Tourism Studies Major

Year 1 and Year 2
45 credits
CMNS 1810
Professional and Academic Composition (3,0,0)

CMNS 1810 Professional and Academic Composition (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students learn the theory and practice of successful academic and professional writing. Students compare and apply techniques involved in writing for business and academic purposes, learning skills in audience assessment, document planning and design, research, and effective writing. Students complete assignments ranging from academic essays to a variety of professional communication documents.
Note: Students cannot receive credit for more than one of CMNS 1810, CMNS 1291, ENGL 1810, CMNS 1811 or CMNS 1290
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CMNS 2290
Technical Communication (3,0,0)

CMNS 2290 Technical Communication (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students study a variety of technical communications used to document professional activity, including proposals, technical and formal reports, policies and procedures, technical descriptions and definitions, and instructions. Students learn the importance of documentation and accountability as part of professional due diligence, applicable across many fields including journalism, business, government, public service, consulting and research institutes. Students develop skills in assessing communication needs in a scenario, identifying communication goals, audience need and relevant media. Finally, students learn skills in research and synthesis to ensure professional engagement and presentation of research material. Prerequisites: CMNS 1291 OR CMNS 1290 OR ENGL 1100 OR ENGL 1101 OR CMNS 1810
Note: Students cannot receive credit for more than one of CMNS 2290, ENGL 2290 AND CMNS 2291
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MATH 1100
Finite Math with Applications 1 (3, 1.5, 0)

MATH 1100 Finite Math with Applications 1 (3, 1.5, 0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course is intended primarily for Liberal Arts or Tourism students. Students solve problems that have direct relevance in the “real world." Topics to be covered include sets, counting, probability, matrices, linear programming, and math of finance. Prerequisites: Foundations of Math 11 with a minimum grade of 67% (C+) or Pre-Calculus 11 with a minimum grade of 67% (C+) or Foundations of Math 12 with a minimum grade of 60% (C) or MATH 0510 with a minimum grade of C- or MATH 0520 with a minimum grade of C- or MATH 0523 with a minimum grade of C- or MATH 0650 with a minimum grade of C-
Note: Students can get credit for only one of the following MATH 1070, MATH 1071, MATH 1090, MATH 1091, MATH 1100 or MATH 1101. Science Students do not receive credit for Math 1100.
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STAT 1200
Introduction to Statistics (3,1.5,0)

STAT 1200 Introduction to Statistics (3,1.5,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students are introduced to statistical reasoning in this course. Students will learn to interpret quantities relating to descriptive statistics; correlation; regression; probability; and probability distributions including the binomial and normal. Students will learn different facets of sampling and experimental design. Students will learn to make appropriate inferences from confidence intervals and hypothesis tests including analysis of variance. Prerequisites: Foundations of Mathematics 11 with a minimum grade of C+ or Pre-calculus 11 with a minimum grade of C+ or equivalent or Foundations of Math 12 or equivalent with a minimum grade of C+ or MATH 0510 with a minimum score of C- or MATH 0523 with a minimum score of C- or equivalent. MATH 1100 or MATH 1101 is recommended.
Note: Students can get credit for only one of BIOL 3000, ECON 2320, PSYC 2100, STAT 1200, STAT 1201, and STAT 2000.
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TMGT 1140
Human Resources Management (3,0,0)

TMGT 1140 Human Resources Management (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Changing values, shifting demographics, evolving legislation and a growing emphasis on social responsibility are among the forces shaping the way we manage people today. Students examine human resource management issues as they relate to human resource planning, the legal environment, recruitment, and selection, evaluation and development, compensation, and emerging labour issues and trends in the tourism industry.
Prerequisite: English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% or equivalent, or completion of ENGL 0600, or completion of ESAL 0570 and ESAL 0580 with a minimum of C+
Note: Students may only receive credit for one of BBUS 2810, BBUS 3810, BBUS 3811, HRMN 2820, HRMN 2821 or TMGT 1140.
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TMGT 1160
Organizational Leadership in Tourism (3,0,0)

TMGT 1160 Organizational Leadership in Tourism (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course is designed to address the changes occurring in the workplace today. As many of the graduates of this program will find themselves in supervisory positions within the tourism industry, the course will be delivered from the perspective of a supervisor and how he/she fits into today's organizations.
Prerequisite: English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum 73% or equivalent or completion of ENGL 0600, or completion of ESAL 0570 and ESAL 0580 with a grade of C+ or better.
Note: Students may only receive credit for one of BBUS 2720, BBUS 2721, ORGB 2810, ORGB 2811 or TMGT 1160.
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TMGT 1150
Tourism and Services Marketing (3,0,0)

