Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Industry

General

Program Description

Award

Bachelor of Arts (Hospitality Industry)

Length in Years

4 year

Semester of Commencement

June (Summer), August (1st Semester), January (2nd Semester)

Course Fees in Baht

Total 560,000 Baht or, 140,000 Baht per annum

English Language Requirements

IELTS 5.0 or equivalent or passed the Rangsit University English Language Proficiency Test

Course Description/Purpose

The objective of the program is to produce students with skills and education in the operational management of hospitality and tourism organizations with a particular focus on the management of food and beverages, front office systems and tourism processes.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of the program are highly employable across a range of organizations, not only within hospitality and tourism. Excellent career opportunities exist in operational management roles, hotel management, tourism & hospitality, international resorts, and tourism consultancy.

Course Structure

Credit requirements - 136 credits

  • A. GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (30 CREDITS)

I. Humanities and Social Sciences (3 credits)

II. Sciences and Mathematics (9 credits)

III. Languages (15 credits)

IV. Interdisciplinary and Physical Education (3 credits)

  • B. CORE COURSES (97 CREDITS)

I. PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATION COURSES (36 CREDITS)

IAC 111 Accounting for Non-Accountant (3 credits)
IFN 201 Business Finance (3 credits)
IHI 101 International Tourism and Hospitality (3 credits)
IHI 102 Psychology for Hospitality and Cross-Cultural Communication (3 credits)
IHI 103 Hospitality Arts and Personality Development (3 credits)
IHI 108 Comparative Religions (3 credits)
IHI 301 Sustainable Hospitality Business Management (3 credits)
IHI 319 Consumer Behavior (3 credits)
IHI 376 Human Resource Management (3 credits)
IMG 201 Modern Management and Organization Behavior (3 credits)
IMK 201 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
IEG 350 English for Professional Development (3 credits)

II. MAJOR COURSES (61 CREDITS)

Required Major Course (40 credits)

IHI 305 Ecotourism, Adventure, and Medical Tourism (3 credits)
IHI 310 Hotel Operations and Management (3 credits)
IHI 328 Geography for Tourism Business (3 credits)
IHI 335 Food and Beverage Management and Operations (3 credits)
IHI 348 Room Division and Front Office (3 credits)
IHI 354 Tour Package Planning and Management (3 credits)
IHI 355 Airline Business Management (3 credits)
IHI 362 Catering Banquet Management (3 credits)
IHI 375 Hotel and Tourism Sales and Marketing (3 credits)
IHI 402 Ethics and Laws Related to Hospitality (3 credits)
IPO 302 Research Methodology for Hospitality (3 credits)
IHI 493 Preparation for internship in Hospitality (1 credit)
IHI 425 Strategic Management and Current Issues in the Hospitality Industry (3 credits)
IHI 494 Internship in Hospitality Industry (3 credits)
IHI 496 Co-operative Education (6 credits)

Elective Major Courses (6 credits)

IHI 221 International Experience I (3 credits)
IHI 325 Multimedia for Hospitality Business (3 credits)
IHI 322 International Experience II (3 credits)
IHI 352 Taxation and Duties in Tour Business (3 credits)
IHI 360 Bar and Beverage Management (3 credits)
IHI 387 Hotel and Tourism Information Systems (3 credits)
IHI 418 Resort and Spa Management (3 credits)
IHI 428 Thai Culinary Arts Theory and Practice (3 credits)
IHI 429 International Culinary Arts Theory and Practice (3 credits)
IHI 456 Charter Flight Brokerage Management (3 credits)
IHI 457 Advertising and Sales Promotion in Hospitality Business (3 credits)
ILC 113 Business Chinese (3 credits)
ILJ 113 Business Japanese (3 credits)
ILF 113 Business French (3 credits)
ILS 113 Business Spanish (3 credits)
ILG 113 Business German (3 credits)
ILK 113 Business Korean (3 credits)
ITA 113 Business Thai (3 credits)

III. MINOR COURSES (15 CREDITS)

IHI 331 Special Event Operation Principles (3 credits)
IHI 332 Meeting, Convention, and Conference Organization (3 credits)
IHI 333 Exhibition and Tradeshow Organization (3 credits)
IHI 334 Venue Management for Events (3 credits)
IHI 335 Festival Planning and Organization (3 credits)
IHI 431 Event Marketing and Sponsorship (3 credits)
IHI 351 Foundations of Culinary Principles (3 credits)
IHI 352 Preparation and Baking of Cakes, Pies, and Yeast-based Products (3 credits)
IHI 353 Occidental Culinary Arts (3 credits)
IHI 428 Thai Culinary Arts Theory and Practice (3 credits)
IHI 355 Arts of Baking and Decorating Pastries and Bakeries (3 credits)
IHI 451 Culinary Arts of the Thai Royal Courts (3 credits)
IHI 452 Gastronomic Trends and Contemporary Food Styling (3 credits)
IHI 361 Air Cargo Management (3 credits)
IHI 362 Airport Management (3 credits)
IHI 363 Airline Ticketing and Reservation (3 credits)
IHI 364 In-flight Passenger Service Management (3 credits)
IHI 365 Passenger Ground-service Handling and Management (3 credits)
IHI 461 In-flight Catering Management (3 credits)
IHI 310 Hotel Operations and Management (3 credits)
IHI 319 Consumer Behavior (3 credits)
IHI 328 Geography for Tourism Business (3 credits)
IHI 335 Food and Beverage Management and Operations (3 credits)
IHI 348 Room Division and Front Office (3 credits)
IHI 355 Airline Business Management (3 credits)
IHI 375 Hotel and Tourism Sales and Marketing (3 credits)
IHI 354 Tour Package Planning and Management (3 credits)
IHI 402 Ethics and Laws Related to the Hospitality Industry (3 credits)
IHI 362 Catering Banquet Management (3 credits)

C. FREE ELECTIVE COURSES (9 CREDITS)

Last updated Jul 2019

About the School

Rangsit University (RSU) is a leading private university in Thailand and is fully accredited by the Thai Government’s Commission on Higher Education, Ministry of Education.

Rangsit University (RSU) is a leading private university in Thailand and is fully accredited by the Thai Government’s Commission on Higher Education, Ministry of Education. Read less