Associate in Applied Science
Orchard Ridge Campus
This program, leading to an Associate in Applied Science Degree, is designed to develop skills and knowledge essential for employment in the Hospitality Industry to include food and beverage operations, guest services, sales and event planning. The program provides courses in sanitation certification, wine and spirits, front office operations, event planning, financial analysis and leadership management.
The student will acquire practical experience in their coursework by performing hands on skills at multiple levels in our on campus restaurants, and special events. Students will experience special event planning first hand as student manager planning special events for the public. Student will visit hospitality venues and complete an internship within a hospitality operation best related to their career path of choice. The Hospitality graduates career can lead to management positions in their hospitality field of choice with acquired industry experience and attaining higher education and/or certification that may be required.
Requirements for acceptance to the program
- Attend Culinary Program Orientation. Information is posted on culinary website at www.oaklandcc.edu/culinary.
- Attain ServeSafe Manager Certification within the last 2 years or complete CUL 1010 Food Standards, Sanitation and Hygiene with a "C" or higher.
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|CUL 1011||Culinary Skills||2|
|CUL 1111||Cookery Techniques||4|
|CUL 1180||Hospitality Careers||1|
|CUL 1400||Front House Operations I||4|
|CUL 2020||Food Service Cost Management||3|
|CUL 2030||Food Purchasing and Storage||2|
|CUL 2320||Wine and Spirits||3|
|CUL 2410||Front House Operations II||2|
|CUL 2480||Event and Catering Management||3|
|CUL 2630||Hospitality Internship||2|
|Required Supportive Courses|
|ACC 1500||Accounting for the Small Business Owner||3|
|BUS 1100||Introduction to Business||4|
|BUS 2030||Business Law I||3|
|BUS 2800||Human Resource Management||3|
|CIS 1050||Personal Computer Productivity Tools (or higher)||4|
|COM 12902||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|ENG 13501, 2||Business Communications||3|
|MKT 2520||Fundamental of Marketing Theory/Practice||3|
|Total Credit Hours for Program-Related Courses||55|
|General Education Requirements|
|Communication / English (3-credits)|
|Fine Arts / Humanities (3-credits)||3|
|Mathematics / Science (3-credits)||3|
|Social Science (3-credits)||3|
|Written Communication (3-credits)|
|Additional elective credits needed to meet requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree.|
|Total Credit Hours||64|
Prospective transfer students should take ENG 1510.
Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.
A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation. Prospective transfer students should consult with their transfer institution to verify selected course transferability.