** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Business, Culinary Art, Cultural Comparisons, Culture, Dance, Eco-tourism, International Tourism, Management, Marketing, Outdoor Leadership, Program Leadership, Program Planning, Recreation, Special Events, Theater/Drama, Youth Development
Port Canaveral, Florida; CocoCay, Bahamas; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; Phillipsburg, St. Maarten
Dates March 6-13, 2016.
Students interested in this program must first receive permission to participate from the program leader.
This is a field course designed to acquaint students with the process of operating a cruise ship with multiple international destinations. The course will take place on a Conquest-class ship of the Carnival Cruise Line, one of the largest ships in the industry. Conquest-class ships offer more services than most cruise ships and Carnival Cruise is considered to be one of the market leaders interms of service quality. Topics to be covered include: Tourism, Economic impact of international tourism dollars, Commercial recreation, Who Cruises and Why, The Anatomy of a Cruise Ship, The Cruise Experience, Who's Who in Cruising, The pre-, and Post-, and Off-Ship Cruise Experiences, The Geography of Cruising, Profiling the Lines, Cruise Marketing, Groups and Incentives.