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Program Details

Faculty : Faculty of Business

Program Name : Bachelor of Business Administration (Tourism and Hospitality Management) - REVISED

BGCSE Points(or similar) : 42


Type : Under Graduate

No. of Semesters : 8

Description : Entrance Qualifications 1. Normal Entry Scheme Admission shall be as stipulated in the General Academic Regulation 20.2 for Bachelors Degree Programmes, with the specific requirement of a grade C (60%) in English and Mathematics. 2. Mature Age Entry Scheme Admission shall be as stipulated in the General Academic Regulation 00.52. 3. Articulation The new articulation policy as may be approved by Senate will apply Assessment 1. Assessment will be as stipulated in General Academic Regulation 00.8. 2. There will be variations in the mode of assessment in order to allow for more flexibility. In practical-based courses, continuous assessment shall have a higher weighting than the final examination. 3. A student shall undergo 6 months of supervised Industrial Training: January -June (6 months) semester 6 of Level 300 3.1 Industrial Training course code shall be as follows: THM344: Industrial Training (6 months, 15 credits, core course) During the course of Industrial Training, students shall be subjected to such codes, procedures, laws, rules, and other regulations as applicable to the industry. Subject to the Regulations Governing Admissions, Fees, and Discipline Regulation 4.0, and Regulation 6.2.5 above, a student who receives a final warning for misconduct during the course of Industrial Training shall be subjected to Discipline Regulations. During the course of the Industrial Training period, each student shall be visited twice at the location of placement to be assessed. A student's performance will be assessed by means of: A visit by University of Botswana Supervisor Industrial Training report and logbook submitted by the student at the end of the Industrial training period, and Oral Presentation. THM344: Industrial Training shall be evaluated as specified in Regulation 2.3.5. The ratio of Continuous Assessment to Industrial Training Report to Oral Presentation shall be 1:2:1.

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  INTRO TO COMMN & ACADEMIC LITERACY(BUSINESS) Credits : 3
  BASIC MICROECONOMICS Credits : 3
  PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS Credits : 4
  PRINCIPLES OF TOURISM Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING Credits : 3
  ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL COMMN (BUSINESS) Credits : 3
  BASIC MACRO ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING Credits : 3
  FUNDAMENTALS OF THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS LAW Credits : 3
  HOUSEKEEPING OPERATIONS Credits : 3
  TOUR OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  FOOD AND BEVERAGE OPERATIONS 1 Credits : 3
  TOURISM IN BOTSWANA OPTION/ELECTIVE Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

  TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY INFORMATION SYSTEMS Credits : 3
  FOOD AND BEVERAGE OPERATIONS II Credits : 3
  TOURISM IN BOTSWANA OPTION/ELECTIVE Credits : 3
  FRONT OFFICE OPERATIONS Credits : 3

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Semester 5

Core Courses

  RESEARCH METHODS Credits : 3
  TOURISM PLANNING AND POLICY Credits : 3
  TOURIST BEHAVIOUR Credits : 3
  FOOD AND BEVERAGE CONTROL Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO COST ACCOUNTING Credits : 3
  BUSINESS FINANCE Credits : 3
  FUNDAMENTALS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP Credits : 3
  SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  SERVICES MARKETING THEORY AND PRACTICE Credits : 3
  EVENTS AND CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY ECONOMICS Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO TOURISM IN SOUTHERN AFRICA Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 5.

Semester 6

Core Courses

  INDUSTRIAL TRAINING Credits : 15

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 6.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 6.

Semester 7

Core Courses

  TOURISM AND DEVELOPMENT Credits : 2
  TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MARKETING Credits : 3
  HERITAGE INTERPRETATION Credits : 3
  TOURIST BEHAVIOUR Credits : 3
  STRATEGIC TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  GASTRONOMY Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  BASIC TAXATION Credits : 2
  COMMUNITY-BASED TOURISM Credits : 3
  TOUR GUIDING Credits : 3
  CONTEMPORARY CUISINE Credits : 3
  MANAGEMENT OF NATIONAL PARKS, RESERVES AND SANCTUARIES Credits : 3
  FRONT OFFICE MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  FOOD SAFETY Credits : 3
  LOSS PREVENTION MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  TOURISM IN SOUTHERN AFRICA: CASES AND ISSUES Credits : 3
  SAFARI & CAMP MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  SAFARI & CAMP MANAGEMENT Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 7.

Semester 8

Core Courses

  CONTEMPORARY CUISINE Credits : 3
  CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM Credits : 3
  HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  FAST FOOD OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT ELECTIVE Credits : 3
  HOSPITALITY FACILITIES PLANNING AND DESIGN Credits : 3
  FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN TOURISM Credits : 3
  SUSTAINABLE NATURE-BASED TOURISM Credits : 3
  RESEARCH PROJECT Credits : 4

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 8.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 8.
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