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The BAAS in Applied Administration with a concentration in Restaurant and Food Service Administration (BAAS-AA-RFSA) will be offered to students starting for the Fall 2022 semester as part of the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Grant (TAB) program.  This new concentration is an addition to the existing BAAS-AA degree program based in UHD's College of Public Service and is aimed at strengthening the skills and knowledge of those wishing to move up in restaurant and food services. This concentration is targeted toward seasoned professionals with extensive career experience who have not completed their undergraduate degree and are seeking to elevate their careers to leadership and administrative positions that require a university degree.

Tuition for the AACB/RFSA Courses

The amounts shown in this section are provided to assist students in assessing the cost of enrolling in the BAAS-AA-Restaurant and Food Service program at the University of Houston-Downtown.  Note that these tuition rates are only available to declared BAAS-AA-RFSA majors and only applicable to AACB and RFSA courses.  All other courses, including General Education core courses, are charged at the normal UHD tuition and fee rates. BAAS-AA-RFSA majors may not enroll in both an AACB/RFSA course and a course that is charged at full tuition level during the same term.

Cost of Attendance Per 8-week Term (Instate)

Hours Tuition Fees RFSA Books/Course Materials
2 AACB/RFSA courses (6 credit hours) $1150 $0 $0 for AACB courses
≈ $75 per RFSA course
Students may add a third AACB/RFSA course during an 8-week term at no additional cost if they have completed the first two courses before the end of Week 4 of the term.      
1 course (3 credit hours) $575 $0 $0 for AACB courses
≈ $75 per RFSA course
Students enrolled in just 1 AACB/RFSA course during a term may not add a second course should they finish the first course before the end of Week 4.      

While this information is intended to be comprehensive, tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action of the Texas Legislature and/or the Board of Regents of the University of Houston System. Students are responsible for any additional amounts due to UHD, including changes to any fees and waivers, resulting from audits and corrections, such as registration assessment errors, or schedule changes resulting in additional charges. 

For additional information about the program or questions, please send an e-mail to