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See your Career Program Advisor to help you get in the right classes.

Restaurant and Food Service Management Associate in Science Degree

Set Yourself Up for a Great Career With thousands of restaurants and eateries in the Orlando area alone, Valencia’s Restaurant and Food Service Management

Potential Careers • • • •

Restaurant Manager Assistant Restaurant Manager Bar Manager Catering Services Manager

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Purchasing Manager Service Trainer Banquet Manager Food/Beverage Manager

program is in a prime location to train for a rewarding career in the food service industry. While enrolled in Valencia’s A.S. Degree

Potential Earnings For salary and wage information, visit:

program in Restaurant and Food Service Management, you will have the opportunity to study for your future career using the most up-to-date technology in the hospitality and food service industry. You will receive both classroom instruction and on-the-

Contacts Prospective Students: Contact Enrollment Services at

or call 407-582-1507. job training from some of the area’s leaders in the restaurant field. Start your successful restaurant career with an internship which

Current Students:

enables you to develop skills in service techniques and mangement

Mr. Jim Inglis Program Chair

West Campus: 407-582-1491 e-mail:

in one of the most exciting industries in Central Florida.

Ms. Patricia Terrill Career Program Advisor

West Campus : 407-582-1972 e-mail:

Credit for Industry Certification/Licensure

A.S. to Bachelor’s Degree Career Path…

If you have earned a state approved industry certification, you may be eligible to receive credits toward your A.S. degree. For a listing of eligible industry certifications and A.S. degree programs, visit:

Did you know that all of Valencia’s A.S. degree programs will transfer into the Bachelor’s of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree at UCF’s regional campuses, as well as other universities? For more information about specific locations and requirements, visit: The Rosen College of Hospitality Management offers Bachelor of Science Degrees only. It is not considered a regional campus and does not offer the B.A.S. degree. Check out the Rosen campus at:

Internship & Workforce Services

Receive updates about the program and connect with other students at:

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If you need assistance with job resources or in locating an internship, please contact one of the individuals below: Vertrilla Hunt, East Campus: 407-582-2726 Carmen Diaz, West Campus: 407-582-1034 Matthew Abalos, Osceola Campus: 407-582-4196 For more information, visit:

Drafting and Restaurant and Design FoodTechnology Service Management HFT 2840 HFT 1820 HUN 1004

Restaurant and Food Service Management (Hospitality and Tourism Institute) Associate in Science Degree With thousands of restaurants and eateries in the Orlando area alone, Valencia’s Restaurant Management program is in a prime location to train for an exciting career in the food service industry. Valencia’s Restaurant Management program prepares students for immediate employment in a successful profession in one of the fastest-paced, everchanging industry sectors. While enrolled in Valencia’s Restaurant Management program, students will receive both classroom instruction and work-based experience from leaders in the restaurant field. Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals. Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.

Table Service Etiquette Food and Beverage Purchasing Healthy Cuisine/Nutrition Total Credits

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FSS 2500 HFT 2600 HFT 2500

Food and Beverage Cost Control Hospitality Law Marketing and Sales in the Hospitality Industry Internship in Restaurant Management Wine Essentials 2 Elective(s) Total Credits Total Degree Credits

* HFT 2943 * HFT 2867


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NOTES: This course is recommended for students who plan to seek a four-year degree.


All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all Mandatory Courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed. Program Outcomes: • Evaluate the organization and function of the restaurant and food service industry. • Manage and set up effective purchasing and receiving procedures. • Perform training and communication skills relevant to the restaurant industry. • Implement safety and sanitation measures within the restaurant and food service industry, including HAACP. • Assess leadership, supervisory and human relation skills within the restaurant and food service industry. • Execute use of computers and software standard to the restaurant and food service industry. • Perform essential food production and cost control skills. FOUNDATION COURSES Course



+* ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I Science or +* Mathematics See Gen. Ed. Requirement HFT 1000 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry HFT 2223 Human Relations and Supervisory Development FOS 2201 Food Service Sanitation Management SPC 1608 Fundamentals of Speech CGS 2100 Computer Fundamentals and Applications * FSS 1203C Quantity Food Production I Total Credits

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Recommended electives include: HFT 2750C Convention Management and Services, HFT 2630 Security Issues in the Hospitality Industry, FSS 1240C Classical Cuisine, FSS 1246C Baking and Pastries I.

All specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus; some specialized courses are offered at other locations. General education courses are in bold print in the course listing. Several Florida public universities provide opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree. All of Valencia’s A.S. degrees will transfer into the Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree offered at UCF’s regional campuses, as well as other universities. For more information on UCF’s B.A.S. degree, go to For other transfer options that may be available, go to Students who want to continue their education should contact their university of choice for acceptance of this degree. For students who are interested in pursuing UCF’s B.A.S. degree, 36 credit hours of general education courses will be required. Students will also have to fulfill the state’s foreign language requirement, which is two years of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same college-level foreign language.

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PSY 1012 FSS 2284C FSS 2251 Humanities APA 1111

General Psychology Catering and Banquet Management Food and Beverage Management See Gen. Ed. Requirement Basic Accounting or 1 Principles of Financial Accounting

* ACG 2021



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Specialized courses may not be offered every session or on every campus. + This course must be completed with a grade of C or better. * This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog. Code denotes course attribute if needed for degree audits.


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