Degree Type: 

Bachelor of Science

Department: 

Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Modes of Study: 

Regular

About Programme: 

With a growing middle class and an expanding economy, Ghana’s hospitality industry is booming. Many international standard hotels, restaurants and entertainment centers are being established across the length and breadth of the country. Thus, a UCC BSc in Hospitality Management puts one at a vantage position to explore career opportunities in such establishments. 40 Opportunities also abound in event management, travel and tours as well as various government agencies.
 

OBJECTIVES:

  • 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.

Entry Requirements: 

Applicants must have passes in any three (3) elective subjects including two of the following: Geography, Economics, Government, History, Biology, Chemistry, Business Management, Elective Mathematics, Management in Living and Food and Nutrition.
 

Career Opportunities: 

This programme offers an exciting opportunity for students to take a variety of courses which will broaden their knowledge of the hospitality industry and build their capacities to manage various hospitality establishments such as hotels, restaurants, resorts etc. Students therefore from a practical experience needed to excel in the industry in addition to the classroom based knowledge acquisition.
 

Programme Structure

Level 100

First Semester

CMS 107: Communicative Skills I
3 Credit(s)

Engaging in academic work at the university is challenging. This course is aimed at equipping fresh students to make the transition from pre-university level to the university level. It assists them in engaging and succeeding in complex academic tasks in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It also provides an introduction to university studies by equipping students with skills that will help them to engage in academic discourse with confidence and fluency.

Second Semester

CMS 108: Communicative Skills II
3 Credit(s)

This is a follow-up course on the first semester one. It takes students through writing correct sentences, devoid of ambiguity, through the paragraph and its appropriate development to the fully-developed essay. The course also emphasizes the importance and the processes of editing written work.