HADM 4550: Introduction to Sustainable Tourism - A Costa Rican Practicum

Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Recommended prerequisite: HADM 3550 or other environmental related courses. Elective.  Graduate students must enroll in HADM 6550. Co-meets with HADM 6550.

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This course will examine the principles of sustainable tourism with strategies that could work anywhere on the globe including urban cities, natural environments and historically significant/preserved locations. As a part of this course, students will work on sustainable tourism projects for stakeholders in Costa Rica. There is a required 8 day practicum trip for students over winter break where they will conduct further research for their projects, perform community service and present their findings to their local stakeholders.  A one credit, seven week course will conclude the work in Costa Rica.