Culinary Arts & Food Service Management
(College of Culinary Arts)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
The Culinary Arts and Food Service Management program combines the strengths of culinary arts and management in order to prepare students for a management career in front- or back-of-the-house. Graduates of the Culinary Arts and Food Service Management program with sufficient experience may obtain positions in a variety of areas that include, but are not limited to, restaurant manager, kitchen manager, executive chef, food and beverage director, catering manager, room service manager, sous chef, beverage manager and dining room manager.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to demonstrate the ability to
- Apply supervisory-level written and verbal communication.
- Administer food service and technical skills in a restaurant setting.
- Apply management and leadership skills in a food service operation.
- Apply personal accountability, ethical behavior and professionalism in a food and beverage operation.
- Implement critical thinking skills to identify and make ethically sound decisions.
- Identify and communicate long-range vision and strategy for a food service company.
The curriculum provides opportunities for students to build upon their leadership and management abilities, cooking techniques, critical thinking, personal accountability and ethical behavior, problem-solving techniques, strong financial analysis skills and customer awareness. The Culinary Arts and Food Service Management degree develops a culinary foundation and management philosophy in its graduates.
The program allows students to receive a world-class culinary arts and hospitality education. The program’s strength is that students receive several senior-level capstone experiences in culinary arts, hospitality operations and strategic management.
Students may choose to focus their studies by selecting their electives in such areas as food and beverage, resort or dining management. The Resort Management and Casino & Gaming Operations concentrations allow students to focus on these two rapidly growing segments of the hospitality industry. The Food & Beverage Management concentration allows students to focus on this vital area of the hospitality industry. Courses are ideal for candidates interested in working with beverages, non-commercial, chain, franchises or restaurant operations.
Culinary Arts & Food Service Management
A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science degree for two-year Culinary Arts program graduates
|First two years:||96|
|Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree in Culinary Arts|
|Third and fourth years:|
|FSM3001||Food Service Management Systems and Human Resource Applications +||4.5|
|FSM4061||Advanced Food Service Operations Management||4.5|
|HOSP3050||Hospitality Strategic Marketing +||4.5|
|HOSP4060||Hospitality Management Seminar +||4.5|
|Culinary/ Hospitality Concentration||Three to five courses selected from declared concentration (some study abroad programs offer completion of a Hospitality concentration).||13.5-15.0|
|Choose one of the following options:||13.5-15.0|
Culinary/ Hospitality Electives
Three to five courses with an EHSP, ECUL or EBPA attribute selected from offerings within The Hospitality College or the College of Culinary Arts
Second Culinary/Hospitality concentration
Some study abroad programs offer completion of a Hospitality concentration
|Related Professional Studies|
|ACCT2003||Hospitality Accounting I +||4.5|
|ACCT2004||Hospitality Accounting II +||4.5|
|ACCT3025||Hospitality Financial Management +||4.5|
|LAW2010||Hospitality Law +||4.5|
|PSYC2001||Introductory Psychology +||4.5|
|SPAN1011||Conversational Spanish I: Specialized Vocabulary *||4.5|
|Electives||Two courses with an EASC attribute selected from offerings within the School of Arts & Sciences which may be used to form an arts & sciences concentration||9|
|Choose two of the following: **||9|
|Ethics of Business Leadership +|
One HIST-designated course ( except HIST4030)
ENG1001 or one LIT-designated course
|Four-Year Credit Total||191.5-194.5|
Spanish is the recommended language.
Course is offered both online and face-to-face.
NOTES: Students who graduate with a bachelor of science degree must leave Johnson & Wales University with effective writing skills. These writing skills will be assessed at the completion of ENG1021 Advanced Composition and Communication.
Study Abroad programs may satisfy a variety of History, Sociology, English and other elective requirements. Visit Study Abroad for details.