3.00 credits

(4,0,0) hrs

15 wks

This course offers a conceptual overview of cultural, heritage and arts-based tourism, with emphasis on understanding and appreciating various forms of a destination's tourism product, both locally and internationally. The course will review concepts of product development and community planning, with a theme of community development. Concepts such as authenticity, commodification, representation, interpretation, identity, and sense of place will be discussed. BC and international examples will be used, along with experiential learning.

Prerequisites

15 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

Course Notes

TOUR 227 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines