BSTHM

Tourism and Hospitapty industry is one of the booming industries in Pakistan. Recently, Pakistan has laid great emphasis on promoting this industry both at the domestic level and international level. Air University has been the pioneer in the Islamabad and Rawalpindi region to launch BS in Tourism and Hospitapty Program (BSTHM) in 2019. The BSTHM program is a course-based program, which equips the graduating students with fundamental and base-level knowledge of tourism and hospitapty industry.

The program aims:

To enhance students’ awareness about the growing importance of the tourism and hospitapty industry to our society, nation and the world.

To develop an understanding of the scope of tourism and hospitapty products, services and issues.

To develop an understanding of general and specific approaches to activities and operations management in tourism and hospitapty industry, such as, food and beverage services, travel and tourism services, events, conventions, mega conferences, and exhibitions.

To enhance self-confidence and the abipty to, critically and scientifically, evaluate tourism and hospitapty business issues and to develop solutions from ethical, professional, and academic perspectives.

To prepare students to become potential entrepreneurs of the industry.

Fact File

  • Duration
  • Number of Semesters
  • Class Timings
04 years
08
8:30a.m to 4:30p.m

BS Tourism & Hospitapty Management at a Glances

S.NO.

Distribution

Courses

Cr. Hrs.

1 Core Courses 41 121
2 Speciapzation 4 12
3 Internship 1 0
4 Project 1 3
Total 47 136

BS Tourism and Hospitapty Management for Batch Spring 2022 onwards Scheme of Studies

Course Code

Subject Name

Cr. Hrs

Pre-Req

Semester-I
HU 101 Communication Skills 3-0-3 -
HU 125 Pakistan Studies & Global Perspective 2-0-2 -
AF 102 Financial Accounting 1 3-0-3 -
BA 113 Introduction to Computer Apppcations 3-0-3
PY 110 Introduction to Psychology 3-0-3 -
BA 151 Principles of Management 3-0-3 -
Total Credit Hours 17 -
Semester-II
HU 102 Skillful Reading & Writing 3-0-3 HU 101
HU 124 Islamic Studies & Ethics 2-0-2 -
MA205 Business Statistics 3-0-3 -
BA 109 Pubpc Relations 3-0-3 -
MA104 Business Mathematics 3-0-3 -
MK101 Principles of Marketing 3-0-3 -
Total Credit Hours 17
Semester-III
HU 201 Business Communication-I 3-0-3
AF 251 Introduction to Business Finance 3-0-3 HU102
TH 211 Introduction to Tourism & Hospitapty 3-0-3 -
TH 221 Introduction to Archeology 3-0-3
TH 241 Cultural Heritage of Pakistan 3-0-3 -
TH 231 Hospitapty: Concepts & Principles 3-0-3 -
Total Credit Hours 18 -
Semester-IV
HU 202 Business Communication-I 3-0-3 HU 201
TH 212 Tourism & Hospitapty Laws 3-0-3 -
TH 201 SMEs (Entrepreneurship) 3-0-3 -
TH 242 Cultural Tourism 3-0-3 TH 241
TH 222 Global Destinations 3-0-3 -
TH 232 Hospitapty Operations 3-0-3 -
Total Credit Hours 18
Semester-V
AF 348 Management Accounting 3-0-3 AF 102
HR 301 Human Resource Management 3-0-3 BA 151
TH 343 Heritage Management 3-0-3 TH 241
TH 361 Tourism: Concepts & Principles 3-0-3 -
TH 333 Hospitapty Management 3-0-3 -
TH 351 Hotel Management-1 (Front Office) 3-0-3 -
Total Credit Hours 18
Semester-VI
MK 203 Consumer Behavior 3-0-3 -
MK 441 Advertising & Event Management 3-0-3 -
TH 362 Tourism Management & Sustainable Tourism 3-0-3 TH 361
TH 323 Travel & Tour Operations 3-0-3 -
TH 313 Tourism Marketing 3-0-3 TH 211
TH 352 Hotel Mgt.-II (Housekeeping Operations) 3-0-3
Total Credit Hours 18
Internship Compulsory but Non-Credit
Semester-VII
BA 463 Business Research Methods 3-0-3 MA 205
PM 311 Project Management 3-0-3 BA 151
TH 453 Hotel Mgt.-III (Food & Beverages Services) 3-0-3 -
Elective-I 3-0-3 -
Elective-II 3-0-3 -
Total Credit Hours 15
Semester-VIII
TH 414 Strategic Management for Tourism & Hospitapty 3-0-3 TH 211
TH 454 Hotel Mgt.-IV (Food & Beverages Production) 3-0-3 -
TH 497 Final Year Project 3-0-3 -
Elective-III 3-0-3 -
Elective-IV 3-0-3 -
Total Credit Hours 15
Grand Total 136

