Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Tourism (BTour)

1.   The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.
Admission
2.   Candidates for the Degree must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications.
Requirements for the Degree
3.   The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Degree is three years.
4.   Candidates must enrol in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (for the Tourism and Society field) or the Waikato Management School (for the Tourism and Hospitality Management field) and follow an approved programme of study.
5.   Candidates enrolled with the Waikato Management School must demonstrate competency in computing, writing and employment skills and complete any Assurance of Learning as prescribed in the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
6.   Candidates must gain 360 points at 100, 200, 300, and 400 levels, including at least 240 points above 100 level and 80 points above 200 level.
7.   Candidates must pass the compulsory papers prescribed in Appendix A to these regulations.
8.   Candidates must complete the requirements of a field and a major.
  (a)    Tourism and Hospitality Management (THMgt) field, with majors1
      Hospitality Management2
      Tourism Management2
  (b)    Tourism and Society (T&Soc) field, with majors
      Geography
      Tourism Development
9.   To complete the requirements of a field, candidates must complete the compulsory papers prescribed for that field in Appendix B to these reguations.
10.   To complete the requirements of a major, candidates must gain 120 points above 100 level in that major, including 60 points above 200 level. Candidates must also meet any specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers or the Waikato Management School Student Handbook.
11.   Candidates must also complete at least 40 points above 100 level in a subject or subjects other than the major.
12.   Candidates may complete a second major in any undergraduate major.3
13.   To complete the requirements of a second major, candidates must gain 120 points above 100 level in that major, including 60 points above 200 level. Candidates must also meet the specific requirements prescribed for the major in the relevant subject entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers.
14.   Candidates may take up to 80 points from outside the field of the Degree.
15.   Candidates may take a further 40 points from outside the field of the Degree if they are completing a second major from outside of the majors listed in section 8 of these regulations.
16.   The field of the Degree comprises all of the majors listed in section 8 of these regulations as well as the papers listed in the appendices to these regulations.
Progression Requirements
17.   Candidates must gain at least 60 points at 100 level before enrolling in papers above 100 level, and at least 180 points at 100 and 200 level before enrolling in papers above 200 level.
Variations
18.   The Dean or delegated authority may permit more than 120 points to be taken from outside the field of the Degree in individual cases.
19.   The Dean or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.
Note:
1.   Field no longer available to new students.
2   Major no longer available to new students.
3.   Students completing a single major may not count compulsory papers towards the major. Students completing a second major may credit the compulsory Work Placement or Directed Study towards the first major.

Appendix A

Compulsory Papers
TOMG101 Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality (15 points)
TOST100 Touring Places; Placing Tourism (15 points)
and 20 points chosen from
FASS396 Work Placement (20 points)
MNGT496 A Management Internship: From Theory to Practice (20 points)
TOMG390 Practical Research in Tourism and Hospitality (20 points)
TOST390 Directed Study (20 points)

Appendix B

Compulsory Papers for the Tourism and Hospitality Management Field
STMG191 Introduction to Management (15 points)
and 45 points chosen from
ACCT101 Accounting for Management (15 points)
ECON100 Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy (15 points)
MKTG151 Introduction to Marketing (15 points)
MSYS121 The World of Electronic Commerce (15 points)
Compulsory Papers for the Tourism and Society Field
ANTH102 New Zealand and the Pacific (15 points)
GEOG101 People and Place: Introduction to Social and Cultural Geography (15 points)
GEOG103 Resources and Environmental Sustainability (15 points)
TIKA163 Te Ao Tawhito, Te Ao Hou: Introduction to Traditional and Contemporary Māori Society (15 points)
TOST201 Tourism Impacts (20 points)

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