Tourism Management - Diploma (2019/20)
|Total Cost (tuition & fees)||$7,905.36|
Note: Year 1: $3,639.90 and Year 2: $3,309.00
|International Tuition »|
All students that apply to the College are required to pay the $30 application fee. The application fee for international students is $100. Trades Apprenticeship students who are new to the College pay a one-time application fee per trade.
|Student Association Fee:|
For credit based courses there is an $11.50 student association fee for each course. The maximum student associate fee is 3 courses per semester for a total of $34.50. Some programs (Trades, Vocational & Health) are charged based on number of weeks they are in session. For these programs the student association fee is $2.30 per week of study (an 8 week program is charged $2.30 x 8 weeks = $18.40 fee).
|Bus Pass Fee:|
Students that are enrolled in full time studies at College of the Rockies pay a bus pass fee for unlimited access to public transit in the Cranbrook area. This fee only applies to students enrolled in an On-campus program at the Cranbrook and Gold Creek campus (online students are not required to pay bus pass fees).
Courses that have a lab component require an additional fee. Lab fees are $25.31 per course credit to a maximum of 3 credits or $75.93.
|Health and Dental Fee:|
An annual fee of $229.50 for the Health & Dental Plan is charged to students registered in the Fall Term in nine or more face-to-face (in-class) credits/hours or enrolled in full-time programs lasting for at least nine weeks of study. This plan provides you with extended health and dental coverage for some of those services not covered by the BC MSP and other health-care programs.
*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.
General Program Description
The Tourism Management diploma program prepares students for careers in resorts, hotels, and other tourism operations. The program includes courses in tourism, business management, and related specialty courses as well as experiential and interdisciplinary learning opportunities. Students can also use the knowledge and skills acquired in this program to transfer into a bachelor degree in tourism management at other post-secondary institutions as well as the College of the Rockies Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Sustainable Business Practices.
Students can be admitted into a one-year certificate program or a two-year diploma program. Students in the two-year diploma program may exit with a certificate after completing all first-year requirements of the diploma program.
Certificate and diploma students are required to maintain a minimum course grade of C- (55 percent) in all program courses that contribute to the credential. BBA students are required to maintain a minimum course grade of C (60 percent) and an average course grade of C+ in all program courses that contribute to the BBA.
Industry-recognized certifications in the program include Foodsafe, Worldhost, CPR-C, Occupational First Aid Level 1, and Serving it Right.
The Tourism Management diploma offers specialized courses in tourism and business and is awarded on successful completion of all requirements of the diploma program. (60 credits)
- Secondary school graduation (or equivalent)
- 65% in English 12 or equivalent; refer to course equivalency information on the College website
- Recommended: Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Applications of Math 12, MATH 080, or equivalent
- Recommended: basic computer skills
- Students are responsible for meeting the prerequisite requirements of electives taken in this program.
Flexible Assessment (FA): Yes
Credit can be awarded for one or more courses in this program through FA
Many of our programs and courses will 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
If you would like to continue your studies our courses transfer to a wide number of Canadian colleges and universities. If you are transferring to a BC college or university visit the BC Transfer website to see if our courses transfer to that institution.
Course Outline for: Tourism Management - Diploma
NOTE: students may choose ACCT 261 or ACCT 263
NOTE: students may choose COMP 153 or COMP 154
Choose one of the recommended electives:
One of ECON 101, COMP 154, COMP 155, KTUN 100, POLI 100, STAT 106, any language course, any Fine Arts course; alternately, students may choose any elective in University Arts and Science or Business Management that supports their tourism management goals.
NOTE: COMP 153 and ACCT 263 are the default courses for Tourism students. COMP 154 and ACCT 261 are listed as options for students who may later want to complete a BMGT diploma.
Choose one of the recommended electives:
One of ANTH 101, ANTH 120, KTUN 101, MGMT 303, SOCI 101; alternately, students may choose any elective in University Arts and Science or Business Management that supports their tourism management goals.