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Culinary Arts
Certificate Program

The Culinary Arts Certificate program is for the student who is primarily interested in a Culinary Arts concentration without the broad liberal arts background. A graduate of the Culinary Arts Certificate program will have established a basis for a career in the food service industry, and will qualify for a position as an entry-level culinary professional in a commercial or institutional food service operation.

(Housed in the Hospitality Department)

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
FSA 103 Culinary Arts I: Fundamentals of Food Preparation 5
FSA 106 Food Safety and Sanitation1
FSA 107 Menu Planning3
HSP 102 Hospitality Service4
FOOD SERVICE ADMINISTRATION ELECTIVE*3
Total16
SECOND SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
FSA 117 Basic Consumer Nutrition3
FSA 203 Culinary Arts II: Advanced Food Production5
C E 260 Cooperative Education-Hospitality Management*4
FOOD SERVICE ADMINISTRATION ELECTIVE** 3
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS31

* CE 260 can be taken during the summer
** Food Service Administration Elective Options: FSA 108, FSA 110, FSA 111, FSA 205, FSA 207, FSA 208, FSA 209.

NOTE: Please see the Hospitality Management A.A.S. Degree - Food Service and Culinary Arts, for a degree option to the Certificate program.

For information related to cost, success rate, and student debt in this program, please visit Culinary Arts - Gainful Employment Information.

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