The B.Sc Tourism programme was introduced in 1996 in the then Department of Geography. The programme has been successfully implemented for over a decade now. The programme gives some weight to hospitality and practical aspects of tourism and hospitality. In line with this, students are expected to take on-campus and off-campus internship programmes. In addition to this, the Department have a number simulation software on airline operations and hotel property management.
- To train high calibre personnel to meet the human resource needs of the fledgling tourism and hospitality industry in the country;
- To provide opportunity for people, including hospitality practitioners and tourism planners to upgrade their professional knowledge and proficiency in hospitality management;
- To facilitate the academic progression of career hospitality staff through exposure to best practices in hospitality provision; and
- To enhance students conceptual and theoretical knowledge of issues of hospitality and tourism.