Mission

Consistent with the Faculty mission, the Bachelor Program in Hospitality and Tourism Management at NDU contributes to the development of the Lebanese tourism industry and provides local, regional, and international markets with high caliber professionals of different areas of expertise. The Program aspires to embed in students an entrepreneurial spirit, sustainability principles as well as ethical and multicultural values.

Total Credits
104
Apply Before
January 2018
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Program Educational Objectives

The Hospitality, travel, and tourism industry ranks among the top three largest industries in the world. The NDU program of Bachelor of Hotel Management and Tourism is designed to prepare students for successful professional and executive careers in the hospitality and tourism industries by allowing them to specialize in one of the following four concentrations: Hospitality Management, Food & Beverage Management, Travel and Tourism Management, as well as Hospitality Events Management.

 

The various concentrations provide a sound foundation in hotel, restaurant management, tourism administration and events management through focused academic coursework, hands-on work experience, and intense interaction with the industry. They also provide relevant educational opportunities for persons currently employed in these industries and wishing to upgrade their skills.

 

Hospitality and Tourism Management students at NDU benefit from a rare opportunity to acquire the international management techniques, and seek knowledge adapted to their professional career orientations and specializations.

 

The academic program follows a dynamic process allowing it to adapt to the evolving and changing trends in the market. Students are required to perform practical internships locally and internationally to accumulate experience that will enable them to jump-start their careers.

 

Program Learning Outcomes

By the end of the program graduates will be able to:

Goal 1: General Skills:

  1. 1.Act in light of sustainable development principles and the common good;
  2. 2.Embrace universal human values and moral integrity;
  3. 3.Behave professionally and in an informed manner;
  4. 4.Provide customer-centered services;
  5. 5.Communicate effectively;

Goal 2: Management Specific Skills:

  1. 1.Identify the role of business functions in the hospitality and tourism industry;
  2. 2.Recognize and evaluate the impact of internal and external risks and opportunities;
  3. 3.Demonstrate adequate skills in performing post-entry position operations;
  4. 4.Use information technology in operational decision-making;
  5. 5.Pursue professional and academic development.

 

Graduation Requirements

Students seeking the degree of Bachelor of Hotel Management and Tourism must complete a total of 103 credits (104 credits for the Food and Beverage concentration) with an overall average of at least 2.0/4.0 and a minimum average of 2.3/4.0 in the major and concentration requirements. The 104 credits are divided into:

 

Courses

Liberal Arts Curriculum (27cr.)

Free Electives (3cr.)

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

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