B.A History, Travel & Tourism
This undergraduate program will give students a solid foundation into the political theory and practice, and a broad and comparative understanding of the major historical events in India and across the world. Students will be able to understand and appreciate the way of life of people, societies, cultures, events and places over ages and their impact on present days. This program gives students an opportunity to experience a plethora of avenues in the booming travel and tourism sectors with skill-based knowledge preparing them for wide opportunities ranging from travel agency, tour operations, hotel industry, entrepreneurship and travel journalism.
PO1: To develop skills among students to evaluate the sources, methods, motivations and interpretations behind historical narratives.
PO2: To enable students to learn how to craft and present convincing, well supported arguments with respect to historical events and personalities and its impact in the current context.
PO3: To enable students to recognize and appreciate the diversity of human experiences and how these change over time.
PO4: Encourage the application of management concepts and practices in travel and tourism organization, and enhance career prospects in various components of tourism industry.
PO5: Ability to design, promote and execute tour packages with marketing & Sales techniques.
|Semester||Course Title||Lecture Hours||Credits|
|I||DSCA1 - Fundamentals of Travel and Tourism||3||3|
|DSCA2 - International Travel Geography||3||3|
|DSCB1 - Early Indian Social History: Images from Texts and Archaeology||3||3|
|DSCB2 - South India till the Twelfth Century: Cities, Kings and Renunciants||3||3|
|AEC1 – Environmental Studies||2||2|
|II||DSCA3 - Travel Agency Services & Tour Designing||3||3|
|DSCA4 - Travel Automation||3||3|
|DSCB3 – Indian History from Early Medieval to the fifteenth Century||3||3|
|DSCB4 - Emergence of Political Configurations in India till the Eighteenth Century: Kings and Kingdoms||3||3|
|III||DSCA5- Tourism Marketing Management||3||3|
|DSCA6- Tourism Sales Management||3||3|
|DSCB5- Colonial Era In India||3||3|
|DSCB6 - Reforms and Revolutions in Europe||3||3|
|IV||DSCA7- Air Cabin Crew Operations||3||3|
|DSCA8 - Destination Development||3||3|
|DSCB7- National Movement in India||3||3|
|DSCB8 - Conflict and Integration – 20th century World||3||3|
|AEC2 – India & Indian Constitution||2||2|
|V||DSCA 9 - Tourism Policy & Research||4||4|
|VI||DSCA11- Tourism Products of India||4||4|
|Vocational II or Internship||2||2|
|STUDENT WILL OPT FOR ONE DISCIPLINE AS MAJOR & PURSUE THE 4TH YEAR OF THE HONOURS PROGRAM|
|VII||DSC A13 / DSC B13||4 / 4||4 / 4|
|DSC A14 / DSC B14||4 / 4||4 / 4|
|DSC A15 / DSC B15||4 / 4||4 / 4|
|DSE A1 / DSE B1||3 / 3||3 / 3|
|VIII||DSC A16 / DSC B16||4 / 4||4 / 4|
|DSC A17 / DSC B 17||4 / 4||4 / 4|
|DSC A18 / DSC B18||4 / 4||4 / 4|
|DSE A2 / DSC B2||3 / 4||3 / 4|
- Course Descriptions
• DSC A- Discipline Specific Course Political Science
• DSC B- Discipline Specific Course History
• DSE- Discipline Specific Elective
• OE- Open Elective
• SEC- Skill Enhancement Course
• AEC- Ability Enhancement Course
• L1- English
• L2- Kannada/Hindi/Sanskrit/French/German
- Student must opt for one of the discipline as major in the fourth year.
- Only those students who secure 75% marks or CGPA of 7.5 and above in the first six semesters may choose to undertake research in the 4th year. Honours students not undertaking research have to do 3 to 4 Additional Courses/Entrepreneurship Courses and Internship/Apprenticeship for 12 credits.
- Students who complete the four year program with Research will be awarded BA (Honours with Research) in TT with History as minor / in History with TT as minor & students’ not undertaking research will be awarded BA (Honours) TT with History as minor / BA (Honours) in History with TT as minor.
- Civil Service
- Teaching & Research
- Museum curators
- Tour Operator
- Travel Agents