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FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT
Associate of Science Degree

Program Description
The Associate of Science Degree in Food and Beverage Management provides students with the opportunity to master skills and build knowledge in the areas of bartending and dining room service, food and beverage cost control, service leadership and human resource management. These skills will enable graduates to eventually managing restaurants, bars or entertainment venues, catering companies or hotel food service operations. Students will also acquire knowledge of the technical and computer applications that are revolutionizing the industry, and develop the communications and interpersonal skills needed to succeed in this career field.
 
Degree Requirements
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Career Opportunities
As one of the fastest growing industries, the hospitality industry employs over ten million food service workers in the United States. Food & beverage workers make up one of the largest and fastest growing occupational groups in our labor force. The expansion of businesses such as hotels, restaurants, bars, and catering firms have widened the career opportunities for those with the proper motivation and training. 

The GCC Advantage
GCC's faculty in the Food & Beverage Management program are all former industry professionals with close ties to all the major hotels and restaurants on island. These connections provide GCC students with work experience and practicums that in most cases lead to employment opportunities and careers in this fast-growing industry.

Academic Advising
All students who declare a major are assigned an Academic Advisor. Students are strongly urged to visit your advisor, who can help you draft an educational plan with course sequencing that meets your personal, academic, and career goals.
 

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Associate of Science degree in Food & Beverage Management program, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate competency in the skills needed to work as a professional in the Food & Beverage industry.
  • Demonstrate preparedness to successfully pass one of several local and/or nationally recognized Food & Beverage Certification Exams.
  • Apply an appropriate work ethic and professional demeanor as it relates to the Food & Beverage industry.
 
Program Mission
The mission of the Food & Beverage Management program is to enable students to master skills and build knowledge in the areas of bartending and dining room service, food and beverage cost control, service leadership and human resource management. These skills will enable graduates to eventually managing restaurants, bars or entertainment venues, catering companies or hotel food service operations. Students will also acquire knowledge of the technical and computer applications that are revolutionizing the industry, and develop the communications and interpersonal skills needed to succeed in this career field.

Contact Information
Location: Room 304, Building 300
Phone: 671.735.5629
Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
e-mail:
fandb.info@guamcc.edu

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