Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Parks and Tourism

Outdoor Recreation 2755 Parks and Tourism
An examination of ecological, social and recreational issues in the management of tourism in natural areas. A central theme of the course is the sustainable management of natural area tourism while providing visitors with high quality experiences. Special attention is given to theory, policy, planning, public involvement and understanding visitor behaviour and needs as key elements in this management approach. Specific examples of the relationships between tourism and natural areas will be examined in local, regional, national and international contexts. Students will undertake a weekend field trip.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; 0-0
Notes: 1. An additional fee (see Miscellaneous Fees) is required for non-HBOR students taking this course. 2. Students who have received credit in Outdoor Recreation 2750, 2810 or 3771 may not take Outdoor Recreation 2755 for credit.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences