Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies)

Bachelor of Arts (Tourism Studies)(BTS)

BTS is a 3-year Degree Programme. The programme is of 96 credits. The BTS Programme is designed for those
students who are interested in pursuing a career in travel and tourism sector at different level. The Programme is
aimed at familiarizing you with varied aspects of Tourism, creating awareness about tourism, imparting basic training
in organizing Tourism services and opening career opportunities. The programme will be of use to those, who are
already employed (direct or indirect in Tourism Industry), intend to make career in Tourism Industry, are providing
tourism related services through own enterprises or planning to become such entrepreneur. The programme is also
useful for those who are associated with tourism awareness programmes/research and would like to update their
knowledge and skills in the field of travel and tourism.

Ignou(BTS)Eligibility: 10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU
Medium of Instruction: English & Hindi
Duration: Minimum 3 years and Maximum 6 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.
Fee Structure: Rs. 10,200/- for full programme to be paid year wise @Rs. 3,400/- per year

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
I Year 32 Credits
TS 1 Foundation Course in Tourism 8
TS 2 Tourism Development: Products, Operations and Case Studies 8
BSHF101 Foundation Course in Humanities & Social Sciences 8
BEGF101 Foundation Course in English 4
FEG 2 Foundation Course in English-2 4


Modern Indian Language (Choose any one)
FAS 1 Foundation Course in Assamese 4
FBG 1 Foundation Course in Bengali 4
FGT 1 Foundation Course in Gujarati 4
BHDF 101 Foundation Course in Hindi 4
FKD 1 Foundation Course in Kannada 4
FML 1 Foundation Course in Malayalam 4
FMT 1 Foundation Course in Marathi 4
FOR 1 Foundation Course in Oriya 4
FPB 1 Foundation Course in Punjabi 4
FTM 1 Foundation Course in Tamil 4
FTG 1 Foundation Course in Telugu 4
FUD 1 Foundation Course in Urdu 4
II Year 32 Credits
TS 4 Indian Culture: Perspective for Tourism 8
TS 5 Ecology, Environment and Tourism 8
FST 1 Foundation Course in Science and Technology 8
PTS 4 Project on Indian Culture: Perspective for Tourism 4
PTS 5 Project on Ecology, Environment and Tourism 4
III Year 32 Credits
TS 3 Management in Tourism 8
TS 6 Tourism Marketing 8
PTS 6 Project on Tourism Marketing 4
Application Oriented Course (Choose any one )
BHDA 101 or BEGA1 Samachar Patra aur Feature Lekhan (Hindi) OR Introduction to the Media 4
BRPA 101 or BEGA102 Radio Lekhan (Hindi) OR Writing for Radio 4
AOM 1 Office Organization Management 4
ASP 1 Secretarial Practice 4
Elective Course (Choose any one)
TS 7 Human Resource Development 8
AHE 1 Human Environment (includes a 2 credit project) 8
EHI 1 Modern India : 1857-1964 8
EHI 2 India: Earliest Times to 8th Century A.D. 8
EHI 3 India: From 8th to 15th Century A.D. 8
EHI 4 India: From 16th to Mid 18th Century A.D. 8
ESO 15 Society and Religion 8
BEGE 103 Communication Skills in English 8
Total Credits 96



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