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Tourism and Outdoor Recreation studies are housed within the Faculty of Global and Community Studies. Check out this one minute video to see kinds of opportunities there are in tourism and outdoor recreation, and what studying in this area at CapU is all about. If you love variety, travel, adventure, challenge, and being with other people, this could be the career for you. Enjoy!
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The tourism industry in B.C. is on track to double by 2015. Growth at this rate, as well as anticipated increases globally, is generating demand for a well-educated workforce with diverse skill sets, creating exciting opportunities for Tourism and Outdoor Recreation graduates both locally and around the world.
The Global and Community Studies programs at Capilano University give students the foundation needed to develop dynamic careers in the tourism and outdoor recreation industries. Recognized nationwide as a leader in tourism and outdoor recreation education, our programs emphasize leadership, sustainability, entrepreneurship and business management skills. In addition, students learn industry-specific skills and knowledge, including tourism policy and planning, risk management, environmental stewardship and a diverse range of outdoor recreation pursuits.
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.