University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

Subject: Parks, Recreation and Tourism

PRT 010 - Intr Sustainable Rec & Tourism

Introduces students to the field of sustainable recreation and tourism that is economically viable, socially inclusive, and environmentally responsible. Explores how recreation and tourism provides positive leisure experiences that contribute to individual well-being, vibrant livable communities, and healthy natural environments.

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 188 - Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific title. Prerequisite: Junior standing, Instructor permission.

PRT 191 - Parks, Rec & Tourism Practicum

Supervised field experience with public, national, state, urban/suburban entities (for example: national or state parks, community recreation and similar); or private parks, recreation, tourism, hospitality enterprises. Prerequisites: Junior standing; Parks, Recreation and Tourism major or minor.

PRT 197 - Teaching Assistantship

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

PRT 198 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

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 296 - Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific title.

PRT 299 - Parks, Rec and Tourism Honors

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