Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Major: Culinary Arts Technology
Minimum Credits Required for Graduation: 66
Program Description: A degree program that focuses on the general study of the cooking and related culinary arts, and that may prepare individuals for a variety of jobs within the food service industry including instruction in food preparation; cooking techniques; equipment operation and maintenance; sanitation and safety; communication skills; applicable regulations; and principles of food service management.
This degree program prepares individuals to provide professional chef and related cooking services in restaurants and other commercial food establishments including instruction in recipe and menu planning, preparing and cooking of foods, supervising and training kitchen assistants, the management of food supplies and kitchen resources, aesthetics of food presentation, and familiarity or mastery of a wide variety of cuisines and culinary techniques.