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Coordinator: Khatri, Vinod K
Office: Multi-Purpose Center, Room 215
Address: 855 E. Lavaca St., Beaumont, TX 77705
Phone: (409) 839-2045

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level supervisory positions in the food service industry. A number of scholarships for students who wish to enroll in this program are available. Several courses can result in certifications from nationally recognized hospitality organizations. The AAS degree requirements are spaced over a two-year period.

An Associate of Applied Science Degree in food management will qualify students for a wide variety of careers in areas of the food service industry including catering, school or hospital food service, fast food and restaurants. A certificate of completion in food service is available and is THEA-waived.

Lamar Institute of Technology also requires students to register for the College Success Skills Course in their first semester. The course is designed to provide students with a thorough orientation to the campus, postsecondary education, and the classroom skills necessary for success. Students must earn a 'C' or better in all cources in the degree plan.


Degree Plan for Associate of Applied Science in Restaurant/Institutional Food Management
Institutional Requirements
DORI 0200College Success Skills2 : 2 : 0
Credits : Lecture Hours : Lab Hours0 : 0 : 0
General Education Courses
COSC 1301Introduction to Computing3 : 3 : 0
ENGL 1301Composition I3 : 3 : 0
HUMA 1315Fine Arts Appreciation3 : 3 : 0
MATH 1332Contemporary Mathematics I3 : 3 : 0
SOCI 1301Introductory Sociology3 : 3 : 0
SPCH 1315Public Speaking3 : 3 : 0
Credits : Lecture Hours : Lab Hours18 : 18 : 0
Program Requirements
CHEF 1305Sanitation and Safety3 : 3 : 0
CHEF 1401Basic Food Preparation4 : 2 : 4
CHEF 2301Intermediate Food Preparation3 : 1 : 5
FDNS 1305Nutrition3 : 3 : 0
HAMG 1321Introduction to Hospitality Industry3 : 3 : 0
HAMG 1340Hospitality Legal Issues3 : 3 : 0
HAMG 2305Hospitality Management and Leadership3 : 3 : 0
HAMG 2307Hospitality Marketing and Sales3 : 3 : 0
PSTR 1302Cake Baking and Production3 : 2 : 4
RSTO 1301Beverage Management3 : 3 : 0
RSTO 1306Facilities Layout and Design3 : 3 : 0
RSTO 1321Menu Management3 : 3 : 0
RSTO 1325Purchasing for Hospitality Operations3 : 3 : 0
RSTO 2264Practicum (or Field Experience) - Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager2 : 0 : 16
RSTO 2307Catering3 : 3 : 0
RSTO 2405Management of Food Production and Service4 : 2 : 4
Credits : Lecture Hours : Lab Hours49 : 40 : 33


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