Bachelor of Vocational Course in Hospitality & Tourism

Bachelor of Vocational Course in Hospitality & Tourism

Entry Year

2020

Qualification

B.Voc.

Duration

3 years

Overview

About the Program

The BHT program is a bachelor degree program in Commerce. The main objective of this program is to enable students to acquire knowledge and skills required by the industry and business sector. This program is a UGC sponsored vocational programme and approved by the Tourism & Hospitality Skill Council. They simultaneously offer skill training as per the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) under National Skill Development Corporation. It provides the right nurturing ground for students to pursue their ambitions. The curriculum facilitated by eminent faculty follows a contemporary take and emphasises on offering an overview to launch a career in the hospitality and tourism sector with ease. This ensures that our students acquire knowledge of quantitative, qualitative techniques as well as a thorough understanding of the field. Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in Business Communication, Tourism Management, and Tourism Economics, etc. The Curricular and Extracurricular activities are designed in a way to ensure that the students receive a holistic understanding through the curriculum.

Head of Department

Ms. Sneha N,
Assistant Professor, M.T.A, NET, (Ph.D.)

Vision

  • To produce young dynamic women graduates with empowerment, entrepreneurial skills ethics and values to excel and compete successfully in the competitive global environment of customer-oriented hospitality and service industry
  • To imbibe the concept – “CUSTOMER SERVICE WITH A SMILE” as our motto

Mission

  • We strive to achieve the overall development of the students with time management, values and professionalism through a desire to excel in the hospitality and service industry through teaching, interactive sessions, research and service.

Objectives

The Department of Travel and Tourism hopes to prepare the students for a fruitful career by availing job opportunities in a wide spectrum of Hospitality & Tourism Industry.

  • To equip them with the skills as per NSQF level
  • To enable the students to understand the micro and macro environment that affects the hospitality & tourism business
  • To encourage students to develop an analytical attitude and an integrated approach with Service to Customer as the motto
  • To equip students with the latest e-commerce skills
  • To give a hands-on experience through practical CRS training on Amadeus First Class Package Mundus
  • To enable subject specialization by providing elective subjects

Program Specifications

General Structure

The subjects are divided into two categories, the general component and skill components. Subjects without practical’s are called as the general component and subjects with practical’s are called as skill components.

The general component subjects will have 04 hours of theory paper and skill component subjects will have 03 hours of theory and 04 hours of practical’s. More weightage is given to practical’s in comparison to theory since it is a vocational course.

Students who have taken this course need not do any additional second language as they will be studying a foreign language as a part of their curriculum.

Students are required to take compulsory courses and elective courses. The compulsory courses are intended to cover the core tourism and hospitality subjects. They will equip the students to carry out professional tourism and allied activities in India and abroad. The elective courses will equip students with specialised skills from a tourism industry perspective.

The choice of options for electives are subject to class strength of the students in the final year for fifth and sixth semesters which has to be chosen as a combination.
Both compulsory and elective courses are intended to develop professional approach and skill set.

Students can exit on the completion of the first year and will receive a Diploma Certificate with 60 credits. They can get re-admitted for the second year at a later date and exit on completing two years with 120 credits enabling them to get Advanced Diploma Certificate. Students will receive the Bachelor of Vocational Course in Hospitality and Tourism (BHT) degree on the successful completion of three years with 180 credits.

Eligibility

10+2 Pass with 60% marks Student must be proficient with General Knowledge and Current Affairs.

Note: Following are compulsory as per Bengaluru Central University for course completion

  • Students must undertake a compulsory Educational Tour to write the Tour Report in the first year. Students will not be allowed to take the supplementary practical exam in the following year without undertaking the educational tour organized by the Department of Travel & Tourism. An undertaking for the same will be collected from the students and parents.
  • Students must undertake 06 weeks Summer Internship after second year final exams and submit an Internship Report with a Certificate and Performance Appraisal given by the Organization. Students will not be allowed to take the supplementary practical exam in the following year without undertaking the internship program in tourism organizations for the specified period.
  • All students have to wear a uniform with blazers for the prescribed practical classes.

