The Bachelor of Tourism Management degree at CapU will give you the business, management and communication skills to succeed in a competitive and changing industry.
A degree in tourism management broadens your understanding of the global issues, impacts and challenges facing the tourism industry and prepares you to be effective in complex situations.
We encourage students to take advantage of international exchanges through a field school, or a study abroad semester with one of our global partner institutions.
This program includes a co-op work term, which reinforces classroom learning by providing the chance to test your skills and tourism knowledge in the workplace.
- Evaluate social and environmental issues and create positive change.
- Determine and apply communication strategies appropriate to audience, purpose, and context.
- Plan, lead, organize and control resources for effective and efficient business operations.
- Implement strategies for evidence-based decision making.
- Make decisions based on the organizational structure of local, provincial, national, and international tourism industry.
- Apply effective networking practices to develop industry connections and build professional relationships.
- Exhibit an exemplary level of professional, culturally - aware interpersonal communications with a diverse audience in areas of team functioning, customer service and conflict resolution.
- Act in a way that exhibits integrity, ethics, and determination as is relates to the tourism and hospitality industry.
English language requirements
English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission.
If English is not your first language or you’ve received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.
- High school graduation
- English Studies 12 (C) or
- English 12 (C)
- English First Peoples 12 (C) or
- EDT=ENGL 100
- Principles of Math 11 (C) or
- Pre-calculus 11 (pass) or
- Foundations of Math 11 (C) or
- BMTH 044 (C) or
- BMTH 048 (C) or
- MATH 096 (C) or
- MATH 097 (C) or
- Applications of Math 12 (pass) or
- Foundations of Math 12 (pass) or
- Principles of Math 12 (pass) or
- Pre-calculus 12 (pass) or
- BMTH 054 (pass) or
- BTEC 115 (B-)
The School of Tourism Management welcomes students with previous tourism management, hospitality management or related disciplines to apply for direct entry into the Bachelor of Tourism Management. Your institution may already be part of our articulation network; to find out please visit www.bctransferguide.ca and search block agreements or course by course.
Students who have completed 30 credits or a 30-credit tourism management, hospitality management, or related certificate can apply for direct entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Tourism Management. Students are to have a minimum CGPA of 2.0 and meet program entry requirements.
Students who have completed 60 credits or a 60-credit tourism management, hospitality management, or related diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution can apply for direct entry into the third year of the Bachelor of Tourism Management (BTM) program. Students who were admitted into their home institution with an IELTS or equivalent of 6.0 or higher and studied in English for the duration of the program are deemed to have met the ELR for the BTM. Students are to have a minimum CGPA of 2.0 and meet the program requirements.
Total program credits: 120.00
Students starting in their baccalaureate degree on or after Fall 2018 and graduating on or after June 2022 must meet Cap Core graduation requirements in addition to their program requirements.
Students may obtain a concentration by completing 15.00 upper level credits in one of the following areas:
- Adventure: TOUR 344, 356, 455, 456, 457
- Hotel and Resort: TOUR 373, 400, 404, 416, 451