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Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality

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The Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall
(902) 628-4353

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
(902) 628-4353

REQUIRED COURSES

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

  • Accounting 101 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Accounting 221 - Managerial Accounting 
  • Business 141 - Marketing 
  • Business 171 - Organizational Behaviour
  • Business 212 - Business Presentations and Communications
  • Business 251 - Introduction to Management Science
  • Business 288 - Research and Evidence-Based Management
  • Business 301- Business Law – Part I
  • UPEI 101 - Writing Studies (see note 4)

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

  • Business 231 - Corporate Finance
  • Business 272 - Human Resource Management 
  • Business 333  - Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance OR Business 334 (formerly 421) - Personal Finance
  • Business 343  - Integrated Cases in Marketing 
  • Business 351 - Operations Management
  • Business 371 - Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Business 391 - Strategic Management
  • Business 485 - Developing Management Skills
  • English 381 - 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 211 (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 373 (Tourism Management) or Business 454 (Tourism and Hospitality management) is recommended for the free elective.
  4. The completion of UPEI 101 is a required course for the BBTH, but the course also meets the general UPEI requirement of taking UPEI 101, 102 or 103.
  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 111/112, and Economics 101/102.
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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  • 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
(902) 628-4353
  • Juergen Krause, Dean, Associate Professor
  • Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
  • Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
  • Mike Cassidy, Assistant Professor
  • Reuben Domike, Associate Professor
  • Gary Evans, Associate Professor
  • Adam Fenech, Associate Professor
  • Debbie Good, Assistant Professor
  • Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
  • Blake Jelley, Associate Professor
  • Melissa MacEachern, Assistant Professor
  • Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
  • Tarek Mady, Assistant Professor
  • Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
  • Don Wagner, Associate Professor
  • Karen Wight, Assistant Professor
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 101 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Accounting 221 - Managerial Accounting 
  • Business 141 - Marketing 
  • Business 171 - Organizational Behaviour
  • Business 212 - Business Presentations and Communications
  • Business 251 - Introduction to Management Science
  • Business 288 - Research and Evidence-Based Management
  • Business 301- Business Law – Part I
  • UPEI 101 - Writing Studies (see note 4)

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

  • Business 231 - Corporate Finance
  • Business 272 - Human Resource Management 
  • Business 333  - Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance OR Business 334 (formerly 421) - Personal Finance
  • Business 343  - Integrated Cases in Marketing 
  • Business 351 - Operations Management
  • Business 371 - Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Business 391 - Strategic Management
  • Business 485 - Developing Management Skills
  • English 381 - 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 211 (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 373 (Tourism Management) or Business 454 (Tourism and Hospitality management) is recommended for the free elective.
  4. The completion of UPEI 101 is a required course for the BBTH, but the course also meets the general UPEI requirement of taking UPEI 101, 102 or 103.
  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 111/112, and Economics 101/102.
Faculty
  • Juergen Krause, Dean, Associate Professor
  • Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
  • Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
  • Mike Cassidy, Assistant Professor
  • Reuben Domike, Associate Professor
  • Gary Evans, Associate Professor
  • Adam Fenech, Associate Professor
  • Debbie Good, Assistant Professor
  • Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
  • Blake Jelley, Associate Professor
  • Melissa MacEachern, Assistant Professor
  • Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
  • Tarek Mady, Assistant Professor
  • Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
  • Don Wagner, Associate Professor
  • Karen Wight, Assistant Professor

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 101 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Accounting 221 - Managerial Accounting 
  • Business 141 - Marketing 
  • Business 171 - Organizational Behaviour
  • Business 212 - Business Presentations and Communications
  • Business 251 - Introduction to Management Science
  • Business 288 - Research and Evidence-Based Management
  • Business 301- Business Law – Part I
  • UPEI 101 - Writing Studies (see note 4)

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

  • Business 231 - Corporate Finance
  • Business 272 - Human Resource Management 
  • Business 333  - Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance OR Business 334 (formerly 421) - Personal Finance
  • Business 343  - Integrated Cases in Marketing 
  • Business 351 - Operations Management
  • Business 371 - Entrepreneurship and New Ventures
  • Business 391 - Strategic Management
  • Business 485 - Developing Management Skills
  • English 381 - 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 211 (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 373 (Tourism Management) or Business 454 (Tourism and Hospitality management) is recommended for the free elective.
  4. The completion of UPEI 101 is a required course for the BBTH, but the course also meets the general UPEI requirement of taking UPEI 101, 102 or 103.
  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 111/112, and Economics 101/102.

Faculty

  • Juergen Krause, Dean, Associate Professor
  • Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
  • Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
  • Mike Cassidy, Assistant Professor
  • Reuben Domike, Associate Professor
  • Gary Evans, Associate Professor
  • Adam Fenech, Associate Professor
  • Debbie Good, Assistant Professor
  • Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
  • Blake Jelley, Associate Professor
  • Melissa MacEachern, Assistant Professor
  • Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
  • Tarek Mady, Assistant Professor
  • Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
  • Don Wagner, Associate Professor
  • Karen Wight, Assistant Professor
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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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.