HRTM 590: Expedition to Namibia
What to Expect
Study Abroad Location:
Windhoek, Swakopmund, Etosha and Johannesburg, Namibia
This program is designed to enhance academic, personal, and cultural learning through the Namibian expedition study experience. Under the guidance of course leaders, students will attend daily lectures on a variety of ecotourism topics and explore the rich African environment, culture, wilderness, and local urban attractions as an Ecotourist.
This course focuses on ecotourism that is primarily nature-based and entails a learning/appreciative component while being immersed within an Ecotour of Namibia. Daily lectures are designed to re-enforce learning objectives through experiential tours and activities. Emphasis will be placed on the various types of ecotourism including nature-based, cultural, urban, and adventure tourism as well as other issues such as ecological impacts, sustainability, ethics and the effect of ecotourism on the local community.
Participation Instructions: See program requirements to determine student eligibility.