Note: as of catalog publication in April, the program described below has been approved by the Board of Visitors and sent to the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia for consideration as a new degree program.  The university cannot accept applications or enroll students in this program until SCHEV approval has been granted.

This 18-credit 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.

Note: as of catalog publication in April, the program described below has been approved by the Board of Visitors and sent to the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia for consideration as a new degree program.  The university cannot accept applications or enroll students in this program until SCHEV approval has been granted.

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

For policies governing all undergraduate programs, see AP.5 Undergraduate Policies.

Banner Code: E1-CERU-FBM

Note: as of catalog publication in April, the program described below has been approved by the Board of Visitors and sent to the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia for consideration as a new degree program.  The university cannot accept applications or enroll students in this program until SCHEV approval has been granted.

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