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

Career Pathway

Pathway programs at ICC have a map that shows the courses/degree requirements that will lead students to their desired education and employment goals.

Career Cluster: Hospitality & Tourism
Pathway: Restaurants & Food/Beverage Services
ICC Pathway: Restaurant Management

Early College

If you are a high school junior or senior, you can get a head start on your future by taking college-level courses now! Visit our Dual Credit webpage for a listing of area high schools with courses available

Composition I (ENGL 110) | Humanities | Introduction to Communication: Presentation and Theory (COMM 110)

Point of Entry

High School Diploma or GED

Getting Started: Apply to ICC | Paying for College | Career Information: Food Service Managers | Student Information

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Restaurant Management (60 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

None

Employment Information

Banquet Manager, Catering Manager, Food and Beverage Director, Food and Beverage Manager, Food Service Supervisor, Kitchen Manager, Restaurant General Manager, Restaurant Manager $20-30/hr

OCCUPATION BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

There are no current articulation agreements to Bachelor degree programs at this time.

CAREER CLUSTER BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

Program transfer guides layout course work to be taken at ICC and the transfer institution to complete specific programs of study or majors.

There are no current articulation agreements to Bachelor degree programs at this time.

GENERAL BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

General transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities.

For additional transfer information:
Transfer Assistance
Useful Transfer Links
Transfer Agreements