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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 2017-2018

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 105 Food Service Nutrition and Sanitation 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 163 Sauces 3
CUL 170 Dining Room Operations 2
CUL 174 From Garden to Table 3
CUL 180 Food in History 3
Total 29