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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SFR 437 - Ecotourism: Principles, Trends, and Issues

Examines ecotourism as a growing and important sector of the tourism industry due to its focus on sustainability issues. This course covers the principles and fundamental concepts of ecotourism, and how the concept differs from other forms of alternative tourism. Contemporary issues such as marketing, governance, certification, and community engagement in both US and international contexts will be discussed via the use of case studies.

Prerequisites: SFR 150 or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Spring, even years

Credits: 3