Bakersfield College

Foodservice Management Option

Associate in Science

A sanitation certificate such as ServSafe or equivalent is required for this associate degree.

To Achieve the Associate in Science
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Foodservice Management Option Associate in Science degree.

To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 29.5 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • practice proper basic principles of food safety (sanitation) and their application to food service operations and procedures.
  • practice the principles and methods of food preparation emphasizing use of standardized recipes, industry production standards, and development of work skills.
  • perform dining room service function using a variety of types of service and demonstrate an understanding of quality customer service.
  • maximize nutrient retention in food preparation and storage and application of nutritional principles and to apply fundamentals to the preparation of a variety of products.
  • demonstrate basic baking principles and to apply fundamentals to the preparation of a variety of products.
  • have an understanding of a supervisor’s role andresponsibilities in managing a food service operation.

Total Units: 29.5


Required Courses

Course Number Course Title Units
FDSV B50 Introduction to the Foodservice Industry 2.0
FDSV B51 Food & Nutrition Orientation 0.5
FDSV B52 Foodservice Sanitation and Safety 2.0
FDSV B55A Foodservice Production Theory I 2.5
FDSV B55B Foodservice Production Theory II 2.5
FDSV B55C Foodservice Production Laboratory I 2.0
FDSV B55E Advanced Foodservice Practicum 3.0
FDSV B55I Food and Nutrition Internship 1.0
FDSV B59 Food Service Production Management 3.0
NUTR B10 Elementary Nutrition 3.0
WEXP B248 Cooperative Work Experience Education 2.0
BSAD B53A Introduction to Accounting I 3.0
SPST B201L Special Projects and Studies 3.0

**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.

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