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Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Basics of Purchasing

This course presents the principles and theories of control as it applies to food, beverage, supplies, and labor costs. It emphasizes the operating budget, income and cost control, menu pricing, and linens and supplies. Students learn how to effectively purchase and cost foods and supplies for special events and daily operations. Students may be required to visit various hospitality sites.

Subject: HOSP
Course Number: 150
Section Number: 2141
Units: 3

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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office: T-413
Office hours: 4:30-5:00pm Wednesdays
Phone: (858) 361-0870
Instructor notes: This class will involve a group presentation. Class attendance and participation is essential for successfully completing this course.

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