Restaurant, Food & Beverage Management - BS
The Restaurant, Food & Beverage Management bachelor’s degree program provides a unique combination of culinary skills and hospitality management. The focus is on current restaurant and food service management industry topics. The program also develops proficiency in the area of beverage management. Other areas of study include critical thinking, financial analysis, leadership and customer awareness in order to prepare students for a management career in the food service industry. According to the National Restaurant Association, the food and beverage industry is the largest U.S. employer besides the government.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Apply management skills within a food service operation.
- Demonstrate personal accountability and professionalism in a food and beverage environment.
- Use critical thinking skills to identify and solve problems and make ethically sound decisions.
- Identify and communicate long-range vision and strategy for a food service company.
- Apply technical skills in a food service setting.
This program includes a unique hands-on rotational internship experience at a Johnson & Wales-owned facility, or at one of our partner properties.
Value-added certifications within the degree include an industry-recognized responsible alcohol service certification, the national sanitation certification (a graduation requirement), recognized by the Conference for Food Protection and the International School of Mixology Bartending Certificate.
Restaurant, Food & Beverage Management
A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science degree
|FSM1001||Introduction to the Food Service Field||4.5|
|FSM1065||Food Safety and Sanitation Management *||1.5|
|FSM2080||Food Service Operations **||4.5|
|FSM2099||Food Service Management Internship||13.5|
|FSM3020||Dining Service Management||4.5|
|FSM4061||Advanced Food Service Operations Management||4.5|
|FSM4880||Beverage Operations Management||4.5|
|CUL1315||Stocks, Sauces and Soups||3|
|CUL1335||Traditional European Cuisine||3|
|CUL1355||New World Cuisine||3|
|CUL1385||Fundamentals of Food Service Production||3|
|CUL1395||Purchasing and Production Identification||3|
|CUL4045||Spirits and Mixology Management||4.5|
|HOSP2011||Hospitality Sales and Meeting Management||4.5|
|HOSP2030||Hospitality Human Resources and Diversity Leadership||4.5|
|HOSP3050||Hospitality Strategic Marketing||4.5|
|HOSP4060||Hospitality Management Seminar||4.5|
|Related Professional Studies|
|ACCT2003||Hospitality Accounting I||4.5|
|ACCT2004||Hospitality Accounting II||4.5|
|ACCT3025||Hospitality Financial Management||4.5|
|A&S Core Experience|
|Communications Foundation Courses||13.5|
|Advanced Composition and Communication|
|Integrative Learning Science with Humanities/Social Sciences|
|Integrative Learning Senior Level|
|Arts and Humanities||9|
|Ethics of Business Leadership|
One course from ART, HIST, HUM, LIT or REL
|A Survey of College Mathematics (or higher, based on student's placement)|
One SCI-designated course
One course from LEAD, PSCI, PSYC or SOC
Two courses with an EASC attribute, at least one at 3000 level or higher.
|Free Elective ***|
|22.5 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university.||22.5|
Students must pass a national exam that is recognized by the Conference for Food Protection as a graduation requirement.
FSM2080 may be substituted with FSM2095 in Charlotte, Denver, and North Miami.
In addition to classes, free elective credit can be applied to a number of options such as internship, study abroad or a directed work experience. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an advisor before scheduling free elective credits.
NOTE: Students must pass MATH0010 Basic Mathematics or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in required math course(s).
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.