Academics

Restaurant Management

The mission of the Restaurant Management Associate in Applied Science degree program is to prepare students for employment in the restaurant industry by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and hands-on techniques and skills of the restaurant industry. 

Degree

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 125
or
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 
or
3
COMM 110INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY 3
ECONOMICS **3
BUS 120BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3
LABORATORY SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS *4
HUMANITIES *3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
BUS 215LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3
CA 150PROFESSIONAL COOKING 3
CA 151ADVANCED SANITATION AND SAFETY 3
CA 211FOODSERVICE MARKETING 3
CA 212FOODSERVICE COST CONTROL 4
CA 213BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT 3
CA 214FRONT OF THE HOUSE 2
CA 215FOODSERVICE NUTRITION AND MENU PLANNING 3
CA 217INTRODUCTION TO CATERING 3
CA 225INTERNSHIP IN CULINARY ARTS 3
CMGEN 120COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3
HLTH 120FIRST AID 2
HOS 110INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT 3
MGMT 205PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 3

* See specific requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree.
** ECON 105, 110, or 111.

Students enrolled in the Associate in Applied Science degree program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1CA 150; CA 151; ENGL 110; BUS 120; HOS 110
Spring Semester 1CA 212; CA 213; HLTH 120; BUS 215
Summer SemesterCMGEN 120
Fall Semester 2CA 215; CA 211; CA 217; MGMT 205; Laboratory Science/Mathematics
Spring Semester 2CA 214; CA 225; ENGL 125 or COMM 110; Humanities
Summer SemesterEconomics

Program Contact Information

Culinary Arts Program, ICC North Campus, Dogwood Hall

309-690-6836

Illinois Career Cluster

Hospitality and Tourism

Career Pathway:
Restaurants and Food/Beverage Services