Culinary Arts Degree

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Culinary Arts Degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for the culinary profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of culinary theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Culinary Arts Degree. Graduates who are current practitioners will benefit through enhancement of career potential. Entry-level persons will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in the culinary field as cooks, bakers, or caterers/culinary managers.

Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Compass-writing 62, reading 79, algebra 37, or Asset-writing 42, reading 41, algebra 42 or SAT scores of 450 critical reading and 440 math or ACT scores of 17 reading, 16 English, and 19 math. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
GENERAL CORE COURSES
Language Arts
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Humanities (choose ONE class)
ARTS 1101 Art Appreciation 3
ENGL 2130 American Literature 3
MUSC 1101 Music Appreciation 3
Math
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Social Sciences (choose ONE class)
POLS 1101 American Government 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
OR
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Choose ONE class from the following. It may not be a course used to fulfill one of the requirements above.
ARTS 1101 Art Appreciation 3
ECON 1101 Principles of Economics 3
ENGL 1102 Literature and Composition 3
ENGL 2130 American Literature 3
HIST 2112 US History II 3
MATH 1112 College Trigonometry 3
MUSC 1101 Music Appreciation 3
PHSC 1111 Physical Science 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
OCCUPATIONAL COURSES
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
CUUL 1000 Fundamentals of Culinary Arts 4
CUUL 1110 Culinary Safety and Sanitation 2
CUUL 1120 Principles of Cooking 6
CUUL 1220 Baking Principles 5
CUUL 1320 Garde Manager 4
CUUL 1129 Fund/Restaurant Operations 4
CUUL 2130 Culinary Practicum & Leadership 6
OR
CUUL 2140 Adv Baking & International Cuisine 6
CUUL 1370 Culinary Nutrition & Menu Development 3
CUUL 2160 Contemporary Cuisine 4
CUUL 2190 Principles of Culinary Leadership 3
OR
MGMT 1115 Leadership 3
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
CUUL 2130 Culinary Practicum & Leadership 6
CUUL 2140 Adv Baking & International Cuisine 6
MGMT 1100 Principles of Management 3
MKTG 1100 Principles of Marketing 3
XXXX 600 Occupationally Related Electives 6