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Culinary Arts - CA43 Degree

Program Description: The Culinary Arts Degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for the culinary profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of culinary theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Culinary Arts Degree. Graduates who are current practitioners will benefit through enhancement of career potential. Entry-level persons will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in the culinary field as cooks, bakers, or caterers/culinary managers.

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  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Additional Program Requirements:

  • Provision of a health certificate documenting adequate health included the ability to lift 50lbs., to do prolonged standing, and to tolerate heat.
  • Students may be required to participate in internships at sites which may require one or more of the following: CPR/First Aid Certification, physical examination, up-to-date immunizations, criminal background check, and/or drug screen.
General Core Courses 15
Area I - Language Arts/Communication (3 Hours) 3
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Area II - Social/Behavior Science – Complete 3 Hours 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
MATH 1100 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning 3
MATH 1101 Mathematic Modeling 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 3 Hours 3
General Education Core Elective - Complete 3 Hours 3
Occupational Courses 50
CUUL 1000 Fundamentals of Culinary Arts 4
CUUL 1110 Culinary Safety and Sanitation 2
CUUL 1120 Principles of Cooking 6
CUUL 1129 Fundamentals of Restaurant Operations 4
CUUL 1220 Baking Principles 5
CUUL 1320 Garde Manger 4
CUUL 1370 Culinary Nutrition and Menu Development 3
CUUL 2160 Contemporary Cuisine 4
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective (6 Hours) 6
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
COLL 1010 College and Career Success Skills 3
COMP 2000 Intro. to Technology and Computer Application 3
Choose One of the Following (6 Hours) 6
CUUL 2130 Culinary Practicum 6
CUUL 2140 Advanced Baking and International Cuisine 6
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
CUUL 2190 Principles of Culinary Leadership 3
MGMT 1115 Leadership 3
Faculty & Staff

Culinary Arts Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus


Culinary Arts Instructor, Valdosta Campus


Hotel-Restaurant-Travel Management Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus

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