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Tourism @ Alpha International

Available at: Alpha International Academy (Toronto)

Overview

Alpha International Academy connects international students seeking a quality post-secondary education with one of the leading colleges in Ontario. The Academy is affiliated with St. Lawrence College, who provides oversight over all curriculum, faculty, and operational quality for college-level programs delivered at Alpha’s Toronto campus. Students can apply through Alpha at: http://slc-alpha.ca/apply-online and are considered enrolled at St. Lawrence College once admitted. Graduates receive a St. Lawrence College diploma or graduate certificate, depending on their course of study.

Program Highlights:
Programs offer flexible intakes, with classes beginning in January, May, or September. Lessons are designed to combine theory with practical experience, and studying at Alpha provides a metropolitan experience to international students. In addition to easy access to highly qualified faculty and dedicated staff, small class sizes ensure a supportive and social community for all students.

Additional benefits include studying in a city and environment that is rich with cultural diversity, multiple job options upon graduation, and access to the wealth of conveniences and culture that Toronto has to offer. Alpha also offers flexible instruction hours and affordable tuition fees with convenient payment options to cater to student’s financial needs.

Visit the Alpha International Academy website for more information: http://slc-alpha.ca

Highlights

This program will provide you with the opportunity to excel in the vibrant, rewarding and highly mobile tourism industry. The skills you acquire in this program reflect employer needs and will help ensure that you are ready for the work environment. Art and cultural tourism, hospitality and tourism law, sport tourism, special events planning and management, eco and adventure tourism, and historical tourism are but a few of the many subject areas that you will explore.

Tourism is the fastest growing industry in the world. In Canada alone, tourism employs over 1.4 million people. You may be seeking a dynamic career with a luxury resort in an exotic location or perhaps you prefer the challenges of a high power conference centre in a large urban hub. Regardless, this program strives to prepare graduates for business careers in:

  • Casinos
  • Historical Tourism Attractions
  • Cruise Lines
  • Festival and Special Events Operations
  • Ecotourism and Adventure Tourism Development
  • Sales & Marketing of Community Tourism
  • Conference Planning

Program Name

Tourism @ Alpha International

Program Code

0979

Credential

Ontario College Diploma

Start Dates

September
January
May

Program Duration

four consecutive semesters

Location (Campus)

Alpha International Academy (Toronto)

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Fees for this program are set by Alpha International Academy and are available by contacting them at info@slc-alpha.ca or visit their website at: http://slc-alpha.ca/programs .

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2019-20

Semester 1
COMM 18 Applied Communications
HOTE 10 Marketing for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
HOTE 21 Principles of Customer Service for Hospitality and Tourism
HOTE 30 Introduction to Tourism
HOTE 63 Accounting for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
HOTE 65 Menu Management for Hospitality & Tourism Facilities
General Education Elective (1)

Semester 2
FINA 69 Financial Management
HOTE 13 Hospitality & Tourism Sales
HOTE 22 Ethics and Principled Negotiations for Hospitality and Tourism
HOTE 56 Hospitality & Tourism Law
HUMA 68 Human Resource Management
General Education Elective (1)

Semester 3
HOTE 2 Independent/Group Tour Packaging and Operations
HOTE 5 Historical Tourism Site Management
HOTE 8 Geographical Destinations
HOTE 9 Intercultural Communications with Global Perspectives
HOTE 20 Culinary Tourism
HOTE 24 Arts and Cultural Tourism
General Education Elective (1)

Semester 4
HOTE 1 Community Tourism Development
HOTE 3 Conference, Event & Festival Planning
HOTE 4 Adventure & Ecotourism
HOTE 6 Casino Operations Management
HOTE 7 Sport Tourism

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

SLC graduates have many options to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Agreements between SLC and other institutions that are specific to this program are listed below. In addition, there are many credit transfer pathway agreements between colleges and universities within the province of Ontario. Please also visit www.ontransfer.ca to search for options relevant to your program area of study.



    Admission Requirements

    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) equivalent, including the following prerequisites:

    • Grade 12 English
    • Grade 11 Math (or equivalent)

    Equivalent of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits), or mature student status. Graduates of a system based on the British model will need a General Certificate of Education with no less than “D” or “4” in five academic subjects.

    If you enter St. Lawrence College with credits from other post-secondary institutions you may be eligible for advanced credit. Under a Prior Learning Assessment Review (PLAR), students may also be granted course equivalency if they have worked extensively in a particular field.

    Applicants must submit transcripts verifying previous academic qualifications and experience from recognized institutions. All documentation must be submitted in English.

    Applicants must be fluent enough in English to understand the instructors and technical language used during each course. An acceptable score on an English proficiency test is required to be considered for admission:

    TOEFL – A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test, 213 on the computer-based test
    IELTS – Required score of 6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each section
    CAEL – Overall score of 60 is required for admission

    Prerequisites

    Health Requirements

    Testimonials

    '2007-2010 started as an F&B Intern immediately following graduation and worked way up to the Assistant Director of Food & Beverage at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino 2010-Present Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Sub Chief

    Shelley Jacobs

    Program Contact

    Alpha International
    admissions@slc-alpha.ca

    Admissions Information

    Alpha International
    admissions@slc-alpha.ca


    Additional Information

    Program Outline: Please note that the program outline above is for the 2016/17 Academic year. For previous program outlines, please contact the Registrar's office at 613-544-5400, ext. 1302, or the International office at 613-544-5400, ext. 1857, or elavender@sl.on.ca.

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