Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management Curriculum

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The current Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (BSTM) curriculum is designed to prepare individuals who are interested in joining the global tourism and hospitality industry. It equips students with essential industry knowledge, management and leadership skills in the field of hospitality finance and development, marketing and revenue, among other related concepts.

The curriculum offers two specialization tracks, namely the Events Management and Travel and Tours Management tracks. The Events Management track equips students with the necessary skills to handle meetings and events in varied settings. Its curriculum includes technical courses such involving project planning, proposal and implementation, case study analyses, financial and facilities management, among others.

Meanwhile, the Travel and Tours Management Track equips graduates with comprehensive knowledge in the management, operations, and service delivery of the different sectors of the worldwide tourism and travel industry in multi-cultural settings. This track includes courses focused on travel agency management, marketing and promotion, along with studying operational standards in domestic and international tourism.

Both tracks offer practical industry experience through an immersive 600-hour internship which also allows them to build their portfolio and network within the industry.

Click or tap on the sections below for more information about the two tracks. Choose the Track-Specific Professional Electives section to compare the professional courses unique to the two tracks.




The Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management – Events Management track provides technical know-how and practical knowledge of managing meetings and events in dynamic tourism and hospitality industry settings.

Click or tap on each year level to see all courses for each semester. You may also click on the course code and title for more detailed information about each course, including prerequisite courses (if any) and total number of hours per semester.


First Semester

GED0106 – Art Appreciation
This course delves into art as a tool in the awakening of societies reflective of the different historical periods. Particularly, it looks at the sociology of art and the intricacies that it brought to the progress of cultures and societies throughout history.

Placing art in context with history, religion, sexuality, social protest and media, the course will enable students to gain an insight into the significance of creativity in its many physical manifestations (painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, dance, drama, film and traditional arts).

By using formal theories in understanding artistic intent and expression through the study of formal theories, styles and movements in art, the students are expected to understand the role of art today.

The course will also allow students to experience “FEU as a Cultural Oasis,” cultural spaces (i.e. museums, galleries and heritage sites) and theatre and musical performances, and even contemporary forms like rap music and indie films.

Students are expected to present critical evaluation of artworks during different artistic periods. The final requirement is a critique paper or creative outputs that integrate the lessons in class.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0107 – Readings in Philippine History
The course critically analyses Philippine history from multiple perspectives and sources, with focus on Philippine urban history. It describes and examines important turning points from the precolonial to the modern and contemporary periods in Philippine urban history, including the social, political, economic and cultural factors that influenced them.

It introduces the students to historiography, an approach by which urbanization and the growth and development of Philippine towns and cities will be discussed.

At the end of the course, the students will have an expanded view of the historical narrative of the Philippines and its people, and will be able to utilize historical data, methodologies and perspectives in examining and responding to current issues in Philippine society, expressed in the form of creative outputs, written or digital.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0108 – Retorika at Panitikan ng Pilipinas
Tumatalakay ang Retorika at Panitikan ng Pilipinas sa apat na pangunahing diskurso (ekspositori, deskriptib, naratib at argumentatib) na gagamitin sa pagdalumat ng mga kaalaman gamit ang iba’t ibang tekstong pang-akademiko at pampanitikan.

Nakatuon ang kurso sa pagtatamo ng mapanuring pag-iisip sa pamamagitan ng kritikal na pagbabasa at pag-unawa sa iba’t ibang genre ng panitikan sa Pilipinas partikular sa pagsulat ng kritik na sanaysay at pagpapahayag gamit ang wastong kaalamaang retorikal.

(The course involves the study of the four discourse types (expository, descriptive, narrative and argumentative) through an examination of various academic and literary texts.

The students are expected to develop critical thinking through intensive reading of different literary genre in the Philippines. At the end of the course, they will practice effective rhetoric in writing a critical essay.)

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0109 – Speech Communication
In this course, students will apply verbal, nonverbal communication, and active listening strategies in addressing communication apprehensions involving face-to-face and mediated transactions.

They will hone their interpersonal skills focusing on building self-confidence, maintaining conversations, formulating concise messages, and managing diversity in social spaces. They will engage in conversation drills, text analysis, performance critiques, and present single-idea speeches aided by visuals.

At the end of the course they will become more effective communicators with a confident Public Self able to responsibly relate with diverse audiences.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0110 – Understanding the Self
This course focuses on relevant studies and issues on understanding the self, following an interdisciplinary approach within the framework of contextualism. It examines the forces that contribute to the formation of the self and emphasizes experiential learning to allow students to apply course topics to real life situations, issues, and concerns.

The topics will help students gain self-knowledge and facilitate self-discovery. Lessons will also include effective ways to achieve personal well-being and to improve their quality of life.

The course also focuses on current issues that influence the development of personal identity and social responsibility such as culture, gender and diversity, technology and cyberspace, spirituality, and politics.

At the end of the semester, students will be able to formulate conceptions of one’s self, demonstrate awareness of the complex nature of identities, as well as skills on managing the self.

Specifically, students will be able to answer the following questions: “What is the self?”, “What makes up the self?”, “Who am I?” and “How do I achieve success and well-being?”

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

NST0101 – National Service Training Program 1
The course, as mandated by Republic Act No. 9163, otherwise known as the National Service Training Act of 2001, aims to enhance the civic consciousness of the students “by developing the ethics of service and patriotism” while undergoing Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS).

NSTP1 covers topics through big sessions in campus that will tap on the students’ enthusiasm and idealism for nation-building, leadership and civic involvement. Combining active reflection in a creative dynamic learning environment, it prepares the students into actual community service in NSTP 2.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

THC1101 – Macro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality
This course is designed to give a clear and whole overview of the Tourism and Hospitality as an ecosystem and goes beyond the usual closed-concept of tourism.

It introduces the concepts and terms that are common throughout the different sectors. It also intends to develop, update and maintain local knowledge as well as tourism industry knowledge.

It shows the structure and scope of tourism as well as the impact of Tourism as an industry in relation to the world economy and society.

It also illustrates the effects of the convergence of tourism with the other local industries and let the students appreciate its multiplier effect in various fronts. It discusses the major factors that influence the history and future of tourism in the world and in the Philippines.

It also introduces the sustainable goals of tourism and discusses, among others, how to develop protective environments for children in tourism destinations; to observe and perform risk mitigation activities; etc.

The students will also learn to appreciate the key global organizations and roles they play in influencing and monitoring tourism trends.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0101 – Wellness and Recreation Program 1
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

Total units: 22.5

Second Semester

GED0101 – College Academic Skills in English
The course prepares students to be lifelong learners through the development of study habits and key academic skills, foremost of which are critical reading and analytic writing.

It hones students’ thinking and learning strategies necessary in gathering, weighing, and organizing relevant information from multimodal sources; drawing connections between ideas; distinguishing sound and unsound arguments; and expressing their own sound arguments in clear and concise language.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

GED0102 – The Life and Works of Rizal
Rizal’s works and the story of Rizal’s life are staples of Philippine basic education. Whereas the focus in basic education has been on knowing the plot of Rizal’s novels and the facts of Rizal’s life, in this higher education course, Rizal’s works, life and social milieu, and Rizal as text will be examined more rigorously and thoroughly.

In this course, students will ask, and hopefully answer: What were Rizal’s social and political beliefs? Why did he hold these beliefs and what influenced his thinking? How has he been appropriated over the past century?

Insights into these questions will be arrived at by employing close reading of the texts by and about Rizal, reflections on and concretizations of these texts, class discussions, and research. It is hoped that these insights will lead to a fuller understanding of the self as Filipino in the 21st Century.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

GED0103 – Mathematics in the Modern World
This course introduces students to the nature of mathematics as a discipline and as an essential tool in our modern society. It aims to acquaint students with the language of mathematics (including its own symbols, syntax and rules) and to develop their sense of sound mathematical arguments governed by logic and reasoning.

It also aims to change students’ perception of mathematics as merely a set of formulas and equations by exploring the interaction of mathematics with other fields of human endeavor such as the arts, philosophy, and the social sciences.

