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.
(902) 628-4353

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:
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.
(902) 628-4353

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 211/Sociology/Anthropology 211 (Island Tourism: The Search for Paradise)
  • Business 454 (Tourism and Hospitality Management)
  • Business 455 (Sustainable Tourism Development)
  • Economics 242 (The Economics of Tourism)

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

List A:

  • Business 465 (Project Management)
  • Business 476 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 477 (International Marketing)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 374/Island Studies 374 (Tourism)
  • any courses offered by the Department of Modern Languages

List B:

  • Anthropology 105 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 201 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Religious Studies 101 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 102 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 105 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 212 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 242 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 251 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 263/ Diversity and Social Justice Studies 263 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 355/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 355 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 200-level and above, require 100-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 101 or Psychology 101 and 102) and may have additional 200-level or 300-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:
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.
(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 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 211/Sociology/Anthropology 211 (Island Tourism: The Search for Paradise)
  • Business 454 (Tourism and Hospitality Management)
  • Business 455 (Sustainable Tourism Development)
  • Economics 242 (The Economics of Tourism)

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

List A:

  • Business 465 (Project Management)
  • Business 476 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 477 (International Marketing)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 374/Island Studies 374 (Tourism)
  • any courses offered by the Department of Modern Languages

List B:

  • Anthropology 105 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 201 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Religious Studies 101 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 102 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 105 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 212 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 242 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 251 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 263/ Diversity and Social Justice Studies 263 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 355/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 355 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 200-level and above, require 100-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 101 or Psychology 101 and 102) and may have additional 200-level or 300-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
  • 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 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 211/Sociology/Anthropology 211 (Island Tourism: The Search for Paradise)
  • Business 454 (Tourism and Hospitality Management)
  • Business 455 (Sustainable Tourism Development)
  • Economics 242 (The Economics of Tourism)

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

List A:

  • Business 465 (Project Management)
  • Business 476 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 477 (International Marketing)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 374/Island Studies 374 (Tourism)
  • any courses offered by the Department of Modern Languages

List B:

  • Anthropology 105 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 201 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Religious Studies 101 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 102 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 105 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 212 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 242 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 251 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 263/ Diversity and Social Justice Studies 263 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 355/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 355 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 200-level and above, require 100-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 101 or Psychology 101 and 102) and may have additional 200-level or 300-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

  • 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 Tourism and Hospitality? Leave your email address and we'll get in touch!
First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail:
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.