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DEGREE: Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Four years of study following Grade 12 U/M graduation.
ADMISSION: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including Grade 12 U courses in: English and Mathematics (one of Grade 12 U Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) or Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U)).
- ENG4U/EAE4U is the preferred English.
- The minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.
- Grade 12 U Advanced Functions (MHF4U) or Grade 12 U Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) are the preferred Mathematics courses.
- Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration.
- Subject to competition, candidates may be required to present averages/grades above the minimum.
Here is How to Apply.
For more details on our curriculum, you can check our program information on the 2020-2021 Undergraduate Calendar.
Applicants from a country where English is not the first language, or where English is an official language but not the first language, including applicants who have resided in Canada for four calendar years or less (i.e. official date of entry to Canada was on or after January 1, 2014 for Fall 2018), are required to present proof of English Language Proficiency at a satisfactory level. Detailed directions are provided. For International Student Applications, please consult Admissions for International Students.
If you completed a Hospitality and Tourism Management related diploma or certificate from a College, Admissions will review your application and your transcripts from your previous institution and will determine how many credits you will be granted. You must have at least a B on those courses to be able to get transfer credits. Depending on the credits you were granted, you may have to do some reachbacks for courses from the first year and you might have credits for elective courses from the 3rd and 4th year.
If you are transferring from a non-HTM related program and want to get credits from your previous courses, once you are accepted into our program, you will have to apply for transfer credits individually.
For details on transferring, please consult University or College Transfer Students.
We do not offer a masters program in Hospitality and Tourism. Our hospitality and tourism program is a 4 year undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce degree program.
The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University offers a thesis-based master's degree in management (MScM) that is designed for students wishing to pursue a research career in industry or academia, and equips them with qualitative and quantitative research skills across several disciplines in Management. You can choose to work with a faculty advisor in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management to develop a program of study and thesis research in this area. For details about this program, please consult Master of Science in Management.
To graduate from the Hospitality & Tourism Management program, students must complete 1,000 hours of documented real-world work experience in the hospitality and tourism industry. This provides students with the essential balance of theory and practice to succeed in hospitality and tourism upon graduation. It also allows students to try out a range of professional settings and to evaluate industry and management styles first-hand, helping them to clarify their academic and career goals.
Most of the information you need about the HTM Hours program can be found here, opens in new window.
You must finish all of your courses within a specified number of years. In our program it is 8 years. This is known as your timespan and it starts “ticking” your first term after admission. Even though you may not be attending Ryerson for one or more terms (for example, you have been Discontinued), you continue to use up your timespan.
Calculate your timespan as follows:
For full-time programs, multiply the number of years scheduled for full-time study by 2 (typically 8 years);
For full-time co-op programs, multiply the number of years scheduled for full-time study (including co-op terms) by 2 (typically 10 years);
The first Fall semester at HTM includes all required courses, which means no other courses have to be added by students entering the program. However, students do have to select their liberal course for the following Winter semester during the enrollment period, before the school year starts. The enrollment period is usually in August, and the dates to add/drop/swap courses can be found at https://www.ryerson.ca/undergradpublications/calendar-submissions/significant-dates/.
Make sure to check out the HTM course calendar at https://www.ryerson.ca/calendar/2020-2021/programs/trsm/hospitality/
Co-operative education at the Ted Rogers School of Management and Ryerson University, opens in new window is a program designed to provide students with work experiences that complement their academic studies. It gives them the opportunity to connect their knowledge and skills to the world around them. Co-op integrates a student’s academic learning with workplace learning in fields relevant to the student’s academic and professional goals.
By alternating between academic terms and work terms, Co-op students have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in their chosen field of study, earn an income to offset the cost of education, build a network of contacts for future employment and enhance their overall academic experience.
Most classes run 3 hours a week. The time spent in class during a week is dependent upon the amount of courses a student is enrolled in during the semester. In your first year at the School of Business Management you can take up to 6 courses a semester, which is 18 hours of class per week. In the upper years of your degree with a full course-load you can expect to be in class for approximately 15 hours per week.
The Ted Rogers School of Management is accessible by taking the subway to Dundas Station., external link Visitors may also wish to take the subway to Union Station, external link and follow the underground pedestrian PATH system, external link, opens in new window, or to ride the 505 Dundas streetcar to Bay Street or Yonge Street, external link.
Go Transit, external link also offers frequent service to downtown Toronto from all over the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
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