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
  1. Course Learning Goals

    The student will:

    1. Compose domestic and international itineraries;
    2. Understand and discuss air travel products, airfares, policies, and associated problems;
    3. Identify and explain customs regulations, health and safety as it relates to international travel; and
    4. Develop an understanding of various travel accommodations, cruises, retail and wholesale tours, sales, and marketing.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    The following topics are presented:

    1. Domestic and international itineraries
    2. Air travel products
    3. Airfares
    4. International travel
    5. Customs regulations
    6. Accommodations
    7. Cruises
    8. Retail and wholesale tours
    9. Sales
    10. Marketing.
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    Exams, 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.
  4. 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