Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College
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Food Service Management  (6115)


Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Hospitality


Program Description
This certificate is designed to introduce food service management concepts. The courses will provide a broad range of skills and knowledge that will be needed to enter into an entry-level management position.

Course content includes sanitation, food production, dining room service and management, and cost control practices.


Admission Requirements
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at
www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications.aspx.


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.


Program Length
Approximate program length is one year.


Location
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.


For More Information
Danny Fontenot, fontenod@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 868-3353


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 27
HFT1000 Introduction to the Hospitality Business 3
FOS1201 Food Service Sanitation 2
FSS1220 Professional Cooking 1
FSS1220L Professional Cooking Lab 2
HFT1850C Dining Room Management 3
FSS1221C Quantity Food Production I 4
FSS2242C International Foods 3
FSS2500 Food and Beverage Cost Control 3
CGS1100 Microcomputer Applications 3
FSS2105 Purchasing for the Hospitality Industry 3
Electives Credits: 3
  Electives* 3
Total Program Credits: 30
*Electives: select from courses with the prefixes FSS or HFT.

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
Employment opportunities include restaurants, hotel food service, country club kitchen management, catering management, or retail food production.


Gainful Employment
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other related information,
see www.palmbeachstate.edu/areasofstudy/GainfulEmployment.


Career Path Notes
Courses earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/