The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
The Culinary Arts: Restaurant Management Degree program is designed to train individuals in all aspects of restaurant management. Successful students will be prepared to work in a variety of managerial roles in restaurants, hotels, catering companies and other similar food service businesses.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
This program of study is also available as a Certificate option.
- Employ proper restaurant operations procedures to ensure compliance with safety and
- Use basic math skills to accomplish cash management, labor, and food and beverage costing;
- Develop employee professionalism in a restaurant setting;
- Implement industry-standard human resource practices conforming to federal and state wage and labor laws;
- Employ industry standards relating to service, sales, and alcoholic beverage service;
- Apply human resource principles to manage a restaurant staff;
- Employ the diversity of cultural influences and values related to a professional culinary environment; and
- Exercise critical thinking in evaluating information, solving problems, and making decisions related to food preparation and food service.
It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.
If CUL 99I is selected as an elective, it should be completed for 1 unit.