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GEB 3500 Ecotourism: The Costa Rica Case Medical Spanish & Health Sciences Program Spring 2020 Winter Semester - San Jose

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GEB 3500 Ecotourism: The Costa Rica Case

GEB 3500 Ecotourism: The Costa Rica Case Course Overview

OVERVIEW

CEA CAPA Partner Institution: Veritas University
Location: San José, Costa Rica
Primary Subject Area: Economics
Other Subject Area: Sociology
Instruction in: English
Course Code: GEB 3500
Transcript Source: Partner Institution
Course Details: Level 300
Recommended Semester Credits: 4
Contact Hours: 60

DESCRIPTION

This course will provide the students with an introduction to Costa Rican ecotourism. It will offer the chance to analyze this dynamic process from different socio-economic perspectives. It will discuss the economic importance of ecotourism for the Costa Rican national economy, the stimulation of grassroots, community ecotourism projects, and the role of ecotourism in securing environmental protection. The advances and limitations of ecotourism will be explored.

Students will be encouraged to develop their own conclusions about how ecotourism can help to secure economic, environmental and participatory alternatives in order to advance the Costa Rican sustainable development process.

The course will be structured in three parts:
PART ONE: Building the case for ecotourism: Definitions, history, and the context of ecotourism in Costa Rica.
PART TWO: Costa Rica's policy framework and institutional commitment to ecotourism. The development of ecotourism in the regional and national setting.
PART THREE: Costa Rica's ecotourism sector. Projects, case studies and conclusions explored.

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