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University of Calgary Calendar 2017-2018 Haskayne School of Business 4. Program Details 4.2 Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management (BHRM)
4.2 Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management (BHRM)
Introduction

The intent of the degree is to develop students with both a skills-based and management theory education, who have the potential to assume senior positions in the hospitality industry (specifically in the accommodation and food and beverage sectors).

Admission Requirements

The Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management (BHRM) is currently suspended. No new admissions will be permitted.

Application for admission to the Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management program will be processed only once each year for the Fall Term (September). Applications for admission will not be accepted for the Winter Term, Spring or Summer Intersession January, May or July). Applicants are considered for admission to third year of the BHRM degree program only.

1. Applicants must meet minimum admission requirements as noted in the Admissions section of this Calendar. Applicants must present Alberta Grade XII English Language Arts 30-1 and Mathematics 30-1 (or equivalents) with no grade lower than 50 per cent.

2. Applicants must present a diploma in Hospitality Management or equivalent from an approved recognized institution, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00.

Application and documentation deadlines for admission to the Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management degree:

  • Refer to the Application for Admission Schedule in this Calendar for application deadlines
  • June 30 for all supporting transcripts and documentation

Upon admission to the Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management program, each student will complete a balanced core curriculum of general commerce courses, tourism management courses, and non-commerce courses. Assistance in program planning is available through the Haskayne Undergraduate Programs Office. The curriculum provides for a balanced program fulfilling the business school objective of a strong general educational background to complement the high degree of specialization previously undertaken in the diploma program.

The Haskayne School of Business has a quota on the number of students accepted into the Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management program. Admission will be competitive, based on academic performance on courses presented as part of the diploma program. Applicants will be asked to respond to an offer of acceptance within a three week period. The admission procedures will be the responsibility of the Haskayne Undergraduate Programs Office.

Graduation Requirements

All candidates for the Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management degree must fulfill the following requirements:

1. An approved recognized diploma in Hospitality Management or equivalent (as determined by the Director of the Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management degree program) and an approved program with a minimum of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) with passing grades.

2. Completion of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) in the Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management program must be Haskayne School of Business and University of Calgary courses.

3. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) taken to satisfy the requirements of the Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management program.

4. Completion of courses for the fulfillment of program requirements must occur within four years of the date of registration in the Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management program (Year 3).

5. A maximum of 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) with "D" or "D+" grades in the Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management program. The "D" or "D+" grades cannot be in Tourism Management or prerequisite courses.

The following courses make up the Bachelor of Hotel and Resort Management program.

Note: Years 1 and 2 are completed in one of the approved recognized diploma programs.

Year 3
  1. Tourism Management 469
  2. Finance 341
  3. 400- or 500-level Marketing Option
  4. Computer Science 203 or Junior Non-Commerce Option1
  5. Junior Non-Commerce Option1
  6. Tourism Management 419
  7. Tourism Management 499
  8. Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources 317
  9. Communication and Media Studies 363 or 369
  10. Junior or Senior Non-Commerce Option1
Year 4
  1. Tourism Management 429
  2. Tourism Management 449
  3. Business Technology Management 317
  4. Junior or Senior Non-Commerce Option1
  5. Senior Non-Commerce Option1
  6. Tourism Management 439
  7. Tourism Management 479
  8. Strategy and Global Management 371 or 577 or Senior Commerce Option2
  9. Senior Commerce Option2
  10. Senior Non-Commerce Option1

1 Refer to 3.3 Course Work "Enrolment in Non-Commerce Courses" for option selection.

All Non-Commerce courses selected must be approved by the Haskayne School of Business. Students who assess their skills in databases or spreadsheets as weak are strongly encouraged to take Computer Science 203. It is recommended that students devote 12 units (2.0 full-course equivalents) to the study of a second language (particularly French, Spanish, German, Chinese or Japanese).

2 Students are encouraged to take Business and Environment 395. Tourism Management courses are excluded. Commerce options must be approved by the Haskayne Undergraduate Programs Office.