Hospitality operations are one of the most important professional service activities whose development was linked to the movement and activity of the first human being and their behavior. Since it is deemed a reflection of the level of generosity that the stranger receives and the common denominator of the goal of hospitality at different ages and among different civilizations. With the development of transportation, the rise of the standard of living, increased incomes and the availability of spare time, hospitality has become an industry based on the principles of organization, management and planning. These principles led to the emergence of the need to establish rules for tourism and hotel education aimed at preparing qualified human cadres to promote that service industry, through academic programs with clear standards, philosophy and objectives.
As Community Colleges are of ongoing evolutionary nature depending on the community's needs, and to achieve the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PUN) strives to qualify and train the homeland`s girls through diploma programs, which focus mainly on the topic. Thus, they focus on specific skills required by the student through academic programs that enjoy resilience, skills and short study periods that significantly contribute to meeting such increasing demand to this rare category and these programs include:
This program is based on the semester system, which includes 68 credit hours for the courses, including elective and compulsory subject modules. Students can complete the program within four semesters.