Bachelor of Tourism Management Program Requirements

  • Intakes: Campus Terms Full/Part Time
      North Vancouver Fall Both
      North Vancouver Spring Both
      North Vancouver Summer Both

    Students may obtain a concentration by completing 24.00 credits in one of the following areas:

    - Adventure Concentration: 9.00 lower-level credits: TOUR 253, 255, 256; 15.00 upper-level credits: TOUR 356, 344, 455, 456, 457

    - Hotel and Resort Concentration: 12.00 lower-level credits: TOUR 205, 221, 251, 252; 12.00 upper-level credits: TOUR 400, 404, 416, 451

    60 Credits   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 60.00
    Choose 60.00 credits from the following list: 60.00
    Completion of one of the following Diploma programs (60 credits) Outdoor Recreation Management, Tourism Management Co-op Education, Destination Resort Management, Tourism Management for International Students programs OR complete 48 credits of Lower Level Required courses and 12 credits of Lower Level Tourism electives, including the required credits for one of the concentration options, if selected. In the event that the English language requirement was waived for the diploma program, the language requirement must be achieved before acceptance into the BTM program. Students who have not completed all of the lower level required courses as part of their diploma program will need to take these credits in addition to general education and upper level degree requirements.
    Lower Level Required Courses: CMNS 154, ENGL 100, REC 152, TOUR 111 or REC 111 or TOUR 160, TOUR 112, 113, 116, 133, 149, 208, 216, 233, 250, REC 225 or TOUR 225, and choose 6.00 credits from TOUR 140, 150 or REC 255, 48.00  
    Lower Level Tourism Electives: Choose 12.00 credits from REC, TOUR, WLP 12.00  
    General Education Required Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 15.00
    Choose 9.00 credits from the following list: 9.00
    Any 9.00 credits from outside REC, TOUR or WLP at the 100 level or higher 9.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    BADM 210 Business Statistics 3.00  
    MATH 101 Introduction to Statistics 3.00  
    TOUR 350 Quantitative Methods for Tourism Management 3.00  
    Statistics at the 100 level or higher 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    ECON Economics at the 100 level or higher 3.00  
    Upper Level Required Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 30.00
    Required: 24.00
    Note: Students who have successfully completed TOUR 212 at Capilano University are required to take an additional upper level elective from the approved list in place of TOUR 312.
    CMNS 354 Advanced Communications Skills for Tourism Management 3.00  
    TOUR 312 Tourism Marketing II 3.00  
    TOUR 316 Financial Management for Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 327 Research Methods and Applications in Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 335 Strategic Management in Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 422 People Management - Human Relations in Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 423 Tourism Planning and Policy 3.00  
    TOUR 450 Tourism Operations II 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    TOUR 307 Tourism and Climate Change 3.00  
    TOUR 342 Environmental Stewardship: Advanced Principles and Applications 3.00  
    Choose 3.00 credits from the following list: 3.00
    TOUR 435 Applied Project Management in Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 440 Applied Research in Tourism 3.00  
    Upper-Level Tourism Electives   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 15.00
    Choose 15.00 credits from the following list: 15.00
    TOUR 301 Business Law in Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 306 Directed Study in Tourism II 3.00  
    TOUR 307 Tourism and Climate Change 3.00  
    TOUR 321 Organizational Leadership in Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 326 Advanced Topics in Cross-Cultural Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 328 International Destination Marketing 3.00  
    TOUR 331 Regional Topics in Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 341 Advanced Tourism Product Development 3.00  
    TOUR 342 Environmental Stewardship: Advanced Principles and Applications 3.00  
    TOUR 343 Cultural Tourism Management 3.00  
    TOUR 344 International Ecotourism 3.00  
    TOUR 351 Tourism Consumer Behaviour 3.00  
    TOUR 356 Adventure Sport Event Management 3.00  
    TOUR 400 Revenue Management and Advanced Sales in Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 404 Travel Distribution Management 3.00  
    TOUR 406 Directed Study in Tourism III 3.00  
    TOUR 416 Applied Hotel Financial Management 3.00  
    TOUR 435 Applied Project Management in Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 440 Applied Research in Tourism 3.00  
    TOUR 450 Tourism Operations II 3.00  
    TOUR 451 Hotel Operations II 3.00  
    TOUR 455 Adventure Tourism Community-based Economic Development 3.00  
    TOUR 456 Land Use and Tourism Operations 3.00  
    TOUR 457 Adventure Advanced Risk Management and Tourism Law 3.00  
    Study Abroad   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 0.00
    Total Program Credits 120.00
    Choose from the following list: 0.00
    SATO 301 Study Abroad/Student Exchange (Tourism/OREC) 0.00  
    SATO 302 Study Abroad/Student Exchange (Tourism/OREC) 0.00  
    SATO 303 Study Abroad/Student Exchange (Tourism/OREC) 0.00  
    SATO 304 Study Abroad/Student Exchange (Tourism/OREC) 0.00  
    SATO 305 Study Abroad/Student Exchange (Tourism/OREC) 0.00  

    For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.