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TRL350 - Tour Operators Reservation System
This course addresses the internal and external booking systems utilized by tour operators, airline and industry personnel today. This course is designed to communicate the standards of excellence required by the School of Tourism and the industry. The focus is on challenging the student to investigate the best way to find the best price for the consumer as both a travel agent and a reservations sales agent by knowing all the different systems utilized within the industry.
TIS200 - Career Preparation and Field Placement
In order to obtain the best possible job opportunity, graduating students need to be well versed in tourism career options. Long-term career success is a result of good career goal planning. In addition, job satisfaction is achieved through informed decision-making. Students will be encouraged to recognize and discuss both their personal and working values and attitudes.
Field Placement is a flexible educational program that combines an employment experience with academic study. Students are responsible for obtaining their own placement within an Tourism and Travel industry specific environment, which in turn provides a work experience that enhances academic progress and increases employability.
TRS400 - Managing and Building Your Own Travel Business - Capstone Course
Capstone can be defined as "The crowning achievement or final stroke; the culmination or acme." This course will focus on "the final stroke" idea and provide for a final demonstration of the student's learning in the travel services stream as she/he enters the industry. Also this course can be viewed as an opportunity to "bring together" the learning and skill sets developed in previous courses in the stream and apply, make connections, clarify, practice at a higher level to provide "the culmination" of the student's studies. The course will be designed to be of interest to all learners regardless of the intended area of the future travel services career specialization.
CPP200 - Co-op Professional Practice
The integration of classroom activities with work term experiences is vital for the complete and successful learning and understanding of co-of work term experiences. Structured integration and reflective learning with peers provide the opportunity to make sense out of work experiences, to put these experiences into broader perspectives, and to internalize learning.