Park and Protected Area Management Minor

Park and Protected Area Management

The Park and Protected Area Management* minor prepares students to plan and manage natural resources--especially protected areas such as parks, forests, wildlands, and water resources. It also prepares students to manage people, places and organizations that depend on these natural resources.

Areas of emphasis in this minor include: natural and managed protected areas; natural-resources recreation programs in public and private sectors; social science aspects of natural resource use; and skills in communications, planning, and management.

Students in this minor may pursue one of these specializations: Resource Based Tourism OR Park and Protected Area Management

All minor requirements must be taken A-F (unless only offered S/N), and students must earn a grade of at least C- in each course in the minor. If you have questions, please contact the Minor Coordinator listed below.

*Name change notice: This minor was formerly known as the Recreation Resource Management minor (through spring 2013).

Academic Resources

Minor Coordinator

Mae Davenport
mdaven@umn.edu
612-624-2721
301F Green Hall

Related Certificate

Certificate in Sustainable Tourism, from The International Ecotourism Society (TIES)

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TIES Certificate Coordinator

Ingrid Schneider
ingridss@umn.edu
612-624-2250
301B Green Hall