University of Vermont

2013-2014 Catalogue

Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Contact Information

University of Vermont
The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
Recreation Management Program
George D. Aiken Center
81 Carrigan Drive
Burlington, VT 05405

Phone: (802) 656-4280
Fax: (802) 656-8683
Email: envnr@uvm.edu

Web Site Link out of catalogue site.

Overview

The Parks, Recreation and Tourism major integrates the study of environmentally based tourism and hands-on management of outdoor recreation resources. Students may major in Public Outdoor Recreation or Private Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. Public recreation resources include parks, forests, wilderness areas, and other outdoor recreation environments at the local, regional, state, and federal government levels. Private resources include ski areas, campgrounds, resorts, and other natural resource-based recreation facilities. The program permits specialization in several types of private recreation fields, including ski resort management, entrepreneurship, and ecotourism.

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