Sign In
Home | Contact A | A

 Program Requirments

Major in Tourism Studies

The Major consists of a Tourism core which provides a broad appreciation of the implications of tourism activity in the context of social, cultural and physical environments.

The Tourism Studies program requires a total of 120 credit hours.

Students must successfully complete sixty credit hours as follows:

French 1501 and 1502
Economics 2010 and 2020
Business 1000

Three credit hours chosen from the following list:

Geography 2220
Psychology 2925
Sociology 3040
Statistics 2500
Statistics 2550

Thirty-three credit hours in Tourism consisting of Tourism Studies 1000, 1100, 2000, 2201, 3100, 3240, 3800, 3900, 4010, three credit hours from 4900-4910, and 4950.

Three additional credit hours in Tourism Studies electives taken at the 2000 level.

Six additional credit hours in Tourism Studies electives taken at the 3000 or 4000 levels.

A minimum of twenty-four credit hours in an approved minor concentration area other than that of the Major.

Courses to make up the total of 120 credit hours, other than those required for the core program. Of these courses, not more than six credit hours shall be from courses in the Tourism Studies program.

Minor in Tourism Studies

  1. Students who are completing degrees in Arts, Science, and/or Business Administration may complete a minor in Tourism Studies.

  2. Students who wish to undertake the Tourism Studies minor program must have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours. Application is made in the space provided on the Change of Academic Program Form, which must then be approved by the Chair of the Tourism Studies program. Admission into the minor program is limited and competitive.

  3. A minor in Tourism shall consist of 24 credit hours comprising the following courses: Tourism 1000, 1100, 2000, 3100, 4000, 3 credit hours chosen from a 2000-level or 3000-level Tourism elective, 3 credit hours chosen from a 4000-level Tourism course, and three credit hours chosen from the following list:

    Geography 2220
    Psychology 2925
    Sociology 3040
    Statistics 2500
    Statistics 2550.

  4. Course prerequisites to all Tourism courses shall apply to a Tourism Studies minor.

Advanced Diploma in Tourism Studies

The Advanced Diploma in Tourism Studies is designed for individuals already possessing a post-secondary diploma or degree in any relevant field who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills required to work in today’s tourism industries. The program will benefit individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds including, Business, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Historical Studies, Social/Cultural Studies, and Sustainable Resource Management (proposed).

  1. Students who wish to undertake the Advanced Diploma in Tourism Studies must have completed a post-secondary diploma or degree in any field, or possess at least five years of full-time, relevant work experience or equivalent. Application is made in the space provided on the Change of Academic Program Form, which must then be approved by the Chair of the Tourism Studies Program. Admission into this program is limited and competitive.
  2. The Advanced Diploma in Tourism Studies shall consist of 30 credit hours comprising the following courses: Tourism 1000, 1100, 2000, 3100, 3900, 12 credit hours chosen from a 2000-level or 3000-level Tourism electives, and 3 credit hours chosen from a 4000-level Tourism course.
  3. Prerequisites for all Tourism courses may be waived after consultation with, and permission of, the Chair of the Tourism Studies program.

street address:

Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

20 University Drive
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4
Canada

mailing address:

Grenfell Campus
Memorial University

PO Box 2000
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 6P9
Canada

email addresses:

For questions about the university:
info@grenfell.mun.ca

For questions about the website:
webadmin@grenfell.mun.ca

For technical support questions:
helpdesk@grenfell.mun.ca

telephone:

Switchboard: 1-709-637-6200

Student Recruitment: 1-888-637-6269

Registrar: 1-866-381-7022