Bachelor of Science in Travel Management (4 years)

Bachelor of Science in Travel Management (4 years)

Description

This program covers the study of various components related to the travel and tour industry through technical, practical, and professional learning relevant to the different pillars of tourism, such as tour and travel operations, transportation, accommodation, food and beverage, events management, allied services, entertainment and recreation, tourism research and education, tourism planning and development, and other tourism services. Graduates from this program have career opportunities as Reservation Agents, Flight Attendants, Airline Food Service, Ticket Agents, Training Staff, Baggage Handlers, Sales Representatives, Travel Agents, Travel Counselor, Tour Guide, Tour Escort, Tour Coordinator, Researcher, Academician, Travel Writer, Public Relations Officer, or Event Organizer.

Identity​

Becoming Part of the Program

Identity​

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement, and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs): 

SERVANT LEADER 

  • Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church, and the environment. 
  • Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life. 
  • Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender. 

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR 

  • Express myself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction.
  • Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics. 
  • Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation. 

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER 

  • Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions. 
  • Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues. 
  • Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach. 

LIFELONG LEARNER 

  • Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal relevance and professional development. 
  • Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization. 
  • Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges. 

Graduates from the BS Travel Management program are expected to achieve the following Program Intended Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate ability to perform basic and supervisory job functions, as well as entrepreneurial competencies in the tour and travel sector, manifesting Christian values. 
  2. Apply analytical and critical thinking skills to formulate business decisions, producing quality research outputs that respond to varied tourism issues and trends within the society. 
  3. Engage in meaningful collaboration, communication, and processing of information through technology to effectively perform assigned tasks in a diverse cultural environment. 
  4. Perform leadership skills in various areas of tourism through advocacy programs to improve the quality of life of both local and global communities. 

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “College of Tourism and Hospitality Management” tab for the tuition fees.

Career Opportunities

Airline Food Service Crew

Academician

Baggage Handler

Event Organizer

Flight Attendant

Public Relations Officer

Researcher

Sales Representative

Tour Coordinator

Tour Escort

Tour Guide

Travel Agents

Travel Counselor

Training Staff

Ticket Agent 

Student Experience and Support

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy program provides not just theoretical input, but also practical applications of learned concepts and skills to best prepare students for the world of work. To do so, the program uses facilities such as laboratories for their learning experiences.

The University of Santo Tomas provides student services that cater to academic, spiritual, and wellness concerns of students. These support units are found in the different parts of the campus and can be accessed by Thomasians. When the University shifted to distance learning, the services also transitioned to online services to continue addressing the needs of Thomasians.

Program Curriculum (New)

Effectivity: A.Y. 2019-2020

This curriculum may have some changes upon the availability of new guidelines.

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
FIL 1
Kontekstuwalisadong Komunikasyon sa Filipino
3
0
3
 
NSTP 1
National Service Training Program 1
0
3
3
 
PATH-FIT
Human Enhancement 
2
0
2
 
PURPCOM
Purposive Communication
3
0
3
 
READ_PH
Readings in Philippine History
3
0
3
 
THM 5202
Macro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality
3
0
3
 
THM 5303
Risk Management as Applied to Safety, Security, and Sanitation
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Christian Vision of the Human Person
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
20
3
23
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
FIL 2
Panimulang Pagsasalin
3
0
3
FIL 1
NSTP 2
National Service Training Program 2
0
3
3
NSTP 1
PATH-FIT
Fitness Exercises for Specific Sports
2
0
2
 
THM 5201
Foreign Language 1
3
0
3
 
THM 5205
Quality Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality
3
0
3
THM 5203
THM 5207
Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality
3
0
3
THM 5202
THY 2
Christian Vision of Marriage and Family
3
0
3
THY 1
UND_SELF
Understanding the Self
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
20
3
23
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
PATH-FIT
Physical Activities Towards Health and Fitness in Dance
2
0
2
 
TOTAL
 
2
0
2
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
PATH-FIT
Physical Activities Towards Health and Fitness in Sports
2
0
2
 
TOTAL
 
2
0
2
 

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

This curriculum may have some changes upon the availability of new guidelines.

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
FIL 1
Kontekstuwalisadong Komunikasyon sa Filipino
3
0
3
 
NSTP 1
National Service Training Program 1
0
3
3
 
PATH-FIT
Human Enhancement 
2
0
2
 
PURPCOM
Purposive Communication
3
0
3
 
READ_PH
Readings in Philippine History
3
0
3
 
THM 5202
Macro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality
3
0
3
 
THM 5303
Risk Management as Applied to Safety, Security, and Sanitation
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Christian Vision of the Human Person
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
20
3
23
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
FIL 2
Panimulang Pagsasalin
3
0
3
FIL 1
NSTP 2
National Service Training Program 2
0
3
3
NSTP 1
PATH-FIT
Fitness Exercises for Specific Sports
2
0
2
 
THM 5201
Foreign Language 1
3
0
3
 
THM 5205
Quality Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality
3
0
3
THM 5203
THM 5207
Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality
3
0
3
THM 5202
THY 2
Christian Vision of Marriage and Family
3
0
3
THY 1
UND_SELF
Understanding the Self
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
20
3
23
 

Program Curriculum (Old)

Effective until Freshmen Cohort of A.Y. 2017-2018

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
COMP 101
Introduction to Information System
2
3
2
 
ENG 1
Introduction to College English
3
0
3
 
FIL 1
Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino
3
0
3
 
HRM 106
Food Sanitation & Safety Operation in Hotels and Restaurants
3
0
3
 
PHIST
Philippine History
3
0
3
 
SA
Socio-Anthropology
3
0
3
 
TOUR 101A
Principles of Tourism
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Contextualized Salvation History
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
23
3
24
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
ENG 2
Reading and Thinking Skills for Academic Study
3
0
3
ENG 1
FIL 2
Pagbasa at Pagsulat tungo sa Pananaliksik
3
0
3
FIL 1
HRM 102B
Professional Cookery II
2
6
4
HRM 106
MATH 100A
Business Math
3
0
3
 