Various applications of mathematics, such as in data analysis, weighing of social choices, understanding codes in transmission of information, and optimal allocation of limited resources, among others, will also be surveyed in the course.

At the end of the semester, the students are expected to have a broader appreciation and understanding of mathematics and its role in their world.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0104 – Science, Technology and Society
The course explores the philosophical, cultural, political, and economic viewpoints of science and technology as it permeates in society. The focus is on broadening students’ awareness regarding the historical development of science and technology integral in fortifying humanity.

As students uncover the interaction of science and technology with society, they will also examine how the levels of social arrangement affect and shape this interaction.

The goal is for them to become informed citizens of society and be potential nation builders capable of responding critically to the most significant and unprecedented challenges of the contemporary world.

At the end of this course, students are expected to use local and global perspectives to rationally and ethically address human challenges that science and technology bring forth – its profits and risks, its promises and perils – to virtually all aspects of human life.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

GED0105 – Wika, Kultura at Lipunan
Nakatuon ang kursong Wika, Kultura at Lipunang Pilipino sa sosyolinggwistiko at sosyo-kultural na dulog na naglalayong linangin ang mapanuring pag-iisip ng mga mag-aaral sa pakikipagdiskurso sa ugnayan ng wika sa kultura at lipunang Pilipino.

Tinatalakay ng mga babasahin sa kursong ito ang papel at bisa ng wikang Filipino sa edukasyon, pamahalaan, midya, politika, ekonomiya at iba pang panlipunang institusyon.

Sa dulo ng kurso, inaasahang makabubuo ang mag-aaral ng kritikal na sanaysay sa pamamagitan ng pagdalumat sa relasyon ng wika sa kultura at lipunang Pilipino.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

NST0102 – National Service Training Program 2
This course is the natural follow through of the Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS) the students underwent in NSTP 1. It includes the programs and activities highlighted by the community service/immersion that are contributory to the welfare and the betterment of the life of the members of the community.

Among the areas where the students can make their contribution through CWTS 2 are education, environment, entrepreneurship, health and safety and the moral development of the members of the community where they render service.

It is hoped that this course will point them to a clearer life-long engagement in service and volunteerism.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

THC1103 – Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality
This course will cover the workings, operations and the integrative activities of major stakeholders in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry. The student will also gain knowledge on the managing and marketing a service-oriented business organization.

Apart from the scope and structure of travel organizations, it provides an in-depth study of the nature and distinctive characteristics of each sector of the entire tourism industry, focusing on the management, organization and planning specific business strategies for the various entities in the local setting.

This will also involve the analysis of the possible impacts of external factors and trends on the different tourism industry sectors and specific types of businesses. It will also look into the client profiling such as travel motivations and influences as it relates to aligning strategic and tactical solutions to the business.

The course also identifies the employment opportunities available in each sector and the corresponding qualifications for the jobs.

Prerequisite: THC1101 (Macro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0102 – Wellness and Recreation Program 2
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0101 (Wellness and Recreation Program 1)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

Total units: 22.5


First Semester

BME1101 – Production and Operations Management
This is a core business course that introduces students to the concepts underlying effective operation and control of manufacturing and service firms. The topics covered include efficiency and effectiveness of processes such as product creation and development, production control, facilities planning, distribution, purchasing, inventory policy, quality control, logistics, and the application of technology.

This course focuses on the application of analytical tools to address critical issues such as product or service design, process engineering and work systems design, management of technology and innovation, environment-friendly design, capacity planning, plant location and facilities layout, logistics and supply chain management, total quality management, operations scheduling, and performance management.

Students will learn to utilize analytical approach to address challenges in production and operations in relation to strengthening the competitive position of manufacturing and service firms as well as being at par with global standards.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0114 – Applied Ethics in Contemporary Times
The course introduces students to interdisciplinary perspectives (psychological, socio-anthropological, and ethical thoughts) in analyzing and resolving personal and contemporary social and ethical issues.

They will examine case studies using various frameworks in resolving ethical issues. The objective is to mold them to become responsible and responsive leaders, managers, employers, entrepreneurs, workers, and citizens steeped with the FEU core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

At the end of this course, the students will exercise critical decision-making skills (applied ethics) in resolving contentious ethical issues through case studies and creative outputs in the oral or written form.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0115 – Pag-aaral ng Wika at Kulturang Rehiyonal
Inilaan ang kursong ito para sa mga Pilipinong mag-aaral na naglalayong magtamo ng pangunahing kasanayan sa paggamit ng piling wika mula sa isang rehiyon tungo sa paglinang ng kamalayang Pilipino.

Sa pamamagitan ng Communicative Approach at Systemic Functional Linguistics, inaasahang mapaunlad ang panlabas na pagtingin ng mga mag-aaral tungo sa panloob na pagsasakonsepto ng wika at kultura ng isang rehiyon.

(Using Communicative and Systemic Functional Linguistics approaches, the course is intended for Filipino students who aim to attain proficiency in their choice of regional language.

The purpose is to gain a deeper understanding of the culture in the region through a study of its language.)

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

THC1102 – Risk Management as Applied to Safety, Security and Sanitation
The student will develop knowledge, skills and values on the basic principles and personal hygiene, food safety and sanitation as applied in tourism and hospitality industry.

The topics include the following: compliance with workplace hygiene procedures, establishment and maintenance of a safe and secure work place, implementation of occupational health and safety procedures and performing basic First Aid procedures.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

THC1104 – Philippine Culture and Tourism Geography
This course presents comprehensive coverage of the major tourist destinations in the Philippines.

Major discussions will be on the political structures and subdivisions; geographical characteristics, major attractions, gastronomy, culture and traditions of the various regions of the country leading to the realization of the potentials of the Tourism industry of the Philippines.

Students will also have a comprehensive knowledge about the mechanism, logistics, operations and management of the tourism network system in the Philippines with its inherent physical and cultural resources as seen in the various provinces of the country.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

THC1105 – Quality Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality
This course aims to enable the students to recognize and assess the quality management process in a hospitality and tourism related organization and to evaluate departmental processes and planning strategies.

Topics include concepts and terminologies of TQM: definition, common element and terminology; vision and reality-bridging the gap; constructive and critical personal reflection: proposed quality, self-assessment and peers assessment; seeking practical feedback for supervisors and continuing improvement, developing a personal management philosophy and personal development plan.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0103 – Wellness and Recreation Program 3
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0102 (Wellness and Recreation Program 2)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

Total units: 19.5

Second Semester

BME1102 – Strategic Management
The course provides topics on systematic effective approach for developing a clear strategic plan, developing a mission statement, performing an external audit, conducting an internal assessment, and formulating, implementing, and evaluating strategies, as well as global issues and concerns.

Students are exposed to a number of frameworks and models to better understand and analyze the macro-environment, the industry environment, and the firm level resources. The end goal is for the students to be able to think strategically, as opposed to only having a functional orientation and to formulate and to implement creative and innovative strategies that are conducive to the demands of the firm and the environment in which in resides.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0111 – Purposive Communication
Purposive Communication is a skills-based course designed to enhance the students’ competence in dyadic, small group, public, and intercultural communication using practical techniques informed by the five Cs of a 21st Century Leader: critical thinking and problem solving, creativity and innovation, collaboration and teamwork, cross-cultural understanding and communicating information.

The course will further enable students to analyze and respond to issues and trends that may enhance or impede transactional communication, and will allow them to participate in activities related to the management of meanings in multimodal platforms (e.g. oral and written, online and offline).

Through active engagement in simulation activities, the course will train the students to become purposive, audience-centered, empathic, critical, assertive, and ethical communicators.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0112 – Scholarly Inquiry
This course will provide students with practical techniques in the generation of knowledge. It will introduce them to the process of systematic inquiry through analyses of research designs used in scholarly papers in various disciplines.

Students will be immersed in identifying researchable topics using various techniques such as concept-mapping, chunking, funneling; in surveying and gathering relevant literature; in the application of basic obtrusive and unobtrusive methods of data gathering/construction; and in the formulation of thematic inferences out of gathered/constructed data.

