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Bar and Beverage Management, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CN_BBM

Control Number: 43173

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Bar and Beverage Management Certificate of Achievement is a comprehensive program that explores the essential management and service aspects of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages with an emphasis on wine, beer, and spirits while providing the knowledge necessary for building and sustaining a profitable beverage program. Courses within the certificate include an introduction and advanced wine studies, distilled spirits and mixology, and the skill of fermenting non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. Students will participate in the California State-required Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Training Program and Certification process.

Program Outcome

Prepare students for beverage managerial employment within the food and beverage industry. 

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
FBM A100Introduction to the Food and Service Industry3
FBM A102Sanitation and Safety2
FBM A140Bar Management and Profitability1.5
FBM A145Introduction to Wines2
FBM A220Food and Beverage Cost Control4
FBM A146Introduction to Fermented Beverages3
FBM A147Distilled Spirits and Introduction to Mixology2.5
FBM A222Management, Leadership, and Training3
FBM A245Advanced Wine Studies2
Total Units23

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
FBM A100 Introduction to the Food and Service Industry 3
FBM A102 Sanitation and Safety 2
FBM A140 Bar Management and Profitability 1.5
FBM A145 Introduction to Wines 2
FBM A220 Food and Beverage Cost Control 4
Semester 2
FBM A146 Introduction to Fermented Beverages 3
FBM A147 Distilled Spirits and Introduction to Mixology 2.5
FBM A222 Management, Leadership, and Training 3
FBM A245 Advanced Wine Studies 2
 Total Units23