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HOS 230 - Sustainable Global Tourism Development

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-D1-2; Sustainability
Introduction and implications for management, marketing, and planning of sustainable global tourism. Topics include tourism development; advancement of sustainable development; socio-cultural, economic, and environmental and physical dimensions of sustainable tourism; impacts of tourism development; and facilities and retro-development.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: HOS 100, REC 100 and HOS 205.
Equivalent Quarter Course: HOS 4550.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-D1-2 - Lower Division Social Sciences, Overlay - Sustainability
Course Typically Offered: Spring ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Explain the philosophy, scope, and principles of sustainable development.
  2. Identify sustainable tourism, with the variety of actors involved, and its active and long-term nature.
  3. Compare between sustainable and non-sustainable practices in tourism developments with cultural, economic and environmental implications.
  4. Identify challenges, opportunities, strengths, and weaknesses of sustainable tourism in different geographical locations.
  5. Recognize specific socio-cultural, environmental and economic impacts of tourism at various levels (the individual business, the community, and greater society).
  6. Identify strategies to lessen negative impacts and enhance positive impacts of tourism.
  7. Evaluate and monitor indicators of community development.
  8. Identify different types of niche tourism activities (e.g. volunteer tourism; agritourism) with the potential to advance sustainable community development.
  9. Support students’ analytical, communication and critical thinking skills

D1-2. Lower-division Social Science Electives Learning Outcomes
  1. specify how social, political, economic, and environmental systems and/or behavior are interwoven;
  2. explain how humans individually and collectively relate to relevant sociocultural, political, economic, and/or environmental systems-how they produce, resist, and transform them;
  3. discuss and debate issues from the course’s disciplinary perspective in a variety of cultural, historical, contemporary, and/or potential future contexts; and
  4. explore principles, methodologies, value systems, and ethics employed in social scientific inquiry.
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  1. identify the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of sustainability, either in general or in relation to a specific problem;
  2. analyze interactions between human activities and natural systems;
  3. describe key threats to environmental sustainability; and
  4. explain how individual and societal choices affect prospects for sustainability at the local, regional, and/or global levels.

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