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Restaurant Management (AA) Culinary Arts Total Units: 19.5
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Term Effective: Fall 2007


The 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.

This program of study is also available as a Career Certificate option.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this major, the student will be able to:

  1. Manage a restaurant to ensure compliance with Safety and Sanitation regulations;
  2. utilize the background, culture and history of Culinary Arts to enhance a food service business setting;
  3. use basic math skills to accomplish cash management, labor, and food costing;
  4. recognize, motivate and develop employee professionalism in a restaurant setting;
  5. interpret and apply federal and state wage and labor laws;
  6. demonstrate understanding of Industry standards relating to service, sales, and legal aspects of alcohol service;
  7. recognize human resource principles to hire, effectively manage and lead a front house staff;
  8. recognize the diversity of cultural influences and values related to a professional culinary environment; and
  9. think critically in evaluating information, solving problems, and making decisions related to food preparation and food service.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Restaurant Management (AA) program are:

  • Complete 19.5 units from
    • Restaurant Management Requirements
    • Information Learning Resources Requirement

Restaurant Management Requirements - complete 18.50 units
CUL 99ICulinary Arts Occupational Work Experience Internship0.50-8.00
CUL 250Sanitation and Safety1.00
CUL 250.1Culinary Arts Survey1.00
CUL 256Front House Operations4.50
CUL 256.8Beverage Management1.00
CUL 256.9Introduction to Wine in the Restaurant1.00
CUL 256.10Restaurant Operations3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 4.00 units from the following:
BMG 50Introduction to Supervision and Management3.00
BMG 52Written Communication in Organizations3.00
BMG 53Oral Communication in Organizations3.00
BMG 54Quantitative Skills/Math3.00
BMG 61Skills for Managers1.50
BMG 85.3Business Records & Cash Flow1.00
CUL 253.1Professional Cooking Basics2.00
CUL 254Introduction to Baking & Pastry4.00
CUL 256.5Wine Appreciation1.50
CUL 256.6Wine and Food Affinities1.00
HOSP 51Introduction to Customer Service1.00
SPAN 1Elementary Spanish-Part 14.00
SPAN 2Elementary Spanish-Part 24.00
SPAN 2SElementary Spanish4.00
SPAN 3Intermediate Spanish-Part 14.00
SPAN 4Intermediate Spanish - Part 24.00
SPAN 50AConversation for Beginners - Part 13.00
SPAN 50BConversation for Beginners - Part 23.00
SPAN 50CIntermediate Conversation3.00
SPAN 55Spanish Intensive Workshop1.00-4.00
SPAN 58High Intermediate Conversation2.00
WINE 111Sonoma County Appellations1.50
WINE 112Wine Regions of California1.50
WINE 113Winemakers of Sonoma County1.50
Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units
Complete any combination totaling at least 1.00 units from the following:
LIR 10Introduction to Information Literacy1.00
LIR 30Introduction to Information Literacy for Research Projects1.00
LIR 110Finding and Using Information1.00

Term Effective: Fall 2007

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.

Term Inactive: Spring 2011

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.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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