The Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management (BSHRM) program is geared towards equipping students with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitude to provide quality service in the hospitality industry. The program contains subjects that will address the needs of different sectors in the hospitality industry, such as culinary, front office, tourism, resort and hotel operations. Its primary concentration is on the development of practical and management skills which are achieved through the combination of theoretical classes, practicum exercises and experiential learning.
Graduates of this course will possess business management and accounting skills to be able to compute daily sales, recipe costing/cost control and inventory management. The program also helps students to develop effective communication and interpersonal skills which are essential in establishing positive employer/employee/customer relations.
Bachelor of Science in Tourism in the Philippines is a four-year collegiate degree program offered to individuals who are interested in making a career in the area of travel and tour industry. The course aims to develop students who will become qualified personnel, administrators and entrepreneurs in the tourism industry.
In comparison to BS Tourism Management, which is focused on the corporate and administrative side, BS in Tourism concentrates more on subjects such as history, travel, language and other cultural aspects of this field.
A course in Tourism consists of studying General Education subjects (as mandated by CHED) and many tourism-specified subjects that discusses the various facets of travel and leisure industry. The tourism core subjects offer fundamental concepts and operational competencies for this sector such as Principles of Tourism, Tourism Planning and Development, Tourism Management, Entrepreneurship and Business planning, Event Management, and more. Off-campus Internship and on-the-job training afford students with the practical experience in the area of their choice to help them decide on their career options in the future.