2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Culinary | Pastry | Hospitality
Degree Plan: Food and Hospitality Foundations Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.FOOD/HOSP.FND.20

This level-one certificate is designed to provide the student with the skills necessary to obtain employment as a food and hospitality worker. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the hospitality industry, food safety and sanitation, supervisory management as well as basics of guests service, food preparation and bakery production. This level-one certificate is waived from TSI requirements as long as the student completes the TSI waiver form prior to enrollment. This certificate is a building block towards the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Food and Hospitality Management.

All CHEF, HAMG, PSTR, and RSTO courses must be completed with a "C" or better.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
HAMG 1321 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 3
CHEF 1305 Sanitation and Safety 3
# CHEF 1301 Basic Food Preparation 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RSTO 1313 Hospitality Supervision 3
RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service 3
PSTR 1301 Fundamentals of Baking 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

Additional requirements include the following:

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Seller/Server Certification offered through RSTO 1304.

# Students must possess Texas State recognized Food Handler Certification to be admitted to class on the first day.

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.