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Foodservice Management

Total Credit Hours: 60-61

About Foodservice Management

The Foodservice Management Program aligns with the National Restaurant Association (NRA) ManageFirst - a curriculum that is framed around a set of knowledge and skills identified by the restaurant industry as important for a successful career in the foodservice industry. By completing the NRA required 800-hour work experience, graduates have the option to earn the NRA ManageFirst Professional (MFP) or the Foodservice Management Professional (FMP) credential.

Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

Upon successful completion of the AS in Foodservice Management program, students will be able to:

  1. Perform foodservice manager tasks within a complex work environment.

  2. Manage resources to maintain fiscal responsibility as it relates to the foodservice industry.

  3. Model a customer-oriented work ethic.

General Education Requirements
Course Course Name Credits
EN___ English Composition Requirement 3-4
FSM145 Culinary Math 3

Literacy for Life Requirement 3
CO125 Introduction to Human Communication and Speech 3
SI___ Natural & Physical Sciences Requirement 4
PY125 Interpersonal Relations 3
Major Requirements
Course Course Name Credits
FSM120 Food Safety and Sanitation 2
FSM100 Introduction to the Foodservice Profession 2
FSM110 Professional Dining Room Service: Theory 2
FSM110L Professional Dining Room Service: Laboratory 1
FSM115 Purchasing and Receiving 2
FSM130 Professional Bar  and Alcohol Management 3
FSM154 Foodservice Nutrition 3
FSM155 Foodservice Accounting 3
FSM222 Foodservice Cost Control 3
FSM240 Menu Planning 3
FSM254 Foodservice Marketing 3
FSM270 Foodservice Human Resource Management 3
FSM292 Foodservice Practicum 4
FSM299 Foodservice Management Capstone 3
CUL140 Foundations of Cooking Part I 2
CUL160 Foundations of Cooking Part II 2
Program Total 60-61

2024-2025 College Catalog

Recognizing the necessity for students to succeed in the complex and rapidly changing workplace, Guam Community College offers a general education curriculum that introduces students to major areas of knowledge and methods of inquiry. All degree programs require an interdisciplinary general education component that promotes the development of intellectual skills that enable students to become effective learners and informed citizens. Critical thinking, the use of language and computation, appropriate social skills, global awareness and respect for diverse opinions are among the learning outcomes provided in the general education requirements of each program.

Guam Community College believes that general education provides the academic foundation necessary for students to achieve their life goals. General education is intended to offer students a breadth of quality student learning experiences, encourage their respect for cultural heritage, promote their ethical and responsible social behavior and facilitate their life-long learning.

The General Education program strives to foster student learning and skill development in civic engagement, critical thinking, understanding of the relationship between the individual and society, information literacy, oral communication, quantitative reasoning, and written communication.

Guam Community College believes that high quality general education opportunities for all citizens are necessary for democratic principles and practices to exist and for a sound economy to flourish. The College continually scrutinizes the general education curriculum in order to assure that all degrees and certificates granted by the College support this vision of general education and that it serves as a means to inspire hope, opportunity and responsibility in all its constituencies.

Requirements for General Education follow the options described below. Students declared prior to fall 2010 will follow the requirements indicated in the applicable catalog in which they first declared their major program at the College.

Notes on General Education requirements

Students are advised to check the requirements for their specific programs before taking General Education courses.
Courses chosen to meet the general education requirements may not be used to meet the Major Requirements of a student’s specific degree program.

The list contains courses with pre-requisites, so students should make their choices carefully and thoughtfully. Students may consult a counselor or an academic advisor for guidance in choosing any of the course options listed.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Some programs require different levels of coursework to meet General Education requirements, please review the individual programs for more information.

