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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TAH 301 - Global Issues in Travel & Tourism

As one of the world’s largest industries, and one that brings travelers and host communities into close contact, tourism and travel are rife with challenges. This course delves into these issues from a social science perspective, showing how tourism affects travelers and communities in complex ways, from commoditization of art forms to sex tourism, drug use, and changes in local economies and culture. It also explores the connection of tourism to global issues such as infectious diseases, climate change, and terrorism. This course is required of TAH majors.

Credits: 3

Meets the Following Core Requirement: Ethical Inquiry, Social Responsibility, and Citizenship; International
Course Typically Offered: Spring and Summer
Course Type: Tourism and Hospitality

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