Provide a broad but comprehensive understanding of the history, challenges, and practices of parks and protected areas management.
Principles-Parks/Protected Area Management or NRRT 270 (Principles of Natural Resource Tourism or NRRT 231.)
Textbooks and Materials
- Recreation, Event, and Tourism Businesses: Start-up and Sustainable
Pfister, R.E. & Tierney, P.T.
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
Prior to earning his Ph.D. in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Alan Bright earned a BA in Accounting, an MBA, his CPA certificate, and spent several years working in the private sector in public accounting and banking. He teaches numerous business-related courses in the Masters of Tourism Management program, including Tourism Finance, Tourism Law, and Organizational Management in Tourism.