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4-Year Programme in Hospitality Hotel Management!

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel Management provides both specialized courses regarding how hotels function and generalized courses in business administration. There are electives in computing and foreign languages.

The Bachelor’s Degree may be earned after four years of study.

General Objectives

The Hospitality (Hotel) Management program at Intercollege offers students from various cultures and backgrounds the opportunity to earn vital qualifications in Hospitality Management which are essential for success in the dynamic and challenging workplace of the service industry. The focus of the program is on the development of managerial skills, abilities and competencies of all graduates, which are essential for all hospitality managers. The program combines academic and vocational orientation as the students are closely involved with hands on experience through their internship training. Students not only gain an educational foundation in theory, but also learn to apply their academic knowledge in various hospitality settings. The variety and scope of the courses offered provide graduates with a sound basis for entry-level supervisory/managerial positions, eventually enabling them to acquire leading roles in organizations in the multicultural environment of the hospitality industry.

 

The curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge required to proceed to managerial positions in the hospitality industry, and to supply them with a broad education in other essential areas, such as Social Sciences. The curriculum thereby enables the students to acquire facts and competencies in the skills vital for responsible positions in the Hospitality industry and to develop cultural awareness, social responsibility and personal integrity. The program focuses on the academic as well as the technical knowledge required to lead and manage modern hospitality operations, such as hotels, clubs and restaurants and emphasizes the analytical as well as the interpersonal communication and organizational skills needed by hospitality professionals.

In line therefore with Intercollege’s mission, the Hospitality Management program aims to educate students to become responsible professionals with a promising career path for further successful career achievements.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will:

  1. Have a solid academic background that will ensure their contribution towards effective industry operations in the hospitality sector.
  2. Obtain technical knowledge required to lead operations in modern hotels, clubs and restaurants with emphasis on analytical as well as interpersonal communication and organizational skills, which are crucial to become successful hospitality professionals.
  3. Acquire facts and competencies to build skills vital for the hospitality industry and develop cultural awareness, social responsibility and personal integrity.
  4. Gain valuable industry-related knowledge, skills and experience.
  5. Have the necessary abilities to manage sections / departments in hospitality operations, with brilliant prospects for career advancement into general management and beyond.
  6. Have the ability to develop effective operational plans and to schedule and control available resources in order to maximize guest satisfaction and company output.
  7. Be able to motivate, lead and guide personnel towards the achievement of company goals.
  8. Be in a position to maintain a positive working environment that promotes teamwork, efficiency, productivity and cooperation.
  9. Be able to perform efficiently at both national and international levels and meet the constant challenges of the dynamic global tourism industry.
  10. Gain a broad education in other areas such as building on a strong foundation in Social Sciences.
  11. Be ready to embark on an effective career track to successfully fulfill personal professional goals within the world’s largest industry – the hospitality industry – an industry full of new thrills and challenges every day, which offers endless career opportunities, in Cyprus and abroad.
  12. Be competent to exploit effectively career opportunities in hotels, restaurants, catering, events and entertainment, casinos, clubs, cruise ships, etc.
  13. Have a strong academic background to pursue further and higher academic endeavors.
  14. Benefit from Intercollege’s decades of experience in Hospitality Management education in modern facilities, as well as the wide network of industry stakeholders through which industry employment is supported.

Curriculum

Semester A

A/A Course Code Course Name Number of ECTS
1 HOT-100 Intro to the Hospitality Industry 6
2 FREN-101 French Language & Culture I 6
3 COMP-150 Microcomputer Applications 6
4 MATH-160 College Algebra 6
5 ENGL-100 Basic Writing 6

Semester B

A/A Course Code Course Name Number of ECTS
1 HOSP-105 Food Science 6
2 HOT-112 Food & Beverage Service I 8
3 FREN-102H French Language & Culture II 4
4 ACCT-110 Elementary Accounting I 6
5 ENGL-101 English Composition 6

Semester C

A/A Course Code Course Name Number of ECTS
1 HOT-111 Food Production I 8
2 HOT-210 Bar Operations 6
3 ACCT-111 Elementary Accounting II 6
4 COMP-151A Fund. Conc. Of Into. & Comp. Tech 6
5 PSY-110 General psychology I 6

Semester D

A/A Course Code Course Name Number of ECTS
1 HOT-210 Food Production II 8
2 HOT-235 Housekeeping & Maint. Operations 6
3 HOT-212 Food and Beverage Service II 6
4 MGT-281 Intro. To Management 6
5 GERM-101 German Language & Culture I 6

Summer Semester

A/A Course Code Course Name Number of ECTS
1 HOSP-201 Hospitality Practicum I 2

Semester E

A/A Course Code Course Name Number of ECTS
1 HOT-245 Front Office Operations 6
2 HOT-220 Food & Beverage Controls 6
3 HOT-250 Hospitality Information Systems 6
4 BADM-230 Business Law 6
5 BADM-234 Organizational Behavior 6

Semester F

A/A Course Code Course Name Number of ECTS
1 HOSP-361H Nutrition 4
2 COMM-200 Business & Prof. Communication 6
3 MKTG-291 Marketing 6
4 PSY-111 General Psychology II 6
5 COMM-321 Public Relation Principles 6

Summer Semester

A/A Course Code Course Name Number of ECTS
1 HOSP-301 Hospitality Practicum II 2

Semester G

A/A Course Code Course Name Number of ECTS
1 HOSP-370 Hospitality Human Resources Manag. 6
2 HOSP-375 Casino Management 6
3 MATH-220 Statistics 6
4 BADM-231 Business Communication 6

Semester H

A/A Course Code Course Name Number of ECTS
1 HOSP-480 Marketing for Hospitality Industry 6
2 HOSP-485 Research Methods 6
3 TRVL-215 Structure of Tourism 6
4 BADM-475 Strategy & Business Policy 6
5 HOSP-493 Final Year Project 6

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

The general admission requirements is for applicants to have a High School Leaving Certificate (i.e. 12 years of education or 11 depending on the country of origin, e.g. Russia) OR equivalent qualifications. Some programmes may have additional requirements in which case they are specified separately under the relevant programme details.

Regular admission to academic programmes requires a recognized High School Leaving Certificate with a grade of 7.5 out of 10 or 15 out of 20 or a rank in the top 50% or equivalent qualifications. This status may be contingent upon demonstrating proficiency in English with a valid TOEFL score of 500 and above, or Computer –based TOEFL score of 173 and above, or Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) score of 61 and above, or GCSE (or GCE) English Language “O” Level of “C” or above, or IELTS of 6.0 and above or Cambridge Exams (First Certificate with Grade B and above, as well as Proficiency with Grade ‘C’ and above), or the College English Placement Test. Advanced standing will be admitted on the basis of additional qualification (e.g. GCE “A” Level).

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