Certificate Programs

Certificate programs, are intended for occupational training in the health, technical or business areas. They are taken by students whose goal is to qualify for job placement as soon as possible. Often, students with associate or bachelor degrees complete certificate programs to advance their careers.

The courses that the students take in these programs serve to help them develop the skills and knowledge they will need to prepare for entry-level positions on the specific field.

Graduates of certificate programs who wish to continue in their field do so by completing the additional courses required by the associate degree program of their choice.


Basic Preparation Cook     Business Management     Commercial Cook     

Hotel Management     Personnel Management     Restaurant Management

Travel Specialist


 

BASIC PREPARATION COOK

(593) ALLEGHENY
Certificate

A two-semester certificate program to prepare you for employment as a cook in institutional or commercial quantity food service or to upgrade the skills of those employed in food preparation. Graduates work as cooks in facilities not requiring the skills and knowledge of Certified Chefs.

This program provides an opportunity for students not meeting the enrollment criteria for Dietetics or the Chef's Apprentice programs to take courses in their field of interest.

Applicants must be eligible for admission to the College and not be scheduled for more than two developmental courses numbered below 100.

Certificate Requirements

Required Credits
BCP100 Basic Food Preparation 4
BCP101 Food Service Bacteriology 3
BCP102 Basic Cooks Practicum 3
CLR119 Elements of Nutrition 3
CLR201 Baking 1 3
DIT110 Food Service Production &
Purchasing 3
ENG089 Basic Writing Techniques 3
MAT080 Arithmetic Fundamentals 4
Restricted Electives
CLR100 Introduction to Food Service 2
OR
DIT101 Dietetic Orientation 2
Minimum Credits to Graduate 28-29

Recommended Electives (not required)

CLR205 Purchasing Procedures
3
CLR211 Menu Design
3
PSY100 Human Behavior
3

 

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
(216) ALLEGHENY, BOYCE, NORTH, SOUTH
Certificate

A certificate program designed for students who are currently employed and seeking to enhance their skills or students with some post secondary educational background who are preparing for an entry level position in business or industry. Cooperative Education credits may be available to those who qualify.

Certificate Requirements

    Required Credits
    ACC104 Financial Accounting 4
    ACC203 Managerial Accounting 4
    BUS101 Introduction to Business 3
    BUS251 Business Law 1 3
    CIT140 Microcomputer Applications &
        Information Resources 4
    ECO102 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
    Restricted Electives
    Select three (3) from the following 9
    BUS103 Principles of Management 3
    BUS104 Principles of Marketing 3
    BUS108 Principles of Finance 3
    BUS201 Human Resource Management 3
    Select one (1) from the following 3-4
    Business Elective 3
    CIT Computer Information
    Technology Elective 3-4
    Minimum Credits to Graduate 33-34

 

COMMERCIAL COOK
(364) BOYCE
Certificate

This certificate program provides both the theory and practical experience for those wishing to enter the food service industry as a commercial cook.

Certificate Requirements

    Required Credits
    CCP101 Kitchen Management 3
    CCP105 Garde Manger 2
    CCP110 Basic Foods 1 3
    CCP120 Baking 1 3
    CCP210 Basic Foods 2 3
    CCP220 Baking 2 3
    CCP250 Commercial Cook Internship 4
    ENG100 Basic Principles of Composition 3
    MAT195 Business Mathematics 3
    General Electives 3
    Minimum Credits to Graduate 30

 

HOTEL MANAGEMENT
(406) BOYCE, NORTH
Certificate

This Certificate Program offers only the specialized Hotel/ Restaurant courses to enable the student to enter the growing Hospitality industry in Hotel Management. While employed, Certificate graduates may earn the Associate Degree on a part-time basis.

Hotel Management Certificate Requirements

HOA101

Introduction to Hospitality

3

HOA102

Food Service 1

3

HOA103

Hotel/Motel Housekeeping

3

HOA105

Supervision and Training

3

HOA110

Hospitality Control Systems

3

HOA120

Hospitality Law

3

HOA155

Hospitality Seminar 1

3

HOA201

Hotel/Motel Front Office Procedures

3

HOA203

Hotel/Motel Sales and Promotion

3

H0A204

Hospitality Automated Systems

3

Total Credits 30

 

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
(397) ALLEGHENY, BOYCE, NORTH, SOUTH
Certificate

A certificate program that enables one to seek entry level employment in management and personnel administration.

Certificate Requirements

    Required Credits
    ACC104 Financial Accounting 4
    ACC203 Managerial Accounting 4
    BUS101 Introduction to Business 3
    BUS103 Principles of Management 3
    BUS201 Human Resource Management 3
    ECO102 Macroeconomics 3
    ECO103 Microeconomics 3
    MAT108 Intermediate Algebra 4
    MAT165 Probability & Statistics 1 4
    Restricted Electives
    Business Elective 3
    Minimum Credits to Graduate 34

RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT
(407) BOYCE, NORTH
Certificate

This certificate program offers only the specialized Hotel/Restaurant courses that enable the student to enter the growing Hospitality industry in Restaurant Management. While employed, certificate graduates may earn the Associate Degree on a part-time basis.

Restaurant Management Certificate Requirements

HOA101

Introduction to Hospitality

3

HOA102

Food Service 1

3

HOA105

Supervision and Training

3

HOA108

Safety and Sanitation

3

HOA109

Food and Beverage Service/Menu design

3

HOA110

Hospitality Control Systems

3

HOA120

Hospitality Law

3

HOA155

Hospitality Seminar

3

H0A204

Hospitality Automated Systems

3

H0A225

Quantity Food Production

4

Total Credits 31

 

TRAVEL SPECIALIST
(408) BOYCE
Certificate

A certificate program designed to provide the training and experiences necessary for an entry level position in the travel industry. Students earning this certificate will be qualified to perform the basic skills required by most Travel Agencies. Credits taken in this program may be applied toward an Associate Degree in Hotel Motel Management.

Travel Specialist Certificate Requirements

AOP100

Computer Keyboarding

3

BUS120

Business Math

3

GEO101

World Geography

3

HOA101

Introduction to Hospitality

3

HOA201

Front Office Procedures

3

HOA203

Hotel-Motel Sales and Promotion

3

SPH101

Oral Communication

3

TRV101

Travel and Tourism I

3

TRV102

Travel and Tourism II

3

TRV210

Basic Automated Reservations and Ticketing

3

TRV220

Global Attractions

3

Total Credits 33

Students are also encouraged, but not required, to take the course TRV240 Tour Guide Practicum.


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