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NOW IS YOUR TIME Johnson & Wales University CONTINUING EDUC ATION 2017–18


THE FLEXIBILITY YOU NEED. THE QUALITY YOU DESERVE. Whether your motivation is professional development, a career transition or personal enrichment, Johnson & Wales can help you reach your goals. Our professionally focused, experience-based curriculum has been developed to meet industry needs. You’ll learn the most current skills in your profession, regardless of whether you’re studying business, culinary arts, hospitality or arts and sciences. You’ll find that our programs are convenient, flexible and affordable.

Save on tuition.

Transfer credits.

JWU is more affordable than you might think. Our financial planners are committed to helping you find the tuition payment plan that works best for you.

Through our liberal Transfer Credit Allowance (TCA) you’ll save time and money by earning credit for previous coursework related to your major. And you can earn course credit for previous academic work and/or prior learning experiences, including military service, through our Prior Learning programs. Options offered include Challenge, CLEP or Portfolio Assessment.

Tuition and Fees General Studies Courses: $212 per quarter credit hour ($954 per 4.5 credit course) Culinary Laboratory Courses: $419 per quarter credit hour ($1,257 per 3.0 credit course)

Take classes that fit your schedule. Our flexible evening, weekend and online classes offer many options as you build your academic schedule. • 

Classes generally meet one night per week, 6–9:30 p.m.


Culinary lab courses meet Sundays, 7 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

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lecture and general studies classes meet Saturdays, 8:15 a.m.–noon and 1–4:45 p.m. more flexibility? Take online classes when it’s convenient for you — at home, your office or on the road.

Start when it works for you. We offer four start dates a year: September, December, March or June.*

Park for free. Parking is easy in our guarded, private lots at our Harborside Campus and parking garage at our Downcity Campus. Plus, our Downcity and Harborside campuses are safe and intimate, with easy access from I–95.

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* Not all classes are available during the June term.

EXPERIENCE. SUCCESS. Do more, learn more, be more, today. At Johnson & Wales, experience is the difference.

Our approach to teaching is unique. You won’t find yourself

Here, you’ll both think and do. Because learning by-doing is one of the most effective ways to learn.

in large lecture halls here. Instead, you’ll learn in intimate class settings, which allows you to get personal attention from our faculty. You’ll exchange ideas through collaborative learning and then translate them into practice. And in our industry-specific learning labs, you’ll apply what you’ve learned in real-world situations. You’ll be challenged, but in a way that excites your imagination.

BUILD YOUR FUTURE. Experience more. We also offer opportunities to gain work experience in your field of study — what employers value the most. Because we’ve known the value of work experience for decades, we have relationships with hundreds of the world’s leading companies. This means that we can help you find the experiences that will help build your future. Each year, more than 700 companies visit our campus specifically to interview JWU students for internships or jobs. Last year, more than 1,000 students were interviewed on our campus. So, how do you pull all this together? We make it easy through our incredibly robust career services. Here, we start mentoring you with career development from the beginning, both in class and in our office.

You’ll have access to • your own personal advisor who works with you to create a tailored academic and work experience roadmap • résumé and interview preparation workshops • career fairs where you can network with employers from various industries • thousands of job listings in our exclusive job database

Our reputation? It’s one thing for us to say we’re a global leader in experiential education. It’s another to be recognized nationally.

U.S. News ranking is for Johnson & Wales University’s Providence Campus only.


Take advantage of the many fitness classes in our fitness centers located in Wales Hall and at the Wildcat Center.

Red Mango, located at the John J. Bowen Center for Science and Innovation, offers snacks, frozen yogurt and a smoothie bar.

With open green spaces to sit and congregate, Gaebe Commons is the social hub of our Downcity Campus.

The JWU Parking Garage offers free parking for continuing education students.


MAKE CONNECTIONS. DO MORE. With more than 120 student organizations on campus, you’ll find an incredible social life, full of opportunities to pursue your interests beyond just your major. From recreational and artistic to professional development, environmental and sustainability groups, athletics and student government — we’re sure there’s something for you. If you need a break between classes or a quiet place to study, you’ll find plenty of spaces on campus where you can refocus, recharge and refuel. Here are just a few.

Downcity Campus

Harborside Campus

The Den Conveniently located next to the parking garage, The Den is a great space for commuters to unwind. It offers snack machines, a refrigerator, microwave, TV, charging stations and more.

Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence (CCCE) There’s ample space in the corridors on every floor for you to take a break.

John J. Bowen Center for Science and Innovation (CSI) Here you’ll have access to tons of collaborative meeting spaces to study, plenty of charging stations and a courtyard. And if you’re in the mood for a snack, just stop in at Red Mango, a frozen yogurt and smoothie bar located on the first floor. Gaebe Commons On a nice day, Gaebe Commons is the perfect place to meet up with friends.

