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ACE 199 RTE - Undergraduate Open Seminar - Recreation & Tourism Economics

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Experimental course on a special topic in agricultural and consumer economics. Topic may not be repeated except in accordance with the Code. Course Information: Approved for Letter and S/U grading. May be repeated if topics vary, up to 5 hours in the same semester, to a maximum of 12 hours.

Special Instructions:

Tourism and recreational activities comprise close to 10% of global GDP and can be a development tool for poverty reduction in emerging economies. In addition to economic impact, tourism and recreation have global social and environmental significance. This course will use real-world examples to introduce students to the fundamentals of economics in tourism and recreation. Topics include consumer demand, firms, markets, investment, and global interactions related to the recreation and tourism industry. Additional attention is devoted to issues of environmental impacts and sustainability. Students are required to login and use Compass (compass2g.illinois.edu) in order to complete this course.

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 0

Term(s): Spring

Option 2

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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