Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.58
Liaison James Gordon
Submission Date March 3, 2015
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Thompson Rivers University
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 James Gordon
Environmental Programs and Research Coordinator
TRU Office of Environment and Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:

TRU offers a number of sustainability focused, immersive experience programs including a Natural Resource Science (NRSC) course in Belize, and a Bachelor of Tourism Management (BTM) international community development field trip.
The NRSC course in Belize introduces students to issues and management of natural and cultural resources in a tropical environment. More information: http://www.tru.ca/science/programs/nrs/belize.html
The BTM course travels to various areas of South America to study Spanish, travel throughout the country, interact with government economic development personnel and adventure tourism operators, and get involved in community development work. More information: http://www.tru.ca/act/adventure/programs/adventurestudies_btm/fieldtrip.html

The website URL where information about the immersive program(s) is available:

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