B.Sc in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Summary of the program


Total Fee


Total Credit

4 Year

Course Duration

Message from Chairman, THM

Tourism has become a great source of foreign exchange earning in Bangladesh. Now-a-days it plays an important role to create employment opportunities. The tourism sector in Bangladesh has been gradually growing and also new destination site are up coming. There is a great potentiality in the development of the tourism sector by applying new policies and strategies.  Tourism industry involves large number of people various aspect of different socio- economic backgrounds. The sector have different needs, tests, attitudes, expectations and behavioral patterns. The Tourism and Hospitality Management department of The People’s University has an ideal place to learn, educate with practical classes. We aim to provide standard tourism education for future generation.  We shall provide quality education for undergraduates who are interested to be involve in airlines business, tour operators, tourist guide, also many other site of job markets as well. Our goal is to create smart and dynamic students who can face the challenges in the tourism field. Youngsters are welcome to take part in meeting the growing demand of the tourism industry and ensuring a brighter future.

Haradhan Ganguly

Chairman, Dept. of THM


One of the most prestigious and exciting professions, a Career with combination of Dignity, Style and Elegance, to become world class Hotelier, The People’s University of Bangladesh is introducing a 4 years Bachelor (Hons.) degree course. Total 140 credits (39 courses of 3 credits + six lab + two seminars +one Technical visit + Industrial Attachment + one dissertation of 6 credits = 39*3+8 +3 + 3 + 3 + 6 = 140) along with six months 8 Semester program including 4 months industrial attachment at any reputed hotel, motel, airlines, travel agency or any service industry, so that the students will have practical job also experience knowledge. Duration of each semester will be 6 months. At the end of 8th semester, there will be a dissertation on the basis of the industrial attachment.


The Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management has set up the following missions to reach the above-mentioned vision:

  • To prepare students with necessary skills/knowledge as successful professionals in leadership positions
  • To encourage lateral thinking in the students and curiosity so they can solve complex business problems
  • To educate students entrepreneurship and transdisciplinary knowledge while emphasizing ethics and social responsibility
  • To engage the students in research work, and make them recognize the importance of lifelong learning for the development of the country
  • To engage the students in research work, and make them recognize the importance of lifelong learning for the development of the country


The Department of tourism and hospitality management, The People’s University of Bangladesh, strives to becoming global partner in tourism and hospitality sectors through achieving excellence in teaching, research, innovation and community service to ensure sustainable growth in entrepreneurship, businesses and economy of the country.


The general objective of the department is to provide need-oriented education with up-to-date knowledge in tourism and hospitality management to endow the students with developed knowledge and skills.

  • Impart practical tourism and hospitality education for future business leaders
  • Problem-solving and industry collaboration
  • Research and exploration in business and economics with ethical and moral values

Program Learning Outcome (PLO)

By the end of this B.Sc. (Honors) in Tourism and Hospitality Management program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge, theories, principles, processes and procedures of the main two areas of the program: tourism and hospitality
  • Exercise and prepare food and beverage menus; communicate and interact guests; evaluate and appreciate stakeholders of the tourism destination
  • Apply analytical and critical thinking abilities in order to tackle conceptual, qualitative, and quantitative challenges in the hospitality and tourism business
  • Communicate and interact effectively and clearly, and express business ideas, data, and results in written, oral, and interactive presentations
  • Utilize and practice an entrepreneurial mindset in order to make challenging business   decisions with current business technologies
  • Apply and exercise the impact of the professional solutions in socio-cultural and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development
  • Engage themselves in authentic research work, and recognize the importance of lifelong learning for sustainable development
  • Apply security, law, and ethical principles and make a commitment to professional ethics, risk management, responsibilities, and social norms

Eligibility for Admission

Students who have any of the following qualifications may apply for the admission to B.Sc. (Honors) in Tourism and Hospitality Management program:

  • Students who have passed SSC, and HSC, or equivalent public examinations with at least two 2nd divisions, or minimum GPA 2.5 in each (5.00 scale) may apply for admission. Students who have minimum 2.00 in any one of SSC, or HSC, and a total of GPA 6.00 may also apply.
  • For English medium students, minimum 5 subjects in “O” level, and 2 subjects in “A” level examinations are required. At least Grade B, or GPA 4.0 in four subjects out of the seven subjects, and at least Grade C, or GPA 3.5 in the remaining three subjects (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, and E=1).
  • The children of freedom fighters with a total of GPA 5.0 in both SSC, and HSC, or in equivalent public examinations may apply for admission with a copy of the Freedom Fighter Certificate issued by the Government.