TMGT 1150 Tourism and Services Marketing (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course explores the role, concepts and principles of marketing within the tourism industry. It examines market research and planning, product pricing and costing, packaging, promotion, service as a primary product, advertising methods, target marketing, factors in consumer preference and assessment of guest satisfaction.
Prerequisite: English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum 73% or equivalent or completion of ENGL 0600, or completion of ESAL 0570 and ESAL 0580 with a minimum C+.
Note: Students may only receive credit for one of BBUS 2430, BBUS 3430, BBUS 3431, CONV 1060, CONV 1061, MKTG 2430, MKTG 2431 or TMGT 1150.
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ACCT 1000
Financial Accounting (3,0,0)

ACCT 1000 Financial Accounting (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students develop a basic understanding of financial accounting, which involves analyzing and recording a variety of financial transactions and preparing and evaluating financial reports. Topics financial statements; accounting events and entries; accounting adjustments; internal control and cash; accounts receivable; merchandising and inventory; long-term assets, liabilities; statement of cash flows; and financial statement analysis.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Diploma in Horticulture and Management, Tourism programs, Adventure Studies programs
Note: Students cannot receive credit for more than one of ACCT 1000, ACCT 1211, ACCT 1221, ACCT 2210, ACCT 2211, ACCT 1030, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1220, BBUS 2210 or BBUS 2211
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TMGT 2010
Financial Operations Control in Tourism (3,0,0)

TMGT 2010 Financial Operations Control in Tourism (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course offers students an understanding of how they can use managerial accounting skills in their careers in the tourism industry. Students use accounting information for decision making, planning and control in the areas of marketing, operations, human resources, strategic investment, business performance evaluation, and budgeting.
Prerequisite: English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% or equivalent and ACCT 1000-Introduction to Financial Accounting
Note: Students may only receive credit for one of ACCT 1010, ACCT 2250, ACCT 2251, BBUS 2541 or TMGT 2010.
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ECON 1220
Introduction to Basic Economics (3,0,0)

ECON 1220 Introduction to Basic Economics (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students develop a basic understanding of economic principles, which allows for and encourages informed discussion of media-covered issues. Topics include contrasting macroeconomics and microeconomics; gross domestic product; economic growth and business cycles; unemployment and inflation; aggregate supply and demand; scarcity, opportunity costs, globalization and trade; law of supply and demand; accounting versus economic profits; money and exchange rates; government choices, markets, efficiency, and equity; monopoly and competition; externalities, public goods, and free riders.
Note: Students will not receive credit for ECON 1220 unless it has been completed prior to earning a grade of C- or better in either ECON 1900 or ECON 1950. ECON 1221-Introduction to Basic Economic
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ECON 2220
Economics for Tourism, Recreation and Leisure (3,0,0)

ECON 2220 Economics for Tourism, Recreation and Leisure (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students examine tourism, recreation and leisure from an economic perspective and take the viewpoint of both the demand side and the supply side of the economy. Topics include organizations and markets, market structure and pricing, the role of the external economic environment, cost-benefit analysis for projects, the economic impact of the tourism sector on development, the global impacts on the tourism, recreation and leisure sectors, and the economic assessment of environmental impacts of tourism and sustainability.
Prerequisite: ECON 1220 or ECON 1900 and ECON 1950
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TMGT 1110
Introduction to Tourism (3,0,0)

TMGT 1110 Introduction to Tourism (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course introduces tourism as an industry and a phenomenon. Topics will include the economic, social, environmental and political environment in which tourism operates at a global and local level. Students are introduced to tourism products and experiences in B.C. and given the opportunity to identify career paths in the tourism industry.
Prerequisite: English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% or equivalent
Note: Students may only receive credit for one of TMGT 1110, CONV 1010 or CONV 1011.
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TMGT 2250
Tourism and Hospitality Law (3,0,0)

TMGT 2250 Tourism and Hospitality Law (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

In this course, students are introduced to the legal rights, responsibilities and obligations of organizations in the hospitality industry. This industry operates under a combination of Common Law and Statute Law passed by both federal and provincial legislature. Emphasis is placed on the legal problems regularly faced by business firms within this industry and their possible solutions.
Prerequisite: English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% or equivalent, or ENGL 0600, or ESAL 0570 with a minimum C+ and ESAL 0580 with a minimum C+
Note: Students may only receive credit for one of TMGT 2250, CONV 1050 or CONV 1051.
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TMGT 2060
People, Places and the Toured Landscape (3,0,0)

