community assessments

This is a collection of reports based on undergraduate class projects in TDM 402 and TDM 372. Project were conducted from 2010 to 2013 and recommenced in 2015.

Copper Corridor (January, 2016 part one)

CST Research Partners

The list below includes agencies, organizations, and other partners with whom we currently or recently have been engaged for research, projects, and programs.


  • Arizona Office of Tourism
  • Phoenix Convention Center
  • Local First Arizona
  • Arizona State Parks

CST about

The Center for Sustainable Tourism and its affiliated partners, faculty, and students seek to examine the role and contribution of tourism in the social, cultural, environmental, and economic well-being of communities.

CST - Research Areas

The CST seeks opportunities to work with agencies, municipalities, organizations, companies, and other partners to conduct informative research and develop strategic tourism plans, all with an orientation toward sustainability. Within the diverse members of our research team, our expertise and interests are broad but generally focused in the following areas.

CST people

ASU's Center for Sustainable Tourism is a diverse collection of social, natural and economic scientists working collectively on community tourism development and critical thinking.

The faculty are diverse in their citizenship and race, as well as gender. Their degrees are also varied including tourism sciences, leisure studies, geography, park and recreation studies, and natural resource management.


Center for Sustainable Tourism

Welcome to ASU’s Center for Sustainable Tourism,

We are eager to expand our work in sustainable tourism.  Sustainability can take on many meanings and applications.  Similar to the principles of park and resource conservation, we want to be known for tourism marketing, planning, development, and critical thinking that enhances our natural and cultural resources while instilling economic prosperity to local areas, for many future generations to enjoy and benefit from. 

CFE opportunities

CFE opportunities

Resources to assist in finding career field exploration (CFE).

School of Community Resources and Development


achieve your goals

The Faculty in the School of community resources and development are highly qualified teachers and scholars. Their research interests and educational backgrounds provide a knowledge base that is highly valued by students and the community. Members of our faculty are published in a broad array of scholarly journals, have authored numerous leading books, and are lead investigators on national and international research projects.

community partner FAQ's

Frequently asked questions by internship sites & supervisors

What undergraduate degrees do the School of Community Resources and Development offer?

  • Community Sports Management B.S.
  • Tourism Development and Management B.S.
  • Tourism Development and Management B.S., Resort and Hotel Leadership concentration
  • Tourism Development and Management B.S., Sustainable Tourism concentration
  • Parks and Recreation Management B.S.
  • Parks and Recreation Management B.S., Therapeutic Recreation concentration
  • Nonprofit Leadership and Manageme