Ignou B.A. (Vocational Studies) Tourism Management

B.A. (Vocational Studies) Tourism Management (BAVTM)

The University offers Bachelor Degree Programme in Vocational Studies in Tourism Management. The Programme
has been developed by the School of Tourism and Hospitality Services Management.

Objectives:

The Programme seeks to provide an opportunity to large segment of the population including the disadvantaged
to pursue a programme on tourism and travel. The programme is for creating a dedicated and skilled workforce
in the Travel and Tourism Sector. The people working in the tourism sector, self-employed, other adults who wish
to upgrade their educational qualification and knowledge in the tourism sector will be benefitted with this
programme. The programme will provide University level education in new fields of knowledge and niche areas
which fulfil the demands of employment and economy of the country

Eligibility: 10+2

Medium of Instruction: English and Hindi

Duration: Minimum 3 years, Maximum 6 years; offered in both January and July cycle of admission.

Fee Structure: Rs. 12000/- for full programme to be paid Rs.4000/- per year

The B.A. (Voc) Tourism Management Programme is of 132 credits spread over six semesters (Three years) with
study load worth 22 credits in each semester. . In each semester, the students have to choose 4 courses in all
from different categories of courses. While the courses under CC, DSE and GE Categories are of 6 credits each,
the courses under AEC and SEC are of 4 credits each. Therefore, the study load in each semester will come
out to 22 credits. The following Table presents the CODES of Courses available as option in each semester from
different categories of courses with credit load:

Programme Structure Template for B.A. (Voc) Tourism Management Programme

Semester CORE
COURSE (12)
Discipline
Specific
Elective DSE
(4)
Ability
Enhancement
Compulsory
Course
(AECC)
(2)
Skill
Enhancement
Course
(SEC) (4)
Generic
Elective GE
(2)
Total
Credits per
Semester
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I Any One:BHDLA 135
BEGLA 135
BUDLA 135
BSKLA 135
BTMC-131
BTMC-132
BEVAE 181 22 Credits
II Any One: BHDLA 136 BEGLA 136

BTMC -133 BTMC -134

Any one:BEGAE 182 BHDAE182 22 Credits
III Any one: BHDLA 137
BEGLA 137
BTMC -135
BTMC -136
BCOS-183 22 Credits
IV Any One: BHDLA 138
BEGLA 138
BTMC -137
BTMC -138
BCOS -184 22 Credits
V BTME-141 BTMP-145* BTMS-185 BTMG-171 22 Credits
VI BTME-142 BTME-144 BEGS-186 BTMG-172 22 Credits
Total 72 credits 24 credits 8 credits 16 credits 12 credits 132 Credits

*Optional Dissertation or project work (6 credits)
**The Practicals are meant for Practical Oriented Courses (4 Cr Theory and 2 Cr Practicals) and Tutorials are
meant for Theoretical Courses (5 Cr Theory and 1 Cr Tutorials). Wherever there is a practical, there will be no
tutorial and vice-versa.

COURSES ON OFFER FOR B.A. (VOC) TOURISM MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

The detailed nomenclature and number of credits for different courses available under each of the five categories
[Core Courses (CC), Discipline Specific Electives (DSE), Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC), Skill
Enhancement Courses (SEC), and Generic Electives (GE)] are given in the following tables:

CORE COURSES

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BTMC-131 History of Tourism – I 6
BTMC-132 Fundamentals of Management 6
BTMC-133 History of Tourism – II 6
BTMC-134 Entrepreneurship and Small Business 6
BTMC-135 Concept and Impacts of Tourism 6
BTMC-136 Tourism Marketing 6
BTMC-137 Profile of Modern Tourism 6
BTMC-138 Managerial Accounting and Finance in Tourism 6

DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC ELECTIVE COURSE

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BTME-141 Tourism Undertaking 6
BTME-142 Procedure and Operations in the Tourism Business 6
BTME-144 Globalization 6
BTMP-145 Project 6

SKILL ENHANCEMNET COURSES

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BCOS-183 Computer Applications in Business 4
BCOS-184 E-Commerce 4
BTMS-185 Airport Handling 4
BEGS-186 Business Communication 4

GENERIC ELECTIVE

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BTMG-171 Culture in Indian Subcontinent I 6
BTMG-172 Culture in Indian Subcontinent II 6

ABILITY ENHANCEMENT COMPULSORY COURSE

Environmental Studies

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BEVAE 181 Environmental Studies 4

English

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BEGAE 182 English Communication Skills 4

Hindi

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BHDAE 182 4

LANGUAGE COURSES

English

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BEGLA – 135 English In Daily Life 6
BEGLA – 136 English At The Work Place 6
BEGLA – 137 Language Through Literature 6
BEGLA – 138 Reading and Speaking Skills 6

Hindi

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BHDLA 135 6
BHDLA 136 6
BHDLA 137 6
BHDLA 138 6

Urdu

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BUDLA 135 Urdu 6

Sanskrit

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BSKLA 135 Sanskrit 6

 

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