Courses

NRRT 100  Foundations of Recreation and Tourism  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Current concepts, terminology, suppliers, and the social, economic, and personal benefits from recreation, leisure, and tourism.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 231  Principles-Parks/Protected Area Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Tools and strategies used by managers in parks and protected areas.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 262  Principles of Environmental Communication  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Principles of environmental communication, education, and interpretation for managing natural and cultural resources.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 270  Principles of Natural Resource Tourism  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Tourism and private commercial outdoor recreation industry in America.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 301  Conservation Leadership  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Approaches to conservation leadership.
Prerequisite: NRRT 262 and NRRT 231.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 320  International Issues-Recreation and Tourism  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: History, development, and preservation of international parks, preserves, tourist and historical sites.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 321  Travel Abroad-Marine Ecotourism-Bahamas  Credits: 3 (1-3-1)

Course Description: Environmental and socio-cultural aspects of marine ecotourism in the Bahamas.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Minimum GPA 2.500; 3 credits in natural sciences. Passport and ability to swim will be required.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 330  Social Aspects of Natural Resource Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Conceptual frameworks of human dimension research and its application to resource management decisions.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 331  Management of Parks and Protected Areas  Credits: 3 (2-3-0)

Course Description: Comprehensive assessment of problems confronted by park professionals and the techniques and tools applied to their solution.
Prerequisite: NRRT 231 and NRRT 330.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

NRRT 340  Principles in Conservation Planning and Mgmt  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Social, economic, legal, and ecological concepts that shape planning and management frameworks within conservation.
Prerequisite: NRRT 231.
Registration Information: Required field trips.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 350  Wilderness Leadership  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Practical and philosophical aspects of wilderness usage including safety, group dynamics, and backcountry skills.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

NRRT 351  Wilderness Instructors  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Preparation to safely lead and instruct groups in outdoor wilderness programs; further refine skills including judgement and leadership.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

NRRT 360  Group Decision Making in Natural Resources  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theoretical, critical, and practical approaches to group decision making, collaboration, and teamwork related to natural resource management.
Prerequisite: NRRT 262.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 361  Natural Resources and the Media  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Representations of the environment in the media and strategies for effective media relations about natural resource issues.
Prerequisite: NRRT 262.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 362  Environmental Conflict Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theoretical, critical and practical approaches to negotiation, mediation and conflict management strategies related to natural resources.
Prerequisite: NRRT 262.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 363  Outdoor Recreation Programming  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Develop administrative and program planning skills for private, public, and nonprofit recreation tourism organizations.
Prerequisite: NRRT 231 or NRRT 270.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 370  Managing Tourism in the E-Commerce Era  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: E-commerce foundations, business models, and practices in the recreation and travel industry.
Prerequisite: NRRT 270.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 371  Techniques in Interpretation  Credits: 3 (2-1-0)

Course Description: Intermediate techniques in interpretation including exhibit design and construction, personal program development and visitor studies.
Prerequisite: NRRT 262.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 372  Tourism Promotion  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Planning, development, and implementation of marketing programs specifically applied to the recreation, travel, and tourism industries.
Prerequisite: NRRT 270.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 375  Budgeting and Revenue Resources  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Budget development, presentation, types, techniques; computer-aided budgeting using spread sheets; revenue generating sources.
Prerequisite: NRRT 231 or NRRT 270.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 376  Human Dimensions Research and Analysis  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Application of human dimensions (recreation) research and analysis techniques to natural resource issues.
Prerequisite: STAT 201.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 384  Supervised College Teaching  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: A maximum of 10 combined credits for all 384 and 484 courses are counted towards graduation requirements.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 400  Environmental Governance  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory and practice of prevalent environmental governance approaches in diverse social and environmental contexts.
Prerequisite: NRRT 231.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 401  Collaborative Conservation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Guiding principles and practices for effectively engaging stakeholders in conservation issues and natural resource management.
Prerequisite: NRRT 231 or NRRT 262.
Registration Information: Required field trips. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

NRRT 425  Communication for Tourism  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Exploration and practical application of communication theories, concepts, and techniques for successful communication in the context of tourism industry practice.
Prerequisite: NRRT 372.
Registration Information: Junior standing.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 431  Protected Areas, Working Lands, Livelihoods  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Management practices of protected areas and working lands that work at the interface of ecological, human, and economic dimensions.
Prerequisite: (NRRT 231) and (LAND 220 or LIFE 220).
Registration Information: Required field trips.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

