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  • Locations: San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: Minnesota State Mankato applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring Break
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 03/07/2020 03/15/2020

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact: Kristi Montandon FL - Credit Term: Spring
FL - Program Runs: Spring Break FL -Term Imbedded: Travel Only (no wraparound course)
MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s): Recreation, Parks & Leisure Services Program sponsorship indicator: Mankato Program
International or Domestic Destination: International Course Number: RPLS 490
Program Type: No Intent of Program: Field experience (direct hands-on learning)
Program Length: Fewer than 14 days
Program Description:

 

RPLS 490/590 Workshop-Cruise Culture

San Juan Puerto Rico, Oranjestad Aruba, Willemstad Curacao, Kranlendikli Bonaire, Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas 

March 7, 2020 - March 15, 2020

CRUISE SHIP    C SHIP F& B STAFF    CONCH SHELLS

C SHIP WORKERS   C SHIP FOOD

 
Students interested in this program must first receive permission to participate from the program leader. Please contact Kristi Montandon at kristi.montandon@mnsu.edu with your interest in this program.
 

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 Royal Caribbean Line, one of the largest ships in the industry.  Conquest-class ships offer more services than most cruise ships and Royal Caribbean is considered to be one of the market leaders interns 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.


Courses: RPLS 490/590 (3 credits) 
Credit is applied to Spring Semester 

 


Updated 8/23/2019 AO