Red Sauce If you’re hungry you’ll find great pasta and pizza at Red Sauce. Fitness Center Have time to kill before class? Get in a quick workout at our fitness center located on the second floor. Harborside Green Take in some fresh air between classes and grab a snack at Starbucks.

Fitness Center Need to workout? Just head to our fitness center located in Wales Hall.


TRANSFERABLE SKILLS John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences The John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences offers professionally focused degree programs rooted in the liberal arts. Gain the transferable skills and professional competencies necessary for both career progression and personal success. Connect with faculty who work in a wide range of academic fields, and pursue a more industry-related approach to a liberal arts education. Counseling Psychology Build a strong psychology and sociology foundation, studying human thought, emotion and motivation through our counseling psychology program. You’ll get the training to counsel people with mental health, addiction, substance abuse, educational and personal issues. Then hone your skills through an internship that includes a supervised clinical experience by shadowing a licensed counselor. After completing this program, you can choose to immediately enter the counseling field or move on to our graduate program to pursue an M.S. degree in Counseling. Liberal Studies If you love arts and sciences but would like the practical, experience-based education that JWU offers, then our Liberal Studies program might be ideal for you. You’ll focus on a broad range of liberal arts disciplines such as humanities, social sciences, math and science. Plus, you can customize your degree when you choose a required minor in either Business or Project Management. This program will prepare you to enter the workforce in business, nonprofits, government, and arts and cultural organizations.


Psychology Our psychology program offers the unique and exciting opportunity to explore human behavior and discover how it relates to the world we live in. Through our 1+3 program option, you’ll take theoretical and foundational courses during your first year, then customize your final three-year experience by declaring your major in Applied Psychology or switching to Counseling Psychology. Criminal Justice Criminal justice has expanded far beyond courtrooms and corrections. The CIA, FBI, corporations and government agencies need well-educated managers. From courses in Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law and Evidence, to Cyber Crimes and Terrorism, our program prepares you for a career in this increasingly complex and dynamic field.

Experience that moves you. Helen Connors felt like something was missing in her life. “I wanted to go into psychology and be like the social workers and school psychologists I’ve met. I want to make a difference,” she says. “It seemed like perfect timing. Johnson & Wales is easy to adapt to. The night hours are perfect. I like meeting only once a week, because I have a week to work on class assignments.”

“I was a little apprehensive about going back to school. I felt so welcome at Johnson & Wales; it was really uplifting.” — Helen Connors ’15, Counseling Psychology 7

“They understand that I work 40 hours a week, and that I have a life outside of school. Most of the faculty work in their field, so they can apply it to what you’re learning. Johnson & Wales has a better handle on the adult student. Classes are manageable and the coursework is applicable to what is being taught.”

“My degree opened the door to the accounting profession, and I wouldn’t be where I am today without it. The ability to go nights and having terms really helped as I was starting my family at the time and working full-time.” — Joseph Lajoie, Accounting Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Greenwood Credit Union

— Kristin Anastasiades, Marketing

College of Business Start your career your first day in JWU’s College of Business — and accelerate from there. We help you define your field of interest, pursue the most relevant course of study and then find the opportunities that match your career goals. All of our programs are designed to help you acquire the management skills and industry-specific practice necessary for success. You’ll get inside your major from your first year of study with programs that blend classroom knowledge with real-world experiences. Get insight and expertise from our faculty, many of whom are working experts in your field of study, and who use their business experience to turn theory into practice.

We build our curriculum through input from industry-leading companies, so you’ll graduate with the industry-specific knowledge and skills that employers are looking for. You can choose from degree programs such as Accounting, Business Administration, Business Studies, Human Resource Management, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Organizational Risk and Cyber Security Management. And through internships and other career electives, you’ll have the opportunity to build your résumé while connecting with local corporations, businesses and nonprofits — gaining the relevant management, analytical and creative skills that will help you stand out from the competition.

At the Larry Friedman International Center for Entrepreneurship, our student business incubator, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with real-world business clients and receive mentoring from JWU faculty and alumni. You’ll have the resources necessary to bring your business ideas to reality, including technological, administrative and professional assistance.


GRADUATE WITH A POWERFUL RÉSUMÉ. College of Hospitality Management The range of degree programs in our College of Hospitality Management is designed to help you build a career that can take you wherever you want to go in the ever-expanding, multi-billion-dollar hospitality industry. Our graduates have pursued careers as varied as hotel management, conference production, spas, special events, sports and entertainment management and the international travel fields. Whatever your interest, we’ll help you develop a detailed plan to achieve your goals. You’ll dive into your career field by taking classes in your major during your first term. We work with top hospitality employers to discover the knowledge and skills they’re looking for, and weave these into all aspects of the curriculum. You’ll have opportunities to complete real world projects in our professionally focused classrooms, events spaces, and food and beverage labs. Our faculty members, many of whom have significant hospitality industry experience, bring subjects to light by turning theory into practice. They get to know you in small class settings and serve as your career mentors.

