Hospitality Industry Administration/Restaurant Management Certificate

Curriculum HIA.RST.CERT (C306C)

The Hospitality Industry Administration certificate program is designed for individuals who wish to concentrate solely on technically related courses leading to entry-level employment.


At the successful completion of the HIA/Restaurant Management Certificate program, the graduate will be able to:

  • calculate accounting problems;
  • apply Food Safety and Sanitation in the restaurant and culinary laboratories;
  • identify employment opportunities in the Hospitality Industry;
  • create a menu;
  • calculate weights and measures;
  • calculate food and beverage cost control;
  • demonstrate the ability to prepare culinary dishes and bakery products;
  • manage a small team of dining room service students; and
  • research nutrition and healthy eating.

Semester One

HIA 100Culinary Mathematics

2 credits

HIA 110Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

3 credits

HIA 115Food Sanitation & Safety

2 credits

HIA 120Dining Room Service

3 credits

HIA 132Nutrition

2 credits

HIA 133Menu Writing

2 credits

HIA 150Food Preparation Essentials & Theory

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Semester Two

ACC 100Basic Accounting I

3 credits

HIA 117Beverage Management

2 credits

HIA 128Introduction to Baking and Pastry

3 credits

HIA 130Culinary Arts Quantity-Food Preparation I

3 credits

HIA 290 #Dining Room Management

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Total Credit Hours: 31

See HIA course descriptions.

Coordinator: Denise Smith-Gaborit, Ext. 3624

Gainful Employment

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