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Bachelor of Tourism Management

Highlights

Become a leader and manager in the expanding field of tourism. The focus of the BTM is on key issues in local, regional, national and international tourism, with opportunities for international experience through Study Abroad and field schools. Learn the skills and confidence to develop your own tourism business and fill the growing need for managers in the tourism industry.

Double degree option: complete your fourth year abroad at NHVT in the Netherlands and earn tourism degrees in both Canada and Europe.

Exit diploma after two years: Tourism Management Diploma

Major

Adventure Studies

Concentrations

Adventure Studies, Festivals & Events, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Resort Experience

Careers

Graduates gain the necessary skills to provide quality tourist experiences, develop and manage tourism businesses with entrepreneurial spirit, and contribute to community development in a manner that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

Admission Requirements

Limited admission

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent))
  • Foundations of Mathematics 11 or Pre-calculus 11 or Foundations of Mathematics 12 with a minimum C (or equivalent)

Note: Students with Pre-calculus 12 or Foundations of Math 12 with a minimum C+ will be exempt from MATH 1100 and must make up the 3 credits with an elective of their choice.

Computer Skills
Students with little or no experience using computers are advised to take an introductory computer course that familiarizes them with Microsoft application software, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 If you don’t meet the requirements

You can take upgrading courses at TRU to help you meet the requirements of this program.

» Talk to a student recruiter about your options. You may be eligible for free tuition. Or learn more about upgrading.

Next Steps

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Contact

Specific questions about this program?
Email: admissions@tru.ca
Phone: 250-828-5036

International students with specific questions about this program?
Email: iapply@tru.ca
Phone: 250-828-5252

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