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
HADM
Duration
6 Semesters, plus 2 work terms (3 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op
Work integrated learning
2 Co-op Work Terms
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2020 Barrie
Winter 2020 Barrie
Summer 2020 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.

Career opportunities

Graduates from this program may find advanced positions in the following sectors: hotels, resorts, clubs, cruise lines, restaurants, attractions, airlines, suppliers and ancillary services in health care and education. Graduates are prepared to assume managerial positions in accommodations, food and beverage, sales and marketing, finance and accounting or as an owner/operator of entrepreneurial enterprises.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details:
www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

Courses

Program-specific Courses

  • MATH 1026 - Math for Hospitality
    (Semester 1 / 14 hours)
  • TOUR 1003 - Rooms Division 1
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • TOUR 1009 - Dynamics of Hospitality and Tourism
    (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the Program Courses listed below.
    (Semester 1 / 84 hours)
  • ACCT 1013 - Accounting Fundamentals
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • MKTG 1000 - Introduction to Marketing
    (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the Program Courses listed below.
    (Semester 2 / 84 hours)
  • FOSR 2003 - Wine, Beer and Spirits
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • FOSR 2008 - Food and Beverage Control Systems
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2001 - Principles of Management
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • MKTG 2034 - Hotel and Convention Sales
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the available list during registration.
    (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • FNCE 2013 - Financial Management for Hospitality and Tourism
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2003 - Human Resources Management
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • TOUR 2031 - Rooms Division 2
    (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • Select 2 courses from the available list during registration.
    (Semester 4 / 84 hours)
  • ACCT 3008 - Management Accounting
    (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • HADM 3000 - Managing Service Operations
    (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 3010 - Strategic Management
    (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • MKTG 3003 - Marketing Services and Sales
    (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the available list during registration.
    (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • HADM 3001 - Professional Issues in Hospitality
    (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • HADM 3002 - Hospitality Law and Risk Management
    (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • HADM 3003 - Applied Hospitality Management 2
    (Semester 6 / 84 hours)
  • REAS 3001 - Research Methods and Analysis
    (Semester 6 / 42 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
    (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.
    (Semester 2)

General education courses

  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 2)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 3)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 4)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 5)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration.
    (Semester 6)
  • COOP 1040 - Hospitality - Hotel and Resort Co-op Work Term 1 (Fall Intake occurs after Semester 2, Winter Intake occurs after Semester 4, Summer Intake occurs after Semester 3)
    (Semester 6)
  • COOP 2033 - Hospitality - Hotel and Resort Co-op Work Term 2 (Fall Intake occurs after Semester 4, Winter Intake occurs after Semester 6, Summer Intake occurs after Semester 5)
    (Semester 6)