Bachelor of Business Administration Program in Hospitality Industry Management (HIM)

As more and more people travel, the tourism and hospitality industry worldwide faces an increasing demand for professionals with up-to-date training and strong language skills. This industry in Thailand and throughout ASEAN has experienced remarkable success, and it continues to expand and diversify. Designed to meet the needs of a dynamic industry, Hospitality Industry Management offers a core of specialized business and management studies. The course provides a detailed understanding of the unique features and challenges of the international hospitality and tourism industries and prepares for a career at the heart of the world’s largest and fastest-growing industries.

Professions/Careers after Graduation

After graduating from Hospitality Industry Management you can think of a wide range of jobs within the field of tourism and hospitality to start your career:

  • Tourism boards
  • Policy making bodies
  • Airlines and airports
  • National/regional parks
  • Tour operators
  • Travel agencies
  • Research & consultancy firms
  • Hotels, resorts and restaurants
  • Food suppliers
  • Consultancy agencies
  • Conference venues

Curriculum Structure

  • HIM-2019 Curriculum
Courses Credits
1.General Education Courses 30 Credits
1.1 Social Sciences and Humanities Courses 9 Credits
1.2 Science, Math and Computer Science Courses 6 Credits
1.3 Language Courses 15 Credits
2. Professional Courses 87 Credits
2.2 Major Required Courses 42 Credits
2.3 Major Elective Courses at least 12 Credits
3. Fee Elective Courses 6 Credits
Total Number of Credits at least 123 Credits

Faculty

  Chanvit Jatuprayoon
Head of Department

  • M.B.A. (Hotel and Tourism Management), Stamford International University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2014.
  • M.P.A. (Accounting), Central Queensland University, Brisbane Australia, 2010.
  • B.B.A. (Hotel Management), Dusit Thani College, Bangkok, Thailand, 2007.

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Ph: (+66) 53 851 478 – 86 Ext. 7222
chanvit_j@payap.ac.th or jchanvit@yahoo.com

  Premchit Khurana
Instructor

  • M.B.A. (Hospitality and Tourism Management), Prince of Songkla University, Phuket, Thailand, 2011.
  • B.B.A. (Hotel Management), Prince of Songkla University, Phuket, Thailand, 2006.

Room PC307
Ph: (+66) 53 851 478 – 86 Ext. 7222
premchitkhurana@gmail.com

  Patima Jitpakdee
Instructor

  • M.A. (Tourism and Hospitality Management), Griffith University, Australia, 2004.
  • B.A. (Liberal Arts – Library and Information), Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1998.

Room PC307
Ph: (+66) 53 851 478 – 86 Ext. 7222
patima.jitpakdee@gmail.com

  Dr. Isaree Baedcharoen

Instructor

  • PhD. (Architectural Heritage Management and Tourism), Silpakorn University, Thailand, 2012.
  • Master of Tourism, University of Otago, New Zealand, 2000.
  • M.B.A. (Business Management), Payap University, Thailand, 1998.
  • B.B.A. (Hotel and Tourism management), Payap University, Thailand, 1996.

Room PC307
Ph: (+66) 53 851 478 – 86 Ext. 7222

Dr. Pintusorn Onpium
Instructor

  • Ph.D in Tourism Management, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Thailand, 2017.
  • Master of Economic and Management, Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, France, 2007.
  • B.A. (German), Silpakorn University International College, Bangkok,  Thailand, 2002

Room PC307
Ph: (+66) 53 851 478 – 86 Ext. 7222

Field trips

3 October 2018

Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai

7 November 2018

Hohm Cafe, Chaing Mai

28 March 2018

Oasis Lanna Spa, Chiang Mai

7 March 2018

Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, Chiang Mai

25 November 2017

Mae KamPong, Chiang Mai

11 October 2017

Bangkok Airways, Chiang Mai Airport, Chiang Mai

4 October 2017

Marriott International, Chiang Mai


2 October 2017
McDonald, Chiang Mai

Alumni

This list shows some of the most-often reported careers for people who majored in HIM.

Ms. Thida Aung

2015

Front Office Manager at Royal Nadi Resort, Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar

Ms. Marika Jaffe

2013

Lead Concierge at Indigo Real Estate Services, Inc, USA

Ms. Phitsinee Nuphet

2013

Chief Executive Officer at Overdose Club, Thailand

Ms. Pauline Wanlaya Maniwong

2013

Singapore Airlines Cabin Crew (Business Class Certified), Singapore

Mr. Pakee Poopradist

2014

Non-Alcoholic Mixologist (Beverage Consultant & Design) at Private Business Consultant, Thailand

Mr. Jeffrey William Lohrmann

2013

Operational Management Assistant at CRC Family Entertainment Center, China

Ms. Boontarika Promlao
2014
Barista and Baker at Halo Coffee and Bakery House, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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