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RST 450 ONL - Tourism Planning & Development

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Tourism has become one of the world's largest business sectors, and consequently many industries rely on tourism to boost their businesses. Moreover, tourism is often an integral element in development policies and has been widely adopted as a catalyst of economic and community development. Students will examine and discuss current issues and future challenges regarding tourism development and destination management. In particular, students will be challenged to critically analyze the interdependence between tourism development and the economy, culture, society, the natural environment, globalization, new technology, and sustainability. In addition, students will be expected to understand and apply key principles of tourism planning and destination management to effectively address current issues and trends. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: RST 150 or consent of instructor. Not intended for students with Freshman or Sophomore class standing.

Special Instructions:

This is a synchronous online course using Illinois Compass for all course instruction and interaction. You will receive an email from the instructor with specific directives. Campus Course Option Available. Please See Course Catalog For Information.

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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