Courses and Descriptions

TOUR-2011Community Development

Community development is the planned economic and associated structural development of a defined geographic area. Tourism is a well-known global vehicle used to drive community development, and can be initiated by governments NGOs or the private sector. Through this course, you will develop the skill set used to initiate a community development project. By the end of this course, students will be able to discuss the process of community development through tourism. The course is project based where you will learn the process of initiating and attraction-based community development venture. Students will apply skills in conducting research, analysis and preparing funding applications. Students will identify community stakeholders, and forecast infrastructure requirements. Students will apply analytical skills based on theory developed in Tourism Sustainability by performing SWOT analyses on the destination community's economic, social, cultural and environmental structures.


COMM-2016 and TOUR-2007 require a minimum grade of D.
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