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Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality)
Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality)

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality)

  • ID:GBC010073
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • Application Fee:$95.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$18,190.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$743.99
  • OtherFee/Year:$3,505.00
  • Application Fee:$95.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$18,190.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$743.99
  • OtherFee/Year:$3,505.00

* Incidental Fees (Materials, Student Association etc.), Public Transportation, Books and Supplies,etc

Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

​​Entry requirement

  • Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with six Grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses, or equivalent, including: Grade 12 (U) English and any Grade 12 (U) Mathematics.
  • A grade of 60% or higher in English and Math
  • An overall average of 65% in six Grade 12 (U) or (M) courses.
  • Recommended courses: basic computer software applications.

English requirements 

  • Provide proof that their secondary and/ or post-secondary studies were completed at a recognized institution where English is the primary media of instruction. The studies must be relevant to the admission requirements for the specific program (s) applied to (e.g. an advanced diploma or degree is required for certain postgraduate program)
  • Applicants with transcripts from an institution where the language of instruction is not English may meet English language proficiency requirements with one of the following proofs of language proficiency. The minimum test scores that are acceptable are listed below (as applicable). Please note: For admissions purposes, some programs require a higher score than the minimum stated below.
  • George Brown English for Academic (EAP) Program, Level 9
  • IELTS (Academic), 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each skill band
  • TOEFL, 84 (online) minimum 21 in each skill band
  • MELAB, 85
  • PTE (Academic), 60, overall minimum
    55 in each skill band
  • CAEL, 70 overall (writing 60)
  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency), 176 or more (with no individual skill below 169)
  • George Brown Admissions Test (Mature applicants only), Not Available
  • *NEW Duolingo English Test, 115

Course Information

Explosive growth in the hospitality industry has led to larger and more complex hospitality enterprises and increased demand for well-educated professionals with analytical skills capable of leading them. That’s where George Brown’s Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality) comes in.

The program is designed to teach you how to plan and manage complex integrated hospitality operations so that you can become one of the skilled, knowledgeable leaders in the hospitality sector. The employment prospects in this sector are outstanding. In Canada, the hospitality industry employs more than 1.2 million people, representing over 7 per cent of all employment1. In the Greater Toronto Area alone, the hospitality sector accounts for almost 329,000 jobs2.

Your Field Education Options

George Brown works with employers and industry partners to identify potential work experience opportunities. Students are also strongly encouraged to pursue self-directed industry work experience opportunities they believe would provide the learning experiences they value and meet the learning outcomes of the program. This valuable work experience can be added to your resume.

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  • HOSF1145, Sanitation

  • HOSF1146, Emergency First Aid/Heartsaver CPR

  • HOST1068, Smart Serve

  • HOST1195, Introduction to Business Management

  • HOST1196, Organizational Behaviour

  • HOST1197, Skills for Success

  • ACCT1201, Financial Accounting

  • COMM1201, Business Communication

  • Liberal Studies Elective


  • ACCT1202, Managerial Accounting

  • HOST1204, Introduction to the Global Hospitality Industry

  • HRM1201, Human Resources Management

  • MARK1201, Marketing Management

  • Liberal Studies Elective



  • BBUS1007, Macroeconomics: Canada in Global Environment

  • HOST2108, Tourism in a Global Community

  • HOST2109, Food and Beverage Management

  • HOST1302, Accommodation Management

  • Liberal Studies Elective


  • BBUS1006, Microeconomics: Canada in Global Environment

  • HOST2103, Customer Service

  • HOST3114, Business and Hospitality Law

  • HOST3103, Event Planning and Management

  • Liberal Studies Elective


  • HCOP1001, Co-op Work Term I (minimum 14 weeks: 520 hours)



  • HOST2113, Financial Management

  • HOST3102, Consumer Behaviour

  • COMM2201, International Communications

  • LHUM1204, Spanish I

  • Or,

  • LHUM1224, Mandarin I

  • ELECTIVE, Hospitality Elective


  • STAT1202, Statistics

  • HOST3113, Strategic Revenue Management

  • LHUM1214, Spanish II

  • LHUM1225, Mandarin II

  • ELECTIVE, Liberal Studies Elective

  • ELECTIVE, Hospitality Elective


  • HCOP2001, Co-op Work Term II (minimum 14 weeks: 520 hours)



  • HOST4101, Research: Concepts and Application I

  • HOST4111, Competitive Strategy for Integrated Hospitality Enterprises

  • HOST4104, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility

  • ELECTIVE, Hospitality Elective

  • ELECTIVE, Liberal Studies Elective


  • HOST4102, New Venture Development

  • HOST4112, Research: Concepts and Application II

  • HOST4113, Cases in Global Business Management

  • HOST4117, Managing Uncertainty: Enterprise Risk Management

  • HOST4118, Managing Uncertainty: Crisis Management

  • ELECTIVE, Hospitality Elective

  • To graduate, students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.3 (grade of C+). The course passing grade is a D, except for Liberal Studies courses, for which it is a D.

  • Liberal Studies courses (listed as electives) are an important part of the program, designed to increase awareness of the society and culture in which students live and work. They strengthen skills in areas of critical analysis, problem-solving and communication through an exploration of topics of broad-based personal and societal importance.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates of our Hospitality Degree program can pursue a wide range of career opportunities across hospitality sectors. Many of our graduates are hired for supervisory and managerial positions soon after graduation with starting salaries as high as $50,000, depending on experience, position and employer.

There are many career opportunities awaiting you in the diverse sectors of the hospitality industry:

  • Travel (airlines, cruise ships, railways, bus coach, ecotourism)

  • Accommodations (hotels, motels, resorts)

  • Food service (restaurants, catering, clubs and managed services)

  • Sports and recreation (attractions, gaming, parks, recreation)

  • Assembly and event management (meetings, conventions, expositions, special events)

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Mandatory Health Insurance

$743.99 for one-year coverage (Sept-August)
$508.83 for 8 months coverage (Jan-August)
$273.29 for 4 months coverage (May-August)

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