HRIM101 Introduction to Travel and Tourism
Department of Business Studies: Hospitality and Tourism Management
- I. Course Number and Title
- HRIM101 Introduction to Travel and Tourism
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This course develops skills in building domestic and international itineraries and an understanding of air travel products, airfares, policies and associated problems. With regard to international travel, students learn customs regulations, health and safety. Other topics include accommodations, cruises, retail and wholesale tours, sales, and marketing.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
The student will:
- Compose domestic and international itineraries;
- Understand and discuss air travel products, airfares, policies, and associated problems;
- Identify and explain customs regulations, health and safety as it relates to international travel; and
- Develop an understanding of various travel accommodations, cruises, retail and wholesale tours, sales, and marketing.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
The following topics are presented:
- Domestic and international itineraries
- Air travel products
- International travel
- Customs regulations
- Retail and wholesale tours
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsExams, quizzes, classroom exercises, class or online participation, and/or projects as specified by the area faculty and described in the individual instructor's syllabus are utilized.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:See course syllabus.
Review/Approval Date - 11/03; New Core 8/2015; Revised 12/18/2015