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2016-2017 Academic Year

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Chair

Peter Mombourquette, BA (CBU), BEd (St.FX), MBA (SMU), DBA (USQ),   Associate Professor

Coordinator

Candace Blayney, BA, BEd (New Brunswick), MBA (Athabasca), PhD (Northcentral),  Associate Professor

The objective of the diploma program in tourism and hospitality management is to increase and enrich the knowledge acquired during the certificate program.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for the Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management are the same as for the Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management. Transfer or non-degree students must have a GPA of 2.0 over 3.0 units. Please refer to 2.1.4 Admission Requirements and 2.1.6 Additional Admission Requirements.

Normally, a student may repeat a course in the Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management program only once.

Students can enroll in the Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management as a separate program or concurrently with another MSVU program. Both the diploma and degree may be taken concurrently. If taken concurrently, the Principles Governing the Awarding of Multiple Credentials will be in effect. If not earned concurrently, the University regulations regarding a second credential will be in effect.  Students are advised to review 2.1.5 Holders of University Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates and 2.1.14 Principles Governing the Awarding of Multiple Credentials during program planning and completion.

Students cannot transfer into this program without specific permission from the Registrar.

The diploma may be completed through distance learning on a full-time or part-time basis.

Program Requirements

A Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management requires successful completion of the
following 12.0 units:

  ❏  BUSI 1112 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  BUSI 2202/THMT 2202 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  BUSI 2214 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  BUSI 2215 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  BUSI 2221 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  BUSI 2222 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  BUSI 2230 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  BUSI 2231 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  BUSI 2259 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  COMM 2211 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  ECON 1101 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  ECON 1102 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 1101 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 1116 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 2205 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 2216 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 2221 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 2244 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 3221* (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 3401 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  1.0 unit of Arts and/or Science electives

  ❏  1.0 unit of THMT electives

  ❏  THMT 2299 Practicum I (560 hours)

*If, in any year, this course is not available, Tourism and Hospitality Management students may substitute BUSI 3320 for THMT 3221.


Students who wish to continue beyond the diploma may apply for admission to the Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management degree program. The following 8.0 units would be required for completion of the degree:

  ❏  BUSI 3313 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  BUSI 4400 (0.5 unit) 

  ❏  MATH 2208 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 3305 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 3312 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 3362 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  THMT 4442 (0.5 unit)

  ❏  0.5 unit of Humanities elective

  ❏  1.5 units of THMT electives, 1.0 unit of which must be at the 4000 level

  ❏  0.5 unit of electives

  ❏  THMT 3399 Practicum II (560 hours)