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
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENGL 2130 American Literature 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
OR
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Select one course from the following:
ENGL 1102 Literature and Composition 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SPCH 1101 Public Speaking 3
MATH 1112 College Trigonometry 3
MATH 1113 Precalculus 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 Manger 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 Develop 3
CUUL 2160 Contemporary Cuisine 4
CUUL 2190 Principles of Culinary Leaders 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
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