Food Service Management A.A.S.

Aimee Elliot, Director

The Food Service Management 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 Management

Missoula College

Degree Specific Credits: 65

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

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


Food Service Management Required Courses65
Total Hours65

Food Service Management Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
BMGT 216Psych of Mgmt & Supervision4
CAPP 120Introduction to Computers3
COMX 115SIntroduction to Interpersonal Communications3
CULA 101Introduction to Food Service5
CULA 105Food Service Sanitation2
CULA 156Dining Room Procedures3
CULA 157Pantry & Garde Manger3
CULA 158Short Order Cookery4
CULA 160Soups, Stocks, & Sauces3
CULA 161Meats & Vegetables3
CULA 165Baking & Pastry3
CULA 205Catering Mangement2
CULA 210Nutritional Cooking3
CULA 270Purchasing and Cost Controls5
CULA 275Patisserie2
CULA 298Food Service Internship4
CULA 299Culinary Arts Capstone4
M 105Contemporary Mathematics3
PSYX 100SIntro to Psychology3
WRIT 121Intro to Technical Writing3
or WRIT 101 College Writing I
Total Hours65

Minimum Required Grade: C-