At the end of the course, the students will produce an empirical paper that demonstrates high degree of academic integrity. The paper should exhibit their appreciation of and curiosity in ideation and should reflect the characteristics of scholarly inquiry: systematic, cumulative, self-critical, heuristic, replicable, and timebound.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0113 – The Filipino in the Contemporary World
This course covers the concepts, theories and critical issues of globalization. Students will examine the political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, ecological and other transformations that have created an increasing awareness of the interconnectedness of the Filipino with peoples and spaces around the globe.

They will venture to understand the contemporary world through what is known as progressive contextualization, a method of analysis that will help them trace connections between issues, events, and people on different scales.

Class activities will be in the form of healthy debates, film viewing and discussions, reading and analysis of texts on development theory, organizing online fora, and planning and producing a collaborative, multimedia project. The objective is for students to develop a sense of global citizenship so that they can become advocates for total human development.

At the end of the course, they should be able to concretize answers to the following questions: “What does this have to do with me?”, or, “What’s my part in this?”, and “What can I do to contribute to society as it is, or to help create change when needed?”

Global demography will be integrated in various modules, particularly on topics such as Poverty, Labor Contractualization, Migration, and the Filipino Diaspora.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

THC1106 – Professional Development and Applied Ethics
This course describes the skills, knowledge and performance outcomes required to develop the ability of the students to become professionals in their field by understanding the ideas of improving one’s personality and ways on how they are going to value in the business industry by means of presenting their ideas like the company meetings, professional networking, interviews and through proposals of services considering the proper collaboration to their associates and portraying professionals business ethics.

It also teaches writing skills and emphasize in verbal communication and preparation of plans that requires them to research career options and company potentiality and stability to develop a strong and effective career pathway.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0104 – Wellness and Recreation Program 4
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0103 (Wellness and Recreation Program 3)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

TEMEL01 – EM Professional Elective 1
This is the first professional elective under the Events Management Track. Please see separate section below for the complete list of all professional electives under both BSTM tracks.

Prerequisite: Varies per course
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: Varies per course

Total units: 19.5


First Semester

THC1107 – Tourism and Hospitality Marketing
This course will equip students with the necessary skills to develop actual marketing campaigns for a business within the tourism and hospitality industry.

Emphasis is on the analysis of the market, its competition and its product; preparation of financial budget and the development of short-term and long range strategies to achieve desired profit through effective advertising, sales and an effective public relations plan.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1101 – Applied Business Tools and Technologies in Tourism
This course identifies common tools, technological and techniques used in the Tourism and Hospitality industry. It includes an overview of the applications or systems composed of technical process, methods, software and hardware that have evolved and streamlined certain functions in the workplace.

These applications and systems include those used in the (1) an organization’s internal functions, (2) business-to-business operations (including operations with suppliers) and (3) business-to-business consumer transactions. The goal is to expose students to different applications so he/she can identify, learn, analyze and understand available devices and solutions, from which they can select the one/s that is most appropriate for the business function.

Topics covered: how to utilize information technology applications; how to use various communication channels in dealing with guests and colleagues; how to access and retrieve electronic-based data; how to perform administrative and clerical procedures; how to receive and process reservation; how to produce applicable travel documentation, etc.

The student will also learn to appreciate the impact of technological innovations to the economy, the industry, the organization’s business model and to specific functions / operations of the organization. This will also ensure that the students will also know value of including tools and technology in its business strategy.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units (two (2) units lecture and one (1) unit laboratory)
Number of hours: 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory per semester

TRM1102 – Tour and Travel Management
The course studies the role of the Travel Agency and Tour Operator in the Tourism Industry, leading to a better understanding of the trade and its internal workings, the role of each component in offering cost effective and good “value for money” products for its clients.

It also includes topics such as tour products and its efficient development and marketing as well as travel agency and tour operators organization and functions.

In addition to lecture classes, the students are exposed to skills required in the travel trade, such as interpersonal and communication skills required in the travel trade, such as interpersonal and communication skills, terminologies, documentation, procedures and systems used.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1103 – Research in Tourism 1
The course aims to educate the student in the essential research tools and skills that will be needed as to perform as managers in the tourism and hospitality industry. This course will introduce the research process; from design, data collection, hypothesis testing, to reporting; featuring econometrics and other quantitative applications in the business research; and research on a topic related to the tourism and/or hospitality industry.

The student shall undertake a study on topic of his/her own choice through which he/she can develop the necessary skills of planning, researching, reporting as well as the ability for writing a thesis.

After successful completion of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding and appreciation of research and the need for research, not only in tourism and hospitality, but also applicable to numerous other fields;
  • Develop knowledge and skills in designing and carrying out research projects; and
  • Experience valuable “real-life” lessons.

    Prerequisites: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality) and GED0112 (Scholarly Inquiry)
    Credits: Three (3) units
    Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1104 – Tourism Policy Planning and Development
Students will be able to understand tourism planning and as process and as a set of techniques for sustainable tourism development giving importance on the physical environment and the social, cultural and political planning tools and strategies, industry, government, field work, and individual and group projects to develop an understanding of tourism policy-making processes, and to gain skills in both evaluation and development of tourism plans and policies.

Students will also discover tourism as a strategy for urban revitalization, conservation, agriculture, and historic prevention while promoting the value of tourism in enhancing community character, culture, quality of life and sense of place. Case study in Philippine-setting are emphasized.

Discussions will also be made on the Philippine Tourism Master Plan to allow the students an overview of what the real plans are like and experience evaluation by measuring the actual achievements of the government against their plans. The course may include a field trip component.

Prerequisite: THC1105 (Quality Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1105 – Global Culture and Tourism Geography
This course shall have students analyze and familiarize themselves with specific world travel destinations, with emphasis on the exploration of geographic features, customs and traditions, population centers, visitor attractions, political, religious, language and other cultural differences as these relate to the hospitality and travel industry.

Students develop understanding as well as sense of responsiveness for cultural values and traditions that exist beyond their own culture. Student will be able to indentify international travel patterns by locating various major cities, natural wonders, historic sites, and other tourism attractions, both man-made and natural focusing as well with the major travel-generating and travel-receiving areas.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1106 – Sustainable Tourism
Students will have a broad understanding of environmental issues and their impact upon the tourism industry, therefore subject areas such as pollution, waste management and biodiversity will be a primary focus.

Awareness and the understanding of the implications of tourism impacts, especially on socio-cultural and environmental aspects, are critical to properly guided sustainable tourism planning and development. The natural and cultural environments of communities and global destinations will be explored to enable students to critically interpret tourism interdependency, and then changes and development of domestic and international policy.

The course critically examines tourism planning process and as a set of techniques for sustainable tourism development. It focuses on the physical environment of physical environment of tourism planning, and the social, cultural and political realities of planning and policy making.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0105 – Wellness and Recreation Program 5
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0104 (Wellness and Recreation Program 4)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

Total units: 22.5

Second Semester

THC1108 – Legal Aspects in Tourism and Hospitality
The tourism and hospitality industry operates within a comprehensive domestic, and international, legal and regulatory framework. This course examines this framework and covers the key principles of law applicable to hospitality, tourism and related industries.

Various legislation on business organization and several international law issues such as consumer protection, product and service liability, employment and law access to the natural environment will be covered.

Topics include: national and international regulation of the travel and hospitality industry; consumer contracts law; the law of carriers and inns; the duties of travel operators and agents; travel insurance law; the law of bailment; the responsibilities of travel agents and tour operators; hotel management law; liquor licensing law; catering law; gaming law; marketing law; consumer rights and complaints; the law regulating payments (including international credit card payments); the finance of carriers and inns; criminal and civil liability of people working in the travel and tourism industry.

This course also examines the law regulating the issuance of visa and travel documentation, and considers the liability of the operators, agents, carriers and government instrumentalities in relation to health and safety issues (including acts of terrorism).

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1107 – Introduction to Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events Management
This course examines the principles of conceptualizing, planning, managing and evaluating meetings, and events and festivals management. Topics include the significance of conventions and events in tourism, event design, project management, methods and evaluation, physical requirements, organizing, promotion and sponsorship.

This is an integration course that applies all the principles of conceptualization or management and foundation tourism and hospitality courses.