NRRT 432  Foundations of Forest Recreation  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: History, philosophy, role, and sources of information of the Forest Service and National Forest System.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor required. Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 433  Meeting Needs of Recreation Users  Credits: 4 (0-0-4)

Course Description: Visitor behavior, communications and conflicts, working with volunteers, programs, partnerships, quality service, and role of interpretive services.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 434  Recreation Special Uses and Appeals  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Special use benefits, authorities, planning, terms and conditions, administration and kinds, appeal review, discretionary review and decisions.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 435  Trails, Facility Design, Operation, Maintenance  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Trail planning, development, maintenance; recreation site planning, design operation, maintenance; visitor and resource protection.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor required. Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 436  Recreation, Visual, Cultural Resource Management  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Economic analysis, recreation opportunity spectrum, visual and cultural resource management.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor required. Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 437  Off-Road Vehicle, River, and Winter Recreation  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: History, authorities, planning, management, and coordination of off-road, river, and winter recreation.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor required. Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 438  Management of Wilderness  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Forest Service role, management principles, legislative differences, components, public education, visitor management, and wilderness management skills.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor required. Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 439  Open Space and Natural Area Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Acquisition of, planning for, and management of local government and private open space and natural areas.
Prerequisite: NR 440 or NRRT 331.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 440  Applications in Environmental Communication  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Application of tools and techniques for communicating to audiences about issues related to conservation, environment and sustainability.
Prerequisite: NRRT 262.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 441  Spatial Analysis of Protected Areas  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Spatial analytical techniques used in planning and managing protected areas, including locating, managing, and assessing parks.
Prerequisite: NRRT 231.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 442  Tourism Planning  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Planning for regional tourism resources and programs.
Prerequisite: NRRT 270.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 457  Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation in America  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Overviews the supply and demand of off-highway vehicle recreation.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 458  Planning for Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Develop working knowledge of the planning tools, concept, and process for off-highway vehicle recreation.
Prerequisite: NRRT 457.
Registration Information: Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 459  Managing Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Developing working knowledge of the management tools, techniques, trends, and challenges with off-highway vehicle recreation.
Prerequisite: NRRT 457.
Registration Information: Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 460  Event and Conference Planning  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: RRM 460.
Course Description: Foundation in planning, organizing, and producing special events and conferences. Functions and strategies necessary for effective event management.
Prerequisite: NRRT 270 or RRM 101.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both NRRT 460 and RRM 460. S
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 462  Environmental Communication-Natural Resources  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Exploration and application of theories, concepts, and techniques for successful environmental communication in natural resources.
Prerequisite: NRRT 262.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 463  Non-Profit Administration in Conservation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Role of NGOs in protected-area management and conservation education; models for development, including grant writing, in conservation.
Prerequisite: NRRT 231 and NRRT 262.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 470  Tourism Impacts  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Social, cultural, physical, and economic impacts of tourism; techniques for assessing impacts.
Prerequisite: NRRT 270.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 471  Starting and Managing Tourism Enterprise  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Aspects of starting and managing a tourism enterprise.
Prerequisite: NRRT 231 or NRRT 262 or NRRT 270.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 473  Ski Area Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Ski area management; history and trends, ski area operations, human resource management, environmental issues, liability, resort planning and design.
Prerequisite: NRRT 270.
Registration Information: Senior standing.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

