(Associate of Applied Science Degree)
El Centro only
- 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.SERV.10
The Food and Hospitality Service Program trains students to assume a variety of responsible positions in the food and hospitality industry.
The Food and Hospitality Service degree is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation.
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|
|# CHEF 1305||Sanitation and Safety||3|
|ENGL 1301||Composition I||3|
|# CHEF 1301||Basic Food Preparation||3|
|RSTO 1313||Hospitality Supervision||3|
|SPCH 1311||Introduction to Speech Communication OR||3|
|SPCH 1315||Public Speaking OR||(3)|
|SPCH 1321||Business and Professional Communication||(3)|
|PSYC 2301||General Psychology OR||3|
|SOCI 1301||Introduction to Sociology||(3)|
|# CHEF 2331||Advanced Food Preparation||3|
|RSTO 1304||Dining Room Service||3|
|HAMG 2307||Hospitality Marketing and Sales||3|
|RSTO 1325||Purchasing for Hospitality Operations||3|
|IFWA 1318||Nutrition for the Food Service Professional||3|
|# ENGL 1302||Composition II||3|
|RSTO 1306||Facilities Layout and Design||3|
|RSTO 2301||Principles of Food and Beverage Controls||3|
|# RSTO 1380||Cooperative Education-Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager||3|
|+Elective||Food and Hospitality Service Elective||3|
|GOVT 2305||Federal Government||3|
|Minimum Hours Required||60|
+Food and Hospitality Service Elective - Students must choose from the list below and cannot apply the same courses to the Culinary Arts AAS electives:
|HAMG 1340||Hospitality Legal Issues||3|
|# PSTR 1301||Fundamentals of Baking||3|
|RSTO 1191||Special Topics in Food and Beverage/Restaurant Operations Manager AND||1|
|RSTO 1291||Special Topics in Food and Beverage/Restaurant Operations Manager||2|
|RSTO 1301||Beverage Management||3|
|RSTO 1319||Viticulture and Enology||3|
|RSTO 1391||Special Topics in Food and Beverage/Restaurant Operations Manager||3|
++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.
+++MATH Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Mathematics.
#This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
*HAMG 1321 is recommended for those interested in Commercial Food Service such as restaurants.