COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
GENERAL TOURISM * TUR   105 1 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Gökhan ÇOLAK
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.GÖKHAN ÇOLAK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Understanding basic concepts of tourism, comprehending the tourism establishment management with strategic,tactical operational dimensions and national,international,and global dimensions.
Content
Basic Concepts of Tourism, Features of Tourism Industry and Tourist Products,Types of tourists, supply and demand of tourism, economic, social, and physical effects of tourism.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Transfering basic knowledge about the concepts, theories and principles of the tourism and hotel management field.
X
2
Giving information about the professional standards, regulations and practices in the field of tourism and hotel management.
X
3
Giving information about internal and external environmental factors of the tourism and hotel organizations.
X
4
Giving information about the service delivery process and procedures in the field of tourism and hotel management.
5
Describing and applying the processes of planning, organizing, executing, coordinating and controlling functions of the tourism and hotel management.
6
Using the field related information in the business environment.
7
Using and recognizing the field related tools, technologies and physical environment.
X
8
Knowing a foreign language enough for understanding the terms of the international professional terms of tourism sector and for meeting the guest needs.
X
9
Having the basic computer knowledge as well as the ability to use the software about the information systems used in the hotel and restaurant business
X
10
Working as a team member and taking responsibility
X
11
Establishing effective interpersonal and intercultural communication
X
12
Making the health, safety and risk assessment regularly at the related field.
X
13
Adhering the ethical values and protecting the natural environment.
X
14
Being attentive about the hygiene, clothing and personal look
X
15
Constantly improving the knowledge, skills and competencies of the related field.
X
16
Having the ability to think critical, produce alternative solutions and obtain information from different sources and also analyze them
X
17
Having written and oral communication proficiency Being able to speak correct and effective, to convey information and ideas in speaking so others will understand, Having the ability to interpret and criticize, Having the high power of persuasion skill
X
18
Acting in accordance with social, scientific and professional ethical values.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Basic Concepts of Tourism Reading related chapter
2 Historical development of Tourism Industry Reading related chapter
3 Features of Tourism Industry and Tourist Products Reading related chapter
4 Types of tourists and Tourism Reading related chapter
5 Classification of tourism businesses 1 Reading related chapter
6 Classification of tourism businesses 2 Reading related chapter
7 Mid Exam Reading book and lecture notes
8 Mid-Term Exam Reading related chapter
9 Tourism Economy 2 Reading related chapter
10 Economic Impact of tourism 1 Reading related chapter
11 Economic Impact of tourism 2 Reading related chapter
12 Effects of tourism on social environment Reading related chapter
13 Effects of tourism on physical environment Reading related chapter
14 Ethics in Tourism Reading related chapter
15 Tourism Industry Organizations Reading related chapter
16-17 Term Exams Reading book and lecture notes

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources