2006-2007 University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar

X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.)

Hotel and Food Administration (Co-op) (HAFA:C)

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

The principal aim of the Hotel and Food Administration Co-op program is to facilitate the transition of students from academic studies to a professional work life by enhancing the integration of theory and practice. The major is administered by the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Students may consult the departmental Co-op Advisor or the B.Comm. Program Counsellor for additonal information. The co-op work program consists of one twelve-month period. The work semester begins at the end of the second year and extends from May to April. The co-op program is completed over a 5 year period. The academic program consists of 20.00 credits, 15.50 of which are specified as core requirements, 2.00 as restricted electives, and 2.50 as electives.

Liberal Education Requirement

As part of the graduation requirement all students within the B.Comm. Program are required to complete 1.50 credits from at least two different subject prefixes as listed under the B.Comm. Program Information section of the undergraduate calendar.


Semester 1 - Fall
ECON*1050 [0.50] Introductory Microeconomics
HTM*1000 [0.50] Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management
POLS*1400 [0.50] Issues in Canadian Politics
PSYC*1200 [0.50] Dynamics of Behaviour
One of:*
CHEM*1100 [0.50] Chemistry Today
HTM*2700 [0.50] Introductory Foods
*CHEM*1100 must be taken by students without Grade 12U or OAC Chemistry. If CHEM*1100 is not required, then a total of 3.00 restricted electives are required.
Semester 2 - Winter
ECON*1100 [0.50] Introductory Macroeconomics
HTM*2000 [0.50] Hospitality and Tourism Purchasing Management
HTM*2100 [0.50] Lodging Operations
HTM*2120 [0.50] Hospitality and Tourism Marketing I
0.50 from List A or List B or electives
Semester 3 - Fall
COOP*1100 [0.00] Introduction to Co-operative Education
2.50 from List A or List B or electives
Semester 4 - Winter
STAT*2060 [0.50] Statistics for Business Decisions
2.00 from List A or List B or electives
Summer Semester
COOP*1000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term I
Fall Semester
COOP*2000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term II
Winter Semester
COOP*3000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term III
Semester 5 - Fall
ECON*3460 [0.50] Introduction to Finance
HTM*3030 [0.50] Beverage Management
1.50 from List A or List B or electives
Semester 6 - Winter
HTM*3120 [0.50] Operations Analysis in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
2.00 from List A or List B or electives
Semester 7 - Fall
2.50 from List A or List B or electives
Semester 8 - Winter
HTM*4300 [0.50] Co-operative Education Seminar
2.00 from List A or List B or electives
Note: For courses included in List A or List B refer to the regular major.