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The Business Administration in Hotel and Tourism Management at Siam University is a 4-year tertiary study international program. English is the instructional language. Our objectives are to increase students’ language proficiency; prepare students to pursue graduate studies in the field of Hospitality Management and Business Administration; and provide students with technical and management skills necessary for supervisory and management positions in the hospitality industry.
Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel and Tourism Management
Full English name: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hotel and Tourism Management)
Abbreviated name: B.B.A. (Hotel and Tourism Management)
About the program
This is a four-year undergraduate study program leading toward the degree of Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA.) in International Business.
The curriculum has been approved by the Ministry of University Affairs of Thailand. It is designed in response to the rapidly increasing market demands for human resources in this particular field in today’s global business community.
Specifically, it :
- Provides quality education and training to students, with special emphasis on the international aspects of Business Administration.
- Increases students’ potential and competitive edge in the job market with all courses in the program conducted in the English language-the language of international business-thus, establishing a vital link with the international business community.
- Enhances students’ ability to analyze the increasing synergy and trends in networking and globalization of current international business management and the elements which are vital to successful business operations in the international environment.
- Instills in students perspectives on cultural aspects such as language, religion, customs, traditions, political practice, as well as local and regional business practices which are at issues in managing and administering international business practices. Our diverse international faculty members and student body provide an excellent opportunity in this respect as well as opportunity to interact with local business firms.
- Provides a sound basis for students to pursue graduate level study in business administration or other related fields.
The plan of study below may serve as a guideline in your selection of subjects each semester.
First Year – First Semester
|1||GS 101||Life and Environment||3|
|2||GS 104||Basic Mathematical Principles||3|
|3||GS 111||Thai Civilization||3|
|4||GS 121||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|5||EN HI||English I or other language||3|
|6||ISA 101||Accounting I||3|
First Year – Second Semester
|1||GS 122||Fundamentals of Philosophy and Religion||3|
|2||GS 122||Society and Government||3|
|3||EN 112||English Writing I or other language||3|
|4||IBS 101||Software Package and Internet in Business||3|
|5||IBA 102||Accounting II||3|
|6||IHT 101||Introduction to Hotel Studies||3|
Second Year – First Semester
|1||EN 213||English Writing II or other language||3|
|2||IBE 201||Micro Economics||3|
|3||IBM 201||Organization and Management||3|
|4||IBM 202||Principles of Marketing||3|
|5||IBM 203||Principles of Statistics||3|
|6||IHT 201||Introduction to Tourism Studies||3|
Second Year – Second Semester
|1||EN 214||English Conversation or other language||3|
|2||IBE 202||Macro Economics||3|
|3||IBM 209||Statistical Analysis in Business||3|
|4||IBF 201||Business Finance||3|
|5||IHT 202||Hotel Front Office Operation||3|
Third Year – First Semester
|1||EN 315||English for Business or other language||3|
|2||IHT 301||Tourist Destination Development||3|
|3||IHT 302||Restaurant & Banquet Management||3|
|4||IHT 307||Hotel & Tourism Managerial Accounting||3|
Third Year – Second Semester
|1||EN 316||English for Hotel and Tourism or other language||3|
|2||IBM 302||Production and Operations Management||3|
|3||IBL 309||Business Law||3|
|4||IHT 303||Airline Business||3|
|5||IHT 305||Food and Beverage Control||3|
Fourth Year – First Semester
|1||IBM 401||Quantitative Analysis in Business||3|
|2||EN 411||English Public Speaking or other language||3|
|3||IHT 401||Computer Application in Hotel and Tourism||3|
|4||IHT 402||Marketing in Hotel and Tourism||3|
Fourth Year – Second Semester
|1||IHT 403||Human Resource Management in Hotel and Tourism||3|
|2||IHT 407||Principles of Recreation||3|
Plan to Study
- Applicants must have an M6 (grade 12) certificate or must have completed a vocational certificate or its equivalent as approved by the Ministry of Education.
- Applicants must have good health, and must exhibit acceptable personal conduct.
- Applicants must pass an entrance examination which will be given entirely in English in the following subjects:
Documents and Fees for Application
- original and photocopy of M6 certificate, high school diploma or its equivalent
- a copy of the Thai citizen identification card and household registration or copy of passport
- four 3×4 cm. color photographs
- application fee of 300 Baht
- tuition fee 1,400 Baht/credit
Intensive English Courses
The applicants who pass the entrance examination in English are not required to take intensive English classes. For those who fail in the entrance examination, Siam University organizes two sixty-hour intensive courses in English.