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Culinary Arts


Courses focus on cold foods, hot foods, baking, nutrition, safety and sanitation, and general restaurant operations. 

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Gain entry-level employment as a cook, menu planner, dining room manager or other culinary positions.

Academic options: Continue your studies by completing the Associate of Applied Science degree.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CUL 101 Principles of Restaurant Operations 3
CUL 110 Food Service Nutrition 2
CUL 115 Food Service Sanitation and Safety 3
CUL 130 Hot Foods I 3
CUL 140 Culinary Principles 3
CUL 150 Garde Manger 3
CUL 160 Bakery and Pastry Production I 3
CUL 230 Hot Foods II 3
CUL 251 International Cuisine: World of Flavor 3
CUL 260 Bakery and Pastry Production II 3
Total 29