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Marmaris Tourism Vocational School Programme of Tourist Guidance

Qualification Awarded

Students who successfully complete all of the Tourist Guidance program courses (total 120 ECTS) will have an associate degree.

Specific Admission Requirements

It is imperative that the students who will be admitted to the program are required to enter the country-wide examination regarding student admission in higher education. This exam is held once a year and organized by ÖSYM (Measuring, Selection and Placement Center). In this exam, student must earn enough points to be placed in the program from the relevant point type.

Qualification Requirements

No part of the program, students must take in order to obtain a degree in the compulsory and elective courses (a total of 120 ECTS credits) and successfully complete all cumulative grade point average of 4.00 must have a GPA of at least 2.0.

Recognition of Prior Learning

And foreign higher education institutions in Turkey Mugla University, Marmaris Tourism Vocational School for students who wish to transfer to Higher Education Associate Degree and Bachelor Degree Programs Level Switch, Double Major, Minor and apply the provisions of the Regulation on the Principles of Inter-Institutional Credit Transfer.

History

Our school, which was established on January 05, 2012 under the name of "İçmeler Vocational School of Tourism", was named "Marmaris Vocational School of Tourism" in 2015 with the decision of our university's senate. There are two departments in our school: Hotel, Restaurant and Catering Services Department and Travel-Tourism and Entertainment Services Department. The Tourist Guidance program within the Travel-Tourism and Entertainment Services Department has started accepting students as of January 05, 2012.

Profile of the Programme

The aim of the programme is, after a one year optional English preparatory school, to give the required professional information, thus to equip the students with all the the basic information related with the tourism sector and send them with all these information after their education to the professional life. During the education it has been given a special importance to the foreign languages. Students are taking many other courses which they will require during their professional life (Tourist Guiding, Anatolian Civilisations, Mythology, Tourism Geography of Turkey, First Aid, etc.) from experienced and expert teachers. In order to take the Proffessional Tourist Guide licence, the graduade students must join TUREB (Tourist Guide Assosiation)’s Anatolia tour and have to pass the YDS exam at least 75point.

Program Outcomes

1- To acquire and use theoretical and practical knowledge by prioritizing the scientific approach supported by the textbooks including up-to-date information about tourist guidance, application tools and other resources.
2- To interpret and evaluate the phenomena and events by using skills and knowledge gained in the field of tourist guidance, to identify and analyze problems and to bring solution suggestions to them.
3- To have the ability to examine and conceptualize the phenomena and events related to the field of tourist guidance with scientific methods and techniques; and consistently improve these knowledge and skills.
4- To take responsibility, as an individual or a team member, to bring solutions to the complex and unforeseen problems encountered in the applications related to the field of tourist guidance.
5- To inform relevant persons and institutions about the topics related to the field of tourist guidance; to express his/her thoughts and solution suggestions regarding the problems in written and oral form.
6- To acquire knowledge about human health and environmental awareness issues related to the field of tourist guidance and to use this accumulation of knowledge for the benefit of society.
7- o follow the knowledge in the field by using at least one foreign language at the level of European Language Portfolio C1 and to communicate with the colleagues and customers.
8- To gain detailed knowledge about geography of world and Turkey.
9- To know and apply professional standards and legal regulations related to tourist guidance and the field of tourism.
10- To gain knowledge about basic concepts, theories, principles and facts in the fields of business, economics, social psychology and tourism sociology.
11- To gain detailed knowledge about the culture, history, religion and arts of the civilizations that lived in Turkey, to interpret and establish connections between them. To gain general knowledge about the world history and mythologies of different cultures.
12- To gain general knowledge about the concept of cultural heritage. To learn Türkiye’s historical values and problems and enable them to be associated with the contemporary events.
13- To gain the ability to use information and communication technologies required by the field of tourist guiding.
14- To gain reading, comprehending, writing and speaking skills in a second language.
15- Knows the foundation of the Republic, Atatürk's principles and reforms.
16- Knows etiquette and ethical values and pays attention to them in their behavior.

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

Students have to participate in activities that are available in measurements and evaluation systems, such as applications, projects, workshops, and homework. Attendance is compulsory to minimum 70% of theoretical courses and 80% of the applied courses and laboratory studies. Students who do not fulfill the attendance obligation, are not entitled to take the final exams. In theoretical courses, students have to repeat the relevant course until they fulfill the attendance obligation. Exams are generally held in written form. However, lecturer may decide to hold an oral exam, as well. The exams of a course are held by the lecturer who gives that course. For each course two exams are scheduled, at least one mid-term and one final exam. Each exam’s contribution levels to the success grade are defined by the lecturer who gives that course.

Graduation Requirements

Students are entitled for graduation upon taking a total of 120 ECTS over four semesters, with 30 ECTS each semester and having a grade-point average of at least 2.00 over 4.00-point system.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Students after finishing the tourist guiding program, may work freelence or employed at the travel agencies througout all Turkey, by using their knowledge, which they get during their education at the school. Some of them also find the opportunity to work as tour leader with the outgoing groups..

Access to Further Studies

The graduated students can make application for licence program.

