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Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management (Honours)

Algonquin College
4 years
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Ottawa
English
September 2021
Algonquin College

Program description

Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management

The first of its kind in Eastern Ontario - A hospitality and tourism degree that works.

The Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management (Honours) (Co-op) degree program prepares you for supervisory and management careers within the dynamic hospitality and tourism industry. The program gives you a solid knowledge of hospitality and tourism business operations, coupled with effective leadership and management skills.

Created by industry experts, this degree program is the first of its kind in Eastern Ontario. Core components of the program include exponential, theoretical and analytical learning in:

  • hotel operations management
  • leadership and entrepreneurship
  • food and beverage management
  • tourism trends

Throughout the program, you are provided with opportunities to develop teamwork, leadership, communication, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

Admission requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Six Grade 12 university (U) or university/college (M) courses with a minimum 65% average including:
    • One Grade 12 U English course, with a minimum of 60%.
    • One Grade 12 U Mathematics course, with a minimum of 60% (Students who have not achieved the required 60% or who have not completed a Grade 12 U Mathematics course prior to the start of term may still be considered for admissions. Students will be required to satisfactorily complete a math equivalency course during their first semester at Algonquin.)
  • Please note that mature students must meet the following subject-specific Program Eligibility requirements, either directly or through equivalencies:
    • One Grade 12 U English course, with a minimum of 60%.
    • One Grade 12 U Mathematics course, with a minimum of 60% (Students who have not achieved the required 60% or who have not completed a Grade 12 U Mathematics course prior to the start of term may still be considered for admissions. Students will be required to satisfactorily complete a math equivalency course during their first semester at Algonquin.)
  • Applicants who do not possess the required English credit (ENG4U or equivalent) with a minimum of 60% will be considered for admission upon registration in a preparatory English course to be offered by Algonquin College prior to the start of the program. Students must achieve a minimum of 60% in the course prior to the start of the program.
  • Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency. Domestic applicants with international transcripts must be evaluated through the International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS) or World Education Services (WES).
  • IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with a minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening 22; Speaking 22; Writing 22.

This program is well-suited for students who:

  • Enjoy interacting with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Enjoy using creative, strategic and critical thinking to solve problems.
  • Are interested in examining and addressing sustainable and global hospitality and tourism issues.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment.
  • Appreciate the value of team work.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Level: 01

  • Business Communications
  • Microeconomics
  • Food and Beverage Studies
  • Cooperative Education Readiness
  • Foundations of Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Hotel Operations

Level: 02

  • Financial Accounting
  • Computer Applications
  • Communications and Academic Writing
  • Macroeconomics
  • Food and Beverage Operations
  • Logic and Critical Thinking

Level: 03

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Food Production and Service
  • Customer Management
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
  • Global Tourism

Level: 04

  • Conference and Event Management
  • Cost Control in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Hospitality Business Law
  • Introduction to Human Resources Management
  • Digital Marketing and Sales
  • Statistics

Level: 05

  • Culinary and Beverage Tourism
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Revenue Management in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Entrepreneurship

Level: 06

  • Financial Analysis
  • International Management
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Special Topics in Tourism

Level: 07

  • Hospitality Business Simulation and Analysis
  • Career Development and Management
  • Strategic Management in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Applied Research Methods

Level: 08

  • Project Management in Food and Beverage Operations
  • Cases in Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Risk and Crisis Management
  • Attractions Management

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the college website. 

Qualification

Bachelor; Co-op; Honours

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Analyze and evaluate the impact of current events on the interdependent components of the global hospitality and tourism industry.
  2. Use leadership principles and front line hospitality and tourism experience to work effectively as both a team member and leader.
  3. Explain and apply sound business practices and management strategies to navigate an organization through a competitive marketplace and ensure organizational growth and sustainability.
  4. Develop and foster a culture of client service and organizational excellence within a hospitality and tourism business environment.
  5. Utilize critical thinking and research skills to solve problems, formulate strategies and customize solutions for the hospitality and tourism industry.
  6. Interpret and communicate concepts, information, arguments and analysis accurately and reliably for a variety of purposes and to a range of local, national and international audiences.
  7. Distinguish and apply strategic leadership skills and evidence-based management practices, to promote and advance the hospitality and tourism industry.
  8. Interact respectfully with diverse people, groups and cultures, to achieve personal and workplace goals.
  9. Identify and leverage technologies to facilitate and enhance operations within a hospitality and tourism business environment.
  10. Choose and express reflective practice strategies and self-regulated learning to update knowledge, skills, and apply new learning with confidence in changing situations.
  11. Identify and apply discipline-specific practices that contribute to the local and global community through social responsibility, economic commitment and environmental stewardship.

Career opportunities

The Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism program prepares graduates for careers both in North America and globally. Career opportunities may include: working as guest service, food and beverage, front desk managers and supervisors. Graduates may also secure employment as club managers, independent consultants, event planners, restaurant managers and supervisors, working with facility management companies, human resources and working as independent entrepreneurs.

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1385 Woodroffe Avenue
K2G 1V8 Ottawa Ontario
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