This Food and Beverage Management Undergraduate 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. This 24-credit certificate is available to all Mason undergraduate students as well as nonstudents who possess a bachelor’s degree. The required courses provide exposure to the core business functions needed to succeed in the food and beverage industry. Students can complement that knowledge with specific electives that further enhance food and beverage skills for a wide array of employment opportunities.
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.
Total credits: 24
This certificate may be pursued on a part-time basis only.
|TOUR 230||Introduction to Hospitality Management||3|
|TOUR 310||Food and Beverage Management||3|
|TOUR 445||Restaurant Management||3|
|NUTR 295||Introduction to Nutrition (Mason Core)||3|
|NUTR 315||Fundamentals of Cooking||3|
|NUTR 410||Introduction to Food Safety and Defense||3|
|Select 6 credits from the following:||6|
|Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Revenue Management|
|Wine and Food Tourism|
|Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Management Marketing and Sales|
|Hospitality Human Resources Management|
|Hospitality Facilities Operations|