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This certificate provides students the opportunity to prepare for a career in a variety of food and beverage operations, including hospitality, restaurants, and institutional (e.g. schools, hospitals) food service management.  The required courses provide exposure to the core business functions needed to succeed in the food and beverage industry.

Program updated on November 19, 2020.

Admissions

University-wide admissions policies can be found in Undergraduate Admissions Policies.

To apply for this program, please complete the George Mason University Admissions Application.

Policies

A completed undergraduate certificate may be posted to the transcript only after completion of a bachelor's degree. If applying after earning a bachelor's degree, transcripts from all attended universities must be submitted.

For policies governing all undergraduate certificates, see AP.5.3.5 Undergraduate Certificate Policies.

Program updated on November 19, 2020.

Banner Code: E1-CERU-FBM

formerly (E1-CERB-FBM)

Page updated on November 19, 2020.

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 18

This certificate may be pursued on a part-time basis only.

Coursework

TOUR 230Introduction to Hospitality Management3
TOUR 310Food and Beverage Management3
TOUR 445Restaurant Management3
NUTR 295Introduction to Nutrition (Mason Core)3
NUTR 315Fundamentals of Cooking3
NUTR 410Introduction to Food Safety and Defense3
Total Credits18