HT241 :  Travel and Tourism Geography Focus: Eastern Hemisphere

This course will familiarize students with the Eastern Hemisphere as it relates to the hospitality and tourism industry. Emphasis is given to international destinations starting in Europe and moving south and east to explore Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Students will research these unique destinations in order to understand how the economy and society are the result of both physical and cultural changes, i.e. war, climate and political events. Students will explore and analyze the effects of tourism on economies, geographic surroundings and culture.
Prerequisite: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. HT108 and HT140 are recommended.
Credit Hours: 3
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