609 TOURISM GUIDING

GENERAL INFORMATION
The undergraduate (Bachelor's Degree) programme in TOURISM GUIDANCE (First Cycle in QF-EHEA and 6th level in TYYÇ-NQF-HETR ) is an academically-oriented programme giving access to degree and non-degree research programs and professional practice which both provide and demandi a high levels of knowledge and skills. The classification of the program with respect to "ISCED (The International Standard Classification of Education) 2011" and "NQF-HETR (The Turkish Qualifications Framework for HE)" and the codes of the fields of education can be listed as follows:: • ISCED Field of Education: 81 – Personal Services • ISCED 2011 Level: 6, Orientation (Profile): 64, Subcategory: 645 - Academically-oriented "first cycle", bachelor's degree • NQF-HETR Field of Education: 81 – Personal Services • NQF-HETR Profile of Education: Academically-oriented "first cycle", bachelor's degree.

Objective
The graduates of this programme are expected: to understand the problems which are faced in the sector and developing practically solutions to those problems comprehend basic concepts, cases, phenomenon about Tourism, Travel Management, and Tourism Guiding. to acheive a high level of analytical thinking, critical thinking, and analytical thinking skills. to create a scientific research project which demonstrates the evaluation and presentation of both quantitative and qualitative research and data. to obtain general knowledge and skills about travel agencies and tour operators. to perform valuable customer service skills, effective delivery of excellent customer service, and how to apply it to tourism professions to ensure the highest level of visitor satisfaction. to use basic business information and terminology. to acquire a knowledge of the alternative tourism areas and recognize cultural differences, and how to understand and communicate effectively with different cultures to achieve common goals and avoid unnecessary conflicts. to analyze travel businesses’ operating costs and have the competence to prepare tour plans and calculate tour costs.


Admission Requirements
General admission requirements stated under Info on the Institution on this website are being applied to start this programme.

Graduation Requirements
For graduation, it is required to pass all courses in the program (240 ECTS), have a GPA of at least 2.00 and complete 60 work-days of internship in tourism enterprises.

Career Opportunties
Career opportunities of the graduates: 1. Independent tourist guides 2. Tourist guides working with travel agencies 3. Travel agency manager 4. Information officer in travel agencies 5. Middle or upper level managerial positions in various tourism establishments 6. Academic career opportunity for successful students 7. An opportunity of working as a vocational teacher at tourism related secondary schools who have a Master's degree in Educational Sciences.

Qualification Awarded
Tourism Guiding

Level of Qualification
First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)

Recognition of Prior Learning


Qualification Requirements and Regulations
For graduation, it is required to pass all courses in the program (240 ECTS), have a GPA of at least 2.00 and complete 60 work-days of internship in tourism enterprises.

Access to Further Studies
Candidates who have successfully completed their undergraduate studies can study in post-graduate programs provided that they receive valid grades from ALES and have sufficient knowledge of English.

Mode of Study
Full Time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation methods that is applied for each course, is detailed in "Course Structure&ECTS Credits".