Testing and Evaluation

CONTINUOUS INTERNAL ASSESSMENT         50 Marks

END SEMESTER EXAMINATION                       50 Marks

END SEMESTER PRACTICAL EXAM      50 Marks

TOTAL                            150 Marks

Continuous Internal Assessment includes:  Attendance                   05 marks

Test         30 marks

Assignment/project     15 marks           

Total         50 marks

End Semester Theory Examination:  50 Marks – Two Hour Duration. 

End Semester Practical exam: 50 marks Batch-wise (Record/Report and Viva Voce)        

End semester theory paper will be divided into three parts- Section A, B and C.

Section A: It contains 06 questions and students answer any 04 questions (4×2=8 Marks) Section B: It contains 05 questions and students answer any 03 questions (3×4=12 Marks) Section C: It contains 05 questions and students answer any 03 questions (3×10=30 Marks)

Syllabus

BACHELOR OF VOCATIONAL HOSPITALITY & TOURISM

BHT Course Matrix for the Batch of 2020 Onwards

Odd Semester
  Course Code Course Title Credits T+P Marks Total Marks
1.1 VHT1BC Business Communication I 03+00 100
1.2 VHT1F French 03+00 100
1.3 VHT1TB Tourism Business 02+06 150
1.4 VHT1TAO Travel Agency Operations 02+06 150
1.5 VHT1TG Tourism Geography I 02+06 150 650
3.1 VHT3F French 03+00 100
3.2 VHT3FA Fundamentals of Accountancy 03+00 100
3.3 VHT3TO Tour Operations 02+04 150
3.4 VHT3TR1 Tourism Resources I 02+04 150
3.5 VHT3FO Front Office Operations 02+04 150
3.6 VHT3ETR Educational Tour Report 00+06 50 700
5.1 VHT5EEC Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Creation 03+00 100
5.2 VHT5ST Sustainable Tourism 03+00 100
5.3 VHT5TM Tourism Marketing 02+04 150
5.4 VHT5TPR Tourism Policy & Research 02+04 150
5.5A VHT5EAS Airport Services 02+04 150
5.5B VHT5EHM Hospitality Management I 02+04 150
5.6 VHT5SIR Summer Internship Report 00+06 50 700
Even Semester
2.1 VHT2BC Business Communication II 03+00 100
2.2 VHT2F French 03+00 100
2.3 VHT2TG2 Tourism Geography II 02+06 150
2.4 VHT2CSE Customer Service & Etiquettes 02+06 150
2.5 VHT2EM Event Management 02+06 150 650
4.1 VHT4F French 03+00 100
4.2 VHT4AAT Advanced Accountancy in Tourism 03+00 100
4.3 VHT4TM Tour Management 02+04 150
4.4 VHT4TR2 Tourism Resources II 02+04 150
4.5 VHT4TJ Travel Journalism 02+04 150
4.6 VHT4ACT Amadeus CRS Training 00+06 50 700
6.1 VHT6EDP Entrepreneur Development Plan 03+00 100
6.2 VHT6OS Organizational Skills 03+00 100
6.3 VHT6TA Travel Automation 02+04 150
6.4 VHT6DM Destination Management  02+04 150
6.5A VHT6ECM Cargo Management 02+04 150
6.5B VHT6EHM2 Hospitality Management II 02+04 150
6.6 VHT6TRP Tourism Research Paper 00+06 50 700
*Each Semester students get 30 Credits (12 Theory +18 Practicals)  

 

Careers and Highlights

Careers

  • BHT has great value addition in current economy with the surge of employment opportunities both in India and abroad. Our students are well placed in the tourism and hospitality industry such as hotels, aviation, cargo, event management, travel agents and tour operators and other allied sectors.
  • Our tourism students are the overall championship winners in all the tourism colleges across Bengaluru for the leading National level tourism fests such as Exodus, Turas and Adriot.
  • Department events are Ire Festum the annual Inter-Collegiate National Fest, Workshops like Hitch-a-Ride and 8th continent, Symposiums, International Conferences, Seminars, Guest Lectures and more.
  • Active association with India Tourism, Bengaluru, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

Some of the course highlights includes:

  • Foreign Language: French
  • Project Based Reports
  • Internship and Placement support
  • Online GDS Training
  • Industrial Training: Vocational training by industry partner Shangri-La Hotel
  • Educational tours and Field trips

