Geography: Tourism Studies
Core geographic knowledge and skills
Understand, explain, and apply the NGS-related foundational concepts of Human Societies and Spatiality, Physical Environments, Human-Environmental Interaction, Regional Geography, Critical Spatial Thinking, and Effective Communication.
Geography and Tourism
Understand and explain how the different geographies of tourism are created, maintained, and utilized in the modern world. Evaluate the impacts of tourism on present and future economies, cultures, societies, and physical environments.
Tourism Issues and Trends
Interpret tourism issues and trends vis-a-vis key geographic concepts of globalization, mobility, production, and consumption. Explain the spatial patterns of tourism development and the dynamic relationships between travel generating regions and destination regions using geographic principles.
Tourism and Cultural Understanding
Leverage tourism activities to promote increased understanding, knowledge, passion, respect, and empathy for other peoples, cultures, and places.