Health & Recreational Tourism

                                                                                   

Health and recreational tourism is a rapidly-growing practice of traveling across boarders to obtain health care and fitness. This important specialty encompasses elective procedures as well as complex specialized surgeries such as joint replacement, cardiac surgery, dental surgery, cosmetic surgeries and reproductive tourism.

Curriculum for the (B.A.)

Number of credits: 96

 

University Requirements (15 credits)

ARAB 201

Arab Language

3 cr

COMP 201

Computer Applications

3 cr

CS 201

Cultural Studies

3 cr

GHN 201

General Health & Nutrition

3 cr

ENG 201

Academic English

3 cr

 

Faculty Requirements (21 credits)

ENG 202

Advanced Academic English

3 cr

TOUR 100

Introduction to tourismology

2 cr

TOUR 105

Legislations & organizations in tourism

2 cr

TOUR 110

World travel geography

3 cr

TOUR 115

Travel agencies & tour operators

2 cr

TOUR 120

Transport (Air, land and water)

3 cr

PDS 201

Personal development skills

3 cr

ENG 210

Business communication

3 cr

 

Major requirements (38 credits)

HTOUR 230

General anatomy and physiology

3 cr

HTOUR 220

General biology and biotechnology

2 cr

HTOUR 250

Introduction to health tourism

2 cr

HTOUR 210

Medical tourism destination I

3 cr

TOUR 015

Third foreign languages I

3 cr

HTOUR 260

Tourism risk management

3 cr

TOUR 010

Second foreign language

3 cr

HTOUR 245

Healthy food

3 cr

HTOUR 225

Health promotion

3 cr

HTOUR 235

Sport nutrition and tourism

3 cr

HTOUR 240

Health travel formalities

3 cr

HTOUR 215

Travel Insurance

1 cr

HTOUR 255

Health, Environment and Tourism

3 cr

HTOUR 205

Health Tourism Seminar

1 cr

HTOUR 200

Health Tourism Research

2 cr

 

Concentration in Therapeutic tourism (22 credits)

HTOUR 310

Medical tourism destination II

3 cr

HTOUR 315

Medical tourism destination III

3 cr

HTOUR 320

Therapeutic recreation

2 cr

HTOUR 325

Alternatives medicine

2 cr

HTOUR 330

Spa and Massotherapy

3 cr

HTOUR 335

Therapeutic issues in health tourism

3 cr

HTOUR 305

Health tourism field trip

2 cr

HTOUR 300

Internship

4 cr