Prerequisites: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality) and THC1107 (Tourism and Hospitality Marketing)
Credits: Three (3) units (Two (2) units lecture and one (1) unit laboratory)
Number of hours: 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory per semester

TRM1108 – Foreign Language 1
This course aims to train students to develop basic conversational skills using a foreign language.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1109 – Research in Tourism 2
The course aims to educate the student in the essential research tools and skills that will be needed as to perform as managers in the tourism and hospitality industry. This course will introduce the research process; from design, data collection, hypothesis testing, to reporting; featuring econometrics and other quantitative applications in the business research; and research on a topic related to the tourism and/or hospitality industry.

The student shall undertake a study on topic of his/her own choice through which he/she can develop the necessary skills of planning, researching, reporting as well as the ability for writing a thesis.

After successful completion of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding and appreciation of research and the need for research, not only in tourism and hospitality, but also applicable to numerous other fields;
  • Develop knowledge and skills in designing and carrying out research projects; and
  • Experience valuable “real-life” lessons.

    Prerequisites: TRM1103 (Research in Tourism 1), TRM1104 (Tourism Policy Planning and Development), and GED0112 (Scholarly Inquiry)
    Credits: Three (3) units
    Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0106 – Wellness and Recreation Program 6
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0105 (Wellness and Recreation Program 5)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

TEMEL02 – EM Professional Elective 2
This is the second professional elective under the Events Management Track. Please see separate section below for the complete list of all professional electives under both BSTM tracks.

Prerequisite: Varies per course
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: Varies per course

TEMEL03 – EM Professional Elective 3
This is the third professional elective under the Events Management Track. Please see separate section below for the complete list of all professional electives under both BSTM tracks.

Prerequisite: Varies per course
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: Varies per course

Total units: 19.5



First Semester

THC1109 – Entrepreneurship in Tourism and Hospitality
This course describes the skills, knowledge and performance outcomes required to plan and develop a feasible Business Plan by understanding the nature and scope of entrepreneurship, scanning the market of potential entrepreneurial venture opportunities, and identifying and evaluating the methods of venturing into business including but not limited to starting one’s own business, buying existing business and the process of franchising.

It also emphasizes on assessing the possible characteristics and mindset of entrepreneurs, analyzing typical entrepreneurial venture challenges, errors and rewards, identifying effective strategic management, developing product and service innovations and introducing the concepts of environmentally sustainable practices, social entrepreneurship and intellectual property management.

Prerequisites: THC1108 (Legal Aspects in Tourism and Hospitality) and BME1101
(Production and Operations Management)Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

THC1110 – Multicultural Diversity in Workplace for the Tourism Professional
This course describe the skills, knowledge and performance outcomes required to manage multicultural diversity in the workplace that covers organization’s diversity policy, encouraging diversity within work teams and upholding the benefits of a diverse workplace.

It should also develop the ability to communicate with people from range of social and groups with respect and sensitivity, and to address cross-cultural misunderstanding if it arises. The end goal is for the student to be equipped with social awareness and the diverse understanding when serving customers and working with colleagues.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1110 – Foreign Language 2
This course aims to trains students to develop intermediate conversational skills using a foreign language. Students should be able to understand technical jargon used in the hospitality industry.

Prerequisite: TRM1108 (Foreign Language 1)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1111 – Transportation Management
This course discusses the general knowledge of the transportation, its role to the tourism, planning and policies.

The content includes transportation system, various aspects of tourism-related forms of transportation, modes of transportation, transportation operation including concepts and methods of analysis, infrastructure, and geographical and legal factors relating to local and international transportation. Topics include discussions of surface, air, and water transportation; organization, operation, and regulatory and marketing aspects; examination of the inter-model concept; and social, economic, and political factors that have influenced government transportation priorities.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0107 – Wellness and Recreation Program 7
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0106 (Wellness and Recreation Program 6)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

TEMEL04 – EM Professional Elective 4
This is the fourth professional elective under the Events Management Track. Please see separate section below for the complete list of all professional electives under both BSTM tracks.

Prerequisite: Varies per course
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: Varies per course

TEMEL05 – EM Professional Elective 5
This is the fifth and last professional elective under the Events Management Track. Please see separate section below for the complete list of all professional electives under both BSTM tracks.

Prerequisite: Varies per course
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: Varies per course

Total units: 19.5

Second Semester

TRM1401 – Tourism Apprenticeship Program
This course is devoted to equip the students with the core of the application of knowledge and skills to either local or international tourism or hospitality industry.

Culmination of this course is in a form of a practicum report that includes the profile of the company; department/s assigned and its functions; the trainee’s functions that includes the things learned technically, professionally and personally from the company; the daily journal; and observations from the hospitality or tourism industry.

Prerequisites: THC1105 (Quality Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality), THC1108 (Legal Aspects in Tourism and Hospitality), TRM1101 (Applied Business Tools and Technologies in Tourism), TRM1102 (Tour and Travel Management), TRM1103 (Research in Tourism 1), TRM1104 (Tourism Policy Planning and Development), TRM1105 (Global Culture and Tourism Geography), TRM1106 (Sustainable Tourism), TRM1107 (Introduction to Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events Management), and TRM1109 (Research in Tourism 2)
Credits: Six (6) units
Number of hours: 600 hours internship

WRP0108 – Wellness and Recreation Program 8
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0107 (Wellness and Recreation Program 7)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

Total units: 7.5




The Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management – Travel and Tours Track equips students with professional knowledge and skills necessary to work in the tourism and travel industry in various capacities and functions, whether entry-level, supervisory or entrepreneurial ventures.

Click or tap on each year level to see all courses for each semester. You may also click on the course code and title for more detailed information about each course, including prerequisite courses (if any) and total number of hours per semester.


First Semester

GED0106 – Art Appreciation
This course delves into art as a tool in the awakening of societies reflective of the different historical periods. Particularly, it looks at the sociology of art and the intricacies that it brought to the progress of cultures and societies throughout history.

Placing art in context with history, religion, sexuality, social protest and media, the course will enable students to gain an insight into the significance of creativity in its many physical manifestations (painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, dance, drama, film and traditional arts).

By using formal theories in understanding artistic intent and expression through the study of formal theories, styles and movements in art, the students are expected to understand the role of art today.

The course will also allow students to experience “FEU as a Cultural Oasis,” cultural spaces (i.e. museums, galleries and heritage sites) and theatre and musical performances, and even contemporary forms like rap music and indie films.

Students are expected to present critical evaluation of artworks during different artistic periods. The final requirement is a critique paper or creative outputs that integrate the lessons in class.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0107 – Readings in Philippine History
The course critically analyses Philippine history from multiple perspectives and sources, with focus on Philippine urban history. It describes and examines important turning points from the precolonial to the modern and contemporary periods in Philippine urban history, including the social, political, economic and cultural factors that influenced them.

It introduces the students to historiography, an approach by which urbanization and the growth and development of Philippine towns and cities will be discussed.

At the end of the course, the students will have an expanded view of the historical narrative of the Philippines and its people, and will be able to utilize historical data, methodologies and perspectives in examining and responding to current issues in Philippine society, expressed in the form of creative outputs, written or digital.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0108 – Retorika at Panitikan ng Pilipinas
Tumatalakay ang Retorika at Panitikan ng Pilipinas sa apat na pangunahing diskurso (ekspositori, deskriptib, naratib at argumentatib) na gagamitin sa pagdalumat ng mga kaalaman gamit ang iba’t ibang tekstong pang-akademiko at pampanitikan.

Nakatuon ang kurso sa pagtatamo ng mapanuring pag-iisip sa pamamagitan ng kritikal na pagbabasa at pag-unawa sa iba’t ibang genre ng panitikan sa Pilipinas partikular sa pagsulat ng kritik na sanaysay at pagpapahayag gamit ang wastong kaalamaang retorikal.

(The course involves the study of the four discourse types (expository, descriptive, narrative and argumentative) through an examination of various academic and literary texts.

The students are expected to develop critical thinking through intensive reading of different literary genre in the Philippines. At the end of the course, they will practice effective rhetoric in writing a critical essay.)

