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TRV 101 - Introduction to Travel and Tourism

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This course provides an introduction to the methods and practices used in tourism.  This includes an overview and exploration of the travel and tourism industry.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Describe the history of the travel and tourism industry.
  2. Differentiate the needs of various types of tourists and travelers.
  3. Analyze the economic and social impact of tourism.
  4. Investigate the impact of various attractions on the tourism industry.
  5. Explain fundamental tourism components and procedures.
Listed Topics
  1. Characteristics and terminology of the tourism industry
  2. History of travel
  3. Careers in tourism
  4. Transportation options
  5. Variety of attractions
  6. Services related to tourism
  7. Economic impact of tourism
Reference Materials
Instructor approved textbook and materials.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Information Literacy
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/14/2021

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