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Tourism and Recreation Management - Diploma (2017/18)

Total Cost (tuition & fees)$8,191.02
Tuition: $7,103.34

Note: Year 1: $3,498.66 and Year 2: $3,604.68

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Additional Fees
Application Fee:30.00
Student Association Fee:138.00
Bus Pass Fee:177.60
Lab Fee:292.08
Health and Dental Fee:450.00
Total Fees:$1,087.68

*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.

Program Overview

The Tourism and Recreation Management Program (TRMP) is designed for both part-time and full-time students interested in pursuing either a one-year certificate or a two-year diploma and meets the requirements of the B.C. Provincial common core curriculum.

The program prepares students for employment in the fields of Tourism and Recreation Management or to continue their studies toward university degrees. The programs are designed to introduce students to a broad range of skills and technical knowledge through class lectures, projects and agency visits. All students also receive industry-recognized certificates including FoodSafe, Worldhost, CPR "C", Occupational First Aid Level 1 and Serving It Right.

The Kootenay region of BC is developing into a year-round tourism and recreation destination, providing great opportunities for Tourism and Recreation Management graduates. The diploma program prepares students for employment in supervisory roles in all-season resorts, the accommodation sector, small businesses and the food and beverage sector.

Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school graduation (or equivalent). Applicants who can demonstrate prior industry experience may be admitted as mature students through consultation with the Program Coordinator and/or Education Advisor.
  • Students must have at least a 60% in English 12 or English 090 or 091 or EFP 12 or TPC 12.
  • Basic computer skills are also recommended.
  • A minimum of 60% in Principles, Applications or Foundations Math 11 or Pre-calculus; or MATH 080 or MATH 082 is required for ACCT 261 and is recommended for ACCT 263.

Transfer Information

Many of our programs and courses allow you to transfer to other colleges and universities in Canada. You can also apply to get transfer credits from past courses that will go towards completing your program here at College of the Rockies.

Learn how to transfer your courses to College of the Rockies

Program Transfer Opportunities

We have setup block transfer agreements with other colleges and universities to help you continue your studies once you have completed your program. If we don't have a transfer agreement for your program you can usually transfer your individual courses to another college or university in Canada.

Course transfer
If you are transferring to a BC college or university visit the BC Transfer website to see if our courses transfer to that institution.

Block transfer agreements
Once you have completed your studies you have the opportunity to transfer all or most of the credits you have earned to the following institution:

Transfer information for: Tourism and Recreation Management - Diploma

Course Outline for: Tourism and Recreation Management - Diploma

Year 1


Note: COMC 100* (Written & Oral Communication Skills) can be taken instead of ENGL 100 (English Composition).

*If you take COMC 100 in Fall semester of Year 1, you must take ENGL 100 in semester 2 of Year 1. If you take ENGL 100 in Fall semester of year 1, you may take COMC 102 or ENGL 101, 102, or 2XX in semester 2 of Year 1.


Choose 1 additional Elective

Note: Elective must be a University Studies 3 credit course

Year 2


Note: ACCT-261 (Accounting 1) can be taken instead of ACCT-263 (Financial Accounting for Non-accountants).


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