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0109 – Speech Communication
In this course, students will apply verbal, nonverbal communication, and active listening strategies in addressing communication apprehensions involving face-to-face and mediated transactions.

They will hone their interpersonal skills focusing on building self-confidence, maintaining conversations, formulating concise messages, and managing diversity in social spaces. They will engage in conversation drills, text analysis, performance critiques, and present single-idea speeches aided by visuals.

At the end of the course they will become more effective communicators with a confident Public Self able to responsibly relate with diverse audiences.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0110 – Understanding the Self
This course focuses on relevant studies and issues on understanding the self, following an interdisciplinary approach within the framework of contextualism. It examines the forces that contribute to the formation of the self and emphasizes experiential learning to allow students to apply course topics to real life situations, issues, and concerns.

The topics will help students gain self-knowledge and facilitate self-discovery. Lessons will also include effective ways to achieve personal well-being and to improve their quality of life.

The course also focuses on current issues that influence the development of personal identity and social responsibility such as culture, gender and diversity, technology and cyberspace, spirituality, and politics.

At the end of the semester, students will be able to formulate conceptions of one’s self, demonstrate awareness of the complex nature of identities, as well as skills on managing the self.

Specifically, students will be able to answer the following questions: “What is the self?”, “What makes up the self?”, “Who am I?” and “How do I achieve success and well-being?”

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

NST0101 – National Service Training Program 1
The course, as mandated by Republic Act No. 9163, otherwise known as the National Service Training Act of 2001, aims to enhance the civic consciousness of the students “by developing the ethics of service and patriotism” while undergoing Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS).

NSTP1 covers topics through big sessions in campus that will tap on the students’ enthusiasm and idealism for nation-building, leadership and civic involvement. Combining active reflection in a creative dynamic learning environment, it prepares the students into actual community service in NSTP 2.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

THC1101 – Macro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality
This course is designed to give a clear and whole overview of the Tourism and Hospitality as an ecosystem and goes beyond the usual closed-concept of tourism.

It introduces the concepts and terms that are common throughout the different sectors. It also intends to develop, update and maintain local knowledge as well as tourism industry knowledge.

It shows the structure and scope of tourism as well as the impact of Tourism as an industry in relation to the world economy and society.

It also illustrates the effects of the convergence of tourism with the other local industries and let the students appreciate its multiplier effect in various fronts. It discusses the major factors that influence the history and future of tourism in the world and in the Philippines.

It also introduces the sustainable goals of tourism and discusses, among others, how to develop protective environments for children in tourism destinations; to observe and perform risk mitigation activities; etc.

The students will also learn to appreciate the key global organizations and roles they play in influencing and monitoring tourism trends.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0101 – Wellness and Recreation Program 1
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

Total units: 22.5

Second Semester

GED0101 – College Academic Skills in English
The course prepares students to be lifelong learners through the development of study habits and key academic skills, foremost of which are critical reading and analytic writing.

It hones students’ thinking and learning strategies necessary in gathering, weighing, and organizing relevant information from multimodal sources; drawing connections between ideas; distinguishing sound and unsound arguments; and expressing their own sound arguments in clear and concise language.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

GED0102 – The Life and Works of Rizal
Rizal’s works and the story of Rizal’s life are staples of Philippine basic education. Whereas the focus in basic education has been on knowing the plot of Rizal’s novels and the facts of Rizal’s life, in this higher education course, Rizal’s works, life and social milieu, and Rizal as text will be examined more rigorously and thoroughly.

In this course, students will ask, and hopefully answer: What were Rizal’s social and political beliefs? Why did he hold these beliefs and what influenced his thinking? How has he been appropriated over the past century?

Insights into these questions will be arrived at by employing close reading of the texts by and about Rizal, reflections on and concretizations of these texts, class discussions, and research. It is hoped that these insights will lead to a fuller understanding of the self as Filipino in the 21st Century.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

GED0103 – Mathematics in the Modern World
This course introduces students to the nature of mathematics as a discipline and as an essential tool in our modern society. It aims to acquaint students with the language of mathematics (including its own symbols, syntax and rules) and to develop their sense of sound mathematical arguments governed by logic and reasoning.

It also aims to change students’ perception of mathematics as merely a set of formulas and equations by exploring the interaction of mathematics with other fields of human endeavor such as the arts, philosophy, and the social sciences.

Various applications of mathematics, such as in data analysis, weighing of social choices, understanding codes in transmission of information, and optimal allocation of limited resources, among others, will also be surveyed in the course.

At the end of the semester, the students are expected to have a broader appreciation and understanding of mathematics and its role in their world.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0104 – Science, Technology and Society
The course explores the philosophical, cultural, political, and economic viewpoints of science and technology as it permeates in society. The focus is on broadening students’ awareness regarding the historical development of science and technology integral in fortifying humanity.

As students uncover the interaction of science and technology with society, they will also examine how the levels of social arrangement affect and shape this interaction.

The goal is for them to become informed citizens of society and be potential nation builders capable of responding critically to the most significant and unprecedented challenges of the contemporary world.

At the end of this course, students are expected to use local and global perspectives to rationally and ethically address human challenges that science and technology bring forth – its profits and risks, its promises and perils – to virtually all aspects of human life.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

GED0105 – Wika, Kultura at Lipunan
Nakatuon ang kursong Wika, Kultura at Lipunang Pilipino sa sosyolinggwistiko at sosyo-kultural na dulog na naglalayong linangin ang mapanuring pag-iisip ng mga mag-aaral sa pakikipagdiskurso sa ugnayan ng wika sa kultura at lipunang Pilipino.

Tinatalakay ng mga babasahin sa kursong ito ang papel at bisa ng wikang Filipino sa edukasyon, pamahalaan, midya, politika, ekonomiya at iba pang panlipunang institusyon.

Sa dulo ng kurso, inaasahang makabubuo ang mag-aaral ng kritikal na sanaysay sa pamamagitan ng pagdalumat sa relasyon ng wika sa kultura at lipunang Pilipino.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

NST0102 – National Service Training Program 2
This course is the natural follow through of the Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS) the students underwent in NSTP 1. It includes the programs and activities highlighted by the community service/immersion that are contributory to the welfare and the betterment of the life of the members of the community.

Among the areas where the students can make their contribution through CWTS 2 are education, environment, entrepreneurship, health and safety and the moral development of the members of the community where they render service.

It is hoped that this course will point them to a clearer life-long engagement in service and volunteerism.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours per semester

THC1103 – Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality
This course will cover the workings, operations and the integrative activities of major stakeholders in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry. The student will also gain knowledge on the managing and marketing a service-oriented business organization.

Apart from the scope and structure of travel organizations, it provides an in-depth study of the nature and distinctive characteristics of each sector of the entire tourism industry, focusing on the management, organization and planning specific business strategies for the various entities in the local setting.

This will also involve the analysis of the possible impacts of external factors and trends on the different tourism industry sectors and specific types of businesses. It will also look into the client profiling such as travel motivations and influences as it relates to aligning strategic and tactical solutions to the business.

The course also identifies the employment opportunities available in each sector and the corresponding qualifications for the jobs.

Prerequisite: THC1101 (Macro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0102 – Wellness and Recreation Program 2
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0101 (Wellness and Recreation Program 1)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

Total units: 22.5


First Semester

BME1101 – Production and Operations Management
This is a core business course that introduces students to the concepts underlying effective operation and control of manufacturing and service firms. The topics covered include efficiency and effectiveness of processes such as product creation and development, production control, facilities planning, distribution, purchasing, inventory policy, quality control, logistics, and the application of technology.

This course focuses on the application of analytical tools to address critical issues such as product or service design, process engineering and work systems design, management of technology and innovation, environment-friendly design, capacity planning, plant location and facilities layout, logistics and supply chain management, total quality management, operations scheduling, and performance management.

Students will learn to utilize analytical approach to address challenges in production and operations in relation to strengthening the competitive position of manufacturing and service firms as well as being at par with global standards.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0114 – Applied Ethics in Contemporary Times
The course introduces students to interdisciplinary perspectives (psychological, socio-anthropological, and ethical thoughts) in analyzing and resolving personal and contemporary social and ethical issues.

