courses taken for this program can also be applied to students’ A.A. degrees.
  • Students are required to take Sophomore Seminar: Capstone Course (IS 200).


Certificates of Completion

Students who successfully complete the Hospitality and Tourism program will receive Certificates of Completion with their Associate in Arts diplomas.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated December 21, 2018
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