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HTSM 496. Tourism and the Environment

Credits: 3
Department: Geography & Planning
Description: Tourism and its relationship to the physical and cultural character of place. Sustainable development, particularly when expressed as eco-tourism.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Define ecotourism and distinguish how it differs from other forms of environmentally based tourism development.
2. Analyze a contemporary tourism activity and assess the tourism impacts of that activity upon the host destination environment, including environmental, socio-cultural and economic impacts.
3. Design strategies for green tourism practices for a particular destination or tourist activity.

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