They will examine case studies using various frameworks in resolving ethical issues. The objective is to mold them to become responsible and responsive leaders, managers, employers, entrepreneurs, workers, and citizens steeped with the FEU core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

At the end of this course, the students will exercise critical decision-making skills (applied ethics) in resolving contentious ethical issues through case studies and creative outputs in the oral or written form.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0115 – Pag-aaral ng Wika at Kulturang Rehiyonal
Inilaan ang kursong ito para sa mga Pilipinong mag-aaral na naglalayong magtamo ng pangunahing kasanayan sa paggamit ng piling wika mula sa isang rehiyon tungo sa paglinang ng kamalayang Pilipino.

Sa pamamagitan ng Communicative Approach at Systemic Functional Linguistics, inaasahang mapaunlad ang panlabas na pagtingin ng mga mag-aaral tungo sa panloob na pagsasakonsepto ng wika at kultura ng isang rehiyon.

(Using Communicative and Systemic Functional Linguistics approaches, the course is intended for Filipino students who aim to attain proficiency in their choice of regional language.

The purpose is to gain a deeper understanding of the culture in the region through a study of its language.)

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

THC1102 – Risk Management as Applied to Safety, Security and Sanitation
The student will develop knowledge, skills and values on the basic principles and personal hygiene, food safety and sanitation as applied in tourism and hospitality industry.

The topics include the following: compliance with workplace hygiene procedures, establishment and maintenance of a safe and secure work place, implementation of occupational health and safety procedures and performing basic First Aid procedures.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

THC1104 – Philippine Culture and Tourism Geography
This course presents comprehensive coverage of the major tourist destinations in the Philippines.

Major discussions will be on the political structures and subdivisions; geographical characteristics, major attractions, gastronomy, culture and traditions of the various regions of the country leading to the realization of the potentials of the Tourism industry of the Philippines.

Students will also have a comprehensive knowledge about the mechanism, logistics, operations and management of the tourism network system in the Philippines with its inherent physical and cultural resources as seen in the various provinces of the country.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

THC1105 – Quality Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality
This course aims to enable the students to recognize and assess the quality management process in a hospitality and tourism related organization and to evaluate departmental processes and planning strategies.

Topics include concepts and terminologies of TQM: definition, common element and terminology; vision and reality-bridging the gap; constructive and critical personal reflection: proposed quality, self-assessment and peers assessment; seeking practical feedback for supervisors and continuing improvement, developing a personal management philosophy and personal development plan.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0103 – Wellness and Recreation Program 3
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0102 (Wellness and Recreation Program 2)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

Total units: 19.5

Second Semester

BME1102 – Strategic Management
The course provides topics on systematic effective approach for developing a clear strategic plan, developing a mission statement, performing an external audit, conducting an internal assessment, and formulating, implementing, and evaluating strategies, as well as global issues and concerns.

Students are exposed to a number of frameworks and models to better understand and analyze the macro-environment, the industry environment, and the firm level resources. The end goal is for the students to be able to think strategically, as opposed to only having a functional orientation and to formulate and to implement creative and innovative strategies that are conducive to the demands of the firm and the environment in which in resides.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0111 – Purposive Communication
Purposive Communication is a skills-based course designed to enhance the students’ competence in dyadic, small group, public, and intercultural communication using practical techniques informed by the five Cs of a 21st Century Leader: critical thinking and problem solving, creativity and innovation, collaboration and teamwork, cross-cultural understanding and communicating information.

The course will further enable students to analyze and respond to issues and trends that may enhance or impede transactional communication, and will allow them to participate in activities related to the management of meanings in multimodal platforms (e.g. oral and written, online and offline).

Through active engagement in simulation activities, the course will train the students to become purposive, audience-centered, empathic, critical, assertive, and ethical communicators.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0112 – Scholarly Inquiry
This course will provide students with practical techniques in the generation of knowledge. It will introduce them to the process of systematic inquiry through analyses of research designs used in scholarly papers in various disciplines.

Students will be immersed in identifying researchable topics using various techniques such as concept-mapping, chunking, funneling; in surveying and gathering relevant literature; in the application of basic obtrusive and unobtrusive methods of data gathering/construction; and in the formulation of thematic inferences out of gathered/constructed data.

At the end of the course, the students will produce an empirical paper that demonstrates high degree of academic integrity. The paper should exhibit their appreciation of and curiosity in ideation and should reflect the characteristics of scholarly inquiry: systematic, cumulative, self-critical, heuristic, replicable, and timebound.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

GED0113 – The Filipino in the Contemporary World
This course covers the concepts, theories and critical issues of globalization. Students will examine the political, economic, socio-cultural, technological, ecological and other transformations that have created an increasing awareness of the interconnectedness of the Filipino with peoples and spaces around the globe.

They will venture to understand the contemporary world through what is known as progressive contextualization, a method of analysis that will help them trace connections between issues, events, and people on different scales.

Class activities will be in the form of healthy debates, film viewing and discussions, reading and analysis of texts on development theory, organizing online fora, and planning and producing a collaborative, multimedia project. The objective is for students to develop a sense of global citizenship so that they can become advocates for total human development.

At the end of the course, they should be able to concretize answers to the following questions: “What does this have to do with me?”, or, “What’s my part in this?”, and “What can I do to contribute to society as it is, or to help create change when needed?”

Global demography will be integrated in various modules, particularly on topics such as Poverty, Labor Contractualization, Migration, and the Filipino Diaspora.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

THC1106 – Professional Development and Applied Ethics
This course describes the skills, knowledge and performance outcomes required to develop the ability of the students to become professionals in their field by understanding the ideas of improving one’s personality and ways on how they are going to value in the business industry by means of presenting their ideas like the company meetings, professional networking, interviews and through proposals of services considering the proper collaboration to their associates and portraying professionals business ethics.

It also teaches writing skills and emphasize in verbal communication and preparation of plans that requires them to research career options and company potentiality and stability to develop a strong and effective career pathway.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0104 – Wellness and Recreation Program 4
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0103 (Wellness and Recreation Program 3)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

TTMEL01 – TTM Professional Elective 1
This is the first professional elective under the Travel and Tours Management Track. Please see separate section below for the complete list of all professional electives under both BSTM tracks.

Prerequisite: Varies per course
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: Varies per course

Total units: 19.5


First Semester

THC1107 – Tourism and Hospitality Marketing
This course will equip students with the necessary skills to develop actual marketing campaigns for a business within the tourism and hospitality industry.

Emphasis is on the analysis of the market, its competition and its product; preparation of financial budget and the development of short-term and long range strategies to achieve desired profit through effective advertising, sales and an effective public relations plan.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1101 – Applied Business Tools and Technologies in Tourism
This course identifies common tools, technological and techniques used in the Tourism and Hospitality industry. It includes an overview of the applications or systems composed of technical process, methods, software and hardware that have evolved and streamlined certain functions in the workplace.

These applications and systems include those used in the (1) an organization’s internal functions, (2) business-to-business operations (including operations with suppliers) and (3) business-to-business consumer transactions. The goal is to expose students to different applications so he/she can identify, learn, analyze and understand available devices and solutions, from which they can select the one/s that is most appropriate for the business function.

Topics covered: how to utilize information technology applications; how to use various communication channels in dealing with guests and colleagues; how to access and retrieve electronic-based data; how to perform administrative and clerical procedures; how to receive and process reservation; how to produce applicable travel documentation, etc.

The student will also learn to appreciate the impact of technological innovations to the economy, the industry, the organization’s business model and to specific functions / operations of the organization. This will also ensure that the students will also know value of including tools and technology in its business strategy.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units (two (2) units lecture and one (1) unit laboratory)
Number of hours: 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory per semester

TRM1102 – Tour and Travel Management
The course studies the role of the Travel Agency and Tour Operator in the Tourism Industry, leading to a better understanding of the trade and its internal workings, the role of each component in offering cost effective and good “value for money” products for its clients.

It also includes topics such as tour products and its efficient development and marketing as well as travel agency and tour operators organization and functions.

