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Course ID:PRTM 1100E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Travel and Tourism
Course
Description:
A survey of travel and tourism in a global context. Students will become acquainted with the economic, socio-cultural, demographic, and environmental impacts that tourism has on the world community. Special emphasis will be placed on issues faced by tourism developers in businesses and governments of all sizes.
Athena Title:Intro to Travel and Tourism
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PRTM 3310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Humans, Nature, and Environmental Awareness
Course
Description:
Exploration of the ways in which people relate to, and interact with, the natural environment, with specific emphasis on our free time (including recreation, leisure, and tourism experiences). A quadruple bottom line approach is used to uncover the social, environmental, economic, and moral dimensions of such human- environment relations.
Athena Title:Humans Nature Environ Aware
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PRTM 3900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management Internship
Course
Description:
Students will work with a business, government agency, or other organization to gain professional experience related to the Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management major.
Athena Title:PRTM Internship
Nontraditional Format:Internship. Students may receive one hour of credit for every 100 hours of work experience. Only three hours of credit from this course may be used towards graduation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PRTM 4400/6400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Park Management
Course
Description:
Introduces students to park management with focus on the management of public lands (local to federal) pertaining to visitation and outdoor recreation use. The four major areas covered are administration (policies, liabilities), management (budgeting, human resource), resource management (planning, facilities, impacts), and visitor management (conflicts, law enforcement, safety).
Athena Title:Park Management
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in RLST 5400, NRRT 5400, ANTH 5400 or RLST 7400, NRRT 7400, ANTH 7400
Undergraduate Prerequisite:[PRTM 3310 or FANR 3400-3400D or FANR(ECOL) 4810/6810 or FANR(MARS) 1100 or FANR 1100E or FANR 4202/6202-4202D/6202D)] and permission of major
Graduate Prerequisite:[PRTM 3310 or FANR 3400-3400D or FANR(ECOL) 4810/6810 or FANR(MARS) 1100 or FANR 1100E or FANR 4202/6202-4202D/6202D)]
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PRTM 4650L/6650L. 4 hours. 20 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Parks, Environmental Education, and Tourism Management Field Study
Course
Description:
Students will explore the fields and professions of environmental education, protected areas management, and tourism management around the state of Georgia. Course content will cover program evaluation, content knowledge, personnel and visitor management, and natural resource management. Emphasis will be placed on field techniques, lab-based instruction, and writing assignments.
Athena Title:Parks and Tourism Field Study
Nontraditional Format:This Maymester field course will provide a diversity of learning environments for students that include the classroom lectures, laboratory and field experiences, and interactions with professionals. This course will meet 7-8 hours/day (+ travel time) from Monday-Friday; however, inclement weather and complex scheduling may require moving some activities to the weekends. There will be a minimum of one hour of lecture/day and 6-7 hours of hands-on experience. State-wide travel will be part of this course, and overnight accommodations will be provided for students in campsites or state-operated facilities.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of major
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PRTM 4700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social Science Methods and Techniques in Natural Resources
Course
Description:
Designed to introduce students to some basic skills and analytical methods essential in social science aspects of natural resource management and outdoor recreation. It will introduce students to theory and applied approaches applicable in collection, analysis, and interpretation of quantitative as well as qualitative data in social science.
Athena Title:Soc Sci Methods in Nat Res
Prerequisite:FANR 3000 or STAT 2000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PRTM 5010/7010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Entrepreneurship in Recreation and Tourism
Course
Description:
An introduction to the fundamental concepts, principles, and approaches to operating commercial recreation and tourism businesses in natural resource settings. Taking an entrepreneurial approach, this class will develop an understanding of business and marketing concepts as they relate to commercial recreation and tourism.
Athena Title:Entrep Recreation and Tourism
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of major
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PRTM 5410/7410-5410L/7410L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Stewardship and Protection of Natural Resources
Course
Description:
Throughout the world public support for the preservation and conservation of our natural environment and, in particular, wilderness, wildlands, and protected natural resource areas remains very strong. This course will address stewardship and management issues facing protected natural resources areas in North America and in other parts of the world.
Athena Title:Steward and Protect of Nat Res
Prerequisite:FANR 3400-3400D or PRTM 3310 or FANR 4202/6202-4202D/6202D
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PRTM 5700/7700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Community Tourism: Impacts, Planning, and Management
Course
Description:
Examines social-cultural aspects surrounding the impacts, planning, and management of tourism development at the community level. A survey of various topics will prepare students to undertake a community-focused research project examining residents' perceptions of tourism impacts as an aspect of tourism planning to inform management decisions.
Athena Title:Community Tourism
Prerequisite:PRTM 4700
Pre or Corequisite:FANR 3400-3400D or PRTM 3310 or FANR 4202/6202-4202D/6202D
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PRTM 5800S/7800S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Interpretation
Course
Description:
Environmental interpretation relates to the various methods and skills that natural resource professionals use to communicate an educational, environmental, scientific, or practical message to their audience. This course will help students to obtain a greater understanding of the philosophies, concepts, theories, and practical techniques and skills involved in environmental interpretation.
Athena Title:Environmental Interpretation
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the project(s) and may spend time outside of the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 25-50% of overall instructional time.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PRTM 5900/7900. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ecotourism and Sustainable Development
Course
Description:
Introduction to ecotourism and management, environmentalism, sustainable development and planning, the politics and sociology of ecotourism, economic development, and globalization. Ecotourism and examples of sustainable development, both in the public and private sectors, will also be examined at the local, national, and international level.
Athena Title:Ecotourism and Sustainable Dev
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 5890/7890
Prerequisite:FANR 3400-3400D or PRTM 3310 or FANR 4202/6202-4202D/6202D
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FANR(COFA)(FISH)(FORS)(GISC)(PRTM)(WASR)(WILD) 5950. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Forestry and Natural Resources
Course
Description:
Special-interest or experimental courses offered on a one-time basis. Course content will vary with each offering.
Athena Title:Special Topics in FANR
Nontraditional Format:Lecture/lab hours will be determined by course instructor as appropriate to topic and credit hours assigned.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PRTM 7980. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 24 hours credit.
Course Title:Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management Problems
Course
Description:
Individual student problems pertaining to parks, recreation, and tourism management at the master's level.
Athena Title:Parks Rec and Tourism Problems
Nontraditional Format:Formal classes are not held. Faculty assist students as needed.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PRTM 8980. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 36 hours credit.
Course Title:Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management Problems
Course
Description:
Individual student problems pertaining to parks, recreation, and tourism management at the doctoral level.
Athena Title:Parks Rec and Tourism Problems
Nontraditional Format:Formal classes are not held. Faculty assist students as needed.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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