Mode of Study

Association Level

Programme Director

Associate Prof.Dr. Zehra TÜRK

ECTS Coordinator

Specialist Hakan ASLAN

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BİP1903 DIGITAL LITERACY Elective 2 0 3
RTV1901 CONTACT Elective 2 0 3
TDB1801 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Required 2 0 2
TDBY1801 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Required 2 0 2
TOİ1801 GENERAL TOURISM Required 3 0 3
TOİ1903 CAREER PLANNING Elective 2 0 3
TOİ1915 TOURISM MANAGEMENT Elective 2 0 3
TOİ1917 TOURISM PROFESSIONAL ETHICS Elective 1 1 3
TOİ1921 FRONT OFFICE SERVICES Elective 2 0 3
TRP1003 ARCHEOLOGY I Required 2 0 3
TRP1031 TOURIST GUIDANCE VOCATIONAL COURSE Required 2 1 3
TRP1033 MYTHOLOGY Required 2 0 3
TRP1035 ANATOLIAN CIVILIZATIONS I Required 2 0 4
YDB1801 ENGLISH I Required 2 0 2
YDB1803 German I Required 2 0 2
YDB1805 FRENCH I Required 2 0 2
YDB1839 PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH I Required 2 1 4
YDB1915 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (GERMAN) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB1917 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (FRENCH) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB1919 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (RUSSIAN) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB1921 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (ARABIC) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB1923 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (SPANISH) ** Elective 3 0 3
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
BRY1902 PROTOCOL AND RULES OF SOCIAL CONDUCT Elective 2 0 3
BİP1824 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY Required 3 0 3
PZR1904 TOURISM MARKETING Elective 2 0 3
PZR1906 SALES MANAGEMENT Elective 3 0 3
SGP1902 FIRST AID Elective 2 0 3
TDB1802 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Required 2 0 2
TDBY1802 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Required 2 0 2
TOİ1904 TOURISM AND ENVIRONMENT Elective 2 0 3
TOİ1906 TOURISM ECONOMY Elective 3 0 3
TOİ1908 TOURISM LEGISLATION Elective 2 0 3
TRP1010 ARCHEOLOGY I Required 2 0 3
TRP1022 MYTHOLOGY II Required 2 0 3
TRP1028 ANATOLIAN CIVILIZATIONS II Required 2 0 4
TRP1030 TOURISM GEOGRAPHY OF TURKEY Required 2 0 3
TSH1504 TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT Elective 2 0 3
YDB1802 ENGLISH II* Required 2 0 2
YDB1804 German II Required 2 0 2
YDB1806 FRENCH II Required 2 0 2
YDB1846 PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH II Required 2 1 4
YDB1916 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE (GERMAN II) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB1918 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (FRENCH) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB1920 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (RUSSIAN) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB1922 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (ARABIC) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB1924 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (SPANISH) ** Elective 3 0 3
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ATB2801 ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY I Required 2 0 2
ATBY2801 ATATÜRK'S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTION I Required 2 0 2
MRN2901 YACHTING AND MARINA MANAGEMENT Elective 2 0 3
TOİ2925 ECO TOURISM Elective 3 0 3
TOİ2927 GUEST RELATIONSHIPS Elective 2 0 3
TRP2003 ART HISTORY I Required 2 0 3
TRP2005 HISTORY OF RELIGIONS Required 2 0 3
TRP2035 TURKISH CULTURE, FOLKLORE AND MYTHOLOGY Required 2 1 3
TRP2501 CURRENT TOURISM ISSUES Elective 2 0 3
TRP2507 SEMINAR Elective 2 0 3
TRP2509 ANCIENT SETTLEMENTS IN ANATOLIA Elective 2 0 3
TRP2511 ANATOLIAN TURKISH HISTORY Elective 2 0 3
TRP2513 GUEST RELATIONSHIPS Elective 2 0 3
TSH2803 TOUR OPERATOR AND TRAVEL AGENCY Required 3 0 3
YDB2841 ENGLISH III* Required 2 0 3
YDB2843 PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH III Required 2 1 4
YDB2845 GERMANY III* Required 2 0 3
YDB2847 FRENCH III* Required 2 0 3
YDB2919 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE III (GERMAN) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB2921 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE III (FRENCH) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB2923 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE III (RUSSIAN) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB2925 OPTIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE III (ARABIC) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB2927 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE III (SPANISH) ** Elective 3 0 3
İŞY2901 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Elective 2 0 3
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ATB2802 ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTIONARY HISTORY II Required 2 0 2
ATBY2802 ATATÜRK'S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTION II Required 2 0 2
AŞÇ2902 GASTRONOMY AND KITCHEN CULTURE Elective 2 0 3
ORD0040 VOLUNTEERING STUDIES Elective 1 2 3
RTV2902 PUBLIC RELATIONS Elective 2 0 3
TOİ2902 INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MOVEMENTS Elective 2 0 3
TOİ2904 RECREATION AND ANIMATION Elective 2 0 3
TOİ2906 ENTREPRENEURSHIP Elective 2 1 3
TOİ2912 TOURISM SOCIOLOGY Elective 3 0 3
TRP2006 ART HISTORY II Required 2 0 3
TRP2008 ICONOGRAPHY Required 3 0 3
TRP2514 CULTURAL HERITAGE AND MUSEUM Elective 2 0 3
TRP2516 FLORA AND FAUNA OF TURKEY Elective 2 0 3
TRP2518 TURKISH HANDICRAFT Elective 2 0 3
TRP2520 SPECIALIZATION IN TOURIST GUIDANCE Elective 2 0 3
TSH2812 TOUR PROGRAMS Required 2 1 3
TSH2814 SPECIAL INTEREST TOURISM Required 2 0 3
YDB2840 ENGLISH IV Required 2 0 3
YDB2842 PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH IV Required 2 1 4
YDB2844 GERMANY IV* Required 2 0 3
YDB2846 RRANCH IV* Required 2 0 3
YDB2920 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IV (GERMAN) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB2922 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IV (FRENCH) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB2924 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IV (RUSSIAN) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB2926 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IV (ARABIC) ** Elective 3 0 3
YDB2928 ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IV (SPANISH) ** Elective 3 0 3
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

