Tourism Geography (TKİŞ202) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Tourism Geography TKİŞ202 1 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Associate (Short Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Distance
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives It aims to teach the source of Turkey’s Tourism Geography according to it’s types and geographic regions
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Meaning, importance and basic concepts of Tourism Geography
  • Entegrated and holistik view to sources (Natural, cultural-historical) of Turkey’s Tourism Geography
  • Explain the sources (Natural, cultural-historical) of Turkey’s Tourism Geography based on geographic regions.
Course Content Concepts of Tourism Geography and sources (Natural, cultural-historical) of Turkey’s Tourism Geography

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 National Source of Turkey’s Tourism Geography Chapter 1
2 Basic Concepts and General Explanation Chapter 2
3 National Source of Turkey’s Tourism Geography Chapter 3
4 National Source of Turkey’s Tourism Geography Chapter 4
5 National Source of Turkey’s Tourism Geography Chapter 5
6 Cultural-Historical Source of Turkey’s Tourism Geography Chapter 6
7 Midterm Exam Midterm Exam
8 National Source of Turkey’s Tourism Geography Chapter 7
9 Protection of Natural and Cultural Source of Turkey’s Tourism Geography Chapter 8
10 Tourism Geography of Marmara Chapter 9
11 Tourism Geography of Aegean Region Chapter 10
12 Tourism Geography of Mediterranean Region Chapter 11
13 Tourism Geography of Central Anatolian Region Chapter 12
14 Tourism Geography of Black Sea Region Chapter 13
15 Tourism Geography of East Anatolian Region Chapter 14
16 Final Exam Final Exam


Course Book 1. Türkiye Turizm Coğrafyası, ed: Gürhan AKTAŞ, Detay Yayınevi, 2009.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 10
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 65
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 35
Percentage of Final Work 65
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts of tourism and accommodation management X
2 Analyzing and designing management techniques and practices in tourism and accommodations X
3 Understanding the planning, organizing, executing, coordinating and control functions of tourism and accommodation management, along with explanation and implementation of them. X
4 Understanding the strategic, tactical and operational dimensions of the tourism and accommodation management. X
5 Ability to use the modern techniques and technological devices of tourism industry. X
6 Improving the ability to effectively implement the knowledge and skills in alternative tourism areas. X
7 Concentrating practice along with theoretical frame of tourism management. X
8 Developing the skills of communication. X
9 Understanding the trends in the tourism industry. X
10 Having the quality consciousness in the tourism industry. X
11 Adopting work ethic and social responsibility in the tourism industry X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 15 6 90
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 90