Top of page
Skip to main content
Monday, October 16, 2:30 pm. Police activity over at Desert Vista Campus. Clear to resume normal activities
A Culinary Arts student and chef stand smiling in a Pima Culinary Kitchen

Culinary Arts

Associate of Applied Science

This program is currently inactivated and is in teachout. Teachout for this program will conclude at the end of the Fall 2024 term. If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact the Dean at 520.206.7694.

Students who have this program as their declared program of study may complete the degree in their prescribed timeframe. Use MyDegreePlan and/or your catalog of record to view the degree requirements. Additional information is listed below. See an advisor for assistance.

Pima’s Culinary Arts degree courses teach you advanced cooking techniques and knife skills up to American Culinary Standards, but also give you the necessary foundation in problem solving, strategizing and marketing for day-to-day operations in a restaurant or your own business.

Courses focus on cold foods, hot foods, baking, nutrition/special diets, international cuisine, safety and sanitation, and restaurant operations. Students may supplement their knowledge with courses in Business, Marketing, and Hotel and Restaurant Management.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes


Desert Vista Campus

Contact Information

Division of Business & IT
Dean: 520.206.7694


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program.  Some careers may require additional education or training.

  • Chef or Head Cook
  • Supervisor of Food Preparation and Service Workers
  • Food Service managers

Conditional Program/Major Codes: AASCULNRYART/9RCF

Back to main content Back to top