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TOUR 1300 - Dark Tourism

Tourism Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course explores the practice and interpretation of visitors that travel to specific sites associated with death and tragedy. Students will analyze management practices, ethics and motivational factors of Dark Tourism. This course will be of interest to those across a spectrum of disciplines, from management to the arts and humanities, including conservation and heritage, site management, marketing and community participation.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain motivational factors between visitors and Dark Tourism sites.
  • Demonstrate preservation of historical areas through site management.
  • Analyze ethical and non-ethical practices of Dark Tourism.
  • Describe community involvement and participation of sites associated with death and tragedy.
  • Discuss ethical considerations in marketing of Dark Tourism

Effective as of Winter 2017

Related Programs

TOUR 1300 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Marketing Management - Entrepreneurship
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Marketing Management - Event Marketing
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  3. Marketing Management - Marketing Communications
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  4. Marketing Management - Public Relations
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

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