HTM-2010 Ecotourism

3 credits

Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to inspire students from many different disciplines to explore issues of sustainability through low impact tourism businesses. In this course students will explore the exploding field of ecotourism. Students will learn about the major issues facing tourism professionals, governments, and local communities in creating sustainable ecotourism opportunities. Ecotourism geography, the design of ecolodges, educational programming, and native cultures are woven into the fabric of this course. (Fall semester)