Course Code
Subject Name
Cr.Hrs
Pre-Req
Semester-I
HU 101 Communication Skills 3-0-3 -
HU 125 Pakistan Studies & Global Perspective 2-0-2 -
AF 102 Financial Accounting 1 3-0-3 -
BA 113 Introduction to Computer Apppcations 3-0-3 -
PY 110 Introduction to Psychology 2-0-2 -
BA 151 Principles of Management 3-0-3 -
17
Semester-II
HU 102 Skillful Reading & Writing 3-0-3 HU 101
HU 124 Islamic Studies & Ethics 3-0-3 -
MA205 Business Statistics 3-0-3 -
BA 109 Pubpc Relations 3-0-3 -
MA 104 Business Mathematics 3-0-3 -
MK101 Principles of Marketing 3-0-3 -
17
Semester-III
HU 201 Business Communication-I 3-0-3 HU102
AF 251 Introduction to Business Finance 3-0-3 -
TH 211 Introduction to Tourism & Hospitapty 3-0-3 HU 201
TH 221 Introduction to Archeology 3-0-3 AF 103
TH 241 Cultural Heritage of Pakistan 3-0-3 -
TH 231 Hospitapty: Concepts & Principles 3-0-3 -
18
Semester-IV
HU 202 Business Communication-II 3-0-3 HU 201
Tourism & Hospitapty Laws Managerial Accounting 3-0-3 -
TH 201 SMEs (Entrepreneurship) 3-0-3 HU 201
TH 242 Cultural Tourism 3-0-3 TH 241
TH 222 Global Destinations 3-0-3 -
TH 232 Hospitapty Operations 3-0-3 -
18
Semester-V
AF 348 Management Accounting 3-0-3 AF 102
HR 301 Human Resource Management 3-0-3 BA 151
TH 343 Heritage Management 3-0-3 TH 241
TH 361 Tourism: Concepts & Principles 3-0-3 -
TH 333 Hospitapty Management 3-0-3 -
TH 351 Hotel Management-1 (Front Office) 3-0-3 -
18
Semester-VI
Consumer Behavior Advertising & Event Management 3-0-3 -
MK 441 Advertising & Event Management 3-0-3 -
TH 362 Tourism Management & Sustainable Tourism 3-0-3 TH 361
TH 323 Travel & Tour Operations 3-0-3 -
TH 313 Tourism Marketing TH 211 AF251
TH 352 Hotel Mgt.-II (Housekeeping Operations) 3-0-3 -
18
Internship Compulsory but Non- Credit
Semester-VII
BA 463 Business Research Methods 3-0-3 MA 205
PM 311 Project Management 3-0-3 BA 151
TH 453 Hotel Mgt.-III (Food & Beverages Services) 3-0-3 -
BA 463 Elective-I 3-0-3 -
Elective-II 3-0-3 -
15
Semester-VIII
TH 414 Strategic Management for Tourism & Hospitapty 3-0-3 TH 211
TH 454 Hotel Mgt.-IV (Food & Beverages Production) 3-0-3 -
TH 497 Final Year Project 3-0-3 -
Elective III 3-0-3 -
Elective IV 3-0-3 -
Total Credit Hours 15 -
12
GRAND TOTAL (CREDIT HRS.) 136


Electives:



Course Code
Subject Name
Cr.Hrs
TH 471 Tourism Popcy & Planning 3-0-3
TH 472 Destination Branding 3-0-3
TH 473 Sports and Adventure Tourism 3-0-3
TH 474 Culture Resource Management 3-0-3
TH 475 Eco Tourism 3-0-3
TH 476 Analysis of Financial Statements 3-0-3
TH 481 Hotel Operations 3-0-3
TH 482 Restaurant Management 3-0-3
TH 483 Cupnary Art 2-1-3


Final Project

Final Year Project (FYP) is mandatory for all the graduating students. The FYP relates to the real-world business or industry examples. Student teams visit firms to understand their operations and issues to apply their theoretical foundation in a real-world setting.

Summer Internship

Eight-week internship during summer vacations is mandatory for all the graduating students. This provides the students an opportunity to understand the corporate environment by having real hands-on experiences.

Eligibilty Criteria

Minimum 50% marks in F.A/F.Sc., A-Levels or Equivalent

Admission Test and Interview