2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Culinary | Pastry | Hospitality
Degree Plan: Food and Hospitality Management A.A.S.

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

El Centro campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.FOODHOSP.MGMT.20

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.

All CHEF, HAMG, IFWA, and RSTO courses must be completed with a "C" or better. This award is accredited by the American Culinary Federation.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
HAMG 1321 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 3
CHEF 1305 Sanitation and Safety 3
# CHEF 1301 Basic Food Preparation 3
RSTO 1313 Hospitality Supervision 3
+Elective Mathematics Elective 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service 3
RSTO 1301 Beverage Management 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR (3)
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication (3)
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CHEF 2331 Advanced Food Preparation 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology OR 3
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology (3)
Semester Total 6
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HAMG 2307 Hospitality Marketing and Sales 3
RSTO 1325 Purchasing for Hospitality Operations 3
RSTO 2301 Principles of Food and Beverage Controls 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
RSTO 1380 Cooperative Education-Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IFWA 1318 Nutrition for the Food Service Professional 3
RSTO 1306 Facilities Layout and Design 3
RSTO 2307 Catering 3
RSTO 2380 Cooperative Education-Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager 3
Semester Total 12
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.