��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� January 18-19, 2001

 

NOTICE OF INTENT���������� Approval of Proposal to Add an Option in Nature-Based Tourism to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation Management; The University of Montana-Missoula

 

THAT:����������������������������������� The Board of Regents of Higher Education authorizes The University of Montana-Missoula to add a new option in Nature-Based Tourism to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation Management.� The current Bachelor of Science in Recreation Management has only one option in Recreation Resources Management.

 

EXPLANATION:����������������� The Nature-Based Tourism option at The University of Montana-Missoula will enrich research and learning opportunities for students, faculty, and residents of the State and region.� The goal is to develop effective professional participants who successfully integrate tourism decisions with natural resource concerns.� The Nature-Based Tourism option would utilize the teaching, research, and service expertise already housed within The University of Montana-Missoula, particularly those of the School of Forestry.

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The completed signature page resides on file at the President�s Office, The University of Montana-Missoula.