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Culinary Arts - Associate in Applied Science

Program Code - CIP Code: CULA.AAS/12.0505
Credits Required: 62
Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

The Culinary Arts AAS teaches students the fundamental and essential skills all foodservice personnel utilize; culminating with a Culinary Capstone where students create a restaurant or bakery concept, design a menu, cost a menu, purchase items, create an employee handbook, create and cost recipes, and open their concept to serve the public.

Requirements for admission to the program:

  • Reading score of 240 on the Accuplacer.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102 OR
ENGL 0206
Composition II* OR
Technical Writing
SPCH 0151 OR
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication
MATH 0104 Intermediate Algebra or higher 3
BIOL 0145 Nutrition 3
PSYC 0101  Psychology*  3
  Electective 3
Total Hours for General Education Requirements 21
*See course syllabus for prerequisite. **Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution.  Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Culinary Technology Requirements

Course Credit Hours
CULN 0205 ServeSafe 1
CULN 0100 Equipment & the Industry 1
CULN 0120 Cooking Methods 2
CULN 0130 Food Production I 4
CULN 0170 Menu Marketing & Planning 2
CULN 0190 Hospitality & Restaurant Management 3
CULN 0206 Beginning Baking 3
CULN 0207 Advanced Baking 3
BUSN 0250 Obtaining Employment 1
CULN 0140 Food Production II 4
CULN 0150 Food Production III 4
CULN 0160 International Cooking 2
CULN 0200 Inventory & Purchasing 2
CULN 0220 Culinary Capstone 5
CULN 0230 Culinary Arts Internship 3
Total Hours for Culinary Technology Requirements 40
*See course syllabus for prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for an Associate in Applied Science in Culinary Technology Degree 62
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