Multi-disciplinary courses to enrich students’ understanding of tourism and hospitality.

Tourism and Hospitality

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The School of Business is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a specialization in tourism and hospitality is designed for students who plan to work in the tourism and hospitality industry in a management capacity or as an entrepreneur. 

The specialization in tourism and hospitality includes four required courses that focus specifically on the tourism and hospitality industry, as well as five electives to be chosen from a large multi-disciplinary set of courses that can enrich a students’ understanding of international business and international peoples.

Want more information about Tourism and Hospitality? Leave your email address and we'll get in touch!
First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail Address:
Careers:
  • Entrepreneurial opportunities in the tourism and hospitality industry, or careers in a management capacity.
The School of Business is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

In addition to the core BBA program, completion of the specialization in tourism and hospitality requires successful completion of the following courses:

Required:

  • Island Studies 2110/Sociology/Anthropology 2110 (Island Tourism: The Search for Paradise)
  • Business 4540 (Tourism and Hospitality Management)
  • Business 4550 (Sustainable Tourism Development)
  • Economics 2420 (The Economics of Tourism)

TWO courses from List A below, and another THREE courses from List A or List B:

List A:

  • Business 4650 (Project Management)
  • Business 4760 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 4770 (International Marketing)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 3740/Island Studies 3740 (Tourism)
  • any courses offered by the Department of Modern Languages

List B:

  • Anthropology 1050 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 2010 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Religious Studies 1010 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1020 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1050 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2120 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2420 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2510 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2630/ Diversity and Social Justice Studies 2630 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 3550/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 3550 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 2000-level and above, require 1000-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 1010 or Psychology 1010 and 1020) and may have additional 2000-level or 3000-level prerequisites. Students are advised to plan ahead accordingly.

To qualify for a specialization in tourism and hospitality, students are required to have an overall average of 70% in the nine courses of this specialization.

 

Want more information about Tourism and Hospitality? Leave your email address and we'll get in touch!
First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail Address:
Careers:
  • Entrepreneurial opportunities in the tourism and hospitality industry, or careers in a management capacity.
The School of Business 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 Administration degree with a specialization in tourism and hospitality is designed for students who plan to work in the tourism and hospitality industry in a management capacity or as an entrepreneur. 

The specialization in tourism and hospitality includes four required courses that focus specifically on the tourism and hospitality industry, as well as five electives to be chosen from a large multi-disciplinary set of courses that can enrich a students’ understanding of international business and international peoples.

Course Structure

In addition to the core BBA program, completion of the specialization in tourism and hospitality requires successful completion of the following courses:

Required:

  • Island Studies 2110/Sociology/Anthropology 2110 (Island Tourism: The Search for Paradise)
  • Business 4540 (Tourism and Hospitality Management)
  • Business 4550 (Sustainable Tourism Development)
  • Economics 2420 (The Economics of Tourism)

TWO courses from List A below, and another THREE courses from List A or List B:

List A:

  • Business 4650 (Project Management)
  • Business 4760 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 4770 (International Marketing)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 3740/Island Studies 3740 (Tourism)
  • any courses offered by the Department of Modern Languages

List B:

  • Anthropology 1050 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 2010 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Religious Studies 1010 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1020 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1050 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2120 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2420 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2510 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2630/ Diversity and Social Justice Studies 2630 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 3550/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 3550 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 2000-level and above, require 1000-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 1010 or Psychology 1010 and 1020) and may have additional 2000-level or 3000-level prerequisites. Students are advised to plan ahead accordingly.

To qualify for a specialization in tourism and hospitality, students are required to have an overall average of 70% in the nine courses of this specialization.

 

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 Administration degree with a specialization in tourism and hospitality is designed for students who plan to work in the tourism and hospitality industry in a management capacity or as an entrepreneur. 

The specialization in tourism and hospitality includes four required courses that focus specifically on the tourism and hospitality industry, as well as five electives to be chosen from a large multi-disciplinary set of courses that can enrich a students’ understanding of international business and international peoples.

Course Structure

In addition to the core BBA program, completion of the specialization in tourism and hospitality requires successful completion of the following courses:

Required:

  • Island Studies 2110/Sociology/Anthropology 2110 (Island Tourism: The Search for Paradise)
  • Business 4540 (Tourism and Hospitality Management)
  • Business 4550 (Sustainable Tourism Development)
  • Economics 2420 (The Economics of Tourism)

TWO courses from List A below, and another THREE courses from List A or List B:

List A:

  • Business 4650 (Project Management)
  • Business 4760 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 4770 (International Marketing)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 3740/Island Studies 3740 (Tourism)
  • any courses offered by the Department of Modern Languages

List B:

  • Anthropology 1050 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 2010 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Religious Studies 1010 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1020 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1050 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2120 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2420 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2510 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2630/ Diversity and Social Justice Studies 2630 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 3550/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 3550 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 2000-level and above, require 1000-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 1010 or Psychology 1010 and 1020) and may have additional 2000-level or 3000-level prerequisites. Students are advised to plan ahead accordingly.

To qualify for a specialization in tourism and hospitality, students are required to have an overall average of 70% in the nine courses of this specialization.

 

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 Tourism and Hospitality? Leave your email address and we'll get in touch!
First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail Address:
Careers: 
Entrepreneurial opportunities in the tourism and hospitality industry, or careers in a management capacity.

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Full descriptions for courses in the specialization in tourism and hospitality are listed on the Bachelor of Business Administration program page.

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