Culinary Arts Diploma

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Culinary Arts Diploma 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 Diploma. 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.

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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. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computer Literacy 3
CUUL 1000 Fundamentals of Culinary Arts 4
CUUL 1110 Culinary Safety and Sanitation 2
CUUL 1120 Principles of Cooking 6
CUUL 1129 Fund/Restaurant Operations 4
CUUL 1220 Baking Principles 5
CUUL 1320 Garde Manager 4
CUUL 1370 Culinary Nutrition & Menu Development 3
CUUL 2160 Contemporary Cuisine 4
Choose ONE of the following:
CUUL 2130 Culinary Practicum 6
CUUL 2140 Adv Baking & International Cuisine 6
Choose ONE of the following:
CUUL 2190 Principles of Culinary Leadership 3
MGMT 1115 Leadership 3
*52 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation