Program Guide
Culinary Arts
Associate in Applied Science

This program guide lists the current requirements for this degree. See bottom of page for a link to previous versions of this program guide.
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This program prepares the student for mid-level cook positions and entry chef positions. It combines food industry training and experience with specific interdisciplinary study. The program offers students an opportunity to learn and practice basic and advanced technical skills in food preparation and service, food identification, nutrition, and food and beverage composition. Students will acquire supervisory skills to better utilize human and physical resources in food service operations and will gain experience in proper use and maintenance of professional food service equipment. They will become familiar with the layout and work flow of professional kitchens and develop a sense of professionalism and quality.

 
 

Occupational Specialty Courses

 
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    CULA-101  Culinary Knife Skills   
    FMG.-102  Food Safety & Sanitation   
    CULA-103  Introduction to Ala Carte Dining   
    FMG.-104  Food Service Math   
    CULA-105  Intro to Professional Cookery   
    CULA-106  Professional Cookery I   
    CULA-107  A la Carte Dining/Tableservice   
    CULA-108  Nutrition and Menu Planning   
    CULA-109  Catering Techniques   
    CULA-111  Garde Manger I   
    FMG.-114  Meat Fabrication & Identification   
    CULA-201  Automated Purchasing and Cost Control   
    FMGM-202  Food Service Organization and Management   
    CULA-203  Buffets and Banquets   
    CULA-205  International Cuisine   
    CULA-207  Garde Manger II   
    CULA-209  Cooperative Education/Internship   
    CULA-210  Food and Wine Pairing   
Group Total  64 64  
 

Related Requirement Courses

 
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    BUSN-104  Introduction to Business   
    MGMT-183  Small Business Management   
Group Total  6 6  
 

Recommended Elective Courses

 
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      Plus 5 additional general education credits 
Group Total  5 5  
 

General Education Requirements (minimum of 18 credits required)

 


English Composition (3 credits)

 
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    ENGL-101  English Composition I   


Humanities (3 credits)

 
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    COMM-131  Fundamentals of Public Speaking   


Social Science (3 credits)

 
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    PSYC-281  General Psychology   


Mathematics (3-4 credits)

 
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      Test out by placing into MATH 120 or higher on the MCC Placement Test OR Complete any 100 level or higher Mathematics course with a 2.0 or higher  3-4  3-4 


Additional General Education Credits to Fulfill General Education Requirements

 
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      Credits should be selected according to your degree program from Humanities, Social Science, Mathematics, Natural Science, and Information Technology     
Group Total  18 18  
     
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      PROGRAM TOTAL: 88 88  
   
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