BA in Tourism, Journalism and History

Join this program and tap into the advantages of an industry that is expected to create over 45 million jobs in India by 2025. Travel & tourism studies can groom you for a career in one of the largest and most profitable industries in the world and contribute significantly to the foreign exchange earned. 

In REVA University, School of Arts and Humanities, we are offering you an undergraduate program with a well-researched and curated combination of subjects in the area of Tourism Studies, Journalism & History. This program will equip students with expertise in tourism and hospitality sector with the edge and expertise of a Journalist and Mass Communication Professional backed by historical knowledge to add gravitas in their specialized domain.  

A Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism, Journalism & History addresses the requirements in the key sectors like Hotels, restaurants, retailing, transportation, travel agencies, tour companies, tourist attractions, leisure, recreation and sport, and cultural industries. Besides these, students can also find scope in the industry as Travel Journalist, Travel Photographer, Blogger & Vlogger Archivist, Heritage manager, Historic buildings conservation officer, Museum or gallery curator, academia and research. The forte of this program is its multi-faceted approach to prepare skilled, confident, well-groomed and diligent aspirants who are well versed in the integral workings of the Tourism & Hospitality industry. 

The need of the hour in the present day automated world is for highly skilled and passionate human resources who are prepared to seek multitudinal ways to solve problems and offer curated solutions for the satisfaction of stakeholders in the industry. Though this program is focused towards preparing dynamic aspirants for Travel and Tourism Sector, at the same time, it also offers the advantages of preparing for careers in journalism that includes job profiles ranging from news journalism in print electronic and new media, public relations, and advertising to content writing and social media marketing. The captivating field of history also provides opportunities to work in museums, galleries, libraries and other historical archives and when interspersed with elements in Mass Communication provides opportunities in ethnographic documentary-making and historical video-making for broadcast and new media. 
 

Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum

Academic Objectives

Academic Objectives
  • Gain understanding of three major core disciplines associated with social sciences- Tourism, Journalism & History - and gather proficiency and eligibility to pursue higher studies in any of the branch of studies and also allied branches
  • Be equipped to address various competitive exams for the tourism & teaching sector for central and state administrative government jobs
  • Acquire good placement opportunities and career support from experienced faculty members and placement team
     

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After few years of graduation, the graduates of B.A (Tourism, History & Journalism) will be able to:

  1. Pursue Higher Education in Universities at National and International level.
  2. Work as a team member in Public, Private, Corporate and Government Sector as academicians, administrator or entrepreneur’s, with effective Communication and ethics.
  3. Start own enterprise and communicate with customers effectively and adapt lifelong learning Skills for expanding Business.
     

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B.A (Tourism, History & Journalism) program will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate the Knowledge in Tourism, History and Journalism.
  • Analyze the history of various places which are important tourist places and report effectively.
  • Use different techniques and tools to identify the historic places and prepare a document

Program Outcomes
On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B.A (Tourism, History & Journalism) program will be able to:

  • PO-1: Disciplinary knowledge: Capable of demonstrating comprehensive knowledge and in understanding Tourism, History and Journalism study.
  • PO-2: Reasoning: Ability to analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from evidence and experiences from an open-minded and reasoned perspective.
  • PO-3: Problem solving: Capacity to extrapolate and apply their competencies to solve different kinds of non-familiar problems and apply one’s learning to real life situations using curriculum content knowledge. 
  • PO-4: Environment and Sustainability: Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development. 
  • PO-5: Research-related skills: Ability to recognize cause-and-effect relationships, define problems, formulate hypotheses, test hypotheses, analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from data, establish hypotheses, predict cause-and-effect relationships; ability to plan, execute and report the results of investigation 
  • PO-6: Ethics: Recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of your decisions, and accept responsibility for them. 
  • PO-7: Cooperation/Team work: Ability to work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams; facilitate cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group, and act together as a group or a team in the interests of a common cause and work efficiently as a member of a team. 
  • PO-8: Communication Skills: Ability to express thoughts and ideas effectively in writing and orally; Communicate with others using appropriate media; confidently share one’s views and express herself/himself; demonstrate the ability to listen carefully, read and write analytically, and present complex information in a clear and concise manner to different groups
  • PO-9: Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context socio-technological changes

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

A Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism, Journalism & History addresses the requirements in the key sectors like Hotels, restaurants, retailing, transportation, travel agencies, tour companies, tourist attractions, leisure, recreation and sport, and cultural industries. Besides these, students can also find scope in the industry as Travel Journalist, Travel Photographer, Blogger & Vlogger Archivist, Heritage manager, Historic buildings conservation officer, Museum or gallery curator, academia and research. The forte of this program is its multi-faceted approach to prepare skilled, confident, well-groomed and diligent aspirants who are well versed in the integral workings of the Tourism & Hospitality industry. 

The need of the hour in the present day automated world is for highly skilled and passionate human resources who are prepared to seek multitudinal ways to solve problems and offer curated solutions for the satisfaction of stakeholders in the industry. Though this program is focused towards preparing dynamic aspirants for Travel and Tourism Sector, at the same time, it also offers the advantages of preparing for careers in journalism that includes job profiles ranging from news journalism in print electronic and new media, public relations, and advertising to content writing and social media marketing. The captivating field of history also provides opportunities to work in museums, galleries, libraries and other historical archives and when interspersed with elements in Mass Communication provides opportunities in ethnographic documentary-making and historical video-making for broadcast and new media.

Private Sectors

Educational

Television Industries

Government institutions

Media houses

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Pass in PUC / 10+2 of any recognized Board / Council or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.

How to Apply?

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Application Fee

BA in Tourism, Journalism and History

Indian / SAARC Nationals 500
NRI Fee 1000
Foreign Nationals 50