Degree Description

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.

Career Possibilities

A degree in Culinary Arts offers many career opportunities including professional kitchens of restaurants, but also private homes, resorts, cruise ships, sports complexes and medical facilities. Career Coach allows you to explore different career options for the degree you are pursuing. You can even take a look at each job title to see an in-depth overview, salary, job growth, and live job postings.

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Degree Pathway

Degree Pathways outline one possible sequence of courses students may complete to fulfill their degree requirements as full-time students over the course of two years.

Additional Information

  • ServSafe certificate
  • Mott Community College is an A.C.F. Certified Testing Site.

Required course for this program:
need to be completed before any lab classes are taken

  • BAKE-101 - Introduction to Bakery
  • FMG-102 - Food Safety and Sanitation