BS in Hospitality & Tourism Management

This rigorous three-year program covers all aspects of the hospitality and tourism industry.  The program actively prepares students to be leaders in a global dynamic workplace.

Our faculty has designed a curriculum that provides a solid foundation embedded in 25 credits of hospitality and tourism management core courses, 9 credits from broad choices in electives that invite students to explore their specific interests in hospitality and tourism management, along with 18 credits from required business courses and 6 credits of free elective courses.

In order to fulfill their graduation requirements, students are expected to complete 122 credits if they join the university at the freshmen level, or 92 credits if they join the BS hospitality and tourism management at the sophomore level. Undergraduate students are advised to stick to the following degree plan to complete their graduation requirements in three years.

All hospitality students are required to complete 550 hours of internship.  The internship could be completed at named local and international hospitality firms.

Career Opportunities

Upon the completion of minimum sixty credits (junior standing), students are required to participate in a hands-on training program which blends classroom learning with laboratory applications to simulate real life environment. Academic credits are earned from internship. Internships help students establish ties with industry and prepare them for careers in real life. In addition, our faculty establish, place or train students in various countries at world-renowned companies.

Our national partners:

  • Intercontinental Le Vendôme, Beirut
  • Intercontinental Phoenicia, Beirut
  • Le Meridian Commodore, Beirut
  • Le Royal, Beirut
  • Movenpick Hotel, Beirut
  • Riviera Hotel, Beirut
  • Regency Palace, Beirut

Our international partners:

  • Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai,UAE
  • Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai, UAE
  • Park Hyatt, Dubai, UAE
  • Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia
  • Cheval Blanc, Maldives
  • Sea World, Florida, USA
  • Westgate Lakes, USA 

Required Courses

The BS in Hospitality and Tourism Management would require a total of 61 credits distributed as follows:

  • 18 credits required business courses
  • 34 credits hospitality courses (25 credit of core and 9 credits of electives)
  • 6 credits free elective courses

Required Business Courses (18 credits)

Number Course Cr.
MKT201         Intro to Marketing                                                                 3
QBA201 Managerial Statistics 3
BUS213 Business Law & Ethics 3
ACC203 Financial Accounting 3
FIN301 Managerial Finance 3
MGT441 Human Resources Management 3
  *ECO201 & ECO202  

Core Courses

Number Course Cr.
HOM202            Hospitality and Tourism Management                                      3     
HOM203 Food and Beverage Concept Development 3
HOM205 Lodging Management and Operations 3
HOM217 Housekeeping Management and Operations  1
HOM231 Wine Spirits and Cigars 1
HOM239 Business Etiquette and Protocol 1
HOM321 Tourism Economic and Cultural Impact 3
HOM324 Convention and Service Management 3
HOM455 Hospitality Revenue Management 3
HOM477 Hospitality Strategic Management 3
HOM499 Senior Study/International Hospitality Management          1

Elective Courses

Number Course Cr.
HOM215  Front Office Operation        1
HOM250 Food Preparation I 3
HOM254 Baking, Pastry and Chocolate 3
HOM302 Hospitality Purchasing 3
HOM306 Quantity Food Production/Catering 3
HOM323 Systems of Accounts in the Hospitality Industry   1
HOM235 Franchising in the Hospitality Industry 1
HOM444 Distribution Channels & Social Media 3
HOM488 Seminar in Hospitality and Tourism 3


Typical Course Plan (pdf)