Hospitality and Restaurant Management (AS Degree S1307)

Business Division
Degree S1307

This Associate of Science in Hospitality and Restaurant Management prepares students for mid-level or Manager-In-Training position in the hospitality industry. Students gain practical and management training in: food safety and sanitation, food production, dining room service management, supervision, cost control, financial accounting, lodging management, and hospitality law. Students who successfully complete the requirements for this degree will also earn the Food Protection Manager Certification from the National Restaurant Association upon passing the ServSafe Exam. This program is designed to articulate with the Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona as well as other universities. Students planning to transfer should consult with Hospitality Management Coordinator and Counseling to discuss transfer options.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
CUL 102Professional Cooking I3
HRM 51Introduction to Hospitality3
HRM 52Food Safety and Sanitation2
HRM 56Hospitality Supervision3
HRM 57Hospitality Cost Control3
HRM 59Introduction to Food and Beverage Management3
HRM 64Hospitality Financial Accounting3
HRM 66Hospitality Law3
HRM 70Introduction to Lodging3
Choose one course from the following:3
Menu Planning
Event Planning and Catering
Introduction to Tourism
Hospitality Work Experience 1
Total Units29

This is a variable unit course. Three units are required.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Locate a current hospitality job, write a report on the prospective employer, write a cover letter and resume.
  • Identify a recognized hospitality leader and accurately describing type of leadership style adopted by this leader and the characteristics that made them successful.
  • Determine the presence of foodborne-illness outbreak.
  • Identify foodborne pathogen, their sources, and resulting illnesses, and symptoms.
  • Differentiate between the various styles of service including: American (Pre-plated), English (Family), Russian (Platter), French (Gueridon).
  • Identify food safety and sanitation practices within a food service establishment.
  • Plan a food production schedule and assemble the tools, equipment, and ingredients required to produce a recipe in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Recipe knowledge, accuracy and execution: Follow recipe procedures to produce food at the appropriate temperature, consistency, texture, flavor, and in a timely manner.
  • Identify leadership styles and recognize successful motivational techniques.
  • Analyze the operational and cost control performance of a restaurant.
  • Conduct break-even analysis on a food & beverage facility and conduct cost volume analysis to determine number of customers required to attain desired profits.
  • Calculate the recipe cost of an entire menu.
  • Analyze the popularity and profitability of a menu.
  • Develop a business plan for a catering business and understand the enormity of planning for and opening a small business.
  • Students will be able to meet with prospective clients and plan all elements of a special event.
  • Develop an Income Statement (P&L) for a hospitality operation.
  • Develop a Balance Sheet for a hospitality operation.
  • Identify and differentiate the four sources of law
  • Analyze a hospitality civil case and determine the facts, elements of negligence, possible consequences, and outcomes.
  • Identify staffing needs for a hotel Front Desk based on occupancy, level of activity, and budget constraints.
  • Establish room rates based on desired profits using the Hubbart formula.
  • Develop measurable skill-based learning objectives, which they will attain at the end of their work experience period.
  • Demonstrate proficiency of skills specified in the measurable objectives.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
HRM 51 Introduction to Hospitality 3
HRM 52 Food Safety and Sanitation 2
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4
Winter Term 1
Spring Term 1
CUL 102 Professional Cooking I 3
HRM 59 Introduction to Food and Beverage Management 3
HRM 64 Hospitality Financial Accounting 3
Certificate: Hospitality: Food Services E1390 0
selecting HRM 61 62 electives 2
completing electives HRM 61 62 earn 2
Certificate:Hospit: Event Plan. Cater. E0361 1
Certificates: Hospitality Management E1332 2
Restaurant Management L1 E1333 w/HRM 91 1
HRM 61 OR HRM 62 OR HRM 74 OR HRM 91 3
Summer Term 1
Fall Term 2
HRM 56 Hospitality Supervision 3
HRM 70 Introduction to Lodging 3
Winter Term 2
Spring Term 2
HRM 57 Hospitality Cost Control 3
HRM 66 Hospitality Law 3
A/AS PE .5
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3
Hospitality Restaurant Management, AS S1307 7
Certificate: Hospitality Management L2 w/HRM 91 1
N0490 0
Certificate: Hospitality Restaurant Mngt. L2 E0343 3
w/addiitonal courses of HRM 91 and HRM 61 1
Submit petitions to Admissions Records Submit petitions to Admissions Records
 Total Units51.5
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