NS 103
Environmental Science
3
0
3
 
RC
Rizal Course
3
0
3
 
TOUR 101B
Principles of Tourism II
3
0
3
TOUR 101A
THY 2
Church and Sacraments
3
0
3
THY 1
TOTAL
 
23
6
25
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
ACCT 100
Basic Accounting
3
0
3
MATH 100A
BA 100
Principles of Organization and Management
3
0
3
 
ENG 4
Oral Communication in Context
3
0
3
ENG 1, 
ENG 2
HRM 116
Hotel Operations and Administration
3
0
3
HRM 106, 
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B
LIT 102A
Philippine Literatures
3
0
3
 
PGC
Philippine Government and Constitution
3
0
3
 
PHL 5
Christian Ethics
3
0
3
THY 1, 
THY 2
TOUR 113
Domestic Tourism
3
0
3
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B
TOUR 125
World Tourism, Geography, and Culture
3
0
3
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B
TOTAL
 
27
0
27
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
MIS
Management Information Systems
2
6
3
COMP 101
PSY 1
General Psychology
3
0
3
 
SCL 3
The Social Teachings of the Church
3
0
3
PHL 5, 
THY 1, 
THY 2
TQM
Total Quality Management
3
0
3
BA 100
TOUR 103
Tour Guiding
3
0
3
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B, 
TOUR 113
TOUR 105
Transportation Management
3
0
3
 
TOUR 115
Legal Policy Issues in Hospitality & Tourism
3
0
3
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B
TOUR 126
Cultural and Heritage Tourism
3
0
3
PHIST, 
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B,
TOUR 113, 
TOUR 125
TOTAL
 
23
3
24
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
ENG 3
Academic Writing Skills
3
0
3
ENG 1, 
ENG 2
HRM 117
Human Resource Management for Hospitality & Tourism Industry
3
0
3
BA 100
IE 210
Financial Management
3
0
3
ACCT 100, 
BA 100, 
MATH 100A
PDSR
Personality Development and Social Relations in Hospitality
3
0
3
 
PHL 2
Logic
3
0
3
 
TOUR 107
Tour & Travel Operations Management
3
0
3
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B, 
TOUR 113, 
TOUR 125
TOUR 116
Eco-Tourism
3
0
3
NS 103, 
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B, 
TOUR 115, 
TOUR 125
TOUR 127
Air, Sea, and Land Travel Sales and Management
3
0
3
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B, 
TOUR 115, 
TOUR 125
TOTAL
 
24
0
24
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
MATH 103
Probability and Statistics
3
0
3
 
TOUR 117
Airline Operations and Computer Reservation System
1
6
3
COMP 101, 
MIS, 
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B
TOUR 119
Meetings and Events Management
4
0
4
ACCT 100, 
BA 100, 
IE 210, 
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B, 
TQM
TOUR 128
Entrepreneurship & Business Planning in Hospitality and Tourism
3
0
3
ACCT 100, 
BA 100, 
IE 210, 
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B, 
TQM
TOUR 129
International & Domestic Tour Planning, Packaging, and Pricing
3
0
3
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B, 
TOUR 113, 
TOUR 125, 
TOUR 127
TOUR 130
Tourism Planning and Development
3
0
3
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B, 
TQM
TOUR ENG1
Tourism and Hospitality English
3
0
3
ENG 1, 
ENG 2, 
ENG 3, 
ENG 4
TOTAL
 
20
6
22
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
ETAR
Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform
3
0
3
 
HUM 1
Art, Man, and Society
3
0
3
 
LIT 101A
World Literatures
3
0
3
 
SCL 9
Marriage and Family
3
0
3
PHL 5, 
THY 1, 
THY 2
TOUR 120
Recreational Travel and Tour Management
3
0
3
BA 100, 
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B, 
TOUR 128, 
TOUR 130, 
TQM
TOUR 121
Marketing Management in Hospitality and Tourism
3
0
3
BA 100, 
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B, 
TOUR 127
TOUR 124
Tourism Research
3
0
3
ENG 3, 
ENG 4, 
MATH 103, 
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101 B, 
TOUR 130
TOUR 131
Tourism and Hospitality Ethics
3
0
3
PHL 5, 
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B
TOUR ENG 2
Tourism and Hospitality English II
3
0
3
ENG 1, 
ENG 2, 
ENG 3, 
ENG 4, 
TOUR ENG 1
TOTAL
 
27
0
27
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
PRACT-HT
Hospitality and Tourism Internship
   
TOUR 101A, 
TOUR 101B, 
TOUR 103, 
TOUR 107, 
TOUR 113,  
TOUR 115, 
TOUR 116, 
TOUR 119, 
TOUR 125, 
TOUR 126, 
TOUR 127, 
TOUR 128, 
TOUR 129, 
TOUR 130
TOTAL
 
0
0
0
 

Special Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
FRENCH 101
Elementary French
3
0
3
 
FRENCH 102
Intermediate French
3
0
3
FRENCH 101
FRENCH 103
Advanced French
3
0
3
FRENCH 102
GERMAN 1
German I
3
0
3
 
GERMAN 2
German II
3
0
3
GERMAN 1
GERMAN 3
German III
3
0
3
GERMAN 2
TOTAL
 
18
0
18
 

Program Recognitions

Center of Excellence recognized by the Commission on Higher Education

Level IV Accreditation by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation

Accredited by the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE)

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