In addition to lecture classes, the students are exposed to skills required in the travel trade, such as interpersonal and communication skills required in the travel trade, such as interpersonal and communication skills, terminologies, documentation, procedures and systems used.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1103 – Research in Tourism 1
The course aims to educate the student in the essential research tools and skills that will be needed as to perform as managers in the tourism and hospitality industry. This course will introduce the research process; from design, data collection, hypothesis testing, to reporting; featuring econometrics and other quantitative applications in the business research; and research on a topic related to the tourism and/or hospitality industry.

The student shall undertake a study on topic of his/her own choice through which he/she can develop the necessary skills of planning, researching, reporting as well as the ability for writing a thesis.

After successful completion of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding and appreciation of research and the need for research, not only in tourism and hospitality, but also applicable to numerous other fields;
  • Develop knowledge and skills in designing and carrying out research projects; and
  • Experience valuable “real-life” lessons.

    Prerequisites: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality) and GED0112 (Scholarly Inquiry)
    Credits: Three (3) units
    Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1104 – Tourism Policy Planning and Development
Students will be able to understand tourism planning and as process and as a set of techniques for sustainable tourism development giving importance on the physical environment and the social, cultural and political planning tools and strategies, industry, government, field work, and individual and group projects to develop an understanding of tourism policy-making processes, and to gain skills in both evaluation and development of tourism plans and policies.

Students will also discover tourism as a strategy for urban revitalization, conservation, agriculture, and historic prevention while promoting the value of tourism in enhancing community character, culture, quality of life and sense of place. Case study in Philippine-setting are emphasized.

Discussions will also be made on the Philippine Tourism Master Plan to allow the students an overview of what the real plans are like and experience evaluation by measuring the actual achievements of the government against their plans. The course may include a field trip component.

Prerequisite: THC1105 (Quality Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1105 – Global Culture and Tourism Geography
This course shall have students analyze and familiarize themselves with specific world travel destinations, with emphasis on the exploration of geographic features, customs and traditions, population centers, visitor attractions, political, religious, language and other cultural differences as these relate to the hospitality and travel industry.

Students develop understanding as well as sense of responsiveness for cultural values and traditions that exist beyond their own culture. Student will be able to indentify international travel patterns by locating various major cities, natural wonders, historic sites, and other tourism attractions, both man-made and natural focusing as well with the major travel-generating and travel-receiving areas.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1106 – Sustainable Tourism
Students will have a broad understanding of environmental issues and their impact upon the tourism industry, therefore subject areas such as pollution, waste management and biodiversity will be a primary focus.

Awareness and the understanding of the implications of tourism impacts, especially on socio-cultural and environmental aspects, are critical to properly guided sustainable tourism planning and development. The natural and cultural environments of communities and global destinations will be explored to enable students to critically interpret tourism interdependency, and then changes and development of domestic and international policy.

The course critically examines tourism planning process and as a set of techniques for sustainable tourism development. It focuses on the physical environment of physical environment of tourism planning, and the social, cultural and political realities of planning and policy making.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0105 – Wellness and Recreation Program 5
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0104 (Wellness and Recreation Program 4)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

Total units: 22.5

Second Semester

THC1108 – Legal Aspects in Tourism and Hospitality
The tourism and hospitality industry operates within a comprehensive domestic, and international, legal and regulatory framework. This course examines this framework and covers the key principles of law applicable to hospitality, tourism and related industries.

Various legislation on business organization and several international law issues such as consumer protection, product and service liability, employment and law access to the natural environment will be covered.

Topics include: national and international regulation of the travel and hospitality industry; consumer contracts law; the law of carriers and inns; the duties of travel operators and agents; travel insurance law; the law of bailment; the responsibilities of travel agents and tour operators; hotel management law; liquor licensing law; catering law; gaming law; marketing law; consumer rights and complaints; the law regulating payments (including international credit card payments); the finance of carriers and inns; criminal and civil liability of people working in the travel and tourism industry.

This course also examines the law regulating the issuance of visa and travel documentation, and considers the liability of the operators, agents, carriers and government instrumentalities in relation to health and safety issues (including acts of terrorism).

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1107 – Introduction to Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Events Management
This course examines the principles of conceptualizing, planning, managing and evaluating meetings, and events and festivals management. Topics include the significance of conventions and events in tourism, event design, project management, methods and evaluation, physical requirements, organizing, promotion and sponsorship.

This is an integration course that applies all the principles of conceptualization or management and foundation tourism and hospitality courses.

Prerequisites: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality) and THC1107 (Tourism and Hospitality Marketing)
Credits: Three (3) units (Two (2) units lecture and one (1) unit laboratory)
Number of hours: 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory per semester

TRM1108 – Foreign Language 1
This course aims to train students to develop basic conversational skills using a foreign language.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1109 – Research in Tourism 2
The course aims to educate the student in the essential research tools and skills that will be needed as to perform as managers in the tourism and hospitality industry. This course will introduce the research process; from design, data collection, hypothesis testing, to reporting; featuring econometrics and other quantitative applications in the business research; and research on a topic related to the tourism and/or hospitality industry.

The student shall undertake a study on topic of his/her own choice through which he/she can develop the necessary skills of planning, researching, reporting as well as the ability for writing a thesis.

After successful completion of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding and appreciation of research and the need for research, not only in tourism and hospitality, but also applicable to numerous other fields;
  • Develop knowledge and skills in designing and carrying out research projects; and
  • Experience valuable “real-life” lessons.

    Prerequisites: TRM1103 (Research in Tourism 1), TRM1104 (Tourism Policy Planning and Development), and GED0112 (Scholarly Inquiry)
    Credits: Three (3) units
    Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0106 – Wellness and Recreation Program 6
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0105 (Wellness and Recreation Program 5)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

TTMEL02 – TTM Professional Elective 2
This is the second professional elective under the Travel and Tours Management Track. Please see separate section below for the complete list of all professional electives under both BSTM tracks.

Prerequisite: Varies per course
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: Varies per course

TTMEL03 – TTM Professional Elective 3
This is the third professional elective under the Travel and Tours Management Track. Please see separate section below for the complete list of all professional electives under both BSTM tracks.

Prerequisite: Varies per course
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: Varies per course

Total units: 19.5



First Semester

THC1109 – Entrepreneurship in Tourism and Hospitality
This course describes the skills, knowledge and performance outcomes required to plan and develop a feasible Business Plan by understanding the nature and scope of entrepreneurship, scanning the market of potential entrepreneurial venture opportunities, and identifying and evaluating the methods of venturing into business including but not limited to starting one’s own business, buying existing business and the process of franchising.

It also emphasizes on assessing the possible characteristics and mindset of entrepreneurs, analyzing typical entrepreneurial venture challenges, errors and rewards, identifying effective strategic management, developing product and service innovations and introducing the concepts of environmentally sustainable practices, social entrepreneurship and intellectual property management.

Prerequisites: THC1108 (Legal Aspects in Tourism and Hospitality) and BME1101
(Production and Operations Management)Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

THC1110 – Multicultural Diversity in Workplace for the Tourism Professional
This course describe the skills, knowledge and performance outcomes required to manage multicultural diversity in the workplace that covers organization’s diversity policy, encouraging diversity within work teams and upholding the benefits of a diverse workplace.

It should also develop the ability to communicate with people from range of social and groups with respect and sensitivity, and to address cross-cultural misunderstanding if it arises. The end goal is for the student to be equipped with social awareness and the diverse understanding when serving customers and working with colleagues.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1110 – Foreign Language 2
This course aims to trains students to develop intermediate conversational skills using a foreign language. Students should be able to understand technical jargon used in the hospitality industry.

Prerequisite: TRM1108 (Foreign Language 1)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TRM1111 – Transportation Management
This course discusses the general knowledge of the transportation, its role to the tourism, planning and policies.

The content includes transportation system, various aspects of tourism-related forms of transportation, modes of transportation, transportation operation including concepts and methods of analysis, infrastructure, and geographical and legal factors relating to local and international transportation. Topics include discussions of surface, air, and water transportation; organization, operation, and regulatory and marketing aspects; examination of the inter-model concept; and social, economic, and political factors that have influenced government transportation priorities.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective in Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

WRP0107 – Wellness and Recreation Program 7
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0106 (Wellness and Recreation Program 6)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

TTMEL04 – TTM Professional Elective 4
This is the fourth professional elective under the Travel and Tours Management Track. Please see separate section below for the complete list of all professional electives under both BSTM tracks.

