Food Service Management Trainee-Career Studies Certificate

The Food Service Management Trainee program provides a foundation for kitchen line employees with the concepts and skills to upgrade or cross-train in a career in the hotel and restaurant management industry. Coursework covers general areas of food service management in nutrition, food and beverage cost, and recipe and menu management, catering, hospitality, management, and an internship

Industry Certifications: Serv-Safe

Course Sequence

Course Sequence Lecture Hours Lab Hours Hours in Class Credits
HRI 119/ Applied Nutrition for Food Service OR        
HRI 257 Catering Management 3 0 3 3
HRI 215 Food Purchasing 3 0 3 3
HRI 224 Recipe Menu Mgmt 3 0 3 3
HRI 241 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry 3 0 3 3
HRI 251 Food Beverage Cost Control I 3 0 3 3
HRI 290 Internship in Hospitality Management 3 0 3 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1 1
Total 19 0 19 19

Program Information

Minimum credits: 19

Length: 2 semesters

Career opportunities: Food Managers: $28,780-50,820 
Job growth: 5% from 2014 to 202 
Line Supervisors: $21,740-29,720 
Job growth: 5% from 2014 to 2024 
Food Prep and Servers: $16,290-20,630 
Job growth: 6% through 2024 
Bartenders: $16,420-29,460 
Job growth: 5% through 2024

*Median salaries job growth nationwide as of 2015. Source: BLS.gov

Division: Business, Engineering, Industrial Technologies

Contact: 434.797.8440 or 434.797.8474

For more information consult the College Catalog