ST JOSEPH COLLEGE OF COMMERCE

Accredited with A++ Grade (4th Cycle) CGPA Score of 3.57 on 4.0 Scale by NAAC.   |   Recognised by UGC as 'College with Potential for Excellence’.   |   College Recognised under Section 2 (f) & 12 (B) of the UGC Act, 1956   |   SJCC is ranked 74th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2021) by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.   |  

B.Com ( Travel and Tourism) Programme

About the programme
The Bachelor of Commerce in Travel and Tourism is a comprehensive and intensive undergraduate degree, spread over three years. With a strong foundation in Commerce, this programme specializes in the travel, tourism, and the hospitality industry given the rapid growth and increasing importance of the hospitality industry in India and abroad, there is a need for high-quality graduates for the same. With a pioneering and industry-driven curriculum, this programme equips students with the analytical, strategic and policy-making skills required for sustainable tourism management within both commercial business enterprises and the public sector tourism industry. Apart from being a perfect blend between commerce and tourism studies it lays strong emphasis on communication skills and prepares the students to take up customer-related services.

OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
• To provide conceptual knowledge and application skills in the domain of Commerce studies.
• To develop the students with professional and academic inputs to adapt to the requirements of the changing
   travel, tourism and hospitality industry.
• To facilitate students to acquire skills and abilities to become competent and competitive in order
   to be assured of good careers and job placements.
• To enable the students to act with global, ethical, societal, ecological and commercial awareness as
   is expected of practicing accounting/ management professionals and to adapt to a
   rapidly changing hospitality and tourism industrial environment.
• To empower students to display/possess professional competence to pursue higher studies, research,
   life-long learning for continuous growth and development
• To develop socially responsible and value-driven citizens, committed to sustainable development

Highlights
Hospitality and Tourism management are the highly specialized disciplines and the subjects framed under
      this area are practically oriented. They incorporate the areas of Management Science,
      Business Administration and many others.
This course provides a competitive edge with career versatility as it combines Tourism Management along
      with a sound foundation of Commerce, Business and Economics.
An optional subject in the second and third years of study enables the student to tailor their degree to
      their interests and career goals.
A unique feature of this course is that it includes two internship opportunities for the students. The first
      internship is mandatory in the travel and tourism industry and the second internship is in the
      field of the student’s choice.
The course also provides students the opportunity for international exposure with industrial visits abroad
      and also a twinning program with ESDES University, Lyon, France.
The program also enables students to transfer their expertise to other industries in public and private
      sectors, dealing with transport, sport and leisure services, events and convention centers.
Industrial tie-ups with organizations such as the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and
      Industry(FKCCI) and the Karnataka Tourism Forum give students practical exposure.
Global distribution systems training is embedded within the programme which will greatly improve the
      skills of students and provide them a competitive edge with regard to placement opportunities.
Mandatory outreach programs and social visits are conducted by the college in order to instill a sense of
      community and social awareness in the students.
To complete the process of holistic education, industrial visits are organized by the college so as to expose
      the students to real life, hands-on experiences of various industries.

Teaching Pedagogy
• Heritage Walks
• Field Visits
• Guest Lectures
• International Exposure for Idea Exchange
• Web-Based Learning
• Presentations and Debates
• Group Discussions and Brainstorming
• Seminars, Panel Discussions and Symposiums.


Programme Matrix


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