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  • VISION
    The vision of the department is to be the centre of excellence for teaching, learning, research and the provision of in-service training in the field Hospitality and Tourism Management.

    MISION
    To produce well trained graduates, who will be able to harness the vast opportunities that abound in the tourism sector locally and globally, for the development of the individual and the society at large.

    PHILOSOPHY
    The fierce competition in our contemporary business environment has created a derived demand for managers with requisite professional skills. This has consequently led to a positive shift in the demand for skilled manpower in the field of Hospitality and Tourism Management by both private and public organizations in the country and the world at large. The philosophy underlying Hospitality and Tourism Management programme is to provide adequate opportunity for the development and training of high level personnel in this field of knowledge.
    The above philosophy informs the decision of the department to offer courses that will enhance student’s proficiency in these areas of human pursuit. Thus, this field of knowledge (Hospitality and Tourism Management) draws information and skills from core subject areas of Management Science, Social Science, Physical Science and other related subjects; through awareness programmes, workshops, seminars, conferences, formal teaching and research.

    OBJECTIVES
    The general objective of this department is to expose students to the understanding of the scope and service nature of the tourism system as well as appreciate the scale and significance of tourism and hospitality at the local and global levels.
    Specifically, the objectives of this department are:
    1. To train students in the basic knowledge required for practical and theoretical understanding and analysis of tourism and hospitality.
    2. To offer a comprehensive study for special training in tourism and its environment.
    3. To equip the students with skills that will help them to provide optimum solution to tourism and hospitality organization problems.
    4. To assist students develop leadership qualities and sensitize the importance of ethics and personnel management in tourism and hospitality.
    5. To produce graduates who will be able to plan, organize, direct, coordinate and control tourism and hospitality activities for the realization of tourism system and societal goals.

  • GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
    Admission of students into the Department is through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE). Candidates must posses five O level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, and any other three from Tourism, Geography, Biology, Agricultural Science, Economics/Commerce, Government, Accounting, Home Economics, etc. in not more than two sittings from West African School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level or NECO.

    DIRECT ENTRY
    Candidates for Direct Entry must, in addition to meeting the requirements stated in the general requirements above, possess a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE): in Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Social Studies, Geography, Economics, Business Education or any other related area. National Diploma (ND/OND): in Business Administration, Marketing, Catering Management, Tourism or Hospitality Management at credit/merit level and above from a recognized institution. Candidates with Higher National Diploma (HND) in related fields at lower credit with an average of 3 points from recognized institutions are qualified for direct entry admission.

  • ACADEMIC STAFF IN THE DEPARTMENT 

    S/N

    NAME OF STAFF

    DESIGNATION

    QUALIFICATION

    NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

    1.

    EBIN CLEMENT O.

    SNR LECT. (HOD)

    Ph.D

    CONTRACT

    2.

    PROF. PAT. U. OKPOKO

    PROFESSOR

    Ph.D

    ADJUNCT

    3.

    LIVINUS. C. EKECHUKWU

    READER

    Ph.D

    CONTRACT

    4.

    JOSIAH A. LENNOX

    SNR. LECT.

    Ph.D

    ADJUNCT

    5.

    EZIKIEL OJI

    LECT. II

    Ph.D

    PART-TIME

    6.

    OMANG THOMAS ASHODA

    LECT. II

    Ph.D

    PART-TIME

    7.

    ARREY VIVIAN M.

    LECT. II

    Msc.

    PERM. APPT.

    8.

    INAH GRACE M.

    LECT. II

    Msc.

    PERM. APPT.

    9.

    DIMINYI CHRISTOPHER A.

    ASST. LECT.

    M.A., Ph.D in view

    PERM. APPT.

     

    NON ACADEMIC STAFF

    8.

    AMBO EKPEYONG E.

    TECHNOLOGIST II

     

    PERM. APPT.

    9.

    JABI JULIUS NEJI

    CONF. SEC.

    ND

    PERM. APPT.

    10.

    BINANG PATRICIA B.

    Snr. Executive Officer

    HND

    PERM/.APPT.

    11.

    ABANG ANN TUKU

    Higher Lab. Technician

    HNC

    PERM. APPT.

  • REQUIREMENTS FOR TAKING EXAMINAITION

    • Students shall be at the examination room at least 30 minutes before the advertised time for the examination.
    • Students must produce their registration and identity cards on entry to every examination and leave them conspicuously displayed on the desk for the inspection of the invigilators throughout the examination. It shall be the duty of the invigilators to ensure that students write their names, registration numbers and signatures in the attendance register.
    • Students shall write their registration numbers, not their names, clearly at the appropriate place on the cover of every answer booklet and separate sheet(s) attached to the answer booklets.
    • No students shall be allowed to leave the examination room during the first hour of the examination except in cases of emergency. In such emergency cases, the invigilator must complete the appropriate forms and refer the candidate to medical center. The script must be retrieved from the candidate before leaving the examination room.
    • The invigilator shall put answer scripts in labeled envelopes and submit to the chief examiner or course coordinator 30 minutes after the completion of the examination. It shall be the responsibility of the chief examiner in each department to collect it and confirm the number of scripts and sign for the examination scripts.
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