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BATAAN PENINSULA STATE UNIVERSITY

Capitol Drive City of Balanga, 2100 Bataan

College of Business and Accountancy


Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management

SYLLABUS
2nd SEMESTER, AY 2018–2019

COURSE CODE: THMC0423


COURSE TITLE: PHILIPPINE TOURISM, GEOGRAPHY AND CULTURE
CREDIT UNIT: 3 UNITS
PRE-REQUISITE: --

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course presents comprehensive survey of the major tourist destination areas in the Philippines. Major
discussions will be on political structures and subdivisions, geographical characteristics, major attractions,
gastronomy, culture and traditions of the various regions of the country leading to the realization of the potentials
of the Tourism industry of the Philippines. Students will also have a comprehensive knowledge about the
mechanism, logistics, operations and management of the tourism network system in the Philippines with its
inherent physical and cultural resources as seen in the various provinces of the country.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES:
 Appreciate the touristic value of the tourist destinations in the different provinces and cities of the
Philippines;
 Identify the various provinces in each region and towns, chartered and component cities in each province
on a blank map;
 Identify the major access routes to major domestic destinations;
 Name and describe major attractions in each province;
 Realize the cultural differences and similarities among the major ethnic groups in the country;
 Enhance their research and presentation skills.

COURSE CONTENT:

I. Introduction of Domestic Tourism


The Philippine History and Map
The Motivation to Travel
Traveling for Pleasure
Domestic vs. International Tourism

II. TYPES of Domestic Tourists in the Philippines


The Tourists Attractions
Kinds of Tourist Attractions

III. The Tourists Attractions per Region


Region I – Ilocos Region
Cordillera Administrative Region
Region II – Cagayan Valley Region

IV. The Tourists Attractions per Region


Region III – Central Luzon Region
Region IV – Southern Tagalog Region
Region V – Bicol Region

Our Vision Our Mission


A leading university in the Philippines recognized for its To develop competitive graduates and empowered community
proactive contribution to Sustainable Development through members by providing relevant, innovative and transformative knowledge
equitable and inclusive programs and services by 2030. research, extension and production programs and services through progressive
enhancement of its human resource capabilities and institutional mechanisms.
BATAAN PENINSULA STATE UNIVERSITY
Capitol Drive City of Balanga, 2100 Bataan

College of Business and Accountancy


Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management

V. The Tourists Attractions per Region


Region VI – Western Visayas
Region VII – Central Visayas
Region VIII – Eastern Visayas

VI. The Tourists Attractions per Region


Region IX – Western Mindanao Region
Region X – Northern Mindanao Region
Region XI – Southern Mindanao Region

VII. The Tourists Attractions per Region


Region XII – South Central Mindanao Region
Region XIII – CARAGA Region
ARMM

VIII. The Tourists Attractions per Region


NCR
Negros Island Region

IX. The Development of Tourists Attractions


Considerations in the development of a tour package
Languages and Dialects, Festivals
Products, Delicacies and Cuisines

References:
Carlos M. Libosada, (2010) Domestic Tourism – A New Edition Mandaluyong City: National Bookstore
Legitimate online sources

Course Requirements:
1. Regular Class Attendance
2. Completion of Assigned tasks of particular topics
3. Submission of required assignment and projects
4. Domestic Tour
5. Completion of Final Project/ Portfolio

Evaluation Tools:
Quiz, Reporting, Assignments, Recitation, Group Activity, Project,
Midterm Examination, Final Examination

Course Assessment/ Evaluation


1. Quizzes 30% Final Rating: Final Rating:
2. Assignments 10% TOTAL 50% of Midterms’ Total
3. Recitation/ Reporting 10% CLASS STANDING 50% of Midterms’ Total Grade +
4. Attendance and Character 10% Grade + 50% of Finals’ Total
5. Project 10% 50% of Finals’ Total Grade Grade
6. Midterm and Final Examination 30%

Prepared by:
Lucille Ann A. Marcelo
Instructor 1

Our Vision Our Mission


A leading university in the Philippines recognized for its To develop competitive graduates and empowered community
proactive contribution to Sustainable Development through members by providing relevant, innovative and transformative knowledge
equitable and inclusive programs and services by 2030. research, extension and production programs and services through progressive
enhancement of its human resource capabilities and institutional mechanisms.