Prerequisite: Varies per course
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: Varies per course

TTMEL05 – TTM Professional Elective 5
This is the fifth and last professional elective under the Travel and Tours Management Track. Please see separate section below for the complete list of all professional electives under both BSTM tracks.

Prerequisite: Varies per course
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: Varies per course

Total units: 19.5

Second Semester

TRM1401 – Tourism Apprenticeship Program
This course is devoted to equip the students with the core of the application of knowledge and skills to either local or international tourism or hospitality industry.

Culmination of this course is in a form of a practicum report that includes the profile of the company; department/s assigned and its functions; the trainee’s functions that includes the things learned technically, professionally and personally from the company; the daily journal; and observations from the hospitality or tourism industry.

Prerequisites: THC1105 (Quality Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality), THC1108 (Legal Aspects in Tourism and Hospitality), TRM1101 (Applied Business Tools and Technologies in Tourism), TRM1102 (Tour and Travel Management), TRM1103 (Research in Tourism 1), TRM1104 (Tourism Policy Planning and Development), TRM1105 (Global Culture and Tourism Geography), TRM1106 (Sustainable Tourism), TRM1107 (Introduction to Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events Management), and TRM1109 (Research in Tourism 2)
Credits: Six (6) units
Number of hours: 600 hours internship

WRP0108 – Wellness and Recreation Program 8
The Far Eastern University Wellness and Recreation Program (WRP) is composed of courses classified as Indoor Wellness and Recreation, Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, Indoor and Outdoor Wellness and Recreation, and Adaptive Wellness and Recreation.

Each course is equivalent to 1.5 credit units. Students enrolled in a four-year program need to finish eight WRP courses and those in a five-year program ten (10) WRP courses.

Aligned with the Commission on Higher Education mandated Physical Education courses for Higher Education Institutions, the Wellness and Recreation Program promotes sustained engagement in physical fitness, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual wellness, recreation, nutrition, environmental, financial, occupational health awareness activities anchored on the core values of Fortitude, Excellence and Uprightness.

Prerequisite: WRP0107 (Wellness and Recreation Program 7)
Credits: one point five (1.5) units
Number of hours: 18 hours per semester

Total units: 7.5



Total program units: 153




The following are the track-specific professional electives under the Events Management and Travel and Tours Management tracks. Students may choose a total of five (5) elective courses to take from the roster of all electives for their respective track.

Click or tap on the course code and title to see detailed information about each course, including prerequisite courses (if any) and total number of hours per semester.


Events Management Track

HOM1107 – Specialized Food and Beverage Service Operation
This course provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to perform the duties, tasks, and steps required of Food and Beverage Service Attendant in the various food and beverage outlets. It also provides students with sufficient knowledge to make decisions about food and wine services, styles, procedures and workflow in a hospitality environment.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TEM1101 – Meetings Management
The course will give the students basic tools needed to initiate and manage meetings. Planning and leading techniques that will give the students the confidence to run a meeting that will engage the attendees and leave a positive and lasting impression.

Through this course students will learn the needed skills in planning and implementing a successful meeting. The meeting management will explore how to reduce waste and make meetings more efficient.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TEM1102 – Incentives Management
The course will give the students basic tools needed to initiate and manage incentive travel. Planning and leading techniques that will give the students the confidence to run an incentive travel that will engage the attendees and leave a positive and lasting impression.

Through this course students will learn the needed skills in planning and implementing a successful incentive travel. The incentive travel will explore how to reduce waste and make incentive travel more efficient.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TEM1103 – Conventions / Conference Management
The course will give the students basic tools needed to initiate and manage conventions or conferences. Planning and leading techniques that will give the students the confidence to run a convention or conference that will engage the attendees and leave a positive and lasting impression.

Through this course students will learn the needed skills in planning and implementing a successful Convention or Conference. The Convention or Conference will explore how to reduce waste and make conventions or conferences more efficient.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TEM1104 – Exhibits Management
The course will give the students basic tools needed to initiate and manage exhibits. Planning and leading techniques that will give the students the confidence to run an exhibit that will engage the attendees and leave a positive and lasting impression.

Through this course students will learn the needed skills in planning and implementing a successful exhibit. The course will explore how to reduce waste and make exhibits management more efficient.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TEM1105 – Special Topics in International Events Management
The course provides special topics that address a current or timely topic, that are in a “pilot” phase before being offered on an on-going basis, or that are known to be one time offerings. Special Topics in International Events Management offerings can vary from term to term.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TEM1106 – Hospitality and Tourism Facilities Management and Design

The course covers the essentials of planning, designing, evaluating and managing hospitality facilities, specifically hotels and restaurants.

It involves the step by step design of food service / lodging facilities from the concept development phase to the schematic design phase and design development phase, including maintenance and engineering.
Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TEM1107 – Corporate Travel Management

The course covers the function of managing a company’s strategic approach to travel policy, the discussions with all merchants, day-to-day operation of the corporate travel program, traveller safety and security, credit-card management and travel and expenses data management.

CTM selects on the class of service which employees are permitted to fly, negotiates corporate fares / rates with airlines and hotels.
Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

Travel and Tours Management Track

HOM1107 – Specialized Food and Beverage Service Operation
This course provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to perform the duties, tasks, and steps required of Food and Beverage Service Attendant in the various food and beverage outlets. It also provides students with sufficient knowledge to make decisions about food and wine services, styles, procedures and workflow in a hospitality environment.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TTM1101 – Accommodation Operations and Management
This course provides students with necessary knowledge, skills and attitude to analyze interpret and manage the departmental operation for different accommodation or hospitality establishment, which includes food and beverage and the rooms division.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TTM1102 – Recreational and Leisure Management
The course exposes the students to the concept of leisure and recreation in historical and social perspectives. This introduces the resort concept, types and trends in the resort and spa industries; discusses resort planning principles, strategies for product and service offerings, seasonal pricing strategies, and concepts of product life cycle.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TTM1103 – Cruise Tourism
This course will give students a deep understanding of the cruise industry and provide actual experience in a cruise ship; introduces cruise line profiles, history and trends in the cruise industry, world-wide port geography. Actual ship inspection field trip is included.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TTM1104 – Special Topics in Travel and Tours Management
The course provides special topics that address a current or timely topic, that are in a “pilot” phase before being offered on an ongoing basis, or that are known to be one time offerings. Special Topics in Travel and Tours Management offerings can vary from term to term.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TTM1105 – Destination Management and Marketing
The course exposes the students with the concept of destination as an integral component of tourism. It deals with the relevant trends in tourism demand and supply.

The students will gain knowledge in the competitive position of destination, and learn methods as well as tools for strategic management. The course will also involve the analysis of marketing environment, development of marketing strategies and marketing plans for destination.

The course will also evaluate and design possible management structures in destination governance.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TTM1106 – Tour Guiding
It is a three-unit course that shall equip the learners with a comprehensive knowledge on techniques and best practices in guiding and escorting travelers locally and abroad in compliance with standards set forth by the Department of Tourism and TESDA to ensure relevant and updated skills to make learners acquire competitive proficiency in the field of hospitality industry.

Prerequisites: THC1104 (Philippine Culture and Tourism Geography) and TRM1105 (Global Culture and Tourism Geography)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester

TTM1107 – Heritage Tourism
Heritage Tourism is a comprehensive coursework that aims at developing awareness and deep understanding of the cultural diversity of the world that contributes to its natural heritage, both tangible and intangible.

In addition, this course will also help the learners to critically analyze a wide range of classic and contemporary issues as regards cultural heritage management, heritage visitor’s behavior, heritage tourism, heritage marketing, the roles of different state and non-state actors, local and international guidelines and laws, and the application of different frameworks and approaches in planning and designing a heritage tourism site.

Prerequisite: THC1103 (Micro Perspective of Tourism and Hospitality)
Credits: Three (3) units
Number of hours: 54 hours lecture per semester



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