This graduate degree in commerce with a specialisation in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Industry is a programme with a strong foundation in both Commerce and Management studies. The curriculum design is intended to fill the skill gap in the fast growing Tourism and Travel industry of both entrepreneurs and business professionals. The curriculum combines lectures with flip classroom practices such as presentations, discussions, brainstorming, demonstrations and field visits. This programme has a strong industry-institute interface through guest talks, seminars and panel discussions.
The programme consists of 21 Core Courses which are an amalgamation of both the commerce as well as management disciplines pertaining to travel and tourism, 4 Courses in English, 2 Courses in additional languages, 2 Complementary Courses (Banking and Insurance, Principles of Business Decisions), and 4 Optional courses in travel and tourism management for the last four semesters along with 1 Open course. In addition to this, the students are expected to prepare a research project in the final semester in order to acquire the requisite number of credits.
|Semester I||Semester II||Semester III||Semester IV||Semester V||Semester VI|
|Common Course I: English- 1||Common Course I: English- 2||Common Course: English- 3||Common Course: English- 4||Core Course 17: Cost Accounting||Core Course 19: Applied Cost Accounting|
|Common Course II Second Language1||Common Course II Second Language 2||Core Course 9: Marketing Management||Core Course 13: Capital Market Special Accounting||Complementary 1 Banking and Insurance||Complementary 2 Principles of Business Decisions|
|Core Course 1: Business Statistics||Core Course 5: Quantitative Techniques for Business Research||Core Course 10: Corporate Accounting||Core Course 14: Special Accounting||Core Course 18: Environment Management||Core Course 20: Practical Auditing|
|Core Course 2: Financial Accounting||Core Course 6: IFRS||Core Course 11: E-Commerce and General Informatics||Core Course 15: Entrepreneurship Development and Project Management||Open Course||Core Course 21: Accounting for Managerial Decisions|
|Core Course 3: Business Regulatory Framework||Core Course 7: Corporate Regulations||Core Course 12: Business Management||Core Course 16: Financial Service||Optional Course III Travel and Tourism Infrastructure||Optional Course Paper-IV Hospitality Management|
|Core Course 4: Business Environment||Core Course 8: Business Communication and Management Information System||Optional Course 1 Fundamentals of Tourism||Optional Course II Marketing of Tourism||Project and Viva|
Opportunities after B. Com (Travel and Tourism)
Higher Studies: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Commerce (M.Com.), Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), Master of Tourism Administration, FTTA and programmes for which the eligibility is a graduate degree.
Career Options: Hotel Manager, Event Planner, Airline Manager, Travel Agent
Dr. R. Viswambaran, M.Com. Ph.D., Mr. Sanjay Otta, M. Com., M.Phil., Ms. Rosamma Xavier, M. Com., Ms. Anchana Bobachan, M. Com., Ms. Bitty Sebastian, M. Com.