University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Food Service Entrepreneurship and Hospitality A.A.S.

The Food Service Entrepreneurship and Hospitality program culminates in an Associate of Applied Science Degree. This program combines theory, practical training, and industry experience to prepare students for entry-level and management positions in the diverse and dynamic hospitality industry. The degree program is designed to continue principles taught in the Culinary Arts certificate program. The spectrum of learning is expanded to include more in-depth professional studies thereby enhancing employment options. Accreditation by the American Culinary Federation ensures graduates' eligibility for certification as an ACF Certified Culinarian.

Technical subject areas include introduction to the industry, basic baking, patisserie, cost control, dining room service, Garde manger, nutritional cooking, fundamental cooking principles, short order cookery, a la carte stations, menu planning, supervised internship, and the recognized sanitation certificate awarded by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

Associate of Applied Science - Food Service Entrepreneurship and Hospitality


Required Courses67
Total Hours67

Degree Specific Credits: 67

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Note: See Program Director for scope and sequence advising. Please refer to online schedule for online course availability.

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
ACTG 101Accounting Procedures I3
or ACTG 201 Principles of Financial Accounting
ANTY 133XFood and Culture3
BGEN 105SIntroduction to Business3
BMGT 235Management3
BMKT 225Marketing3
COMX 111AIntroduction to Public Speaking3
CSCI 172Intro to Computer Modeling3
CULA 100Culinary Arts Fundamentals2
CULA 101Introduction to Knife Skills and Butchery2
CULA 105Food Service Sanitation2
CULA 157Pantry & Garde Manger3
CULA 160Soups, Stocks, & Sauces3
CULA 161Meats & Vegetables3
CULA 162Storeroom Management and Receiving Operations2
CULA 165Baking & Pastry5
CULA 206Restaurant Management3
CULA 298Food Service Internship4
CULA 299Culinary Arts Capstone2
ECNS 201SPrinciples of Microeconomics3
HTR 107Introduction to Hospitality Management3
M 105Contemporary Mathematics3
NUTR 221NBasic Human Nutrition3
WRIT 101College Writing I3
Total Hours67

Minimum Required Grade: C-