University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Parks, Recreation and Tourism

PRT 050 - Tourism Planning

Examination of tourism including its economic, environmental, and social effects. Emphasis on planning to maintain the integrity of tourist regions.

PRT 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. 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 192 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

PRT 230 - SU: Ecotourism

Study of nature-based travel emphasizing international destinations. Examination of ecotourism as a tool for preservation and economic development. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

PRT 240 - Park and Wilderness Management

History, philosophy, and management of wilderness, national parks, and related areas. Prerequisites: Junior standing; Parks, Recreation and Tourism major or minor.

PRT 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 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.