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(Associate of Applied Science Degree)
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- Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
- Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Degree Plan Code: AAS.FOOD/HOSP.MGMT
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Food and Hospitality Management provides students the basic and advanced skills, practice and experience needed to build a professional career as a food service manager. This degree program will equip students to advance into progressively more responsible supervisory roles as their experience and skills develop. Components of the degree program include in-depth supervisory and management theory, guest service as well as hands-on food preparation practice. Practical work experience and academic preparation are also included in this degree to produce well-rounded professionals with the confidence to become leaders in the food and hospitality industry.
|HAMG 1321||Introduction to Hospitality Industry*||3|
|CHEF 1305||Sanitation and Safety||3|
|# CHEF 1301||Basic Food Preparation||3|
|RSTO 1313||Hospitality Supervision||3|
|RSTO 1304||Dining Room Service||3|
|RSTO 1301||Beverage Management||3|
|ENGL 1301||Composition I||3|
|SPCH 1311||Introduction to Speech Communication OR||3|
|SPCH 1315||Public Speaking OR||(3)|
|SPCH 1321||Business and Professional Communication||(3)|
|CHEF 2331||Advanced Food Preparation||3|
|PSYC 2301||General Psychology OR||3|
|SOCI 1301||Introduction to Sociology||(3)|
|HAMG 2307||Hospitality Marketing and Sales||3|
|RSTO 1325||Purchasing for Hospitality Operations||3|
|RSTO 2301||Principles of Food and Beverage Controls||3|
|RSTO 1380||Cooperative Education-Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager||3|
|IFWA 1318||Nutrition for the Food Service Professional||3|
|RSTO 1306||Facilities Layout and Design||3|
|RSTO 2380||Cooperative Education-Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager||3|
|Minimum Hours Required||60|
# Students must possess Texas State recognized Food Handler Certification to be admitted to class on the first day.
+Mathematics Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.
++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.