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TRV 103 - Destinations Geog 1: U.S., Canada, Mexico


Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Description
This course is an overview of the the major areas of North America’s most frequented leisure and business destinations including New York City, Los Angeles, Hawaii, the Pacific Southwest, National Parks, Cancun and Orlando.  Emphasis is placed on geographical location, topography, climate, language, culture and internal transportation systems.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Develop travel plans with clients.
  2. Match type of destination with client need.
  3. Analyze differences in attractions.
  4. Produce sample travel itineraries.
  5. Examine the impact of currency, port of entry regulations and time zone differences for various destinations.
Listed Topics
  1. Physical geographic locations:  New York, New Jersey, California, Arizona, Metro Washington DC, Mexico, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii and other North American destinations
  2. Natural, cultural and entertainment attractions
  3. Climate differences
  4. Various types of currency
  5. Ports of entry
  6. Transportation hubs
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
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Culture Society & Citizenship
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/14/2021


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