0 - Etkisi Yok, 1 - En Düşük, 2 - Düşük, 3 - Orta, 4 - Yüksek, 5 - En Yüksek

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
DIGITAL LITERACY1111111111115111
CONTACT22355112142111 2
TURKISH LANGUAGE I3342211111111111
TURKISH LANGUAGE I                
GENERAL TOURISM2122341125221111
CAREER PLANNING                
TOURISM MANAGEMENT2222221115111111
TOURISM PROFESSIONAL ETHICS3323311133111115
FRONT OFFICE SERVICES                
ARCHEOLOGY I4433321321541111
TOURIST GUIDANCE VOCATIONAL COURSE5555551252221111
MYTHOLOGY4442421111441111
ANATOLIAN CIVILIZATIONS I4442221221531111
ENGLISH I2222222211111111
German I                
FRENCH I                
PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH I3342415211342111
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (GERMAN) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (FRENCH) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (RUSSIAN) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (ARABIC) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (SPANISH) **                
                 
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
PROTOCOL AND RULES OF SOCIAL CONDUCT2222311123111115
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY1111111111115111
TOURISM MARKETING3222221115111111
SALES MANAGEMENT                
FIRST AID                
TURKISH LANGUAGE II1111411112111111
TURKISH LANGUAGE II                
TOURISM AND ENVIRONMENT                
TOURISM ECONOMY222221 115111111
TOURISM LEGISLATION                
ARCHEOLOGY I4442221221531111
MYTHOLOGY II3333321222541111
ANATOLIAN CIVILIZATIONS II4442211231531111
TOURISM GEOGRAPHY OF TURKEY3333221511441111
TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT                
ENGLISH II*2222425222221111
German II                
FRENCH II                
PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH II                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE (GERMAN II) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (FRENCH) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (RUSSIAN) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (ARABIC) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE II (SPANISH) **                
                 
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY I1111111111111151
ATATÜRK'S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTION I                
YACHTING AND MARINA MANAGEMENT                
ECO TOURISM2222211115111111
GUEST RELATIONSHIPS                
ART HISTORY I4441111111541111
HISTORY OF RELIGIONS4441111111541111
TURKISH CULTURE, FOLKLORE AND MYTHOLOGY3332221222351111
CURRENT TOURISM ISSUES                
SEMINAR2252211111111113
ANCIENT SETTLEMENTS IN ANATOLIA3333251111551111
ANATOLIAN TURKISH HISTORY                
GUEST RELATIONSHIPS                
TOUR OPERATOR AND TRAVEL AGENCY3333321134222111
ENGLISH III*2221215111111111
PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH III4453415221222111
GERMANY III*                
FRENCH III*                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE III (GERMAN) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE III (FRENCH) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE III (RUSSIAN) **                
OPTIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE III (ARABIC) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE III (SPANISH) **                
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT                
                 
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14Py15Py16
ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTIONARY HISTORY II2222311112111152
ATATÜRK'S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF REVOLUTION II                
GASTRONOMY AND KITCHEN CULTURE                
VOLUNTEERING STUDIES                
PUBLIC RELATIONS2222511113111111
INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MOVEMENTS                
RECREATION AND ANIMATION                
ENTREPRENEURSHIP2222211125111111
TOURISM SOCIOLOGY2222321125111111
ART HISTORY II3332221111541111
ICONOGRAPHY4441121211551111
CULTURAL HERITAGE AND MUSEUM                
FLORA AND FAUNA OF TURKEY                
TURKISH HANDICRAFT                
SPECIALIZATION IN TOURIST GUIDANCE3331311245331111
TOUR PROGRAMS3331111114331111
SPECIAL INTEREST TOURISM2222222233221111
ENGLISH IV2221411111111111
PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH IV3333425131331111
GERMANY IV*                
RRANCH IV*                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IV (GERMAN) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IV (FRENCH) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IV (RUSSIAN) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IV (ARABIC) **                
ELECTIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE IV (SPANISH) **                
                 
 

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