HT246 :  Travel Transportation: Air, Rail and Auto

This course examines transportation systems within the travel and tourism industry. Students explore the history of the airline system, look at contemporary air travel and review career opportunities. Students research the impact the 1978 deregulation legislation had on the airline business model in areas of customer service, pricing, and plane safety. The course examines other travel transportation methods such as rail (regular and high-speed), car and RV rental industry, tour buses and limousines and how the overall methods of travel transportation fit into the tourism industry.
Prerequisite: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels; and HT108 and HT142. Basic computer and typing skills are recommended.
Credit Hours: 3
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