Academics | Faculties | FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND ECONOMICS | Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management | Bachelor of Hotel Management and Tourism - Hospitality Management | NDU

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Consistent with the Faculty mission, the Bachelor Program in Hospitality and Tourism Management at Notre Dame University-Louaize (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.


Program Goals and Learning Outcomes

General Atrributes

  1. 1. Business Knowledge: Our Graduates will have comprehensive disciplinary knowledge in the operation and management of hospitality-related enterprises.
  2. 1.1.  Students should be able to demonstrate the understanding of core hospitality management knowledge and techniques.
  3. 2.Critical thinking: Our graduates will be critical thinkers.
  4. 2.1.  Students should be able to critically analyze information to solve business problems using appropriate quantitative and qualitative techniques.
  5. 3.Communication: Our graduates will be effective communicators.
  6. 3.1.  Students should be able to prepare clear and concise written reports using the appropriate style and structure.
  7. 3.2.  Students should be able to deliver effective oral presentations that are well-focused and rigorous.
  8. 4.Ethical and social responsibility: Our graduates will have a sound recognition of the ethical and social impacts of business practice.
  9. 4.1.  Students should be able to examine and identify ethical issues related to hospitality management organizations.
  10. 4.2.  Student should be able to assess social implications in various business situations.
  11. 5.Teamwork: Our graduates will be good team participants.
  12. 5.1.  Students should be able to collaboratively and positively participate in teams.


Major Requirements

All candidates for the Bachelor of Hotel Management and Tourism degree have to complete sixteen 3-credit courses, as specified by the Department, 1 course of Lab application, and 1 Internship to be preferably taken during the summer period. These courses provide the core Business, and Hospitality and Tourism operational skills needed prior to choosing a field of concentration.


Concentration Requirements

Consists of seven 3-credit courses and 1 Internship depending on the chosen concentration and the candidate’s preferred sub-specialization. These courses are to equip students with advance knowledge in their future professional field.


Admission Procedures and Requirements

The BHMT attracts fresh high school graduates from all strands alongside with Technical Baccalaureate students in the fields of hospitality and/or tourism. An applicant is accepted if he or she fulfils all the NDU admission requirements. In addition, there are three states of selection to the BHMT: acceptance, conditional acceptance (with remedials), and rejection. All first-year applicants must complete the Admission Requirements.



The hospitality, travel, and tourism industry ranks among the top three largest industries in the world. The Bachelor of Hotel Management and Tourism program at NDU 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 three concentrations: Hospitality Management, Food and Beverage Management, and Events Management.

The various concentrations provide a sound foundation in hotel, food and beverage, 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 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.


Graduation Requirements

Students seeking a Bachelor of Hotel Management and Tourism must complete a total of 103 credits 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 103 credits are divided into:



Liberal Arts Curriculum (27cr.)

Suggested Program

Fall Semester Year I (15cr.)
HTM 201 Fundamentals of Hospitality and Cultural Tourism 3 cr.
ACO 201
Principles of Accounting I 3 cr.
MRK 201
Fundamentals of Marketing
3 cr.

  Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 6 cr.
Spring Semester Year I (14cr.)
HTM 224 Rooms Division Management 3 cr.
HTM 227
Housekeeping Operations and Management 2 cr.
ECN 212
Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr.
211 Hospitality and Tourism Law 3 cr.

  Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)
3 cr.
Summer Session Year I (7cr.)
HTM 381 Internship I: Rooms Division Operations 1 cr.

  Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)
6 cr.
Fall Semester Year II (15cr.)
FBM 312 Food Production and Yielding 3 cr.
FBM 316
Food Production Lab 3 cr.
HRM 201
Principles of Human Resources Management 3 cr.
HTM 319 Hospitality Information Technology and Digital Transformation 3 cr.

  Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)
3 cr.
Spring Semester Year II (15cr.)
FBM 324 Restaurant Operations and Floor Management 3 cr.
Lebanon’s Cultural, Heritage and Nature Tourism 3 cr.
Hospitality and Tourism Law 3 cr.
Concentration Course I 3 cr.

  Concentration Course II 3 cr.
Summer Session Year II (7cr.)
HTM 481 Internship II: F&B or Events Operations 1 cr.

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 6 cr.
Fall Semester Year III (15cr.)
HTM 451 Managing Hospitality Organizations 3 cr.
BAF 311 Principles of Financial Management I 3 cr.

Concentration Course III 3 cr.

  Concentration Course IV 3 cr.

  Concentration Elective Course 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year III (15cr.)
HTM 459 Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Management 3 cr.
HTM 450 Cost Control for the Hospitality Industry 3 cr.

Concentration Course V 3 cr.

  Concentration Course VI 3 cr.

  Concentration Course VII 3 cr.


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