Hospitality Management: Food Service Management Specialization, A.A.S.

Associate of Applied Science
Campuses: Annandale

The curriculum is designed to enable the student to enter executive training and management positions in hotels, resorts, private clubs, or restaurants and food service operations in institutions. The curriculum specializes in the food service management phase of the hospitality industry.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HRI 101 Hotel-Restaurant Organization and Management I 3
1, 2HRI 120 Principles of Food Preparation 4
HRI 158 Sanitation and Safety 3
3MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total 17
2nd Semester
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3
Choose One
DIT 125 Current Concepts in Diet and Nutrition 3
DIT 121 Nutrition I
HRI 102 Hotel-Restaurant Organization and Management II 3
1, 4HRI 126 The Art of Garnishing 1
HRI 138 Commercial Food Production Management 3
TRV 100 Introduction to the Travel Industry 3
Total 16
3rd Semester
Choose One
ACC 115 Applied Accounting 3
5ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I
HRI 225 Menu Planning and Dining Room Service 3
HRI 251 Food and Beverage Cost Control I 3
HRI 255 Human Resources Management and Training for Hospitality and Tourism 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Total 15
4th Semester
HRI 215 Food Purchasing 3
1HRI 256 Principles and Applications of Catering 3
HRI 275 Hospitality Law 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
6 Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Total 15
Total credits for the Associate of Applied Science = 63
Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ENG
111
3
Hotel-Restaurant Organization and Management I
HRI
101
3
1, 2HRI
120
4
HRI
158
3
3MTH
154
3
SDV
100
1
Total 17
2nd Semester
CST
110
3
Choose One
DIT
125
3
DIT
121
Hotel-Restaurant Organization and Management II
HRI
102
3
1, 4HRI
126
1
Commercial Food Production Management
HRI
138
3
TRV
100
3
Total 16
3rd Semester
Choose One
ACC
115
3
5ACC
211
HRI
225
3
Food and Beverage Cost Control I
HRI
251
3
HRI
255
3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3
Total 15
4th Semester
HRI
215
3
1HRI
256
3
HRI
275
3
3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
6
3
Total 15
Total credits for the Associate of Applied Science = 63

1 Special requirement for food laboratories: A white or classic chef uniform is the financial responsibility of the student.

2 May substitute HRI 106 and HRI 107.

3 Students who are planning to transfer to another college or university should select a math course that is equivalent to the transfer school's requirement.

4 May substitute HRI 145.

5 Students considering transfer should take ACC 211.

6 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives. Students who are planning to transfer to another college or university should select social science courses that will meet the other institution's requirement.

7 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.

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