BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN TOURISM STUDIES

BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN TOURISM STUDIES

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Program Objective: 
 
BTS is a 3-year Degree Programme. The Programme is of 96 credits. The BTS Programme is designed for those students who are interested in pursuing a career in travel and tourism sector at different level. The Programme is aimed at familiarizing you with varied aspects of Tourism, creating awareness about tourism, imparting basic training in organizing Tourism services and opening career opportunities. The Programme will be of use to those, who are already employed (direct or indirect in Tourism Industry), intend to make career in Tourism Industry, are providing tourism related services through own enterprises or planning to become such entrepreneur. The Programme is also useful for those who are associated with tourism awareness Programmes /research and would like to update their knowledge and skills in the field of travel and tourism.  
Structure: This program, like other Bachelor’s Degree Programs, has a 3-tier structure comprising foundation, elective and application oriented courses. Students will need to complete 96 credits. 
 
First Year 
TS-1  Foundation Course in Tourism  
TS-2  Tourism Development: Products, Operations and Case Studies 
BSHF-101 Foundation Course in Humanities & Social Science 
BEGF-1  Foundation Course in English-1 
FEG-2 Foundation Course in English –2 
 
Second Year 
TS-4  Indian Culture: Perspective for Tourism 
TS-5  Ecology, Environment and Tourism 
FST-1 Foundation Course in Science and Technology 
PTS-4  Project in Indian Culture: Perspective for Tourism 
PTS-5 Project in Ecology, Environment and Tourism  
            
Third year  
Compulsory Courses  
TS-3  Tourism Management 
TS-6  Tourism Marketing PTS-6 Project- Tourism Marketing 
 
Optional Courses: 

Category 1: Only one course is to be opted from the following   
BEGA-102 Writing for radio 
 BEGA-001 Introduction to the Media 
 AOM-01 Office Organization Management 
ASP-01 Secretarial Practice 

Category 2: Only one course is to be opted from the following    
TS-7 Human Resource Development 
AHE-01 Human Environment 
EHI-01 Modern India, 1857-1964 
EHI-02 India: Earliest Times to the 8th Century A.D. 
EHI-03 India from 8th to 15th Century A.D 
EHI-04 India from 16th to Mid-18th Century 
 ESO-15 Society and Religion 
EEG-03 Communication Skills in English 
 
MINIMUM DURATION IS 3 YEARS AND MAXIMUM DURATION IS 6 YEARS.  
 
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA   
10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU        

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED (DURING ADMISSION)  
1. Transcript of SLC, & +2 Level (2 copies each) 
2. 3 PP size and 2 Auto size Photographs 
3. For proof of date of Birth one should submit Xerox copy of valid passport / citizenship. (2 copies of any one) (Note: Date of birth should be mention in AD) 
 
ADMISSION SESSION  
The admission in BTS is taken for both January and July sessions. 
 
EXAMINATION  
The examination will be taken by IGNOU through ICA.  
 
ACADEMIC COUNSELING SESSION: 
For few programs Academic Counseling Session is provided for selective subjects only. For further details on Academic Counseling Session do kindly contact Academic 
Coordinator at academic@ica.edu.np .