University of Vermont

2010-11 Online Catalogue

Courses in Recreation Management (RM)

RM 001 - Intro to Recreation Management
Introduction to the broad field of outdoor recreation and tourism, including history, philosophy, current issues, career opportunities, and the Recreation Management Program.
Credits: 1.00
RM 050 - Tourism Planning
Examination of tourism including its economic, environmental, and social effects. Emphasis on planning to maintain the integrity of tourist regions.
Credits: 3.00
RM 138 - Park & Recreation Design
Recreation design methodology applied to the design of public and private recreational facilities.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
RM 152 - Forest Resource Values
Cross-listed with Forestry 152.
Credits: 3.00
RM 153 - Recreation Admin & Operations
Administration and operation of outdoor recreation agencies and businesses. Special emphasis on recreation administrative structures, personnel management, and maintenance of parks and outdoor recreation areas. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
RM 157 - Ski Area Management
A study of the management and operating functions of ski areas and resorts in Vermont, with applicability across the North American ski industry. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
RM 158 - Resort Mgmt & Marketing
Study of the management of year-round resort facilities. Emphasis on resort marketing, internal support functions, and associated recreational facilities. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing.
Credits: 3.00
RM 188 - Special Topics
Independent study. Prerequisites: Junior standing, permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
RM 191 - Rec Management Practicum
Supervised field experience in national, state, urban, or private park and recreation operations. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing in Recreation Management.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
RM 230 - Ecotourism
Study of nature-based travel emphasizing international destinations. Examination of ecotourism as a tool for preservation and economic development. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing
Credits: 3.00
RM 235 - Outdoor Recreation Planning
Planning large land areas for outdoor recreation use. Emphasis on the planning process relative to the leisure time use of natural resources. Prerequisites: Advanced standing in Recreation Management or permission.
Credits: 3.00
RM 240 - Park and Wilderness Management
History, philosophy, and management of wilderness, national parks, and related areas. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing in Recreation Management.
Credits: 3.00
RM 255 - Environmental Interpretation
Philosophy, principles, and techniques of communicating environmental values, natural history processes, and cultural features to recreation visitors through the use of interpretive media. Prerequisite: Advanced standing in Recreation Management or permission.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
RM 258 - Entrepreneurship Rec&Tourism
Study of entrepreneurial theories, concepts, and practices and their application to recreation and tourism. Emphasis on preparation of individual business plans. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing in Recreation Management or permission.
Credits: 3.00
RM 299 - Recreation Management Honors
Honors project dealing with management of outdoor recreation and tourism. Prerequisite: By application only; see program chair.
Credits: 3.00 to 6.00
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