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Factors Influencing Choice of Course Specialization Among Third Year Hotel & Restaurant Management Students at the Cihm, San Sebastian College – Recoletos de Manila

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Submitted By ronniekun
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CHAPTER I
The Problem and its Background
Introduction
For every incoming college student, choosing the best course can be a difficult decision while choosing a major and thinking about the future career is yet another difficult task to reflect on. A major is a field in which a student chooses to specialize during its undergraduate study. The choice determines the academic discipline, environmental influences and the interest in the field of the student. The major offers an opportunity to enhance the intellectual skill and to show the capability of a student to undertake a subject from the basics to advanced study. There are some students who arrive on campus and know exactly what course or major to pursue and already having an idea what their future careers will be but most of the students do not know which major will get them there. In fact, due to the large number of courses available to students, most of them find themselves switching majors during college. San Sebastian College – Recoletos de Manila is one of the few institutions in the country that offers a major degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management; be it Major in Hotel, Restaurant & Resort Management or Major in Culinary Arts. The importance of choosing a major in Hotel & Restaurant Management as well as any courses available is a vital and crucial part for every student as it will be the building blocks of success in the future. Students have to be more knowledgeable about the path they will be taking for this decision will help them to be prepared for their career path.

Importance of the Study The researchers hope to gain knowledge and insights that will contribute to the improvement of the decision-making skills of the students in deciding which course specialization they are to pursue. Furthermore, this study will be of great help to the following: • To the...

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