Contact (Programme Director or Equivalent)
PositionName SurnamePhoneFaxE-Mail
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Assoc. Prof. Dr. NACİ POLAT+90 258 296 7458 nacip@pau.edu.tr
DEPUTY HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Assoc. Prof. Dr. ŞEYMA AY ARÇIN+90 258 296 7466 say@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Understand and apply national and international law, regulations and professional standards related to tourist guiding.
2Have an understanding of the structure of the tourism industry, how it functions, and its significance for the development of the country.
3To understand the constitution of socio economics of tourism and comprehend the importance of it within the context of this constitution. With this constitution, to have enough knowledge and consciousness about the subjects like occupational safety, employee safety, social security rights, quality control and management, protecting natural and cultural enviroment all of which are required by society.
4Have detailed knowledge of the geography of both the World and the Turkey.
5To be able to occupy satisfying knowledge in the fields that tourism industry requires such as human relations and behaviours.
6Plan, implement and control a tour.
7To be able to possess the skill of working in teams.
8To be able to use a foreign language sufficiently to keep up with the current issues and scientific researches in the field of tourism
9To be able to use a second language sufficiently.
10Communicate verbally, non-verbally and in writing effectively and demonstrate effective presentation skills.
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
LecturingLecturing is one of the methods that come first, where the teacher is in the center. It is a method where the teacher actively describes topics and the students are passive listeners. With this method, lesson proceeds in the form of report, description and explanation.
DebateDepending on the situation, debate is a tool that allows all students, or a specific portion of the class to participate in the lesson. In this method, members of the group discuss a topic by addressing the various points of view and discuss alternative opinions about problem-solving.
DemonstrationIn this method the teacher demonstrates, an experiment, test, in front of the class. And then assists students to do so too. Students learn not only by just by looking and watching, but also by taking part and participating. This method is usually applied when teaching skills.
Case Study Case studies require students to actively participate while using an analytical perspective to think about real and problematic events. The problematic event may be real or very close to real life. Student(s) working on the documents that include the necessary data and descriptions of the
Problem SolvingThe name given to any doubt or ambiguity that arises is, a problem. Problems which usually have a role in human life, that have preventing or annoying aspects are solved by considering the stages of scientific methods. (a) Problems are determined. (b) The problem is identified. 
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on the students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups to learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity
Concept MapsExpress a relation network, based on figures, graphics and words propositions and principles. It enables visual learning. These steps are followed: 1) Concepts about the subjects to be taught are listed. 2) The name of the subject that will be taught is written at the top.3) Relations between
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups and learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity within the
ProjectProject-based learning is a learning way which leads students to deal with interesting problems and to create extraordinary products at the end of this. It allows students to use their creativity and it requires them to look at events perceptively.
Technical TourIs a method that takes learning to the out of the classroom. It is a method that provides students to make direct observations and to gain information by taking them to places, such as factories, museums, libraries, various government agencies, mountains, forests, lakes, parks and gardens.
InterviewThis is when the teacher brings in (writers, artists, designers, writers, illustrators, etc.) because he/she is not equipped with the adequate facilities to do with certain issues or situations. It is a technique that triggers the senses of students. In some cases, students interview certain people
Brainstorming Brainstorming is a group work process that has been regulated to reach solutions for a problem without limitations or evaluation. The purpose of brainstorming is to make it easier for students to express themselves and to generate ideas. This technique is used as a high-level discussion

Learning Outcomes - NQF-HETR Relation
NQF-HETR CategoryNQF-HETR Sub-CategoryNQF-HETRLearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Academic)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
INFORMATION  03
INFORMATION  04
INFORMATION  05
INFORMATION  06
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 06
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 07
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 04
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 04
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 05
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 06
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 07
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Vocational)
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COURS STRUCTURE & ECTS CREDITS
Year :
1st Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
TKD 101 TURKISH LANGUAGE - I 2+0 2 Compulsory
ATI 101 ATATURK´S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION - I 2+0 2 Compulsory
TURI 101 INTRODUCTION TO TOURISM 3+0 5 Compulsory
TURI 103 TOURISM ECONOMICS 3+0 5 Compulsory
ING 101 ENGLISH - I 4+0 6 Compulsory
REH 105 ANCIENT ANATOLIAN HSITORY 1 2+0 5 Compulsory
REH 107 DAILY LIFA IN ANCIENT ANATOLIA 2+0 5 Compulsory
  Total 30  

2nd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
TKD 102 TURKISH LANGUAGE - II 2+0 2 Compulsory
ATI 102 ATATURK´S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION - II 2+0 2 Compulsory
ING 102 ENGLISH - II 4+0 6 Compulsory
GMS 108 TOURİSM SOCİOLOGY 3+0 5 Compulsory
TURI 105 TOURISM MARKETING 3+0 5 Compulsory
TURI 104 TOURISM GEOGRAPHY 4+0 5 Compulsory
REH 106 ANCIENT ANATOLİAN HISTORY 2 2+0 5 Compulsory
  Total 30  

3rd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
TURI 209 TOURİSM MANAGEMENT AND ORGANİZATION 3+0 5 Compulsory
TURI 106 LEGAL ASPECTS OF TOURISM 3+0 5 Compulsory
REH 207 VOCATIONAL ENGLISH I 3+0 5 Compulsory
ILH 316 HISTORY OF RELIGION- I 2+0 5 Compulsory
REH 209 ANCIENT PRE-ASIA MYTHOLOGY 3+0 5 Compulsory
STA 123 PRICIPLES OF ART HISTORY - I 2+0 5 Compulsory
  Total 30  