Degree Requirements

This curriculum of B.Sc. (Honors) in Tourism and Hospitality Management program consists of a set of General Education (GED) courses, Core courses, Elective courses, and Capstone courses. The categories of courses and their allotted credits are as follows:


Area of Courses

Number of Courses

Number of Credits


General Education Courses




Core Courses:
a) Theory
b) Lab




Elective Courses




Capstone Course







SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1THM-101Remedial English3.00
3THM-103Dimension of Tourism3.00

Introductions to Hospitality Industry

SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1THM-105Front Office Management3.00
2THM-201Comprehensive English3.00
3THM-202Housekeeping Operations3.00
4THM-203Hospitality Facilities Management and Design3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
2THM-205Three Technical Visits4.00
3THM-301Food and Beverage Management3.00
4THM-302Quality Health, Hygiene and Sanitation3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1THM-303Food & Beverage Service3.00
2THM-304MICE & Convention Management3.00
3THM-305Catering Management3.00
4THM-401Food and Beverage Production3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1THM-402Planning and Control of F&B Operation3.00
2THM-403Bar Beverage and Club Management3.00
3THM-404Airlines Business3.00
4THM-405Three months Industrial Attachment in Food & Beverage Service Department4.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1THM-501Supervision in the Hospitality Industry3.00
2THM-502History of Bangladesh with Special Reference of Cultural Tourism3.00
3THM-503Tourism and Hospitality Marketing3.00
4THM-504Basic Hotel & Restaurant Accounting3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
2THM-601Training and Managing Hospitality Human Resources3.00
3THM-602Hospitality Industry Financial Accounting3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1THM-603Micro & Macro Economics3.00
2THM-604Three months Industrial Attachment in Accounting and Marketing Department4.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1THM-701Travel-Tour Operation3.00
2THM-702Understanding Hospitality Law and Ethics3.00
3THM-703Sustainable Tourism3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1THM-704Securities and Loss Prevention Management3.00
2THM-705Purchasing for Hospitality Operation3.00
3THM-801Hospitality Industry Computer System3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1THM-802Business Mathematics3.00
2THM-803Research & Product Development in Tourism3.00
3THM-804Tour Guiding Techniques3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
1THM-805Dissertation on the basis of visit to tourism spot home / abroad4.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
11013 1111Introduction to Hospitality Management3.00
20232 3112

Bangla Language and Literature

30231 3113English Language and Academic Writing3.00
40413 1114Fundamentals of Management3.00
50411 1115Fundamentals of Accounting3.00


SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
11015 1121Tourism Concept and Linkages3.00
20222 3122History of the Emergence of Independent Bangladesh3.00
30611 3123Computing Application and ICT3.00
40031 3124Business Communication3.00
51013 1125Front Office Operations & Reservation3.00
61013 1126Front Office Operations & Reservation Lab1.00
70031 3117Seminar and Oral Presentation-I1.50


SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
10521 3211General Science and Environment3.00
20541 3212Business Mathematics3.00
31011 1213Housekeeping Management3.00
41011 1214Housekeeping Management Lab1.50
51021 1215First Aid, Hygiene and Sanitation3.00
61015 1216Geography of Tourism3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
10542 3221Business Statistics3.00
21013 1222Food and Beverage Service3.00
31013 1223Food and Beverage Service Lab1.50
40314 3224Introduction to Social Science3.00
50414 1225Principles of Marketing3.00
60612 3226Hospitality Management Information System3.00
70031 3227Seminar and Presentation-II1.50
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
11015 2311Tourism Culture, Heritage and Society3.00
21013 1312Tourism Culture, Heritage and Society3.00
31013 1313Food and Beverage Production Lab1.50
40412 1314Introduction to Finance3.00
50414 2315Consumer Behavior in Tourism and Hospitality3.00
61041 1316Airlines Business3.00


SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
11013 2321Restaurant Management3.00
21013 2322Restaurant Management Lab1.00
30414 2323Service Marketing3.00
40311 1324Fundamentals of Economics3.00
50413 1325Managing Tourism and Hospitality Human Resources3.00
60417 3327Business Law & Legal Issues in Tourism3.00
70417 3327Technical Visit and Report Writing3.00


SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
11015 2411Travel Agency and Tour Operations3.00
21015 2412Travel Agency and Tour Operations Lab1.50
31088 2413MICE and Event Management3.00
41015 2414Sustainable Tourism3.00
51015 2415Destination Planning and Development3.00
61032 2416Securities and Crisis Management3.00
70413 2417Organization Behavior3.00
SLCodeCourse TitleCredits
10413 2421Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurship3.00
21015 2422

Tourism in Bangladesh

31088 3423Research Methodology3.00
49999 4424Industrial Attachment3.00
59999 4425Dissertation Report and Viva Voce6.00

Tuition Fee

1Admission Fee10,000/-
2Fee Per Credits2,400/-
3Fee Per Semester42,000/-
4Total Course Fee3,36,000/-

Faculty Members

Prof. Jagadish Chandra Sukla Das


Haradhan Ganguly


Prof. Dr. Shamima Mannan Shahed


Jashim Uddin Sarker

Assistant Professor

Md. Aminul Asraf

Assistant Professor

Fahmida Islam

Assistant Professor

Farzana Neherin Dipte

Assistant Professor

Farzana Neherin Dipte