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Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Hospitality Management (Teach Out)

Program Description

IMPORTANT NOTICE: AUPP is not accepting new applicants for the Tourism and Hospitality Management program.

THM is a dual degree program with Fort Hays State University (FHSU) in the USA. There is no single degree THM option. The FHSU degree is a Bachelor of Business Administration. Graduates receive two types of degrees from two universities on two continents.

THM prepares students for success in multiple sectors of one of the world’s largest industries, with one in ten people worldwide working in tourism and hospitality positions. The tourism and hospitality industry is Cambodia’s largest service industry, contributing more than 20% of GDP. Billions of dollars of THM infrastructure and facility investment have been committed by government agencies, multi-national corporations, and local companies to satisfy future THM demand in Cambodia.

THM majors at AUPP take:

  • General Education courses which help make each student a well-rounded person and citizen of the world.
  • THM courses which introduce a variety of interesting topics and many exciting career paths. THM courses are taught on-campus by AUPP THM professors and online by FHSU THM professors.
  • Business courses which provide the necessary skills and core competencies to succeed in a highly competitive international environment.

Career Opportunities

THM graduates are expected to become managers, leaders, and entrepreneurs in hotels, resorts, attractions, tour companies, airlines, cruise lines, event management, restaurants, NGOs, government agencies, and international tourism organizations. During their careers, many THM professionals work in several of these areas, which are interconnected, to create enjoyable tourism experiences for business and pleasure travelers. THM graduates are also recruited by many other industries due to their exceptional soft skills and ability to understand the world and function well on an international level.

Bachelor of Science, Tourism and Hospitality Management

This is a dual degree program with Fort Hays State University (FHSU). The FHSU award is Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Program Structure
Required Total Credits (124)
General Education
64
Major
33
Business Core
27

Students select courses from the list of General Education Courses under General Education Requirement section of the Catalogue.

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General Education Courses:

Course CodeCourse NameCredit
COMM 103Oral Communications3
ENGL 101English Composition 13
ENGL 102English Composition 23
ITEC 101Introduction to Information Technology3
SMNR 101First Year Experience Seminar1
HUMN 101Introduction to the Humanities3
HUMN 110Arts and Culture3
HUMN 250Ethics & Society3
ENGL 240Literature3
ECON 140Macroeconomics3
ECON 150Microeconomics3
GEOG 120World Regional Geography3
HIST 130World History to 15003
HIST 131World History since 15003
POLS 110Introduction to Political Science3
ENVS 131Environmental Science3
MATH 177Elementary Statistics3
MATH 200Business Calculus3
GEOG 220Physical Geography3
PSCI 220Exploring the Universe3

Select two of the following:

Course CodeCourse NameCredit
THM 150Traveling the World3
ENVS 231Environmental Tourism3
THM 350Cultural Heritage Tourism3
Course CodeCourse NameCredit
THM 620Principles & Practices of Tourism & Hospitality Management3
THM 621Tourism and Hospitality Marketing3
THM 622Service and Operations Management3
THM 623Meetings, Conventions & Events Management3
THM 624Hotel & Resort Management3
THM 625International Hospitality: Problems & Planning3
THM 626Food and Beverage Management3
THM 628Health and Wellness Tourism3
THM 630Spa Facility & Destination Management3
THM 632Sustainable Tourism and Events3
INTS 400/THM 629Internship3
Course CodeCourse NameCredit
ACCT 201Financial Accounting3
ACCT 202Managerial Accounting3
BUSN 200Introduction to Business Communications3
BUSN 300Legal Environment for Business3
FINC 301Introduction to Finance3
MGMT 301Principles of Management3
MKTG 301Principles of Marketing3
MGMT 602Production and Operations Management3
MGMT 650Business Policy3

Note: Fort Hays graduation requirement requires students to complete at least 45 credit hours of upper division courses. (300-level or higher).

AUPP CourseCourse NameCredit
ACCT 201Financial Accounting3
ACCT 202Managerial Accounting3
BUSN 200Introduction to Business Communications3
BUSN 300Legal Environment for Business3
FINC 301Introduction to Finance3
MGMT 301Principles of Management3
MKTG 301Principles of Marketing3
Fort Hays State University CourseCourse NameCredit
ACCT 203Principles of Accounting I3
ACCT 204Principles of Accounting II3
BCOM 314Business Communication3
GBUS 204Business Law3
FINC 305Managerial Finance 3
MGT 301Management Principles 3
MKT 301Marketing Principles3