Brochure

BHT Brochure 2020
Overview

Overview

About the Program

The BHT program is a bachelor degree program in Commerce. The main objective of this program is to enable students to acquire knowledge and skills required by the industry and business sector. This program is a UGC sponsored vocational programme and approved by the Tourism & Hospitality Skill Council. They simultaneously offer skill training as per the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) under National Skill Development Corporation. It provides the right nurturing ground for students to pursue their ambitions. The curriculum facilitated by eminent faculty follows a contemporary take and emphasises on offering an overview to launch a career in the hospitality and tourism sector with ease. This ensures that our students acquire knowledge of quantitative, qualitative techniques as well as a thorough understanding of the field. Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in Business Communication, Tourism Management, and Tourism Economics, etc. The Curricular and Extracurricular activities are designed in a way to ensure that the students receive a holistic understanding through the curriculum.

Head of Department

Ms. Sneha N,
Assistant Professor, M.T.A, NET, (Ph.D.)

Vision

  • To produce young dynamic women graduates with empowerment, entrepreneurial skills ethics and values to excel and compete successfully in the competitive global environment of customer-oriented hospitality and service industry
  • To imbibe the concept – “CUSTOMER SERVICE WITH A SMILE” as our motto

Mission

  • We strive to achieve the overall development of the students with time management, values and professionalism through a desire to excel in the hospitality and service industry through teaching, interactive sessions, research and service.

Objectives

The Department of Travel and Tourism hopes to prepare the students for a fruitful career by availing job opportunities in a wide spectrum of Hospitality & Tourism Industry.

  • To equip them with the skills as per NSQF level
  • To enable the students to understand the micro and macro environment that affects the hospitality & tourism business
  • To encourage students to develop an analytical attitude and an integrated approach with Service to Customer as the motto
  • To equip students with the latest e-commerce skills
  • To give a hands-on experience through practical CRS training on Amadeus First Class Package Mundus
  • To enable subject specialization by providing elective subjects
Program Specifications

Program Specifications

General Structure

The subjects are divided into two categories, the general component and skill components. Subjects without practical’s are called as the general component and subjects with practical’s are called as skill components.

The general component subjects will have 04 hours of theory paper and skill component subjects will have 03 hours of theory and 04 hours of practical’s. More weightage is given to practical’s in comparison to theory since it is a vocational course.

Students who have taken this course need not do any additional second language as they will be studying a foreign language as a part of their curriculum.

Students are required to take compulsory courses and elective courses. The compulsory courses are intended to cover the core tourism and hospitality subjects. They will equip the students to carry out professional tourism and allied activities in India and abroad. The elective courses will equip students with specialised skills from a tourism industry perspective.

The choice of options for electives are subject to class strength of the students in the final year for fifth and sixth semesters which has to be chosen as a combination.
Both compulsory and elective courses are intended to develop professional approach and skill set.

Students can exit on the completion of the first year and will receive a Diploma Certificate with 60 credits. They can get re-admitted for the second year at a later date and exit on completing two years with 120 credits enabling them to get Advanced Diploma Certificate. Students will receive the Bachelor of Vocational Course in Hospitality and Tourism (BHT) degree on the successful completion of three years with 180 credits.

Eligibility

10+2 Pass with 60% marks Student must be proficient with General Knowledge and Current Affairs.

Note: Following are compulsory as per Bengaluru Central University for course completion

  • Students must undertake a compulsory Educational Tour to write the Tour Report in the first year. Students will not be allowed to take the supplementary practical exam in the following year without undertaking the educational tour organized by the Department of Travel & Tourism. An undertaking for the same will be collected from the students and parents.
  • Students must undertake 06 weeks Summer Internship after second year final exams and submit an Internship Report with a Certificate and Performance Appraisal given by the Organization. Students will not be allowed to take the supplementary practical exam in the following year without undertaking the internship program in tourism organizations for the specified period.
  • All students have to wear a uniform with blazers for the prescribed practical classes.

Testing and Evaluation

CONTINUOUS INTERNAL ASSESSMENT         50 Marks

END SEMESTER EXAMINATION                       50 Marks

END SEMESTER PRACTICAL EXAM      50 Marks

TOTAL                            150 Marks

Continuous Internal Assessment includes:  Attendance                   05 marks

Test         30 marks

Assignment/project     15 marks           

Total         50 marks

End Semester Theory Examination:  50 Marks – Two Hour Duration. 

