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Bachelor of Tourism Management Adventure Concentration

  • Don’t be fooled, adventure management is a complex industry. Getting outside is a major component of a traveller’s vacation and can include soft adventures or something more rigorous.

    Activity experiences are the heart of a vacation experience, the suite of courses you take within the concentration focus on the development of appropriate activity programming, sporting events, and using adventure tourism as catalyst for community based tourism.

    Courses you will take to earn the concentration, over the four years, include:

    • Advanced Risk Management & Tourism Law
    • Adventure Education & Recreation Programming
    • Adventure Operations
    • Adventure Sport Event Management
    • Adventure Tourism Community- Based Economic Development
    • International EcoTourism
    • Land Use & Tourism Operations
    • Management Concepts in the Adventure Industry

    Many graduates work in a variety of positions including group sales, front office, activity programming, operations management and community development.


    Already have some Post-Secondary?

    Have you already attended a college or university elsewhere? We accept courses from other institutions. Your best bet is to consult the BC Transfer Guide. Need assistance? Contact our admissions office at admissions@capilanou.ca.

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    School of Tourism Management
    Capilano University
    3rd floor, Cedar Building
    2055 Purcell Way
    North Vancouver, BC
    V7J 3H5

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    Sylvia Huzek
    Tel: 604-984-4960