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Culinary Fundamentals


Gain a foundation in food preparation, baking, nutrition, safety and sanitation. 

Conditional Enrollment Program: You will be eligible to enroll in CUL courses once you have completed the requirement listed in Program Admissions and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.

Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRTCUF/9CUF

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options:   Gain entry-level employment in such positions as a food preparation worker, short order cook, station cook, cook's helper, or assistant baker.

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

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program Requirements 2019-2020

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
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 189 Culinary Arts Capstone I 1
Total 16