Curriculum Structure

Bachelor of Business Administration Program in Hospitality Industry Management Program
(International Program)

Curriculum Structure

To be eligible for degree of Bachelor of Business Administration Program in Hospitality Industry Management, a student must earn at least 123 credits distributed as follows, and maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

 1.General Education Courses 30 credits

1.1 Social Sciences and Humanities

9 credits
1.2 Science, Mathematics and Technology 6 credits
1.3 Language Competency 15 credits
2. Professional Courses 87  credits
2.1 Business Core Courses 33 credits
2.2 Major Required Courses 42 credits
2.3 Major Elective Courses at least     12 credits
3. Free Elective Courses
at least     6 credits
Total Number of Credits 123 credits

Note:
1. The numbers after each course (e.g., 3 (3-0-6)) represent the credits, lecture hours, laboratory/practice hours, and self-study hours, respectively.
2. It is the responsibility of the student to meet all prerequisite requirements. Students may not be allowed to take a course if its prerequisites have not been satisfactorily passed.

1. General Education Courses 30 Credits

Students are required to take 30 credits to complete courses in the following three areas of study: there are 9 credits of Humanities and Social Sciences, 6 credits of Science and Mathematics, and 15 credits of Language Competency.

1.1 Humanities and Social Science 9 Credits

Students must complete at least 9 credits from the following courses:

GE 101 THE PATH TO WISDOM 3 (2-2-5)
GE 111 TRUTH AND SERVICE 3 (3-0-6)
GE 112 PEACE AND AESTHETICS OF LIFE 3 (3-0-6)

1.2 Science and Mathematics 6 Credits
Students must complete at least 6 credits from the following courses:

GE 105 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR QUALITY OF LIFE AND ENVIRONMENT 3 (3-0-6)
GE 106 LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS FOR DAILY LIVING 3 (3-0-6)

1.3 Language Competency 15 Credits

Students are required to successfully complete a total of 15 credits of one language other than their native language:

1.3.1 Mother Tongue Speakers of English

GE 121 THAI I 3 (3-0-6)
GE 122 THAI II
(Prerequisite: GE 121 THAI I)
3 (3-0-6)
GE 123 THAI III
(Prerequisite: GE 122 THAI II)
3 (3-0-6)
GE 124 THAI IV
(Prerequisite: GE 123 THAI III)
3 (3-0-6)
GE 134 RESEARCH PAPER WRITING
(Prerequisite: GE 133 ENGLISH PARAGRAPH WRITING except for English native speakers)
3 (3-0-6)

1.3.2 Mother Tongue Speakers of Thai

GE 125 THAI V
(Prerequisite: GE 124 Thai IV except for Thai native speakers)
3 (3-0-6)
GE 131 ENGLISH READING 3 (3-0-6)
GE 132 ENGLISH LISTENING AND SPEAKING 3 (3-0-6)
GE 133 ENGLISH PARAGRAPH WRITING 3 (3-0-6)
GE 134 RESEARCH PAPER WRITING
(Prerequisite: GE 133 ENGLISH PARAGRAPH WRITING except for English native speakers)
3 (3-0-6)

1.3.3 Non-Mother Tongue Speakers of English or Thai

GE 121 THAI I 3 (3-0-6)
GE 131 ENGLISH READING 3 (3-0-6)
GE 132 ENGLISH LISTENING AND SPEAKING 3 (3-0-6)
GE 133 ENGLISH PARAGRAPH WRITING 3 (3-0-6)
GE 134 RESEARCH PAPER WRITING
(Prerequisite: GE 133 ENGLISH PARAGRAPH WRITING except for English native speakers)
3 (3-0-6)

2. Professional Courses 87 Credits

Students must complete at least 87 credits from the following courses:

2.1 Business Core Courses 33 Credits

Students are required to successfully complete a total of 33 credits from the following courses.

AC319  MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 3 (3-0-6)
BA200  BUSINESS STATISTICS 3 (3-0-6)
BA201  PRODUCTION AND OPERATION MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
EC101  PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3 (3-0-6)
EC102  PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3 (3-0-6)
FN209  BUSINESS FINANCE 3 (3-0-6)
IBM111  FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 3 (3-0-6)
IIT100  PREPARATORY MATHEMATICS 0 (3-0-6)
LA102  BUSINESS LAW 3 (3-0-6)
MG109  ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
MG409  STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
MK109  PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3 (3-0-6)

2.2 Major Required Courses 42 Credits

Students are required to successfully complete a total of 42 credits from the following courses.

HIM111  INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
HIM112  TOURISM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
HIM211  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY 3 (3-0-6)
HIM212  HOTEL OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT 3 (2-2-5)
HIM213  PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
HIM214  SERVICE PSYCHOLOGY AND SERVICE OPERATION MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
HIM311  RESEARCH METHODS FOR HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY 3 (3-0-6)
HIM312  MICE OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT 3 (2-2-5)
HIM313  FOOD AND BEVERAGE OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT 3 (2-2-5)
HIM314  INTERNATIONAL CUISINE COOKING AND PREPARATION 3 (2-2-5)
HIM315  HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY MARKETING 3 (3-0-6)
HIM316  HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY 3 (3-0-6)
HIM492  HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY SEMINAR 3 (3-0-6)
HIM495  INTERNSHIP 3 (0-18-9)

2.3 Major Elective Courses at least 12 credits

Students are required to successfully complete at least 12 credits from the following courses.

HIM420  LAW FOR HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY 3 (3-0-6)
HIM421  REVENUE MANAGEMENT IN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY 3 (3-0-6)
HIM422  HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY FACILITY DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
HIM423  TOURISM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT 3 (3-0-6)
HIM424  HEALTH TOURISM MANAGEMENT FOR SENIOR AND DISABLED PEOPLE 3 (3-0-6)
HIM425  AIRLINE INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
HIM426  SERVICE MANAGEMENT IN HOSPITAL 3 (3-0-6)
HIM427  BASIC SPA BUSINESS OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
HIM428  SPECIAL EVENT AND FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
HIM429  CROSS CULTURAL MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6)
HIM491  INDEPENDENT STUDY IN CURRENT ISSUES FOR HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY 3 (1-4-4)
HIM496  CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION IN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY 9 (0-40-20)

3. Free Elective Courses 6 Credits

Students must select additional 6 credits hours from among the courses offered by other departments in the International Programs.