You can take advantage of career conferences held on campus, where many of the world’s most prominent hospitality companies are specifically looking to hire JWU students. And we provide extensive career services and opportunities for you to network with top employers, helping you prepare for your independent job search interviews both on and off campus. In addition, you’ll have access to thousands of job listings in our exclusive job database.

Experience is the difference. Mansour Moussavi, a professor in the College of Hospitality Management, specializes in revenue management, marketing and strategic management. He has spent 15 years in the hotel management industry, nationally and internationally, while also working as a consultant and owning a restaurant. A Certified Hospitality Educator, Moussavi is a member of the American Marketing Association, the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International and the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management.


“I’m a strong believer in engaging students through use of real-life examples, then asking students for their own examples. Most of my students are in school and working in the industry at the same time. They have their own firsthand experiences and are eager to share them with other students in class discussions.“ — Mansour Moussavi, Ph.D., CHE College of Hospitality Management Professor

NO ORDINARY FACULTY. Our experts. Your mentors. Another major difference you’ll find here is the faculty who teach our industry-focused courses. They have significant work experience in the field they teach. They’ve been there and know what it takes to succeed, and share that insider knowledge with you. They’re also dedicated to teaching, so you won’t be taught by teaching assistants here. Many of them bring real business projects into the classroom for you to work on — and oftentimes industry leaders to teach you about opportunities in your field.

But what’s most important — our faculty will not only know your name and your aspirations, they’ll serve as your mentors. At what other school can you find faculty who actively help you network in your chosen industry to find internship and job opportunities? Here it happens all the time, if you show a passion for your field and know what you want to pursue. How unordinary is that?

Mari Dias, Ed.D. John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences Professor Mari Dias recently completed a Fulbright Specialist Scholarship to the University of Zululand, South Africa, where she trained students in the social work program on theories and techniques of counseling. “You have to believe that anybody can change. You need to be open to cultural diversity. You need to have a fire in your belly and understand the need for respecting human beings.”


Shortly after graduating, Aura Fajardo landed her dream job of chocolatier for Pastry Art in Walpole, Massachusetts, which develops desserts for food service distributors and properties nationwide.

“JWU gave me an opportunity to reinvent myself, and to land my dream job. The faculty and staff were really supportive and understood the industry, both from the craft and science of baking and the business point of view.” — Aura Fajardo, Baking & Pastry Arts Chocolatier, Pastry Art

College of Culinary Arts At JWU, you won’t just learn to be a great chef. As a globally-recognized culinary educator, we’re at the leading edge of 21st-century culinary education. Our degree programs combine the craft and art of cooking with science and nutrition, management skills, global citizenship and work experience that will set you apart from the competition. Learn the craft of culinary arts in top-notch labs and become proficient in a variety of basic and advanced skills. Benefit from labs with an average of 18 students, allowing you to receive more personal attention from our expert instructors. Then delve deeper into each technical area, mastering the disciplines in specialized industry production environments such as garde manger, hot labs, pastry and bakeshops, and wine and beverage labs. Work with ingredients from around the world, and use the latest equipment and smallware utensils.

Accelerate your degree. You can accelerate your education if you already have food service experience or a bachelor’s degree, and earn an associate degree in less time. Get credit for previous experiences or general studies courses completed at another institution.

IGNITE YOUR IMAGINATION. Baking & Pastry Arts (A.S.) Do you love combining your creativity with the scientific precision necessary in the baking and pastry arts? Our International Baking & Pastry Institute® sets the global standard. In our two-year Baking & Pastry Arts associate degree program, you’ll learn to master celebration cakes, artisan breads, chocolate confections, classic pastries and sugar showpieces in our world-class pastry and bread labs. Throughout the program, you’ll develop proficiency in all aspects of baking and pastry arts. You’ll also learn the skills to develop dessert menus and implement cost controls, as well as obtain food safety manager certification. You’ll also take general arts and science classes as well as professional studies courses that provide the critical thinking and communication skills necessary for long-term career development. Then you’ll have an opportunity to apply these skills for a term of industry experience at an internship or study abroad option, building your résumé and establishing industry contacts. Culinary Arts (A.S.) Looking to jumpstart your future in the fast-paced, rapidly growing food industry? In our top-notch Culinary Arts associate degree program, you’ll learn not only the craft and art of cooking, but also business and management skills, science and nutrition, and global citizenship. There’s no reason to wait to turn your passion for food into an exciting career.

