PRR—Park, Recreation and Tourism Resources
302 Environmental Attitudes and Concepts 451 Interpretation and Visitor Information
PARK, RECREATION PRR Fall. 3(3-0) RB: One ISS course or one PSY Systems
AND TOURISM course or one SOC course. R: Not open to
Spring. 3(2-2) P: (ESA 200 or PRR 211 or
approval of department) or ((AL 485 or con-
RESOURCES History of attitudes and values associated with the currently) or (ZOL 369 or concurrently))
environment, wilderness, environmentalism, envi- R: Open to juniors or seniors or graduate
ronmental quality, conservation, and preservation. students.
Department of Community, Perceptions and assessment of modern environ- Interpretation principles and practice for nonformal
Agriculture, Recreation mental problems. settings, such as parks, museums, zoos, aquaria,
nature and visitor centers, and historic sites. Goals
and Resource Studies 360 Marketing Communications in and functions of interpretation. Planning, implemen-
College of Agriculture Recreation and Tourism tation and evaluation of interpretive programs for
and Natural Resources Fall. 3(3-0) P: ACR 205 diverse audiences. Information systems and visitor
Marketing concepts and methods in commercial services. National certification optional. Field trips
208 Physical Geography of the National recreation and tourism management. Planning and required.
Parks decision making. Corporate, small business, and
Fall of odd years. 2(2-0) Interdepartmental destination marketing. 460 Natural Resource Economics
with Geography. Administered by Geogra- Spring. 3(3-0) Interdepartmental with Bio-
phy. 370 Administration and Operation of Park systems Engineering and Environmental
Physical features such as geology, landforms, biota, and Recreation Systems (W) Economics and Policy and Environmental
and waters of United States and Canadian national Fall. 3(3-0) P: PRR 211 and PRR 214 RB: Studies and Applications. Administered by
parks, forests, seashores and lakeshores. Empha- Completion of Tier I Writing requirement R: Environmental Studies and Applications. P:
sis on formation and distribution. Not open to freshmen or sophomores. EC 201 and (ESA 302 or EEP 255) SA: RD
Administration, operation and policy of park, 460
210 Our National Parks and Recreation recreation and tourism organizations. Legal founda- Economic framework for analyzing natural resource
Lands tions, concepts and responsibilities, ethical decision- management decisions. Spatial and inter-temporal
Fall, Spring, Summer. 3(3-0) making and personnel management. allocation of renewable and nonrenewable re-
Scope and history of federal recreation lands. Com- sources. Special emphasis on institutions, externali-
parisons of national parks to other federal lands. 371 Management of Park and Recreation ties, and public interests in resource management.
Recreation land management in other nations. Agencies and Organizations
Future federal land management options. Spring. 3(3-0) P: PRR 213 and PRR 215 R: 466 Natural Resource Policy
Not open to freshmen or sophomores. Spring. 3(3-0) Interdepartmental with Fore-
211 Introduction to Natural Resource Management concepts and methods. Budgeting, stry and Fisheries and Wildlife and Re-
Recreation service marketing, and strategic planning in park, source Development. Administered by Fo-
Fall, Spring. 3(3-0) recreation and tourism organizations. restry. R: Not open to freshmen or sopho-
History and providers of outdoor recreation. Careers mores.
in natural resource recreation. 393 Professional Seminar Natural resources policy-making in the context of
Fall, Spring. 1(1-0) P: PRR 293 R: Open on- scientific, environmental, social, and legal-
213 Introduction to Parks, Recreation, and ly to students in the Department of Commu- institutional factors. Historical evolution of policies
Leisure nity, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource and case studies of contemporary policy issues.
Fall, Spring, Summer. 3(3-0) Studies.
The scope and management of recreation services Linkage of field work and internship. Integration of 473 Commercial Recreation and Tourism
and resources. Historical and philosophical founda- course work with professional practice. Businesses and Organizations
tions. Influence of recreation behavior on state, Fall. 3(3-0) P: PRR 214 R: Open to juniors
national, international, economic, political and social 410 International Studies in Tourism, Parks or seniors or graduate students.
institutions. and Recreation Start-up and management of commercial recreation
Fall, Spring, Summer. 1 to 6 credits. A stu- and tourism businesses with an emphasis on small
214 Introduction to Travel and Tourism dent may earn a maximum of 6 credits in all businesses. Roles and responsibilities of industry
Spring. 3(3-0) enrollments for this course. R: Not open to associations. Establishment and operation of tour-
Travel and tourism industry. Principles, history of freshmen or sophomores. Approval of de- ism marketing organizations.
development, tourism marketing, planning and partment; application required.
management. Influence of tourism, and parks and recreation on 474 The Tourism System
social, economic, and political systems. Manage- Fall. 3(3-0) P: PRR 214 R: Open to juniors
215 Recreation Program Management ment of cultural, historical, and natural resources as or seniors or graduate students.