TMGT 2060 People, Places and the Toured Landscape (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students explore historical, geographical and cross cultural contexts for understanding tourism products, experiences and impacts.
Prerequisite: English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% or equivalent, or ENGL 0600, or ENGL 0620 or completion of ESAL 0570 and ESAL 0580 with a minimum C+
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TMGT 2610
Environmental Issues in the Tourism Industry (3,0,0)

TMGT 2610 Environmental Issues in the Tourism Industry (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

The rapid growth of tourism on a global scale has resulted in significant negative environmental impacts, and there is increasing concern about the relationship between tourism and the environment, both natural and cultural. This course explores the challenges facing the tourism industry in attempting to create a balance between environmental and economic concerns. The rich history of the conservation movement and development of the national parks system provides a lens through which to understand the foundation of the North American tourism industry. In addition, students examine the current "greening" of the tourism industry.
Prerequisite: English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% or equivalent, or ENGL 0600, or completion of ESAL 0570 and ESAL 0580 with a minimum C+
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One of these three (3 credits)
EVNT 2190
Destination Marketing Organizations (3,0,0)or

EVNT 2190 Destination Marketing Organizations (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

As tourism expands around the globe, new opportunities for destination marketing emerge. However, with these opportunities, come increasing competition and challenges for the destination marketer. The aim of this course is to provide the learner with some of the skills necessary to develop marketing strategies, build the destination's visibility and image and attract key market segments.
Prerequisite: TMGT 1150 or equivalent
Note: Students can only get credit for one of EVNT 2190, CONV 2190
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EVNT 2250
Sports Event Marketing (3,0,0)or

EVNT 2250 Sports Event Marketing (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course is designed to introduce students to skills necessary to effectively market a sporting event. Students will learn how to develop a plan to target relevant markets including attendees, competitors and sponsors. Students will be exposed to business concepts such as product development, market opportunities and marketing plans.
Prerequisite: TMGT 1150 or equivalent
Note: Students can only get credit for one of EVNT 2250, CONV 2250
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HMGT 2120
Hotel Sales and Convention Services (3,0,0)

HMGT 2120 Hotel Sales and Convention Services (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course provides insight into the scope and various segments of the groups market and demonstrates the relationship between professional service and operational success. Students will be given a comprehensive introduction to the complexities of managing a convention facility as well as exposure to key group markets and techniques for attracting them to the property.
Prerequisite: TMGT 1150 or equivalent.
Note: Students may only receive credit for one of HMGT 2120, BBUS 3450, BBUS 3451, MKTG 3450 or MKTG 3451.
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Unspecified electives: any discipline, any level (9 credits)
Work experience (500 hours, 3 credits)
COOP 1000
Career Management (1.5,0,0)

COOP 1000 Career Management (1.5,0,0)

Credits: 1 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students admitted into co-operative education must complete this pre-requisite one credit course prior to their first work term. The course will cover an introduction to co-operative education, career development theory, self-assessment, career communications, interview skills, workplace dynamics, networking, workplace culture and issues specific to co-operative education work terms. Students who are not enrolled in coopertive education may still take this course, but they should determine whether it is accepted by their certificate, diploma, or degree program before registering.
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COOP 1170
BTM Co-op Work Term 1

COOP 1170 BTM Co-op Work Term 1

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course provides TRU students access to co-op education. Co-operative education integrates academic studies with paid periods of relevant work experience and provides students with the opportunity to develop specific competencies, professional skills and technical knowledge related to their field of study.
Prerequisite: COOP 1000
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Completion of COOP 1000 is mandatory prior to a student's Cooperative Education work term.
Completion of COOP 1000 is not included in the overall 120 credits required for the degree.
Year3 and Year 4
9 credits
TMGT 3010
Community and Cultural Issues in Tourism (3,0,0)

TMGT 3010 Community and Cultural Issues in Tourism (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students are introduced to the ways in which cultures meet and interact in tourism settings. Consideration is given to intercultural communications, cross-cultural issues, and challenges in meeting the needs of both the “host" community and the “guest" from a tourism perspective. Students explore the range and diversity of cultural narratives and place-based approaches for developing cultural tourism experiences.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing Recommended: TMGT 2610 and/or TMGT 2060
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TMGT 4020
Graduating Seminar (0,3,0)

TMGT 4020 Graduating Seminar (0,3,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students complete an independent project that integrates knowledge acquired in the BTM and present the project in a professional written document and formal oral presentation.
Prerequisite: TMGT 3050 and either 4th year standing in the Bachelor of Tourism Management program or 2nd year standing in a Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism Post-Baccalaureate Diploma.
Note: Students may only receive credit for one of TMGT 4020 or ADVG 4080.
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TMGT 4100
The Social Side of Tourism (3,0,0)

TMGT 4100 The Social Side of Tourism (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Travel is intertwined with issues of personal identity and growth, cultural beliefs and values, power, and social change. Students explore these issues, and more, in the search for a deeper understanding of the phenomenon of tourism and its consequences for individuals and societies.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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15 credits from the following
ADVG 4030
Contemporary Perspectives in the Eco and Adventure Industry (3,0,0)or

ADVG 4030 Contemporary Perspectives in the Eco and Adventure Industry (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course is the study of contemporary issues pertaining to the management of eco and adventure tourism. Although topics may vary depending upon current issues and trends, it is expected that the course will examine the effect of socio-political changes to tourism, the commodification of eco tourism, adventure racing, sexual exploitation in tourism, and the philosophical implications of search and rescue and technology to the eco and adventure experience.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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ADVG 4090
Nature and Community Based Development (3,0,0)or

ADVG 4090 Nature and Community Based Development (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students explore community-based adventure tourism, including policy, planning, and development. International tourism managers must understand sustainability; community development; how tourism is used to promote conservation; and how to involve local populations in the development decision-making process. While community-based tourism concepts are finding their way into North American tourism, this course concerns itself primarily with issues facing developing countries and lessons that may be brought to North American operations. Topics include tourism and community development; the creation of tourism opportunity and development strategies; the role of consultants and non-governmental organizations; sustainable tourism development; social impact assessment; community tourism assessment; pro-poor tourism development; achieving global competitiveness; community-based tourism for conservation; and the importance of including women in community development. Students examine numerous case studies and applications.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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ADVG 4220
The Culture of Adventure (3,0,0)or

ADVG 4220 The Culture of Adventure (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Adventure activities have a long-standing culture that is important to understand in the context of contemporary use. As adventure activities become socialized within North America, its origins become an important context for its future development. Students explore adventure philosophy, history, literature, art, stories, mythology, values, mentors, evolution, and contemporary applications.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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TMGT 3040
Land Use Management and Tourism (3,0,0)or

TMGT 3040 Land Use Management and Tourism (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students are introduced to the theory and practice of land use planning and management in western Canada. Students review various land use designations that are important to tourism development, the policies and processes for developing commercial recreation on crown land, and various management strategies aimed at optimizing the use of natural areas for quality recreation and tourism experiences.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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TMGT 3980
Special Topics in Tourism (3,0,0) or (6,0,0)or

TMGT 3980 Special Topics in Tourism (3,0,0) or (6,0,0)

Credits: 6 credits
Delivery: Campus

Course content varies depending on the interests of faculty and students. Credits for the course are determined as per Policy ED-8-0.
Prerequisite: Permission from the Tourism Management Department
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TMGT 4030
Resort Management (3,0,0)or

TMGT 4030 Resort Management (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students develop an understanding of how and why resort properties are developed as tourist destinations. The focus is on the planning, development, operation, design, financing, and special needs of resort properties.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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TMGT 4040
Tourism and Sustainable Development (3,0,0)or

TMGT 4040 Tourism and Sustainable Development (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students examine the social, environmental, economic and political aspects of planning, developing, and sustaining tourism destinations. The major focus is on the benefits and impacts associated with tourism activities, and the importance of planning at the regional and community level.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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TMGT 4050
Event Tourism (3,0,0)or

TMGT 4050 Event Tourism (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course examines the emerging field of event tourism and identifies market opportunities and trends. Students explore the important role events play in destination marketing and development as catalysts, animators, image makers and tourist attractions. The impact of events on destinations from a economic, cultural and social perspective is also a focus of the course.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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TMGT 4060
***Selected Topics in Tourism (3,0,0)or

TMGT 4060 ***Selected Topics in Tourism (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students are introduced to various issues and events that influence the travel and tourism industry. Course topics vary to ensure a timely coverage of issues and trends.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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TMGT 4090
The Culture of Events (3,0,0)or

TMGT 4090 The Culture of Events (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course chronicles significant events in world history from organizational, communications, and cultural studies perspectives. The history of events, planned or otherwise, is explored from pre-modern, through modern, and post-modern innovations. Students are challenged to match appropriate social theory to various global event phenomenon.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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TMGT 4160
Tourism in a Global Environment (3,0,0)or