4th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
REH 208 VOCATIONAL ENGLISH II 3+0 5 Compulsory
REH 206 QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN SERVICE INDUSTRY 3+0 5 Compulsory
TURI 208 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT 2+0 4 Compulsory
REH 210 INTERNSHIP 0+0 1 Compulsory
REH 214 ANCIENT WESTERN HISTORY AND MITHOLOGY 3+0 5 Compulsory
REH 216 PROFESSIONAL ETHİCS IN TOURİST GUİDANCE 3+0 5 Compulsory
REH 212 WORLD HISTORY 2+0 5 Compulsory
  Total 30  

5th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
TURI 205 TRAVEL AGENCY AND TOUR OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 3+0 5 Compulsory
REH 303 MUSEUM GUIDANCE 3+0 5 Compulsory
ARK 229 ICONOGRAPHY I 2+0 5 Compulsory
- Elective 2+0 5 Elective
- Elective 2+0 5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
  Total 30  
5th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
REH 307 ANATOLIAN FOLK CULTURE 3+05Elective
REH 315 WORLD GEOGRAPHY 3+05Elective
REH 317 MUSEUM GUIDANCE MANAGEMENT 3+05Elective
REH 319 GROUND SERVİCES MANAGEMENT 3+05Elective
STA 475 ANATOLIAN HANDICRAFTS 2+05Elective
TURI 311 SUSTAINABLE TOURISM 3+05Elective
5th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
ALM 103 GERMAN - I 3+05Elective
CIN 103 CHINESE - I 3+05Elective
ISP 103 SPANISH - I 3+05Elective
ITA 103 ITALIAN - I 3+05Elective
JAP 103 JAPANESE - I 3+05Elective
RUS 103 RUSSIAN - I 3+05Elective

6th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
REH 302 WORLD GEOGRAPHY AND DESTINATIONS 3+0 5 Compulsory
TURI 204 TOURISM GUIDANCE 3+0 5 Compulsory
TURI 304 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS 3+0 5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
  Total 30  
6th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
ALM 104 GERMAN - II 3+05Elective
CIN 104 CHINESE - II 3+05Elective
ISP 104 SPANISH - II 3+05Elective
ITA 104 ITALIAN - II 3+05Elective
JAP 104 JAPANESE - II 3+05Elective
RUS 104 RUSSIAN - II 3+05Elective
6th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
GMS 410 REGIONAL TURKİSH CUISINES 3+05Elective
GMS 414 WİNE CULTURE 3+05Elective
REH 308 SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT 3+05Elective
REH 310 CULTURAL HERİTAGE MANAGEMENT 3+05Elective
REH 312 STRATEGİC MANAGEMENT OF TRANSPORT COMPANIES 3+05Elective
TURI 309 EU AND TOURISM 3+05Elective

7th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
REH 403 ALTERNATIVE TOURISM 3+0 5 Compulsory
REH 405 SPECIAL INTEREST TOURISM 3+0 5 Compulsory
BIO 423 FLORA OF TURKEY 2+0 5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
  Total 30  
7th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
ALM 401 GERMAN-III 3+05Elective
CIN 401 3+05Elective
ISP 401 3+05Elective
ITA 401 3+05Elective
JAP 401 JAPANESE - III 3+05Elective
RUS 401 RUSSIAN - III 3+05Elective
7th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
GMS 313 GASTRONOMIC TOURISM 3+05Elective
REH 407 TICKETING AND AUTOMATION SYSTEMS 3+05Elective
REH 409 INTRODUCTION TO ANATOLIAN HISTORY 3+05Elective
REH 411 ANCIENT ANATOLIAN GEOGRAPHY 3+05Elective
REH 413 WELLNESS TOURİSM 3+05Elective
TURI 409 CONGRESS AND EXHIBITION MANAGEMENT 3+05Elective
TURI 415 TOURISM RECREATION 3+05Elective

8th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
REH 408 COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS IN TOURISM 3+0 5 Compulsory
CGL 147 FIRST AID 3+0 5 Compulsory
BIO 438 FAUNA OF TURKEY 2+0 5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
  Total 30  
8th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
ALM 402 GERMAN-IV 3+05Elective
CIN 402 3+05Elective
ISP 402 3+05Elective
ITA 402 ITALIAN- IV 3+05Elective
JAP 402 JAPANESE - IV 3+05Elective
RUS 402 RUSSIAN- IV 3+05Elective
8th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
GMS 412 CATERİNG 3+05Elective
REH 410 SPORTS TOURISM DESTINATIONS 3+05Elective
REH 412 TICKETING AND FARES 3+05Elective
REH 414 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN TOURISM 3+05Elective
TURI 308 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT 3+05Elective
TURI 411 GUEST RELATION MANAGEMENT IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT 3+05Elective


