Revised Bachelor of Business Administration In Tourism And Hospitality Management

1. Regulations

1.1.1 Entrance Qualifications

1.1.2 Normal Entry Scheme
Admission shall be as stipulated in the General Academic Regulation 20.2 for Bachelor’s Degree Programmes, with
the specific requirement of a grade C (60%) in English and Mathematics.

1.1.3 Mature Age Entry Scheme
Admission shall be as stipulated in the General Academic Regulation 00.52.

Programme Structure

Level 100

Semester 1

Core Courses

COM121 Communication and Academic Literacy Skills (3)
THM101 Principles of Tourism (3)
ECO111 Basic Microeconomics (3)
MGT100 Principles of Management (3)
STA116 Introduction to Statistics I (4)
BIS100 Introduction to Information Systems (3)

Semester 2

Core Courses

COM122 COM122 Professional Communication (Business) (3)
ACC100 Introduction to Accounting (3)
ECO112 Basic Macroeconomics (3)
THM104 Fundamentals of the Hospitality Industry (3) (3, pre-req. THM101)
MKT100 Principles of Marketing (3)
Elective (3)

Level 200

Semester 3

Core Courses

THM210 Housekeeping Operations (3 pre-req. THM 104)
THM202 Tour Operations Management (3 pre-req. THM 101)
LAW251 Foundations of Business Law (3)
THM206 Food and Beverage Operations 1 (3 pre-req. THM 104)
THM215 Tourism in Botswana (3 pre-req. THM 101)
Option/Elective (3)

Optional Courses

FRE217 French Language (i) (3)
CHN101 Basic Mandarin (6)
PHR420 Leisure and Youth
MGT200 Organisational Design and Development (3)
ENH322 Food Technology and hygiene (3)
FCS306 Food service management (3)
ENS301 Contemporary Environmental Issues (3)
MKT313 Services Marketing Theory and Practice (3)

Semester 4

Core Courses

THM208 Food and Beverage Operations II (3, pre-req. THM 206)
THM307 Front Office Operations (3 pre-req. THM 104)
BIS205 Information Technology (3, pre-req. BIS 100)
THM304 Event and Conference Management (3 pre-req. THM 101)
Option/Elective (3)
GEC Area 4/5/6/7 (2)

Optional courses

PHR312 Leisure and Tourism Development(3)
ENH323 Occupational Health, Safety and Hygiene (3)
PHR141 Recreation and Leisure (3)
FCS210 Foundations of Food Preparation (3)
FCS211 Introduction to Interior Design (3)
FCS102 Introduction to Nutrition (3)
MKT313 Services Marketing Theory and Practice (3)

Level 300

Semester 5

Core Courses

THM305 Tourism Planning and Policy (3, pre-req. THM 101)
THM310 Tourist Behaviour (3 pre-req. THM 101)
THM403 Food and Beverage Control 3 Pre-req. THM104)
THM303 Research Methods (3)
Option/Elective (3)

Optional Courses

FRE114 Basic French Language (3)
PHR420 Leisure and Youth (2)
MGT200 Organisational Design and Development (3)
ENH322 Food Technology and hygiene (3)
FCS206 Fundamentals of Food Science (3)
FCS210 Foundations of Food Preparation (3)
FCS211* Introduction to Interior Design (3)
FCS306 Food Service Management (3)
ENS301 Contemporary Environmental Issues (3)

Semester 6

Core Courses

THM 344 Industrial Training (15)

Food and beverages management specialisation

Semester 7

Core Courses

THM408 Gastronomy (3) (3 pre-req. THM104, THM208)
THM418 Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Marketing (3, pre-req. MKT100)
THM402 Strategic Tourism and Hospitality Management(3, pre-req. THM101,THM104)
Option (3)
Elective (3)
GEC Area 4/5/6/7 (2)

Optional Courses

THM421 Safari & Camp Management (3)
THM404 Contemporary Cuisine (3 pre-req. THM 104 THM208)
THM409 Food Safety (3 pre-req. THM 104)

Semester 8

Core Courses

THM415 Corporate Social Responsibility in Hospitality and Tourism (3)
THM424 Food and Beverage Management (3, pre-req. THM 208)
THM444 Research Project (4, pre-req. THM 303)
THM418 Fast Food Operation and Management (3 pre-req. THM 104 THM208) Elective (3)

Rooms management specialisation

Semester 7

Core Courses

THM312 Hotel Sales and Guest Relations (3)
THM428 Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Marketing (3, pre-req. MKT100)
THM402 Strategic Tourism and Hospitality Management(3, pre-req.THM101,THM104)
Option / Elective (3)
GEC Area 4/5/6/7 (3)

Optional Courses

THM421 Safari & Camp Management (3)
THM412 Front Office Management (3 pre-req. THM 307)
THM413 Housekeeping Management (3 pre-req. THM 210)
THM414 Loss Prevention Management (3)

Semester 8

Core Courses

THM415 Corporate Social Responsibility in Hospitality and Tourism (3)
THM416 Hospitality Management (3 pre-req. THM 104)
THM419 Hospitality Facilities Planning and Design (3) pre-req. THM104)
THM444 Research Project (4, pre-req. THM 303)
Elective (3)

Tourism management specialisation

Semester 7

Core Courses

THM421 Safari & Camp Management (3)
THM428 Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Marketing (3, pre-req. MKT100)
THM402 Strategic Tourism and Hospitality Management (3)
Option (3)
Elective (3)
GEC Area 4/5/6/7 (2)

Optional Courses

THM420 Tourism in Southern Africa: Cases and Issues (3 pre-req. THM 405)
THM308 International Tourism (3, pre-req. THM101)

Semester 8

Core Courses

ENS468 Tourism and Development (3 pre-req. THM101)
THM415 Corporate Social Responsibility in Hospitality and Tourism (3)
THM427 Contemporary Issues in Tourism (3 pre-req. THM 101)
THM407 Destination Management (3 pre-req. THM 101)
THM444 Research Project (4, pre-req. THM 303)
Elective (3)

Cultural and nature-based tourism specialisation

Semester 7

Core Courses

THM410 Cultural Tourism (3, pre-req. THM 101)
THM428 Tourism and Hospitality Sales and Marketing (3, pre-req. MKT100)
THM330 Community-Based Tourism (3 pre-req.THM 101)
Option / Elective (3)
GEC Area 4/5/6/7 (3)

Optional Courses

THM400 Tour Guiding (3)
THM411 Management of National Parks, Reserves and Sanctuaries (3)
ENS402 Natural Resources Management and Economics (3)
THM421 Safari & Camp Management (3)
THM422 Pro-poor Tourism (3, pre-req. THM 101)

Semester 8

Core Courses

THM415 Corporate Social Responsibility in Hospitality and Tourism (3)
THM429 Sustainable Nature-Based Tourism (3 pre-req. THM 101)
ENS401 Environmental Policy Analysis (3)
THM444 Research Project (4, pre-req. THM 303)
Elective (3)