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Outdoor Recreation Programs - Rural Community Tourism Planning

OUTD 3733 Rural Community Tourism Planning
An examination of the process and outcomes of community-based tourism planning in predominately rural locations. Theories of community, tourism and sustainability are examined as they relate to planning. Community-based planning frameworks are investigated, including the determination of local attractions (physical, cultural and environmental), marketing, accessibility and implementation along with the implications of that development on the community economy, society and environment. Guest speakers, case studies and student projects will supplement lectures.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0