COURSE & PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Year : Compulsory Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07PO 08PO 09PO 10
ALTERNATIVE TOURISMC          
ANCIENT ANATOLIAN HSITORY 1C          
ANCIENT ANATOLİAN HISTORY 2C          
ANCIENT PRE-ASIA MYTHOLOGYC          
ANCIENT WESTERN HISTORY AND MITHOLOGYC          
ATATURK´S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION - IC          
ATATURK´S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION - IIC          
COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS IN TOURISMC          
DAILY LIFA IN ANCIENT ANATOLIAC          
ENGLISH - IC          
ENGLISH - IIC          
FAUNA OF TURKEYC          
FIRST AIDC          
FLORA OF TURKEYC          
HISTORY OF RELIGION- IC          
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN TOURISM MANAGEMENTC          
ICONOGRAPHY IC          
INTERNSHIPC          
INTRODUCTION TO TOURISMC          
LEGAL ASPECTS OF TOURISMC          
MUSEUM GUIDANCEC          
PRICIPLES OF ART HISTORY - IC          
PROFESSIONAL ETHİCS IN TOURİST GUİDANCEC          
QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN SERVICE INDUSTRYC          
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODSC          
SPECIAL INTEREST TOURISMC          
TOURISM ECONOMICSC          
TOURISM GEOGRAPHYC          
TOURISM GUIDANCEC          
TOURISM MARKETINGC          
TOURİSM MANAGEMENT AND ORGANİZATIONC          
TOURİSM SOCİOLOGYC          
TRAVEL AGENCY AND TOUR OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTC          
TURKISH LANGUAGE - IC          
TURKISH LANGUAGE - IIC          
VOCATIONAL ENGLISH IC          
VOCATIONAL ENGLISH IIC          
WORLD GEOGRAPHY AND DESTINATIONSC          
WORLD HISTORYC          
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Elective Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07PO 08PO 09PO 10
 E          
ANATOLIAN FOLK CULTUREE          
ANATOLIAN HANDICRAFTSE          
ANCIENT ANATOLIAN GEOGRAPHYE          
CATERİNGE          
CHINESE - IE          
CHINESE - IIE          
CONGRESS AND EXHIBITION MANAGEMENTE          
CULTURAL HERİTAGE MANAGEMENTE          
EU AND TOURISME          
GASTRONOMIC TOURISME          
GERMAN - IE          
GERMAN - IIE          
GERMAN-IIIE          
GERMAN-IVE          
GROUND SERVİCES MANAGEMENTE          
GUEST RELATION MANAGEMENT IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENTE          
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN TOURISME          
INTRODUCTION TO ANATOLIAN HISTORYE          
ITALIAN - IE          
ITALIAN - IIE          
ITALIAN- IVE          
JAPANESE - IE          
JAPANESE - IIE          
JAPANESE - IIIE          
JAPANESE - IVE          
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENTE          
MUSEUM GUIDANCE MANAGEMENTE          
REGIONAL TURKİSH CUISINESE          
RUSSIAN - IE          
RUSSIAN - IIE          
RUSSIAN - IIIE          
RUSSIAN- IVE          
SPANISH - IE          
SPANISH - IIE          
SPORTS TOURISM DESTINATIONSE          
STRATEGİC MANAGEMENT OF TRANSPORT COMPANIESE          
SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENTE          
SUSTAINABLE TOURISME          
TICKETING AND AUTOMATION SYSTEMSE          
TICKETING AND FARESE          
TOURISM RECREATIONE          
WELLNESS TOURİSME          
WİNE CULTUREE          
WORLD GEOGRAPHYE          
L+P: Lecture and Practice
C: Compulsory
E: Elective
PQ: Program Learning Outcomes
TH [5]: Too High
H [4]: High
M [3]: Medium
L [2]: Low
TL [1]: Too Low
None [0]: None
FOE [0]: Field of Education
NQF-HETR : National Qualifications Framework For Higher Education in Turkey
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