School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University
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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

TOUR 312: Ecotourism

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credit hours: 3

Description: Analyzes tourism that is nature-based and entails a learning component while striving for environmental and sociocultural sustainability within the context of financial viability. Considers markets, role of protected areas, impacts, business aspects, external environments, organizations and policies, and research trends and needs.

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Prior Sections (partial list)