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Hospitality and Tourism Management (BComm (Hons))

Ryerson Students Host Inaugural Hospitality & Tourism Conference

By Danielle Schalk, Hotelier

"The Ryerson Hospitality and Tourism Students’ Society hosted its inaugural Ryerson Hospitality & Tourism Conference last week at the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto. The student–organized event targeted students in hospitality and tourism disciplines attending colleges and universities across North America, bringing them together for a full day of networking and learning."

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Is It for You?

Prepare to join one of the largest sectors in Canada and the world: the constantly evolving hospitality and tourism industry. This program combines experiential learning, including an optional co-op, 1,000 hours of work experience, case study analysis and onsite food management opportunities, with industry-related research and one-on-one career support. You’ll learn to lead service organizations in accommodation, food and beverage, events, attractions, club management, travel and sustainable tourism.

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What You Need to Know

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year; Five-Year Co-op

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

 Grade Range
70-72%*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Experiential Learning
Co-op

 Accredited by Tourism HR Canada SMART Accreditation Program and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

 Thinking of applying? Make sure the program is still accepting applications.

*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2020 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees 2019/2020

Domestic Fees Range: $9,135 - $9,547
International Fees Range: $28,974 - $31,780

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Academic Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Mathematics [One of: Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) or Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U)]
  • Grade 12 U Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) is the preferred Mathematics course.
  • The minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

After Graduation

In-class and in-the-field experience will lead to exciting careers in many sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry. You may work for large hotel organizations, conferences, tourism boards and operators or entrepreneurial-oriented companies. Or, pursue graduate studies including an MBA or MScM with a specialization in hospitality and tourism management.

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