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HOS 205 - Tourism Management

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-D1-2
Introduction to tourism as a system with various sectors and functions. Focus on transportation, attractions, information, promotion, facilities, services, marketing, human resources, finance, environmental sciences, and other topics. Emphasis on government relations and destination marketing.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: HOS 100 and REC 100.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-D1-2 - Lower Division Social Sciences
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Relate to the definition of tourism and of the various sectors that are associated with the tourism industry.
  2. Develop awareness of tourism as a serious business.
  3. Develop awareness of global issues and problems associated with the tourism industry and also affecting the functioning of the industry.
  4. Investigate the functioning of tourism as a system with various sectors (e.g. transportation, attractions, information/promotion, facilities/services and others) and functions (e.g. marketing, HR, finance, environmental sciences, and others) having a great influence on the functioning of the system.
  5. Develop awareness of cross-cultural issues (e.g. behavioral; dietary; world’s wonders; etc.) Explain the economic, political, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of tourism.
  6. Develop awareness of the timely concept of “ecotourism, sustainable tourism” and how such concepts are framed within commercial structure .

D1-2. Lower-division Social Science Electives Learning Outcomes
  1. specify how social, political, economic, and environmental systems and/or behavior are interwoven;
  2. explain how humans individually and collectively relate to relevant sociocultural, political, economic, and/or environmental systems-how they produce, resist, and transform them;
  3. discuss and debate issues from the course’s disciplinary perspective in a variety of cultural, historical, contemporary, and/or potential future contexts; and
  4. explore principles, methodologies, value systems, and ethics employed in social scientific inquiry.

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