Revised 9-03

NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY

TRV 111-112 GEOGRAPHY OF TOURISM I-II (3 CR.) (3 CR.)

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Focuses on the geographic knowledge necessary to provide effective, efficient service to clients. Studies major western hemisphere (Part I) and eastern hemisphere (Part II) destinations. Emphasizes features of touristic importance, such as visit documentation, climate and physical features, accommodations and attractions, and accessibility. Lecture 3 hours per week.

 

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The general purpose of the course is for the student to acquire a working geographic knowledge of major tourist destinations of the world.

 

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES

None.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES/EDUCATIONAL OUTCOME

A. Demonstrate geographic knowledge of the main tourist regions of selected areas based on the following classifications:

Physical characteristics.

Features of tourist interest.

Transportation patterns, cost, and market appeal.

B. Construct sample itineraries of destination areas studied.

 

MAJOR TOPICS TO BE COVERED

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TRV 112: