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Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality

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The Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality (BBTH) is a two-year post-diploma degree available only to graduates of diploma programs at the Atlantic Tourism and Hospitality Institute (ATHI) or of similar programs at similar post-secondary institutions. This post-diploma degree provides the opportunity for students to continue their education through a concentration in Business Administration.

Students must meet the UPEI admission requirements for this degree by completing the ATHI diploma, including economics, or equivalent course work at a university or college, with a minimum overall average of 70%. In the BBTH program, students must obtain grades of at least 60% in at least 12 of the 16 required business courses in order to qualify for the degree. Students are subject to all of the Academic Regulations of the University.
 

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  • A Business in Tourism and Hospitality degree enhances business knowledge in virtually any tourism-related career.
The Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall

REQUIRED COURSES

Required courses recommended to be taken in a student’s FIRST year at UPEI:

  • Accounting 1010 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Accounting 2210 - Managerial Accounting 
  • Business 1410 - Marketing 
  • Business 1710 - Organizational Behaviour
  • Business 2120 - Business Presentations and Communications
  • Business 2510 - Introduction to Management Science
  • Business 2880 - Research and Evidence-Based Management
  • Business 3010- Business Law – Part I
  • UPEI 1010 - Writing Studies (see note 4)

Required courses recommended to be taken in a student’s SECOND year at UPEI:

  • Business 2310 - Corporate Finance
  • Business 2720 - Human Resource Management 
  • Business 3330  - Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance OR Business 3340 (formerly 421) - Personal Finance
  • Business 3430  - Integrated Cases in Marketing 
  • Business 3510 - Operations Management
  • Business 3710 - Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Business 3910 - Strategic Management
  • Business 4850 - Developing Management Skills
  • English 3810 - Professional Writing

ELECTIVE COURSES

In addition to the 18 required courses, students must take 2 elective courses.  At least one elective must be a non-business course.  The other elective (“a free elective”) may be either a business or a non-business course.  For the non-business elective, Island Studies 2110 (Island Tourism:  The Search for Paradise) is highly recommended.

NOTES:

  1. Accounting courses are considered to be Business electives.
  2. Due to student enrolments and faculty availability, some courses may not necessarily be offered each year. Students should consult the current timetable before registration.
  3. Business 3730 (Tourism Management) or Business 4540 (Tourism and Hospitality management) is recommended for the free elective.
  4. The completion of UPEI 1010 is a required course for the BBTH, but the course also meets the general UPEI requirement of taking UPEI 1010, 1020 or 1030.
  5. Students are eligible to apply to the Cooperative Education program upon entrance to the University.
  6. The following courses are not eligible as electives for the BBTH program:  Math 1110/1120, and Economics 1010/1020.
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  • A Business in Tourism and Hospitality degree enhances business knowledge in virtually any tourism-related career.
The Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall

Jurgen Krause, Dean; Professor
Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
Xiao Chen, Assistant Professor
Qian (Claire) Deng, Assistant Professor
Gary Evans, Associate Professor
Debra Good, Assistant Professor
Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
Melissa James, Assistant Professor
Blake Jelley, Professor
Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
Tarek May, Associate Professor
Matthew Pauley, Assistant Professor
Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
Don Wagner, Associate Professor
Bill Waterman, Assistant Professor
Hayden Woodley, Assistant Professor
Liufang (Sophia) Yao, Assistant Professor
Sue Foster, Executive-in-Residence

Overview

The Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality (BBTH) is a two-year post-diploma degree available only to graduates of diploma programs at the Atlantic Tourism and Hospitality Institute (ATHI) or of similar programs at similar post-secondary institutions. This post-diploma degree provides the opportunity for students to continue their education through a concentration in Business Administration.

Students must meet the UPEI admission requirements for this degree by completing the ATHI diploma, including economics, or equivalent course work at a university or college, with a minimum overall average of 70%. In the BBTH program, students must obtain grades of at least 60% in at least 12 of the 16 required business courses in order to qualify for the degree. Students are subject to all of the Academic Regulations of the University.
 

Course Structure

REQUIRED COURSES

Required courses recommended to be taken in a student’s FIRST year at UPEI:

  • Accounting 1010 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Accounting 2210 - Managerial Accounting 
  • Business 1410 - Marketing 
  • Business 1710 - Organizational Behaviour
  • Business 2120 - Business Presentations and Communications
  • Business 2510 - Introduction to Management Science
  • Business 2880 - Research and Evidence-Based Management
  • Business 3010- Business Law – Part I
  • UPEI 1010 - Writing Studies (see note 4)

Required courses recommended to be taken in a student’s SECOND year at UPEI:

  • Business 2310 - Corporate Finance
  • Business 2720 - Human Resource Management 
  • Business 3330  - Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance OR Business 3340 (formerly 421) - Personal Finance
  • Business 3430  - Integrated Cases in Marketing 
  • Business 3510 - Operations Management
  • Business 3710 - Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Business 3910 - Strategic Management
  • Business 4850 - Developing Management Skills
  • English 3810 - Professional Writing

ELECTIVE COURSES

In addition to the 18 required courses, students must take 2 elective courses.  At least one elective must be a non-business course.  The other elective (“a free elective”) may be either a business or a non-business course.  For the non-business elective, Island Studies 2110 (Island Tourism:  The Search for Paradise) is highly recommended.

NOTES:

  1. Accounting courses are considered to be Business electives.
  2. Due to student enrolments and faculty availability, some courses may not necessarily be offered each year. Students should consult the current timetable before registration.
  3. Business 3730 (Tourism Management) or Business 4540 (Tourism and Hospitality management) is recommended for the free elective.
  4. The completion of UPEI 1010 is a required course for the BBTH, but the course also meets the general UPEI requirement of taking UPEI 1010, 1020 or 1030.
  5. Students are eligible to apply to the Cooperative Education program upon entrance to the University.
  6. The following courses are not eligible as electives for the BBTH program:  Math 1110/1120, and Economics 1010/1020.
Faculty

Jurgen Krause, Dean; Professor
Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
Xiao Chen, Assistant Professor
Qian (Claire) Deng, Assistant Professor
Gary Evans, Associate Professor
Debra Good, Assistant Professor
Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
Melissa James, Assistant Professor
Blake Jelley, Professor
Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
Tarek May, Associate Professor
Matthew Pauley, Assistant Professor
Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
Don Wagner, Associate Professor
Bill Waterman, Assistant Professor
Hayden Woodley, Assistant Professor
Liufang (Sophia) Yao, Assistant Professor
Sue Foster, Executive-in-Residence

Overview

The Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality (BBTH) is a two-year post-diploma degree available only to graduates of diploma programs at the Atlantic Tourism and Hospitality Institute (ATHI) or of similar programs at similar post-secondary institutions. This post-diploma degree provides the opportunity for students to continue their education through a concentration in Business Administration.

Students must meet the UPEI admission requirements for this degree by completing the ATHI diploma, including economics, or equivalent course work at a university or college, with a minimum overall average of 70%. In the BBTH program, students must obtain grades of at least 60% in at least 12 of the 16 required business courses in order to qualify for the degree. Students are subject to all of the Academic Regulations of the University.
 

Course Structure

REQUIRED COURSES

Required courses recommended to be taken in a student’s FIRST year at UPEI:

  • Accounting 1010 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Accounting 2210 - Managerial Accounting 
  • Business 1410 - Marketing 
  • Business 1710 - Organizational Behaviour
  • Business 2120 - Business Presentations and Communications
  • Business 2510 - Introduction to Management Science
  • Business 2880 - Research and Evidence-Based Management
  • Business 3010- Business Law – Part I
  • UPEI 1010 - Writing Studies (see note 4)

Required courses recommended to be taken in a student’s SECOND year at UPEI:

  • Business 2310 - Corporate Finance
  • Business 2720 - Human Resource Management 
  • Business 3330  - Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance OR Business 3340 (formerly 421) - Personal Finance
  • Business 3430  - Integrated Cases in Marketing 
  • Business 3510 - Operations Management
  • Business 3710 - Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Business 3910 - Strategic Management
  • Business 4850 - Developing Management Skills
  • English 3810 - Professional Writing

ELECTIVE COURSES

In addition to the 18 required courses, students must take 2 elective courses.  At least one elective must be a non-business course.  The other elective (“a free elective”) may be either a business or a non-business course.  For the non-business elective, Island Studies 2110 (Island Tourism:  The Search for Paradise) is highly recommended.

NOTES:

  1. Accounting courses are considered to be Business electives.
  2. Due to student enrolments and faculty availability, some courses may not necessarily be offered each year. Students should consult the current timetable before registration.
  3. Business 3730 (Tourism Management) or Business 4540 (Tourism and Hospitality management) is recommended for the free elective.
  4. The completion of UPEI 1010 is a required course for the BBTH, but the course also meets the general UPEI requirement of taking UPEI 1010, 1020 or 1030.
  5. Students are eligible to apply to the Cooperative Education program upon entrance to the University.
  6. The following courses are not eligible as electives for the BBTH program:  Math 1110/1120, and Economics 1010/1020.

Faculty

Jurgen Krause, Dean; Professor
Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
Xiao Chen, Assistant Professor
Qian (Claire) Deng, Assistant Professor
Gary Evans, Associate Professor
Debra Good, Assistant Professor
Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
Melissa James, Assistant Professor
Blake Jelley, Professor
Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
Tarek May, Associate Professor
Matthew Pauley, Assistant Professor
Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
Don Wagner, Associate Professor
Bill Waterman, Assistant Professor
Hayden Woodley, Assistant Professor
Liufang (Sophia) Yao, Assistant Professor
Sue Foster, Executive-in-Residence

Want more information about Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality? Leave your email address and we'll get in touch!
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E-mail Address:
Careers: 
A Business in Tourism and Hospitality degree enhances business knowledge in virtually any tourism-related career.

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The courses for the Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality are listed on the Bachelor of Business Administration program page.

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