2016 - 2017 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Food and Hospitality Institute
Degree Plan: Certified Food and Hospitality Manager Certificate

Gainful Employment Information

(Level I Certificate)

El Centro only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.FHSV.MANG.10

This certification program prepares the student to assume entry-level management positions in the dining rooms of hotels, restaurants, clubs, coffee shops and other types of food service operations. Credits earned may be applied toward an Associated of Applied Science in Food and Hospitality Services or Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts.

Students pursuing this award program are required to achieve an appropriate minimum assessment score eligible for DMAT 0091 and DREA 0091 OR above OR concurrent enrollment when registering for Food and Hospitality courses.



HAMG 1321 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 3
RSTO 1313 Hospitality Supervision 3
# CHEF 1305 Sanitation and Safety 3


RSTO 1304 Dining Room Service 3
CHEF 1301 Basic Food Preparation 3


# RSTO 1380 Cooperative Education-Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager* OR 3
CHEF 1264 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Culinary Arts/Chef Training OR (2)
PSTR 1364 Practicum (or Field Experience)-Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef (3)
2 - 3
Minimum Hours 17 -18

#This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

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