Scope 1: Skills for and Application of Lifelong Learning
Freshman Composition (Choose one course from the following to meet the required 3-4 credits)
Course # Course Name Credits
EN 110 Freshman Composition 3
EN110A Freshman Composition with Instructional Lab 4
EN 111 Writing for Research 3
Mathematics (Choose one course from the following to meet the required 3-4 credits)*
Course # Course Name Credits
MA 110A Finite Mathematics 3
MA 115 Fundamentals of College Algebra 3
MA 161A College Algebra & Trigonometry I 3
*Any college level math will be considered for the completion of this category
Literacy for Life Skills (Choose one course from the following to meet the required 3 credits)
Course # Course Name Credits
CO 110 Critical Thinking for Civic Engagement 3
CS 151 Windows Applications
CS 152 Macintosh Applications
Scope 2: Broad Comprehension of the Development of Knowledge, Practice and Interpretation
Humanities & Fine Arts (Choose one course from the following to meet the required 3-4 credits)*
Course # Course Name Credits
ASL 100 American Sign Language I 4
CH 110 Chamorro I 4
ED 265 Culture & Education in Guam 3
CO 125 Introduction to Human Communication and Speech 3
EN 210 Introduction to Literature 3
HI 121 World Civilization (Pre-historic Time to 1500) 3
HI 122 World Civilization (1500 to Present Time) 3
HI 176 Guam History 3
HM 110 Introduction to Community Services 3
HM 201 Social Welfare & Development: Global Challenges 3
HU 120 Pacific Cultures 3
HU 220 Guam Cultures & Legends 3
JA 110 Japanese I 4
KE 110 Korean I 4
PI 101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
TH 101 Introduction to the Theater 3
VC 101 Introduction to Visual Communications 3
*Any foreign language, humanities, or fine arts course will be considered for the completion of this category
Natural & Physical Sciences (Choose one course and the corresponding lab from the following to meet the required 4 credits)**
Course # Course Name Credits
SI 101/101L Introduction to Chemistry (3) & Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory (1) 4
SI 103/103L Introduction to Marine Biology: Theory (3) & Introduction to Marine Biology Laboratory (1)
SI 105/105L Introduction to Physical Geology (3) & Introduction to Physical Geology Laboratory (1)
SI 110/110L Environmental Biology: Theory (3) & Environmental Biology Laboratory (1)
SI 141 Applied Physics I
SI 150/150L Introduction to Microbiology: Theory (3) & Introduction to Microbiology Laboratory (1)
SI131/131L Human Anatomy & Physiology I: Theory (3) & Human Anatomy & Physiology I Laboratory (1)
SI132/132L Human Anatomy & Physiology II: Theory (3) & Human Anatomy & Physiology II Laboratory (1)
**The exception to this would be SI141 which does not include a laboratory requirement
Scope 3: Preparation for and Acceptance of Responsible Participation in Civil Society
Social & Behavioral Sciences (Choose one course from the following to meet the required 3 credits)
Course # Course Name Credits
EC 110 Principles of Economics 3
PS140 American Government 3
PY 100 Personal Adjustment 3
PY 120 General Psychology 3
PY 125 Interpersonal Relations 3
SO 130 Introduction to Sociology 3
CJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
WG 101 Introduction to Women and Gender Studies 3
*Any social and behavioral science course will be considered for the completion of this category
Minimum General Education Requirements 19

2024-2025 College Catalog

This suggested sequence of courses is based on the 2024-2025 College Catalog. 
Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
Course Course Name Credits Course Course Name Credits
 EN___ English Requirement 3-4 FSM145  Culinary Math 3
 PY125  Interpersonal Relations 3 SI110 /110L  Environmental Science 4
FSM120   Foodservice Safety & Sanitation 2 FSM115  Purchasing  & Receiving 2
 FSM100  Intro to Foodservice Profession 2 FSM154  Foodservice Nutrition 3
FSM110  Professional Dining Room Service 2 FSM155  Foodservice Accounting 3
FSM110L  Professional Dining Rm Srv Lab 1


FSM130 Professional Bar Management 3








Total 16-17
Total 15
Year 2
Semester 3 Semester 4
Course Course Name Credits Course Course Name Credits
CO125  Speech and Communication 3 CS151 Windows Applications 3
FSM222  Foodservice Cost Control 3 FSM254 Foodservice Marketing 3
FSM240 Menu Planning 3 FSM269B Leadership Seminar I 1
FSM269A Leadership in Foodservice Operations 3 FSM292 Foodservice Management Practicum 4
FSM270  Foodservice HR Management 3 FSM299 Foodservice Management Capstone 3







Total 15
Total 14
 Program Total 60-61

2024-2025 College Catalog

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