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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
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GEOS 450 - Travel Study in Costa Rica

(3 S.H.)

Focuses on student-based field research to assist the municipalities of Playa Dominical and Playa Uvita in developing their natural resources, tourism products, and associated services. Students will inventory natural resources, gather tourism demand and supply data, and participate in constructing a database to help local officials make better tourism-related decisions. Prior to the research study, students will be exposed to basic tourism and natural resources development concepts that have applications in Playa Dominical and Playa Uvita. Post-study work will focus on report development and the assessment of other tourism products and services in Costa Rica. Prerequisites: Instructor’s permission. Offered most May terms subject to student demand.

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