B.Sc. Hospitality and Tourism Management

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed with industry participation and advice, and seeks to cater to these needs, by providing students an opportunity to develop knowledge, competencies and skills that are relevant to the field. The programme is a dynamic one, where students will be exposed to industry practices and experiences as much as is possible during the delivery of the programme. The programme is also dynamic because of the methods of assessment that will be used throughout the programme. Students will to a large extent be conducting research based activities, lots of application assignments and a period of internship to be done in industry.

This dynamic programme is designed to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to meet the needs of the various stakeholders within the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. The objectives of this programme are to: 1. To contribute to the development of Human Resources for the economic growth of communities. 2. To serve the Hospitality and Tourism Industry 3. To provide for continuing education that meets the needs of the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. 4. To foster greater linkages between the institutions and the industry 5. The Bachelor’s programme will provide an avenue for further study for graduates of the Associate Degree programme
Graduates can work in roles such as:

  • Food Beverage Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Food Service Manager
  • Lodging Manager
  • Hotel/Resort Manager
  • Entertainment Coordinator
  • Entrepreneur
  • Restaurateur
  • Tour Manager
  • Entertainment Manager
  • Recreation Supervisor
  • Event Planner
  • Public Relation Specialist
  • Catering Manager
  • Consultant
  • Hotel Plant Manager

Additional Programme Information


Applicant must possess an Associate degree issued by the CCCJ. It should be noted that the qualifying degree must be in an area relevant to the intended programme of study. Applicants who fail to meet this criterion will be required to complete the necessary bridging courses at the Associate degree level prior to being afforded acceptance.

The CCCJ offers programmes at the Associate and Bachelor’s levels using a 2 + 2 concept. Under this 2 + 2 concept, the first two years of the programme are at the Associate level and the final two years are at the Bachelor’s level. The programmes are structured to provide a mixture of: 1. general education courses 2. support courses 3. specialized courses 4. one free elective 5. work experience 6. community service Electives: An elective (referred to as a free elective) is a course which may be selected by the student. For a course to be considered a free elective all of the following conditions must be met. The course must: 1. have been approved by the CCCJ 2. be offered at the same degree level as the programme being pursued 3. not form part of the specialization of the programme being pursue Work Experience: Students pursuing an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science or a Bachelor of Science degree programme are required to complete 240 hours of Work Experience. Exemptions may be granted at the discretion of the CCCJ.

Application forms may be collected from the College’s Admissions Office or downloaded from our website.
Additional information about the programme including information on the tuition structure for the programme can be obtained from our Admissions office : (876) 630-1772

Students may start the programme in September or January of the academic year.

The programme is currently delivered full-time, part-time (evenings) or weekends depending on demand.

To be awarded a Bachelors of Science Degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management, a student must have: Completed all credits in the programme Completed all courses in the programme Completed all required hours of work experience

Main Campus

Box 233 Waterford P.O.
St. Catherine
Tel.: 630-1770 ext.538-40

Old Harbour Campus

41 East Street Old Harbour P.O.
St. Catherine
Tel.: 745-4702 ext.3226