DEGREE CONFERRED

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality and Tourism Management)

B.B.A. (Hospitality and Tourism Management)

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Assumption University confers the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality and Tourism Management upon students who meet all of the following requirements:

  • Have completed the total number of credits of the curriculum
  • Have obtained a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00
  • Have participated in 16 sessions of the Professional Ethics Seminar
  • Have obtained library and financial clearance from the university
  • Have demonstrated good behavior and discipline
  • Have to meet the minimum English Proficiency requirement specified in one of the following criteria

Test Instruments

Required Passing Scores

AU English Proficiency Assessment

or

70%*

TOEFL (iBT)

or

90

TOEFL (P)

or

575

IELTS

6.5

*70% = Level B2 in Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR)

OBJECTIVES

To produce graduates who have the characteristics, knowledge and skills as follows:

  • Morally sound, committed to acting justly and open to further growth
  • Possess knowledge of the principles and theories of hospitality and tourism management.
  • Understand and have awareness of hospitality and tourism management professional standards and ethics
  • Able to apply analytical tools and practical knowledge to acquire proficiency in hospitality and tourism management from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  • Equipped with necessary leadership, managerial, and technical skills needed in today’s organizations
  • Able to work as a team and motivate others to work
  • Have positive attitude, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, IT skills and entrepreneurial skills

COURSES

General Education Courses  34 Credits

Language

Language Courses   3 Credits

GE 1403

Communication in Thai (for Thai students)

3

or

   

GE 1405

Thai Language and Culture (for non-Thai students)

3

or

   

GE 1408

Thai Usage (for international students)

3

Specialized Courses    99 Credits

Business Core

Business Core Courses      39 Credits

ACT 1600

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

3

ACT 2620

Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting

3

SA 1201

Statistics I

3

SA 2200

Statistics II

3

MIS 1221

Computer Literacy

0

MIS 2111

Introduction to Management Information Systems

3

MIS 2221

Quantitative Analysis Tools

0

FIN 2201

Principles of Finance

3

FIN 3101

Corporate Finance

3

IBM 2201

International Business Environment

3

MGT 2900

Principles of Management

3

MGT 3905

Operations Management

3

MGT 3940

Business Research Methodology

3

MGT 4914

Entrepreneurship

3

MKT 2280

Principles of Marketing

3

Concentration Courses

Students must choose one of the three following plans as their concentration courses.

                Plan A: Major Concentration Courses                                                                                         15 Credits

                or

                Plan B: Business Concentration Courses                                                                                15 Credits

                or

                Plan C: Major Elective Courses                                                                                                     15 Credits

Plan A

PLAN A – Major Concentration Courses                15 credits

Students pursuing PLAN A must select one of the two concentrations in the major area and study the five specified courses.     

Hospitality Management

HTM 4111

Food and Beverage Service

3

HTM 4112

Kitchen Operation

3

HTM 4301

Rooms Division Management

3

HTM 4302

Event Management

3

HTM 4303

Service Management

3

Tourism Management

HTM 4401

Tourism Policy and Development

3

HTM 4402

Tourism Destination Management

3

HTM 4403

Tour Guiding and Operation in Practice

3

HTM 4406

Introduction to MICE Business Management

3

HTM 4407

Introduction to Airline Business Management

3

Foreign Language Courses    15 Credits

Students must take the following five courses as their major foreign language courses.

BG 1001

English I

3

BG 1002

English II

3

BG 2000

English III

3

BG 2001

English IV

3

MGT 3907

Business Communication

3

Free Elective Course         9 Credits

Students can take free elective courses of 9 credits from any faculty in Assumption University upon completion of the pre-requisites (if any).

Internship             (400 hours)

Students must take internship for 400 hours continuously after completing 142 credits.

STUDY PLAN

First and Second Year (Freshmen and Sophomore)

During the freshmen year, all students in Martin de Tours School of Management and Economics pursue the same study plan consisting of general education courses and business core courses, which provide them with the basic knowledge on all the disciplines in business.  The study plan also prepares the students with adequate knowledge to select a concentration that suits his/her ability, background, and preferences.

Third and Fourth Year (Junior and Senior)

During the junior and senior years, students who select the Hospitality and Tourism Management Major follow the Hospitality and Tourism Management program of studies:

  1. Ten Major Required Courses
  2. Five Concentration Courses

                         Plan A: Major Concentration Courses

                            or

                        Plan B: Business Concentration Courses

                          or

                        Plan C: Major Elective Courses

  1. Five Foreign Language Courses
  2. Three Free Elective Courses
  3. Internship for 400 hours continuously

FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

BG 1001

English I

3

MA 1200

Mathematics for Business

3

SA 1201

Statistics I

3

BG 1400

Business Law I

3

GE 1204

Physical Education

1

GE 1301

Environmental Science

3

GE 1403

Communication in Thai (for Thai students)

3

 

Total

19

Second Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

ACT 1600

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

3

BG 1002

English II

3

BG 1401

Business Law II

3

SA 2200

Statistics II

3

ECO 2201

Microeconomics                                  

3

MIS 1221

Computer Literacy

0

MGT 1101

Introduction to Business                   

3

 

Total

18