Ecotourism is a responsible and growing sector of tourism which values natural resources and the interests of local communities. Knowing ecotourism and its functioning can contribute to making tourism more ecologically and socially sustainable.

Curriculum for the (B.A.)

Number of credits: 96

 

University Requirements (15 credits)

ARAB 201

Arab Language

3 cr

COMP 201

Computer Applications

3 cr

CS 201

Cultural Studies

3 cr

GHN 201

General Health & Nutrition

3 cr

ENG 201

Academic English

3 cr

 

Faculty Requirements (21 credits)

ENG 202

Advanced Academic English

3 cr

TOUR 100

Introduction to tourismology

2 cr

TOUR 105

Legislations & organizations in tourism

2 cr

TOUR 110

World travel geography

3 cr

TOUR 115

Travel agencies & tour operators

2 cr

TOUR 120

Transport (Air, land and water)

3 cr

PDS 201

Personal development skills

3 cr

ENG 210

Business communication

3 cr

 

Major Requirements (38 credits)

ETOUR 255

Ecology and conservation

3 cr

ETOUR 235

Principles of biogeography

2 cr

ETOUR 250

Marine biology

3 cr

ETOUR 210

Ecotourism destination I

3 cr

ETOUR 220

Tourist dominated ecosystems

2 cr

ETOUR 225

Nature-based tour packages

3 cr

ETOUR 230

Tourism planning and development

3 cr

ETOUR 240

Introduction to earth science

2 cr

ETOUR 245

Professional customer service

2 cr

ETOUR 260

Introduction to meteorology

2 cr

ETOUR 265

Sustainability business operation in tourism

3 cr

TOUR 010

Second foreign language (French)

3 cr

TOUR 015

Third foreign languages I

3 cr

ETOUR 215

Tourist behavior

1 cr

ETOUR 205

Ecotourism seminar

1 cr

ETOUR 200

Ecotourism research

2 cr

 

Concentration in Environment (22 credits)

ETOUR 310

Ecotourism destination II

3 cr

ETOUR 315

Ecotourism destination III

3 cr

ETOUR 320

Eco-adventure travel

2 cr

ETOUR 325

Natural ressources management

3 cr

ETOUR 330

Environmental issues in the tourism industry

3 cr

ETOUR 335

Safety and security for tourism destination

2 cr

ETOUR 305

Nature–based field trip

2 cr

ETOUR 300

Internship

4 cr