HRIM115 Computer Reservations and Travel Information Systems

Department of Business Studies: Hospitality and Tourism Management

I. Course Number and Title
HRIM115 Computer Reservations and Travel Information Systems
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
CISC100 (C or better) or CISC110 (C or better)
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course provides students with an understanding of the various aspects of travel and tourism information systems. Specific topics include computer hardware and software, automated computerized systems, web site design and travel related data collection.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. Understand and discuss travel and tourism information systems;
    2. Develop an understanding of computer hardware and software as it relates to the travel and tourism industry;
    3. Assess automated computerized travel software programs;
    4. Use and apply understanding of automated travel software programs to compose effective travel and tourism-related websites; and
    5. Identify and explain the various methods of travel related data collection.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. Travel and tourism information systems
    2. Computer hardware and software
    3. Automated computerized systems
    4. Web site design
    5. Travel related data collection.
  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