2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Restaurant and Foodservice Management, A.S. to B.S. Track (B.S.)

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Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Department of Foodservices and Lodging Management
9907 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819
Email: hospitality@ucf.edu

Dr. Cynthia Mejia, Interim Department Chair

Dr. Alan Fyall, Associate Dean
Dr. Youcheng Wang, Dean
Phone: 407-903-8000

Admission Requirements

  • Students who have followed the program of study and completed their A.S. in Restaurant and Foodservice Management at Valencia College and maintain a 2.0 GPA (not including grade forgiveness) in transfer work, will be accepted into UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management.

Degree Requirements

  • Grades of “C-” (1.75) or below do not transfer into Hospitality Management courses.
  • A grade of “C” (2.0) or better is required in each course that applied towards the major.

General Education Program (12 Credit Hours)

  • An additional 12 hours of General Education are required to satisfy the required 36 hours for the Bachelor of Science degree. Students are strongly encouraged to speak with an advisor before selecting the additional General Education courses since requirements are different between two institutions. Students must complete their last 30 hours of their B.S. degree at UCF. Please see a Financial Aid advisor so that your enrollment is covered in these courses.

Communication Foundations (3 Credit Hours)

Cultural & Historical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)

Mathematical Foundations

Social Foundations

Science Foundations (3 Credit Hours)

Common Program Prerequisites (CPP)

  • None

Core Requirements: Basic Level

  • None

Core Requirements: Advanced Level (30 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives (18 Credit Hours)

Capstone Requirements

  • None

Foreign Language Requirements


  • Students who have not completed two years of sequential foreign language study or American Sign Language in high school must complete a minimum of eight semester hours of college level foreign language or demonstration proficiency at Valencia College. Students admitted to UCF without completing this requirement must satisfy it prior to graduation from the university. High school transcripts must be submitted to verify that the foreign language admission requirement is met.


  • None


  • None

Additional Requirements

  • None

Required Minors

  • None

Departmental Exit Requirements

  • None

University Minimum Exit Requirements

  • A 2.0 UCF GPA.
  • 48 semester hours of upper division credit completed.
  • 60 semester hours earned after CLEP awarded
  • 30 of the last 39 hours of course work must be completed in residency at UCF.
  • A maximum of 45 hours of extension, correspondence, CLEP, Credit by Exam, and Armed Forces credits permitted.
  • Complete the General Education Program, the Gordon Rule, and nine hours of Summer credit.

Total Semester Hours Required

  • 124

Additional Information

Honors In Major

  • None

Related Programs

  • None


  • None

Related Minors

  • None

Advising Notes

  • Students must earn a “C” (2.0) or better in each course listed in the common program prerequisites, the basic and advised cores, and the restricted electives.

Transfer Notes

  • Florida College System students in the A.S. to B.S. track are required to complete an individual plan of study with the College prior to enrolling in their first semester at UCF.
  • Subject to the general grade and residence requirements, credit will be granted for transferred course work equivalent to that required in the UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management.
  • A minimum of 30 semester hours must be completed at UCF within the Hospitality major
  • Orientation and advising are two of the most valuable tools that a student can make use of when transferring to UCF. Students should take advantage of both.

Acceptable Substitutes for Transfer Courses

  • CGS 2100C satisfies a Math General Education requirement at UCF, but not at Valencia College.
  • ECO 2023 satisfies a Social Science General Education requirement at UCF, but not at Valencia College.

Plan of Study

  • None

Program Academic Learning Compact

  • Program Academic Learning Compacts (student learning outcomes) for undergraduate programs are located at: http://www.oeas.ucf.edu/alc/academic_learning_compacts.htm

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