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University of Calgary
- World Tourism Education and Research Centre – Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The University of Calgary
is a large research university with over 25,000 full-time equivalent students.
Conceived in 1945 and established as a fully separate institution in 1966,
the University of Calgary is a coeducational, nondenominational, public
The University of Calgary
offers a complete portfolio of tourism degree programs in multidisciplinary
academic environment. At the undergraduate level, the following degrees
At the graduate level, the following
degrees are offered:
Bachelor of Hotel and Resort
Bachelor of Commerce, Major
in Tourism and Hospitality Management; and
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Leisure
Tourism and Society.
The World Tourism Education
and Research Centre (WTERC) provides a forum for collaboration and exchange
between academics and researchers in various faculties at the University
of Calgary. The tourism education and research programs are supported by
one of the most extensive tourism library collections in North America.
The University also has three active tourism student organizations: the
Tourism Association of Students in Commerce; the Tourism Studies Association;
and the TTRA International Student Chapter.
Master of Business Administration,
Major in Tourism and Hospitality Management;
Master of Environmental Design,
Major in Planning or Environmental Science (both allow for emphasis on
Ph.D. in Management, Major in
Located in the foothills
of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Calgary is a short drive to the internationally
renowned resort locations of Banff and Lake Louise. The University of Calgary
was the site of sport venues during the 1988 Olympic Winter Games, and
in 1989 was designated as the fourth institution in the World Tourism Organization’s
International Education and Training Network (which now consists of 14
such institutions world-wide). The American Assembly of Collegiate Schools
of Business also accredits the Haskayne School of Business tourism programs.
Dr. J.R. Brent Ritchie
Professorship in Tourism,
Hospitality and Entertainment, Faculty of Management, and
Chair, World Tourism Education
and Research Centre
2500 University Drive N.W.,
4th Floor Scurfield Hall
University of Calgary, Calgary,
Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
Tel. (403) 220-6994, Fax
(403) 284-7915, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : www.haskayne.ucalgary.ca/tourism
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