Hospitality - Hotel and Resort Operations Management
Develop your career in all facets of the industry. Multiple opportunities to travel, study and work abroad. Paid co-op work term.

General information

Program code
HHRO
Duration
4 Semesters, plus 1 work term (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op
Work integrated learning
1 Co-op Work Term
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2020 Barrie, South Georgian Bay
Winter 2020 Barrie
Summer 2020 Barrie

Program description

Imagine working at 5-star hotels, luxurious resorts, restaurants, clubs, on cruise lines, and more. Consistently in the top colleges for graduate placement, this program offers over 500 hours of paid co-op work. With extensive experiential opportunities including field trips, practical labs, workplace certifications, and study and travel abroad, Georgian College, through our strategic industry partners, opens up an exciting hospitality career. As a professional, students experience a unique lifestyle and meet diverse people from around the world.

Student centered faculty focus on delivering innovative curriculum, industry expertise and employability skills in the pillars of the hospitality industry; entrepreneurial thinking, accounting and finance, marketing and sales, food and beverage, accommodations and human resources management.

Career opportunities

The majority of graduates from this program find positions in the following fields: hotels, resorts, clubs and restaurant operations, sales and marketing, attractions, theme parks, airline food services, industrial sales to hospitality institutions, recreation or sports shops. Other related types of work include such positions as program directors in hotels, resorts, banquet and catering operations, and on cruise ships, supervisory positions at golf clubs, yacht clubs and elder care institutions. Graduates find positions at the supervisory or management trainee level.

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 list 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 list 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)

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)
  • 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 4)