Ecotourism

Lasell’s Ecotourism course introduces students to the history, concepts, principles, marketing, planning and management of ecotourism activities and tourism development concepts which promote cultural and environmental awareness as well as local environmental and economic benefits. Global, sustainable, ecotourism development is discussed at length with a look at the larger picture of tourism development including approaches to delivering low impact development. 

The Ecotourism course culminates in an educational trip to a country in the throes of tourism development. Past trips have gone to the Amazon rainforest in Brazil and Belize. These trips provide Hospitality and Event Management students the opportunity to view, research, and contribute to a newly developing ecotourism system.

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News Highlight

State Board of Higher Education Approves New Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice  Wednesday, December 17, 2014The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education has approved a new Master’s degree in Criminal Justice at Lasell that will offer students multiple concentrations in Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Violence Prevention and Advocacy as well as a flexible Criminal Justice option. The online program launches in Fall 2015.

Featured Event

Colored Girls Hustle  Wednesday, October 29, 2014Yamawaki Auditorium