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B.Sc. Tourism and Hospitality Management

The broad philosophy of B.Sc. Tourism and Hospitality Management is designed to develop skills and give training to interested students, enabling them to handle tourism-related matters, as well as equip the students for careers in schools, ministries, tourism institutions, tourism corporations, boards, hotels, travel agencies, airports, tour operations, and organizing socio-cultural events. This programme is also designed to respond to the need for tourism professionals and prepare interested students at the undergraduate level to acquire relevance to venture the many businesses and organizations related to this demanding industry. The course (Tourism) is also aimed at integrating socio-cultural, financial and ecological perspectives in order to help students develop a better understanding of the world around them.

The aim of B.Sc. Tourism and Hospitality Management is to equip students with a sound knowledge of Tourism and Hospitality Management, an appreciation of its applications in different socio-cultural contexts and to involve them in intellectually stimulating and satisfying experiences of learning and studying.

The objectives of the programme are to:

  • Provide students with broad and well-balanced theories and methods in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Cultivate in students the ability to apply their knowledge and skills in Tourism and Hospitality Management to the understanding and solutions of societal problems in Nigeria and elsewhere
  • Provide students with relevant knowledge and skills from which they can proceed to further studies in special areas of Tourism and Hospitality Management or multi-disciplinary areas involving Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Instill in students an appreciation of the importance of Tourism and Hospitality Management in contemporary national and global affairs
  • Develop in students a range of useful competencies for employment in public, private or self-employed sectors.
B.Sc. Tourism and Hospitality Management - 4 Years Curriculum Plan

S/No.Course CodeCourse TitleUnitsCategoryLecture (hours)Practical (hours)
SEMESTER 1 - Level 100 Semester 1
1GST1211English Communication I2GST30
GST1213Use of Library, Study Skills and ICT2GST30
3GST1215Nigerian People and Culture2GST30
4BUA1311Principles of Management3Core45
5BUA1313Business Environment3Core45
6THM1311Fundamentals of Tourism345
7THM1313Fundamentals of Hospitality Industry345
SEMESTER 2 - Level 100 Semester 2
1GST1222Communication in French2GST30
2GST1224Logical Critical Thinking & Problem Solving2GST30
3GST1226Introduction to Entrepreneurship2GST30
4THM1322Historical Evaluation and Development345
5THM1323Environment and Ecology345
6STA1322Business Statistics3Core45
7ACC1324Principles of Accounting I3Core45
SEMESTER 3 - Level 200 Semester 1
1GST2211English Communication Il2GST30
2GST2213Leadership Skills2GST30
GST2215Core Life Skills & Happiness2GST30
4BAF2313Quantitative Techniques for Business3Core45
5CSC2311Digital transformation for Business3Core45
6THM2313Historical Evaluation and Development345
7THM2315Geographical Information Systems345
SEMESTER 4 - Level 200 Semester 2
1THM2320Social and Environmental Statistics345
2THM2322Front Office Management345
3THM2324World Destinations345
4THM2326Tourism Development Case Studies345
5THM2328Food, Bar and Beverage Operation Management345
6POL2315Environment and Sustainable Development3Core45
SEMESTER 5 - Level 300 Semester 1
1THM2311World Time Zones and Seasons345
2THM2313Map Reading and Interpretations345
3THM2315Transport Modes and Logistics Planning345
4THM2317Accommodation Studies345
5THM2319Research Methods and Field Tours (National & International)345
6THM2321Computer Fundamentals,345
Information Technology and
7THM2323Food and Beverage Services and Management345
1IBU3699SIWES (Students Industrial Work Experience Schemed/Industrial Attachment/Project)/ Project6
SEMESTER 7 - Level 400 Semester 1
1THM4311Economics of Tourism and Recreational Industry345
2THM4313Tourism Organizations and Regulations345
3THM4315Hospitality Marketing Strategy345
4THM4317Tourism Policies and Planning345
5THM4319Elective 1345
6THM4321Elective 2345
SEMESTER 8 - Level 400 Semester 2
1THM4318Recreational and Hospitality Planning and operations345
2THM4320Tour and Guide Operations345
3THM4322Elective 3345
4THM4324Elective 4345
Total Credits for Programme1291,845
Options for Electives 1 & 2
Course CodeCourse TitleUnitsCategoryLecture (hours)Practical (hours)
THM4319Accounting for Hospitality Industry3Elective45
THM4321Hospitality Enterprise Technologies3Elective45
THM4323Tourism Service Operation Analysis3Elective45
THM4325Strategic management in tourism and hospitality industry3Elective45
Options for Electives 3 & 4
Course CodeCourse TitleUnitsCategoryLecture (hours)Practical (hours)
THM4322Religious Tourism3Elective45
THM4324World Cultural/Sports Festivals and Holidays3Elective45
THM4328Tourism and Hospitality Marketing3Elective45
THM4328Organizational Behaviour in the Hospitality Industry3Elective45
Project / Internship / SIWES ( Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme)
Course CodeCourse TitleUnitsCategoryLecture (hours)Practical (hours)
DescriptionCore / CompulsoryCore / Compulsory -
Common Courses in the DepartmentCommon courses in department for more than one Programs
SIWES ( Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme)GST
General Studies Courses
Elective CoursesRequired -
Major Courses as per the Program
Total number of credits for the programme: 129