Fall, Spring. 4(3-2) they relate to tourism, and parks and recreation. Major sectors and emerging types of tourism. Indus-
Programming and leadership principles for planning, try and market trends. Tourism and community
management, and evaluation. Program design and 448 Foundations of Natural Resource Based development. Evaluating and managing the impact
conduct to service different clienteles, using leisure Recreation Management of tourism.
education, program development, and small group Spring. 3(3-0) P: PRR 210 or PRR 211 or
processes. Field Trips required. PRR 302 RB: Basic Ecology course R: 489 Seminar in Zoo and Aquarium Science
Open to juniors or seniors or graduate stu- Fall, Spring. 1(1-0) A student may earn a
272 Recreational Boating Systems and the dents. maximum of 3 credits in all enrollments for
Boating Industry History and current status of natural resource-based this course. Interdepartmental with Fisheries
Fall. 3(3-0) recreation. Integration of natural resource man- and Wildlife and Landscape Architecture
Boats and boaters, marinas, dealerships, boating agement, security, interpretation, and outdoor pro- and Zoology. Administered by Zoology. R:
agencies and organizations, emerging issues, and gramming. Visitor and resource management tools Approval of department.
management methods. and models. Scientific writing and oral presentations related to
zoo and aquarium studies.
293 Field Work in Park and Recreation 449 Natural Resource Based Recreation
Resources Management Applications 490 Independent Study
Fall, Spring, Summer. 1 to 4 credits. A stu- Spring. 3(3-0) P: PRR 210 or PRR 211 or Fall, Spring, Summer. 1 to 4 credits. A stu-
dent may earn a maximum of 4 credits in all PRR 302 R: Open to juniors or seniors or dent may earn a maximum of 6 credits in all
enrollments for this course. R: Approval of graduate students. enrollments for this course. R: Approval of
department. Application of management principles to trail, camp- department; application required.
Professional field experience in a park or recreation ing, and dispersed recreation activities and settings. Individualized readings and research compatible
setting. Security of visitors, resources, and support facilities. with students' interests and abilities under the guid-
Case studies and integrated problem solving. ance of a faculty member.
Park Recreation and Tourism Resources—PRR
491 Special Topics in Park and Recreation 840 Recreation and Tourism Economics 923 Advanced Environmental and Resource
Resources Fall. 3(3-0) Economics
Fall, Spring, Summer. 1 to 4 credits. A stu- Economic concepts in public and private sector Fall. 3(3-0) Interdepartmental with Agricul-
dent may earn a maximum of 6 credits in all recreation and tourism decisions. Non-market valua- tural Economics and Economics and Fore-
enrollments for this course. R: Approval of tion techniques. Regional economic impact. De- stry and Resource Development. Adminis-
department; application required. mand and supply. Forecasting consumption trends. tered by Agricultural Economics. RB: AEC
Group studies for advanced undergraduate students Financial and benefit cost analysis. 829 and EC 812A
having special interests in Park and Recreation Advanced economic theory of environmental man-
Resources. 841 Park and Recreation Administration and agement and policy. Treatment of externalities and
Policy market and non-market approaches to environmen-
493 Professional Internship in Park, Fall. 3(3-0) tal improvement. Topics in conservation and sus-
Recreation and Tourism Resources Administration and management of park and tainable economic growth. Applications to research
Fall, Spring, Summer. 3 to 6 credits. A stu- recreation services in urban and rural environments. and policy.
