Course Title: Exploring Diverse Topics: Unlocking Potential for Further Studies

Course Description: This course offers a valuable opportunity for candidates who may have limited or no credits for minor courses to expand their knowledge and explore diverse topics. By engaging in this course, candidates will unlock their potential and develop a deeper appreciation for various subjects, preparing them for future studies. Through a comprehensive curriculum and engaging learning experiences, candidates will gain a broader perspective, critical thinking skills, and a foundation for further academic pursuits.

Course Objectives:

  1. Broaden Knowledge: The course aims to expose candidates to a range of diverse topics, providing a well-rounded education that goes beyond their major specialization.

  2. Foster Curiosity: By exploring different subjects, candidates will cultivate a sense of curiosity and an eagerness to explore new areas of study.

  3. Enhance Critical Thinking: Through analyzing and evaluating various topics, candidates will develop their critical thinking skills, enabling them to assess information, make informed judgments, and engage in intellectual discourse.

  4. Encourage Interdisciplinary Connections: The course will facilitate connections between different fields of study, allowing candidates to recognize the interconnectedness of knowledge and appreciate the value of interdisciplinary approaches.

  5. Promote Lifelong Learning: By fostering a love for learning and providing a foundation for further studies, the course encourages candidates to pursue continuous personal and intellectual development throughout their lives.

Course Structure: The course will consist of a series of modules, each focusing on a specific topic or theme. Candidates will engage in a variety of learning activities, including lectures, discussions, research projects, presentations, and experiential learning opportunities. The modules will be designed to be flexible, allowing candidates to tailor their learning experience based on their individual interests and goals.

Assessment: Candidates' progress and understanding of the course material will be evaluated through a combination of assignments, quizzes, examinations, and project presentations. The assessments will aim to assess candidates' knowledge, critical thinking skills, and ability to apply concepts across different subjects.

By enrolling in this course, candidates will have the opportunity to embark on an enriching educational journey, expanding their horizons, and preparing themselves for future academic endeavors.

HM230 Junior Practicum (SO1)

The practicum workload is intended to help undergraduates apply their formal education in a real work environment.  By following the instruction given in the training logbook (with an emphasis on working skills), students must undertake a 300-hour practicum in various areas of the tourism and hospitality industry.  These areas may be in travel services, tour operations, government agencies in tourism and hospitality, front office, sales and marketing, and other relevant areas of exposure based on specialization/training receive in school.  Close contact with a workplace supervisor/mentor is needed as students must produce both a training report, with an emphasis on problem solving and supervisor’s evaluations.  Attendance and participation are also required at the practicum seminars held at the start and finish of the successful practicum.