Tourism: A Conceptual Framework

Tourism: A Conceptual Framework
Introduction to tourism as a field of study; four elements of tourism: dynamic, service, functional, and consequential.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 347
Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome #1

gain an understanding of how geographers approach the study of travel and tourism using basic geographic concepts (e.g. location, place, diffusion, etc.)

Learning Outcome #2

acquire an understanding of the geographical issues in the theory and practice of tourism.

Learning Outcome #3

idenify and explain the historical "tourism benchmarks" that influenced the geography and nature of travel and tourism.