Culinary Arts and Food Service Management - B.S.

As of June 23, 2020, programs in this catalog will no longer be offered to new students at the North Miami campus.  At the close of the 2020-2021 academic year (subject to possible courses through the summer of 2021), no programs in this catalog will be offered to any students at the North Miami campus, as the Denver and North Miami campuses will be closing after the end of the 2020-2021 academic year (subject to possible courses through the summer of 2021).

The Culinary Arts and Food Service Management bachelor's degree program combines the strengths of culinary arts and management 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:

  • Apply the major concepts, skills and values of the food service management profession to address industry problems both locally and globally.
  • Communicate effectively to diverse audiences, purposes and situations in food service operations.
  • Analyze and interpret insights gained from decision-support tools and relevant sources to solve problems and improve organizational performance within the food service operations.
  • Comprehend and apply industry specific operational standards.

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.

Culinary Arts and Food Service Management

A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science degree for two-year Culinary Arts program graduates

First two years:61
in Culinary Arts
Third and fourth years:
Credits
Business Foundations
ACCT2150Accounting for Hospitality Service Organizations3
ACCT3150Financial Management for Hospitality Service Organizations3
CAR0010Career Management1
LAW2005Hospitality Law3
Major Courses
FSM2007Food and Beverage Technology & Application Systems3
FSM3075Food Service and Hospitality Strategic Marketing3
or HOSP3053 Hospitality Strategic Marketing
FSM4061Advanced Food Service Operations Management3
FSM4160Food and Beverage Strategies and Logistics3
HOSP2040Human Resources Management in Service Organizations3
A&S Core Experience
Integrative Learning3
One ILS course at the 4000 level
Arts and Humanities 6
Ethics: A Global Perspective
One course from ART, HIST, HUM‡, LIT or REL
Mathematics3
Statistics I
Social Sciences 6
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
One course from ANTH°°, LEAD, PSCI, PSYC or SOC
A&S Electives3
One course with an EASC attribute
Free Electives #
15 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university 15
Total Credits61.0
Four-Year Credit Total122.0

#  In addition to classes, free elective credits may be applied to a number of options such as internship, study abroad, Directed Experiential Education courses and courses in a specialization or minor as relevant. For Accelerated Master's program students, up to three graduate-level courses may apply. Students are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty adviser before scheduling free elective credits.

Visit Courses by Subject Code for a listing of all campus courses.

‡HUM courses are not offered in North Miami or Online.
^BIO courses are not offered in North Miami.
¶CAD courses are only offered in Providence.
±CHM courses are not offered in North Miami or Online.
°PHY courses are not offered in Charlotte.
°°ANTH courses are not offered in North Miami or Charlotte.

Students who graduate with a bachelor's degree must leave Johnson & Wales University with effective writing skills to fulfill the graduation writing requirement. These writing skills are assessed in ENG1021 Advanced Composition and Communication. Students who have met the requirement of ENG1021 Advanced Composition and Communication or ENG1027 Honors Advanced Composition and Communications: Civic Discourse outside of Johnson & Wales University must fulfill the graduation writing requirement through successful completion of ENG0001 Writing Workshop.

In collaboration with academic colleges across all four JWU campuses, JWU Global — Study Abroad programs offer a variety of international options for major, minor, arts and sciences, and elective credit at many affordable price points for students during the academic year, break periods, and summer. Faculty-led, exchange, affiliate, and direct-enroll programs range in duration from one week to a full semester. Financial aid is applicable and scholarships are available. Visit the study abroad website for information, program descriptions and online applications. Where will you go?