School of Tourism & Hotel Management

The School of Tourism and Hotel Management (THM) at the University of Balamand is committed to deliver a quality and relevant educational program. Students’ educational experience integrates both theoretical and practical learning, tailored to meet the needs of the industry and prepares them for successful careers in entry and mid-level management positions in the various hospitality fields.


The Degrees we offer

Degree Years Total Credits Language
BBA in Hospitality Management Bacc + 3 100 Credits English/Arabic

BBA in Tourism and Hotel Management (BBA -THM)

Program Learning Goals and Program Learning Outcomes

PLG 1. Demonstrate effective communication skills.
On successful completion of this degree students will be able to:
1.1. Deliver effective oral presentations that are concise and informative.
1.2. Create and articulate well-written documents in form of well-structured reports.
1.3. Demonstrate their capacity to work within a team by applying teamwork and interpersonal communication skills for the support of an operation in a diverse multicultural work environment.

PLG 2. Reveal an understanding of the importance of the ethical and legal responsibilities of individuals and organizations.
On successful completion of this degree students will be able to:
2.1. Demonstrate awareness of current ethical challenges and social responsibility issues
2.2. Be knowledgeable of legal issues related to businesses in Lebanon.

PLG 3. Exhibit analytical and critical thinking skills for improved decision-making
On successful completion of this degree students will be able to:
3.1. Critically analyze a situation in the hospitality field.

PLG 4. Demonstrate the ability to carry out hands-on activities in a hospitality business context.
On successful completion of this degree students will be able to:
4.1. Apply practical knowledge in a simulated hospitality work environment
4.2. Demonstrate hands-on experience in a real hospitality context

PLG 5. Exhibit a breadth of knowledge of key practices and theories, in the field of hospitality management.
On successful completion of this degree students will be able to:
5.1. Demonstrate knowledge of key concepts, theories and practices relevant to managing an effective hospitality business
5.2. Utilize information technology for the better analysis and implementation of business decisions.