University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: Parks, Recreation and Tourism

PRT 001 - Intro to Recreation & Tourism

Introduction to leisure studies focusing on outdoor recreation and tourism. Includes philosophy, history, social science, future trends, and business applications of recreation and tourism.

PRT 096 - Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific title.

PRT 138 - Landsc. Arch for Parks & Rec

Recreation design methodology applied to the design of public and private recreational facilities.

PRT 149 - Wilderness Educ & Leadership

Provides an understanding of the history, global evolution, current issues, leadership skills, ethics and future trends in WEL; skill mastery in "hard skills"; and places these skills in a professional context. Prerequisite: ENVS 001 or NR 001.

PRT 158 - Resort Mgmt & Marketing

Study of the management of year-round resort facilities. Emphasis on resort marketing, internal support functions, and associated recreational facilities. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

PRT 191 - Parks, Rec & Tourism Practicum

Supervised field experience in national, state, urban, or private park and recreation operations. Prerequisites: Junior standing; Parks, Recreation and Tourism major or minor.

PRT 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: Junior standing; Parks, Recreation and Tourism major or minor.

PRT 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. Prerequisites: Junior standing; Parks, Recreation and Tourism major or minor.

PRT 299 - Parks, Rec and Tourism Honors

Honors project dealing with management of outdoor recreation and tourism. See program chair.