End Semester Practical exam: 50 marks Batch-wise (Record/Report and Viva Voce)        

End semester theory paper will be divided into three parts- Section A, B and C.

Section A: It contains 06 questions and students answer any 04 questions (4×2=8 Marks) Section B: It contains 05 questions and students answer any 03 questions (3×4=12 Marks) Section C: It contains 05 questions and students answer any 03 questions (3×10=30 Marks)

Syllabus

Syllabus

BACHELOR OF VOCATIONAL HOSPITALITY & TOURISM

BHT Course Matrix for the Batch of 2020 Onwards

Odd Semester
  Course Code Course Title Credits T+P Marks Total Marks
1.1 VHT1BC Business Communication I 03+00 100
1.2 VHT1F French 03+00 100
1.3 VHT1TB Tourism Business 02+06 150
1.4 VHT1TAO Travel Agency Operations 02+06 150
1.5 VHT1TG Tourism Geography I 02+06 150 650
3.1 VHT3F French 03+00 100
3.2 VHT3FA Fundamentals of Accountancy 03+00 100
3.3 VHT3TO Tour Operations 02+04 150
3.4 VHT3TR1 Tourism Resources I 02+04 150
3.5 VHT3FO Front Office Operations 02+04 150
3.6 VHT3ETR Educational Tour Report 00+06 50 700
5.1 VHT5EEC Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Creation 03+00 100
5.2 VHT5ST Sustainable Tourism 03+00 100
5.3 VHT5TM Tourism Marketing 02+04 150
5.4 VHT5TPR Tourism Policy & Research 02+04 150
5.5A VHT5EAS Airport Services 02+04 150
5.5B VHT5EHM Hospitality Management I 02+04 150
5.6 VHT5SIR Summer Internship Report 00+06 50 700
Even Semester
2.1 VHT2BC Business Communication II 03+00 100
2.2 VHT2F French 03+00 100
2.3 VHT2TG2 Tourism Geography II 02+06 150
2.4 VHT2CSE Customer Service & Etiquettes 02+06 150
2.5 VHT2EM Event Management 02+06 150 650
4.1 VHT4F French 03+00 100
4.2 VHT4AAT Advanced Accountancy in Tourism 03+00 100
4.3 VHT4TM Tour Management 02+04 150
4.4 VHT4TR2 Tourism Resources II 02+04 150
4.5 VHT4TJ Travel Journalism 02+04 150
4.6 VHT4ACT Amadeus CRS Training 00+06 50 700
6.1 VHT6EDP Entrepreneur Development Plan 03+00 100
6.2 VHT6OS Organizational Skills 03+00 100
6.3 VHT6TA Travel Automation 02+04 150
6.4 VHT6DM Destination Management  02+04 150
6.5A VHT6ECM Cargo Management 02+04 150
6.5B VHT6EHM2 Hospitality Management II 02+04 150
6.6 VHT6TRP Tourism Research Paper 00+06 50 700
*Each Semester students get 30 Credits (12 Theory +18 Practicals)  

 

Careers and Highlights

Careers and Highlights

Careers

  • BHT has great value addition in current economy with the surge of employment opportunities both in India and abroad. Our students are well placed in the tourism and hospitality industry such as hotels, aviation, cargo, event management, travel agents and tour operators and other allied sectors.
  • Our tourism students are the overall championship winners in all the tourism colleges across Bengaluru for the leading National level tourism fests such as Exodus, Turas and Adriot.
  • Department events are Ire Festum the annual Inter-Collegiate National Fest, Workshops like Hitch-a-Ride and 8th continent, Symposiums, International Conferences, Seminars, Guest Lectures and more.
  • Active association with India Tourism, Bengaluru, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

Some of the course highlights includes:

  • Foreign Language: French
  • Project Based Reports
  • Internship and Placement support
  • Online GDS Training
  • Industrial Training: Vocational training by industry partner Shangri-La Hotel
  • Educational tours and Field trips
Brochure

Brochure

BHT Brochure 2020