Hospitality Administration - Hotel and Resort Unique in Canada. Over 1,000 hours of paid work experience! High scores in student satisfaction, grad placement and employer satisfaction.

General information

Program code
6 Semesters (3 Years)
Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2018 Barrie
Winter 2019 Barrie
Summer 2019 Barrie

Program description

This program carefully balances theory and practice and parallels the two year Hospitality Management - Hotel and Resort program. The unique benefits of this program are the opportunity over 1000 hours of paid work experience, extensive experiential learning, and a strong student-centred learning environment. This program delivers innovative curriculum and develops employability and strategic management skills within the pillars of the hospitality industry: entrepreneurial thinking, accounting and finance, marketing and sales, food and beverage, accommodations and human resources management. Additionally, the third year focuses on developing effective professional management and leadership skills to enable students to compete for positions of responsibility in the next generation of the hospitality service industry.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

  • OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

  • Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College
  • College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Hospitality Skills and General Arts and Science*
  • Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications
  • Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*
  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)
  • English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

  • Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.


View the Hosp Admin - Hotel and Resort articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.


Mandatory Courses

  • ACCT1013 Accounting Fundamentals
  • MATH1026 Math for Hospitality
  • FNCE2013 Financial Management for Hospitality and Tourism
  • FOSR1014 Food Preparation and Theory
  • FOSR2008 Food and Beverage Control Systems
  • FOSR2003 Wine, Beer and Spirits
  • MGMT2003 Human Resources Management
  • MKTG1000 Introduction to Marketing
  • MKTG2034 Hotel and Convention Sales
  • TOUR1009 Dynamics of Hospitality and Tourism
  • TOUR1003 Front Office and Guest Services
  • TOUR2031 Rooms Division/Facility Management
  • MGMT3010 Strategic Management
  • MKTG3003 Marketing Services and Sales
  • REAS3001 Research Methods and Analysis
  • HADM3000 Managing Service Operations
  • ACCT3008 Management Accounting
  • HADM3003 Applied Hospitality Management
  • HADM3002 Hospitality Law and Risk Management
  • HADM3001 Professional Issues in Hospitality
  • FOSR1025 Food and Beverage Service
  • MGMT2001 Principles of Management

Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.

Optional Courses

To be selected from College list

General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

Co-op Work Terms

  • COOP1040 Hospitality - Hotel and Resort Co-op Work Term 1
  • COOP2033 Hospitality - Hotel and Resort Co-op Work Term 2