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Hospitality and Tourism, A.A.S.

Create Experiences Guests Won't Forget

With a campus in the heart of one of the nation’s most popular travel destinations, DCC’s new Hospitality and Tourism program is the perfect starting point for your career in creating positive experiences. Rooted in a business perspective, DCC’s Hospitality and Tourism curriculum is packed with career-relevant coursework and hands-on internship opportunities. Specialized classes in marketing, customer service and event management are supplemented with courses in business law and financial accounting. After DCC, you’ll be qualified to move directly into employment, equipped with the resources and knowledge you’ll need to move up in the Hudson Valley’s dynamic lodging, food service, tourism and hospitality industries.

4.4 billion

Hudson Valley visitor spending in 2019


internship credits with a local Dutchess County business



What You’ll Study in Our Hospitality & Tourism Program


Sample Courses

BUS 113: Essentials of Customer Service
Develop the skills for success as a customer service provider.

BUS 143: Hospitality Purchasing and Marketing
A study of marketing strategies used in the hotel, retail, restaurant, and event planning industries.

BUS 247: Convention, Meeting & Expo Management
An exploration of local community events with regard to conventions, meetings, and expositions.


Where Do Hospitality & Tourism Grads Go?

Contact Us

Office of Admissions

101 Orcutt Student Services Center
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Phone: (845) 431-8010

53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601