Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

Tourism and Travel - Tourism Services Specialization - (Optional Co-op)

Program Information
School: Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Degree: Diploma ; Co-op
Field of Study: Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
Description: Seneca’s Tourism and Travel Diploma program is designed to provide you with an understanding of the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to work in the leisure, cruise and corporate travel sectors. Emphasis is placed on developing and honing your business skills in marketing, professional selling, negotiation, computer reservation, and tourism geography. You will study and work in the Seneca uniform. By living this standard each day, you'll become practiced in formal, occupation–specific presentation, and prepare for the real world. Best of all, as a student of the Travel and Tourism program, you will gain 150 hours of valuable field placement work experience as well as an opportunity to take an optional co–op placement.

During the second semester, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for admission to the co-op option. Co-op provides you with the opportunity to secure a paid work term between semesters three and four. It also allows you to benefit from a combination of classroom learning and real-world experience. Please note that you will have a shared responsibility for securing employment opportunities and must meet co-op entrance requirements in order to be considered (see Student Advisor or Co-op Co-ordinator for details). Co-op tourism related positions may be in travel operations, hotel services, sales, retail, event and trade shows, promotional activities, and exceptional customer service positions, among others.
Website: Tourism and Travel - Tourism Services Specialization - (Optional Co-op) at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Provincial: $3,635
National: $3,635
International: $13,189

All students enrolled in a co-operative education program will be charged an additional, non-refundable, administrative fee. Collection of the fees will commence with the semester in which the first Co-op Professional Practice subject is scheduled, at the rate of $495.00 per work term.
Careers: 3 career(s)
Admission Requirements
Prerequisites:

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade 12 English

Program Eligibility:
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (age 19 or older). If applicant is a mature student, he/she must have completed the required prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s), or have obtained appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits.
- Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)

Desirable:
- Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics (U) or (M)

Test Scores:
  • TOEFL (PBT) [min. 550] or CAEL [min. 50] or TOEFL (iBT) [min. 80]

International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 80 (internet based with no test below 20) - TOEFL code 9212, OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.0 (with no single test score below 5.5), OR CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 50


* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 5, 2014

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