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2009-2010
Culinary Arts Management
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Curriculum code 1324
General Information
                   
Restaurant/Hotel Management and Culinary Arts Web site


Required Courses
(66 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please see the course descriptions that are linked from each course.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RTM-100 2 Food Service Sanitation   
RTM-101 3 Introduction to Hospitality Industry   
RTM-102 4 Quantity Food Production I   
___-___ 3 Social/Behavioral Sciences

Choose from GEO-101, 102; PSY-101, PSY-104; SOC-101; SSC-101

  
COM-101 3 Composition I   

Total: 15

Second Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RTM-210 3 Nutrition for Food Service Managers   
RTM-231 3 Hospitality Supervision   
RTM-207 3 Food, Beverage and Equipment Purchasing   
ECO-101
or
ECO-102
3
Principles of Macroeconomics

Principles of Microeconomics
  
BUS-120 3 Business Mathematics, or MTH-098 or above   
Total: 15

Summer Semester
4 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RTM-202 4 Quantity Food Production II   
Total: 4

Third Semester
14 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RTM-203 4 Garde Manger    
RTM-206 3 Menu Writing and Marketing    
RTM-209 4 Baking/Pastry I   
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals   
Total: 14

Fourth Semester
14 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RTM-204 4 Quantity Food Production III   
RTM-220 3 Concepts of Hospitality Cost Control    
___-___ 4 Physical and Life Sciences, Mathematics

Choose from: BIO, CHM, EAS, GEL, MTH-098 or above, NAT, PHS, PHY

  
___-___ 3 Humanities and Fine Arts

Choose from: ARB, ART, FRE, GER, HUM, JPN, LIT, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE

  
Total: 14

Summer Semester
4 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RTM-230 1 Hospitality Portfolio   
___-___ 3 Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.   
Total: 4

Electives
Select three elective credits from the following table to be included in the above course sequencing for this program.
3 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

BUS-142

4 Financial Accounting   

IMS-115

3 Introduction to PC Applications   

RTM-208

3 Design and Maintenance of Food Service Facilities   

RTM-211

4 Baking/Pastry II   

RTM-225

3 Banquet and Specialty Services   

RTM-233

3 Hospitality Internship   

Graduation Requirements
Official high school transcript with date of graduation or a GED certificate; minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; a "C" grade or better in COM-101 and a "C" grade or better in COM-102 if COM-102 is required for this program; successful completion of minimum level of competency in Mathematics; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu                

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising   
Faculty Contact
Michael O'Shea
Office:
L286                    (708) 974-5597
osheam25@morainevalley.edu   
  
Department Chair
Theresa Lorenzini
Office: D109
(708) 974-5626 Lorenzini@morainevalley.edu 

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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