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Bachelor in Travel and Tourism Management

Students enrolled in this program earn a Bachelor of Arts in Travel and Tourism Management. The program seeks to prepare students for managerial positions in the Travel and Tourism industry.


Aims and Objectives


The aims and objectives of the program are:

  • To provide students with the managerial skills and competencies necessary to meet the needs of the ever demanding Travel and Tourism industry.
  • To develop students’ critical thinking and to refine their analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills.
  • To provide students with the skills needed to use a computerized reservation system.
  • To provide a broad understanding of the fundamental principles of management related to the Travel and Tourism industry.
  • To provide a broad view of tourism and the opportunity to explore issues and problems relevant to a wide range of situations and aspects likely to be faced by managers in the Travel and Tourism Industry.
  • To provide students with the tools and management skills to become leaders following the new trends in the Travel and Tourism industry such as special interest tourism and electronic tourism.
  • To provide students with the ability to conduct research and produce a high quality research project: this includes the ability to select, define and focus upon an issue at an appropriate level, to analyze the issue, to develop recommendations and logical conclusions, and acknowledge the limitations of a research work.

 

Learning Outcomes

 

Upon successful completion of this program of study, its graduates will:

 

  1. Develop managerial skills and competencies necessary to meet the needs of the ever demanding Travel and Tourism industry.
  2. Apply critical thinking and develop analytical, problem-solving and decision-   making skills.
  3. Operate a computerized reservation system.
  4. Produce travel and tourism plans that have the potential to maximize the positive effect of tourism on a destination.
  5. Develop sensitivity to the needs of consumers, and a general customer orientation within the Travel and Tourism industry.
  6. Carrying out research activity related to the travel and tourism industry.
  7. Perform effectively as a global manager in the Travel and Tourism industry or pursue further studies in related fields.

 

Credit Requirements

 
The program requires a minimum of 240 ECTS credits as follows:

 

 

 

Credits

 

 

 

General Education Requirements

66

 

Business Core Requirements

60

 

Major Requirements

90

 

Free Electives

24

 

Total

240

 

 

COURSES OFFERED 

 

General Education Requirements
 

ECO101 Principles of Microeconomics (6)

ECO201 Principles of Macroeconomics (6)

ENG101 English Communication (6)

ENG102 English Writing (6)

ENG201 Advanced English (6)

GRE101 Modern Greek (6)

GRE201 Modern Greek II (6)          

HST101 European History (6)

HST102 History of Cyprus (6)

MTH102 Statistics (6)

MTH204 Statistics II (6)

PHI101 Introduction to Philosophy (6)

POL101 Political Studies (6)

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (6)

SOC101 Principles of Sociology (6)

[GER101 German Language (6)

 &

GER201 German Language II (6)]                    

OR

[FRE101 French language (6)

 &

FRE201 French Language II(6)]                       


Business Core Requirements              


ACC101 Financial Accounting (6)

ACC201 Financial Accounting II (6)

ACC401 Managerial and Cost Accounting (6)

CSC101 Introduction to Computing (6)

CSC102 Computers Applications (6)

CSC203 Management Information Systems (6)

LAW101 Business Law (6)

MAR101 Principles of Marketing (6)

MAR205 Public Relations (6)

MAR308 Strategic Marketing (6)

MGT101 Principles of Management (6)

MGT302 Organizational Behavior (6)

MGT401 International Business (6)

MGT402 Human Resource Management (6)

MGT403 Business Policy and Strategic Management (6) 


Major Requirements                         


HOT301 Hospitality Marketing (6)

HOT401 Hospitality Human Resource Management (6)

HOT402 Managing Quality Hospitality Services (6)

TOU101 Computerized Reservation System (6)                                                                             

TOU102 Computerized Reservation System II (6)                                                                         

TOU103 Introduction to Leisure (6)                                                                                                   

TOU104 Tourism Geography (6)                                                                                                        

TOU105 Travel Operations Management (6)                                                                                  

TOU110 Dimensions of Tourism (6)                                                                                                  

TOU201 Special Interest Tourism (6)                                                                                                

TOU205 Tourism Planning and Development (6)                                                                           

TOU400 Tourism Research (6)                                                                                                           

TOU401 International Travel and Tourism (6)                                                                                

TOU402 Sustainable Tourism (6)                                                                                                       

TOU404 e-Tourism (6)                                                      


Free Electives


The student is free to take any course offered by the College.


The number of teaching hours (TH) for each course is 3 except when otherwise stated.


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