2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

Food Service Administration, AA

The degree is scientifically oriented for in-depth study of foods in relation to the business field. Students may pursue supervisory/managerial careers in hospitals, extended care facilities, school systems, hotel or restaurant food services, industrial food services, food service companies that sell food and equipment, and governmental food and health agencies. It includes opportunities related to food service management, such as managing accounts for food service companies or managing the business operations of a kitchen.

This is a sample transfer guide; consult with a counselor or pathway advisor to develop your degree plan.

Associate of Arts

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACC 101Principles of Accounting 1

4

ACC 102Principles of Accounting 2

4

AGF 105Food Industry Career Planning

2

AGF 110Intro Sustainable Food Systems

3

AGF 120Summer/Fall Crops Practicum

2

or

AGF 140Winter Crops Practicum

2

BIO 101Cellular Biology

4

BIO 140Principles of Microbiology

4

BUS 101Business Principles/Practices

3

BUS 105Principles of Marketing

3

BUS 207Organizational Behavior

3

CUL 100Food Safety Essentials

2

CUL 110Culinary Foundations

4

ENG 110College Writing I

3

or

ENG 160College Writing & Research

4

ENG 111College Writing II: Literature

3

or

COM 113Interpersonal Communication

3

MATH 120Finite Mathematics

3

PSI 101American Government

3

PSY 150Introductory Psychology

3

or

SOC 102Principles of Sociology

3

WPE 130Nutrition for Health

3

Fine Arts

3

Humanities

3

Total Credit Hours: 64

Transfer Notes: The associate degree in food service administration is designed specifically for students seeking a bachelor’s degree in food service operations and sustainability.