TMGT 4160 Tourism in a Global Environment (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students examine tourism and its dynamics from a global perspective. Specifically, students develop a thorough understanding of tourism as an economic, political, social, cultural and environmental force on the world stage, the impacts of this influence, and the strategies that tourism businesses can adopt to thrive in this environment.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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TMGT 4980
Special Topics in Tourism (3,0,0) or (6,0,0)

TMGT 4980 Special Topics in Tourism (3,0,0) or (6,0,0)

Credits: 6 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course will vary in content and be offered from time-to-time to give students the opportunity to examine more closely some aspect of tourism not covered in exiting courses. Credits for the course are determined as per Policy ED-8-0.
Prerequisite: Permission from the Tourism Management Department
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Upper level core (18 credits)
ADVG 3200
Adventure Sport and Tourism (3,0,0)

ADVG 3200 Adventure Sport and Tourism (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Adventure sport and adventure tourism are terms used to describe a wide variety of activities - from bungee jumps to commercial ski trips to the South Pole. This course provides a survey of the adventure sport and adventure tourism industry; its philosophical foundations; adventure in contemporary society; the interrelationship of adventure in leisure, recreation, tourism, and extreme sports; and career paths.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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CMNS 3240
Advanced Professional Communication (1,2,0)

CMNS 3240 Advanced Professional Communication (1,2,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students develop best practice skills in advanced professional writing with an emphasis on the design and production of strategic and planning-level communication documents, including a formal report, with added emphasis on online communication contexts, including multimedia production and social media. In addition, students consider and develop multi-phased communication strategies, learn advanced research skills and consider techniques for effective collaboration. Prerequisites: CMNS 1290 OR CMNS 1291 AND Completion of 42 credits
Note: Students cannot receive credit for more than one of CMNS 3240, BBUS 3631 AND CMNS 3241
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TMGT 3020
Tourism Policy and Planning (3,0,0)

TMGT 3020 Tourism Policy and Planning (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students are introduced to policy and planning theories and their application to tourism. The relationship between tourism, public policy, planning, and development is also examined.
Prerequisite: 3rd year standing
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TMGT 3050
Research in Tourism (3,1,0)

TMGT 3050 Research in Tourism (3,1,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students engage in the process of conducting and evaluating research in the field of tourism.
Prerequisite: GEOG 2700 or a course in research methodology or statistics approved by the department and 3rd year standing.
Note: Students may only receive credit for one of TMGT 3050, MKTG 3480, MKTG 3481, BBUS 3480, BBUS 3481 or CMNS 3000.
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TMGT 4080
Reflecting Philosophically on Tourism (3,0,0)

TMGT 4080 Reflecting Philosophically on Tourism (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students are required to reflect on their tourism knowledge and practice in a deep theoretical and philosophical manner, and examine their own positions and values as future professionals in the tourism field. Drawing largely on classic and contemporary writings in philosophy and social theory outside the tourism canon, students cultivate an understanding of the unquestioned and presumed ideologies that lie behind some of today's most problematic tourism practices. Students are exposed to theoretical and philosophical positions that present an alternative way forward.
Prerequisite: 4th year standing
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TMGT 3030
Financial Management for Tourism (3,0,1)(L)or

TMGT 3030 Financial Management for Tourism (3,0,1)(L)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course examines the principles of financial management as they apply to firms in tourism and hospitality sectors. Topics covered include financial statement analysis; budgeting; time value-of-money; profit planning and decision-making; cost-volume-profit analysis; and capital budgeting. Special topics in hospitality and tourism include management contracts; franchising; revenue management; and real estate investment trusts (REITS).
Prerequisite: TMGT 2010 or equivalent and 3rd year standing.
Note: Students may only receive credit for one of BBUS 2120, BBUS 3120, BBUS 3121, FNCE 2120, FNCE 2121, FNCE 3120 or TMGT 3030.
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TMGT 4010
Experience Creation and Product Development (3,0,0)

TMGT 4010 Experience Creation and Product Development (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

This course deals with the concept of experiences as products and the overall development of new products/services in the tourism field. Students will explore the foundations and theories of an "experience-driven" enterprise or economy from both the consumer (tourist) and producer (firm or destination) perspective. Emphasis is placed on undertaking new tourism product inventories to ensure the provision of engaging experiences and vivid memories for guests.
Prerequisite: TMGT 1150 or equivalent and 3rd year standing.
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Upper level elective (3 credits)
Electives (15 credits)