GLOBAL &  

COMMUNITY STUDIES

School of Global  
Stewardship 

Associate of Arts Degree  
– Global Stewardship 
2 years (67 credits)  

Full-time or part-time 

Ladders to year 3 university 

Starts in September

DESCRIPTION

Each year 35 Global Stewardship students are

selected to join a “tribe” of changemakers.

Alumni work around the world as aid workers,

journalists, lawyers, social workers, nurses and

teachers, among other careers.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent.*  

A minimum grade point average of 2.0 (60%)

calculated on English 12 or English 12 First

Peoples and three academic Grade 12 courses.

Letter of intent; letters of recommendation;

Global Stewardship supplemental application

found on website; interview.

School of Human  
Kinetics 

Human Kinetics Diploma 
2 years (60 credits) full-time 

Transfer to year 3 UBC 

Starts in September 

Offers two streams: Exercise Science and

Physical Education.

DESCRIPTION

Graduates pursue careers in physiotherapy,

exercise therapy, physical education, personal

training and coaching.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent.*  

A minimum grade point average of 2.0 (60%)

calculated on English 12 or English 12 First

Peoples and three academic Grade 12 courses.

Letter of interest and two reference letters.

Students entering the Exercise Science stream

must have the high school prerequisites for

their first-year science electives.

School of Tourism 
Management 

Bachelor of Tourism Management  
(BTM) Degree 
4 years (120 credits) full-time  

Part-time option available 

Starts in September, January, May

DESCRIPTION

Designed for students working towards

senior-level tourism positions and includes an

accredited co-op work term. The BTM empha-

sizes leadership, and strategic and business

management expertise. As part of the degree,

students may choose to do a Hotel and Resort

or Adventure concentration. Leads to careers

in management, event planning, sales, travel

activity design and more.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent.* English

12 (C) or English 12 First Peoples (C) or and

Math 11 or equivalent.* Letter of intent.

Tourism Management Co-op  
Education Diploma 
2 years (60 credits) full-time (co-op) 

Part-time option available 

Starts in September and January

DESCRIPTION

Provides the theoretical and practical skills  

for a career in the tourism industry, while

enhancing academic abilities and performance.

The program emphasizes career-entry skills

and real-world experience through a paid

co-op work term. Ladders into the Bachelor  

of Tourism Management. Leads to employment

as guest service representatives, sales agents,

tour guides and more.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Same as Bachelor of Tourism Management.

Tourism Management for International 
Students Diploma 
2 years (60 credits) full-time 

Starts in September and January

DESCRIPTION

International students develop the leading edge

management and leadership skills necessary for

career advancement in the tourism industry.

Includes a mandatory Canadian work practicum.

Ladders into the Tourism Management degree.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent.* English

Language Requirement for students whose

primary language is not English: Test of English

as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=520,

Internet=67, or English Language Assessment

(ELA)=114, or International English Language

Testing System (IELTS)=5.5 overall, and no one

score less than 5.0, or Canadian Academic

English Language Assessment (CAEL)=40, or

Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=47 or

Capilano University EAP 080 with a minimum

B grade; resumé; two letters of reference;

personal statement of interest.

Tourism Marketing Citation 
18 credits, part-time 

Starts in September and January

DESCRIPTION

Provides an introduction to the basic skills for

those who wish to pursue a career in the

tourism industry or who already work in this

field and require further development. Leads

to employment as sales or marketing assistants

and tourism visitor information counsellors.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent.*  

Preference will be given to students with

English 12 (C) or English 12 First Peoples (C),

and Principles of Math 11 (C) or Foundations

of Math 11 (C) or Pre-calculus 11 or Principles

of Math 12 or Foundations of Math 12 or

Applications of Math 12 or Pre-calculus 12,  

or MATH 096 (C), or BMTH 044 (C), or BMTH

048 (C), or BMTH 054 or BTEC 115 (B-);  

letter of intent; interview may be required.

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