dent may earn a maximum of 6 credits in all Policy development and evaluation. Planning, fi-
enrollments for this course. A student may nancing, staffing, operating and evaluating organiza- 925 Advanced Natural Resource Economics
earn a maximum of 6 credits in all enroll- tional structures. Spring. 3(3-0) Interdepartmental with Agri-
ments for any or all of these courses: ABM cultural Economics and Economics and Fo-
493, AEE 493, ANR 493, ANS 493, CMP 844 Research Methods in Recreation, Parks, restry and Resource Development. Adminis-
493, CSS 493, EEP 493, ESA 493, FIM and Tourism tered by Agricultural Economics. RB: EC
493, FSC 493, FW 493, HRT 493, PKG 493, Spring. 3(3-0) 812A and AEC 829 and FOR 866 SA: AEC
PLP 493, and PRR 493. P: PRR 393 and Recreation research needs, techniques, assessment 991H
PRR 293 R: Open to seniors in the Depart- and application. Management problems and deci- Economic theory of managing nonrenewable and
ment of Community, Agriculture, Recreation sion making. renewable resources, including optimal use, the
and Resource Studies. Approval of depart- incentives for use under decentralized markets, and
ment; application required. 879 Case Studies in Park and Recreation public policy design. Analysis of the co-evolution of
Supervised professional experiences in agencies Resources economic and ecological systems.
and businesses related to park, recreation and Spring. 3(3-0)
tourism resources. Integrated approach to policy, planning, and man- 999 Doctoral Dissertation Research
agement problems. Fall, Spring, Summer. 1 to 24 credits. A
498 Learning in Museums student may earn a maximum of 99 credits
Spring. 3(3-0) Interdepartmental with Arts 883 Environmental Design Seminar in all enrollments for this course. R: Open to
and Letters and History of Art. Administered Fall. 3(3-0) Interdepartmental with Human doctoral students in the Park, Recreation
by Arts and Letters. RB: AL 485 R: Open Environment and Design and Horticulture and Tourism Resources major.
only to juniors or seniors or graduate stu- and Landscape Architecture. Administered Doctoral dissertation research.
dents. SA: HA 487 by Landscape Architecture. RB: Undergra-
Theoretical and practical approaches to understand- duate design degree.
ing and enhancing ways visitors experience mu- Examination of the breadth of environmental design
seums, zoos, botanical gardens, and other informal projects. Literature review of focused projects. De-
learning environments. Creating educational pro- velopment of practicum or thesis proposals.
grams, exhibits, and media.
885 Leadership in Natural Resources and
816 Environmental Design Theory Environmental Management
Fall. 3(3-0) Interdepartmental with Human Fall of even years. 3(3-0) Interdepartmental
Environment and Design and Horticulture with Agricultural Economics and Forestry
and Landscape Architecture. Administered and Fisheries and Wildlife. Administered by
by Landscape Architecture. RB: Undergra- Fisheries and Wildlife.
duate design degree recommended. Theory and practice of leadership in natural re-
Differences between normative theories, scientific source and environmental management. Integration
theories, models, and constructs. Exploration of across disciplinary and jurisdictional divisions.
normative theories related to thesis or practicum.
890 Independent Study
817 Environmental Design Studio Fall, Spring, Summer. 1 to 6 credits. A stu-
Spring. 3(0-6) Interdepartmental with Hu- dent may earn a maximum of 7 credits in all
man Environment and Design and Horticul- enrollments for this course.
ture and Landscape Architecture. Adminis- Supervised individual study in an area of parks,
tered by Landscape Architecture. P: (LA 816 recreation, leisure, or tourism.
and LA 883) RB: Undergraduate design de-
gree. 891 Selected Topics
Development of a student-selected environmental Fall, Spring, Summer. 1 to 6 credits. A stu-
design project in a collaborative setting. dent may earn a maximum of 8 credits in all
enrollments for this course.
829 The Economics of Environmental Selected topics in park and recreation resources of
Resources current interest and importance.
Spring. 3(3-0) Interdepartmental with Com-
munity, Agriculture, Recreation and Re- 892 Park and Recreation Resources Seminar
source Studies and Agricultural Economics Fall, Spring. 1 to 2 credits. A student may
and Economics and Forestry and Fisheries earn a maximum of 2 credits in all enroll-
and Wildlife. Administered by Agricultural ments for this course.
Economics. RB: Graduate Status Current policy issues, problems and research in
Economic principles related to environmental con- parks, recreation and tourism.
flicts and public policy alternatives. Applications to
water quality, land use, fish and wildlife, conserva- 899 Master's Thesis Research
tion, development, and global environmental issues. Fall, Spring, Summer. 1 to 6 credits. A stu-
dent may earn a maximum of 99 credits in
all enrollments for this course. R: Open to
master's students in the Park, Recreation
and Tourism Resources major. Approval of
Master's thesis research.