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Hospitality and Tourism Management (BComm (Hons))

Is It for You?

Join the constantly evolving hospitality and tourism industry, one of the largest and fastest growing sectors in Canada and the world. Learn to lead and manage service organizations in accommodation, food and beverage, meetings and events, attractions, club management, travel and sustainable tourism, and more.

 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

 Co-op Option
Yes

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

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 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.

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."

Read more about the conference, external link

Distinctive Learning

Experiential learning and international experience opportunities; 1,000 hours of required work experience; case study analysis; industry internships; optional co-op education; onsite food management opportunities; studies in sustainable tourism and lodging management; industry-related research; one-on-one career support; vast industry alumni network; 12 full-time dedicated faculty members with industry experience.

After Graduation

In-class and in-the-field experience will lead to exciting careers in many sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry, including large organizations or small entrepreneurial-oriented companies. Opportunities to change jobs within the sector are common, as business acumen and customer-oriented skills obtained in the program are transferable to other sectors. Pursue a master of business administration (MBA) or a master of science in management (MScM) with a specialization in hospitality and tourism management.

What You Need to Know

Domestic Fees Range: $9,767 - $10,423
International Fees Range: $27,590 - $27,646

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

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.

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