where you’ll learn advanced techniques in classical/international cuisines, garde manger, patisserie/dessert, and a variety of international dining room services — while developing professionalism and proficiency in financial management and food safety. Finally, you’ll apply all of these skills and experiences through a term of work experience at an internship site in your field of interest, a valuable opportunity to help you build your résumé and make industry contacts. Professional Craft Brewing Certificate Love a quality craft beer and want to be a part of making it? Gain the knowledge and skills to enter or advance within the craft brewing industry in our Professional Craft Brewing certificate program. Learn advanced brewing theory and explore issues facing the industry today: advanced sensory and laboratory analysis, process management, sterile packaging, regulatory compliance, and retail and wholesale sales. Then put your skills to the test in a commercial craft brewery locally or in the United Kingdom as you pursue the Brewlab Certificate in Practical Brewing (Level 2 National Vocational Qualification). You’ll develop, implement and serve your own recipes to the public in a juried competition. Upon successful completion, you’ll be prepared for a variety of entry-level positions within mid-sized breweries, assistant brewer positions within small breweries, or even start your own brewing business professionally.

JWU is a globally renowned leader in culinary education for a reason. Our labs are outfitted with the latest equipment, 13

APPLY NOW. Take the next step. Your future is waiting at JWU. Come to an information session or an open house to get details about our programs and learn how JWU can help you launch your career. Visit for information. Now is your time. Take the next step and apply online at today. If you have any questions or wish to speak with an Admissions officer, call us at 401-598-2300.


This calendar is offered for planning purposes only; dates are subject to change. Note: Physician Assitant Studies, Doctoral and Online programs follow a separate calendar.



Make-up classes if needed for culinary & baking weekend labs *Winter term culinary & baking weekend labs end Spring term begins Make-up classes held for: Monday only classes, Monday CE + Grad; day culinary & baking labs Classes held for: -Day culinary & baking labs No classes; Spring Holiday

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No classes held Academic course withdrawal deadline

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Summer payment deadline Reading day (no academic classes) for T/Th day classes Saturday classes + culinary & baking weekend academic classes final exam Reading day (no academic classes) for M/W day classes Monday classes final exam Tuesday/Thursday + Tuesday classes final exam Monday/Wednesday + Wednesday classes final exam Thursday + Friday classes final exam + day culinary & baking lab classes end Residence halls close at noon *Culinary & baking weekend labs held No classes; Memorial Day Weekend

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Fall term begins Make-up classes held for: Monday only classes, Monday CE + Grad; day culinary & baking labs Classes held for: -Day culinary & baking labs


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No classes; Fall Holiday Monday class schedule Make-up classes held for: Tuesday -only classes; Tuesday CE + Grad; -day culinary & baking labs 13 Academic course withdrawal Deadline 13-15 Family Weekend

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Winter payment deadline Friday classes final exam Culinary & baking weekend academic classes final exam 13-14 Reading days (no academic classes) for M/W + T/Th day classes 13 Monday classes final exam 14 Tuesday classes final exam 15 Monday/Wednesday + Wednesday classes final exam 16 Tuesday/Thursday + Thursday classes final exam + day culinary & baking lab classes end 17-27 Thanksgiving & term break 25 Make-up classes if needed for culinary & baking weekend labs 26 *Fall term culinary & baking weekend labs end 28 Winter term begins

12 14 14 15 Commencement ceremonies: *May 18 = graduate + post-graduate *May 19 = undergraduate

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Make-up classes held for: Monday only classes, Monday CE + Grad; day culinary & baking labs 22Holiday break (no classes); Jan 7 note: residence halls close Dec.22 at noon and re-open Jan 6 at noon

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Holiday break ends *Culinary & baking weekend Labs resume on the 7th; all other classes resume on the 8th Classes held for: -Day culinary & baking labs No classes; M.L. King Jr. Day Monday class schedule Make-up classes held for: Tuesday -only classes; Tuesday CE + Grad; -day culinary & baking labs Academic course withdrawal deadline

2 Spring payment deadline 19-20 Reading days (no academic classes) for M/W + T/Th day classes 19 Monday classes final exam 20 Tuesday classes final exam 21 Monday/Wednesday + Wednesday classes final exam 22 Tuesday/Thursday + Thursday classes final exam + day culinary & baking lab classes end 23 Friday classes final exam 24 *Saturday classes + culinary & baking weekend academic classes final exam 24 Term Break (2/24 – 3/5)

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Summer term begins Session I classes begin Make-up classes if needed for culinary & baking weekend labs Spring term culinary & baking weekend labs end Culinary laboratory segments begin Academic course withdrawal deadline for session I Session I classes final exam Session II classes begin No classes; Independence Day Make-up classes held for: -Wednesday CE + Grad. classes + Session II classes Fall payment deadline (for new students) Academic course withdrawal deadline for CE, Grad. + online + internship Academic course withdrawal deadline for session II Session II + 8-week session classes final exam

Fall payment deadline (for returning students) CE + Grad classes end Summer internships + online classes end Culinary laboratory segments end

Updated December 20, 2016

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