Travel, Tourism and Event Planning

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1103 
    Principles of the Travel Industry

    3  credit hours

    An overview of responsibilities within the travel industry. Students will review the management functions including: analyzing, coordinating, implementing, and supervising tasks of managing a travel related business. Protocol, etiquette, and different types of travel professionals will be discussed, including the changing role of the travel agent. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1163 
    Travel Geography & Culture-Asia/Pacific

    3  credit hours

    Covers the location of major cities, airports, and sea ports and the air, land, and cruise companies serving these areas. Includes the location of important tourist attractions, unique land formations, climate data, the best time to visit the attractions, and how tour companies operate in these areas.Includes the impacts of cultural differences, protocols, and accepted standards of behavior. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1124 
    Intro Travel Communicatn & Bus Etiquette

    3  credit hours

    Specialized industry interactive techniques and communication standards for travel and meeting planning arrangements. Includes various modes of information transmittal, protocols and professional etiquette for interpersonal interactions in the travel, tourism and meetings industries. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1129 
    Central and South American Destinations

    2  credit hours

    In-depth study of Central and South America. Covers the location of major cities, airports and sea ports and the air, land and cruise companies serving these areas. Includes the location of important tourist attractions, unique land formations, climate data, the best time to visit the attractions, and how tour companies operate in these areas. Prerequisite: Travel, Tourism & Event Planning 1122 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1130 
    African Destinations

    2  credit hours

    In-depth study of Africa. Covers the location of major cities, airports and sea ports and the air, land and cruise companies serving these areas. Includes the location of important tourist attractions, unique land formations, climate data, the best time to visit the attractions, and how tour companies operate in these areas. Prerequisite: Travel, Tourism & Event Planning 1122 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1150 
    Outside Sales/Home Based

    3  credit hours

    Knowledge, insight, and appreciation of the distinctions between the terms Outside Sales Agent, Home-Based Agent, and Independent Contractor within the realm of the travel and tourism industry. Students will assess successful marketing strategies from travel industry professionals. This course may be taken three times for credit. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1209 
    Event Management

    3  credit hours

    Event management fundamentals for social, corporate and not-for-profit events. Plan, design, implementation and evaluation of events are covered. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1820 
    Selected Topics

    1 to 3  credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1821 
    Selected Topics II

    1  credit hour

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1822 
    Selected Topics III

    2  credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (2 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1823 
    Selected Topics IV

    3  credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 1840 
    Independent Study

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2130 
    Airline Operations & Security Procedures

    3  credit hours

    Operations and security procedures for domestic and international airlines, airport policies for handling passengers and their baggage, and procedures for transporting pets and other live animals, denied boarding compensation and other service areas. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2201 
    Fundamentals/Meeting and Event Planning

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to meeting and event planning core concepts including goals and objectives, budgets, planners and vendors, facilities, and service providers. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2203 
    Incentive Travel and Planning

    3  credit hours

    Incentive travel and planning strategies, techniques, and current trends including program costs, program budgets, proposal writing, presentations, pre-trip and on-site operations, post-program evaluations, and planning incentive travel programs will be covered in this course. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2205 
    Meetings, Conventions & Trade Shows

    3  credit hours

    Study of policies, procedures, and techniques for the meeting, convention, and trade show management industries Prerequisite: Travel, Tourism & Event Planning 2201 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2206 
    Contracts & Negotiations

    1  credit hour

    Identify contractual issues and negotiation tactics common to the meeting and event planning industry. (1 lecture hour)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2207 
    Marketing for Travel, Tourism & Meetings

    3  credit hours

    Travel, tourism and meeting industries marketing principles. Includes market research, market segmentation and current trends along with strategies, positioning and marketing objectives. Students develop an industry marketing plan. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2210 
    Advanced Global Distribution Systems

    3  credit hours

    Covering the major airline Global Distribution Systems (GDS) with hands-on experience. Formats required to make itinerary changes, connection selections, fare quotes, reserve cars and hotels, and convert currency. Advanced booking procedures for reserving tour packages and cruises. Prerequisite: Travel, Tourism & Event Planning 1210 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2220 
    Internet Navigation Skills

    3  credit hours

    Examination and exploration of travel-related web sites including airlines, cruise lines, hotels, tour operators, government, weather and health organizations. Overview of the design, content and methods of navigation among these sites, and analysis of the various ways that the Internet impacts the travel industry. Students have a hands-on opportunity to build their own web site for their favorite travel destination. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1110 or Computer Information Systems 1130 or equivalent or consent of Instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2221 
    World Cultures and International Tourism

    3  credit hours

    The impact of international cultural differences on the travel, tourism and meetings industries. Includes business ethics, protocols, values, social customs, cultural taboos and accepted standards of behavior chosen from countries with which the United States presently has travel agreements. Also covers current global problems and international issues related to travel, tourism and meeting planning. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2229 
    International Fares and E-Ticketing

    3  credit hours

    Advanced methods for evaluating and selling international airline reservations, airline tickets, and tours. Interpret international documentation requirements along with worldwide travel codes and terminology. Includes research and utilization of information on the Internet, in the Global Distribution Systems and in hotel, tour, and resource manuals. Prerequisite: Travel, Tourism & Event Planning 1121 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2230 
    Travel Sales and Customer Service

    3  credit hours

    Sales techniques related to the travel, tourism and meetings industries and strategies for building customer service skills. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2240 
    Tour Escorting, Planning and Operations

    3  credit hours

    Wholesale and group tour operations, including the initiation and development of tours and vacation packages, generating group business via travel agency sales, marketing travel products to the retail industry, and reviewing documentation preparation. Basic theories and strategies related to tour escorting are covered. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2250 
    Tour Escort Practicum

    3  credit hours

    Wholesale and group tour operations with hands-on experience. Students will prepare a comprehensive plan and implement an actual tour package to a vacation destination. Course culminates with the tour based on students' plan. Recommended course: Travel, Tourism & Event Planning 2240 (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2820 
    Advanced Selected Topics

    1 to 3  credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2821 
    Advanced Selected Topics II

    1  credit hour

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 lecture hour)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2822 
    Advanced Selected Topics III

    2  credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (2 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2823 
    Advanced Selected Topics IV

    3  credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (3 lecture hours)

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2860 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Travel, Tourism and Event Planning 2865 
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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