NRRT 483  Off-Campus Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 487  Internship  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 495A  Independent Study: Administration  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 495B  Independent Study:Management  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 495C  Independent Study:Interpretation  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 496  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 499  Senior Thesis  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Independent research project culminating in thesis presented to faculty mentor.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 504  Water-Based Recreation  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Identify issues and management strategies for recreation utilization of water resources.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor required.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 505  Environmental Education History and Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: History and theories, planning and instruction; outcomes, historical events; ecological literacy; experiential learning models.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Upper-division course in natural resources. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 506  Methods in Environmental Education Research  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Research methods and designs; literature reviews, needs assessments and program evaluation of environmental education in informal settings.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Upper-division course in natural resources. Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 507  Environmental Education Planning  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Informal learning theory; evaluation models focused on education in informal settings such as nature centers, zoos, etc.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: One upper-division course in natural resources, biological sciences, or ecology. Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 508  Current Issues in Environmental Education  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Impact of current events, legislation, demographic changes, and other events on informal environmental education.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: One upper-division course in natural resources, biological sciences, or ecology. Offered as a correspondence course only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 509  Science Education in Informal Settings  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory, application of teaching environmental science in informal settings--nature centers, zoos, etc. Inquiry, safety, group management, experience.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Upper division course in natural resources or related field. NOTE: This course does not count toward State teacher licensure.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 520  Perspectives on Ski Area Management  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to the history of skiing, the ski industry, and ski area management around the world.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor’s degree required. This is a partial-semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 521  Sustainable Ski Area Management  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Examines sustainability issues that relate specifically to ski resort development and management.
Prerequisite: NRRT 520.
Registration Information: This is a partial-semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 522  Ski Area Operations and Human Resources  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Examines ski area operations and services.
Prerequisite: NRRT 520.
Registration Information: This is a partial-semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 523  Strategic Ski Area Marketing and Management  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Examines strategic management and marketing concepts within a ski area context.
Prerequisite: NRRT 520.
Registration Information: This is a partial-semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 524  Ski Area Finance and Investment  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Examines finance and investment considerations relevant to ski area operations and management.
Prerequisite: NRRT 520.
Registration Information: This is a partial-semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 525  Ski Area Planning and Development  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Examines the various planning and design considerations for ski area development and expansion.
Prerequisite: NRRT 520.
Registration Information: This is a partial-semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 550  Ecotourism  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Concept of ecotourism, impacts associated with ecotourism, and role of education/interpretation in mitigating these impacts.
Prerequisite: NRRT 470.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 565  Research-Human Dimensions Natural Resources  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Theory, research, literature review, hypothesis development, scientific writing, proposal development.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 600  Tourism Industry Concepts and Practices  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Primary conceptual issues on contemporary tourism important to comprehend the practice of tourism.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial-semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 601  Tourism Quantitative Analysis I  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Statistical techniques used by researchers to inform and support tourism decision-making.
Prerequisite: STAT 312.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 602  Tourism Quantitative Analysis II  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Explores the domestic and international sources of data and their applications for decision-making in tourism.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 605  Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Application of theories and conceptual approaches from social sciences to study of recreation behavior and natural resource issues.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 610  Natural Resource Management and Tourism  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Connection between the management of tourism resources and the changing conditions of the natural world.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 615  Sustainable Tourism Development Foundation  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Theory, practice, history, terminology, and issues surrounding sustainable tourism development.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 620  Organizational Management in Tourism  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Concepts of organizational management in the context of tourism.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 625  Communication/Conflict Management in Tourism  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Negotiation tools for effective organizational communication/conflict management in tourism.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 650  Financial Management in Tourism  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Concepts in financial management applied to travel and tourism organizations.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Offered as an online course only. This is a partial-semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 655  Tourism Marketing Concepts and Applications  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Marketing processes as they apply to travel and tourism.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 660  Law and Legal Liability in Tourism  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Concepts in legal liability and business law in the context of travel and tourism.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 662  Global Tourism Policy  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Major global policies, trends, and challenges facing the travel and tourism industry.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 665  Survey Research and Analysis  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Survey research, design, and analysis in human dimensions of natural resources.
Prerequisite: NRRT 565 and STAT 301.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 666  Qualitative Research in NRRT  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Qualitative approaches to tourism research and techniques from a range of disciplinary backgrounds; methodological aspects.
Prerequisite: NRRT 565.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 671  Strategic Management for Travel and Tourism  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Factors, tools, and techniques for strategic management of a travel and tourism business or organization.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial semester course.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 679A  Current Topics in Nature Based Tourism  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Current topics in nature-based travel and tourism.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Students will enroll for this course during both the Fall and Spring semesters.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 679B  Current Topics in Nature Based Tourism  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Current topics in nature-based travel and tourism.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Students will enroll for this course during both the Fall and Spring semesters.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 695A  Independent Study: Administration  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 695B  Independent Study: Management  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 695C  Independent Study: Interpretation  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 695D  Independent Study: Landscape Planning  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 698  Research  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 699  Thesis  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 765  Applied Multivariate Analysis  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Application and interpretation of multivariate statistics to human dimensions in natural resources, recreation, and tourism.
Prerequisite: NRRT 665.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 784  Supervised College Teaching  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 798  Research  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

NRRT 799  Dissertation  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.