2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Culinary Arts, AAS


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The Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. Graduates will earn the Certified Culinarian, which is the first level of certification from the American Culinary Federation.

ACTS Course Numbers

The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Go to https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students for more information.

Degree Requirements
-This degree requires successful completion of 60 credit hours.
-A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average required for graduation.
-Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all degree specific courses taken.
-This program of study includes special program fees beyond current tuition and college fees.
-Satisfaction of all financial obligations due to the college is required for graduation.

-Please note: additional prerequisite courses may be required if the minimum placement test scores are not met.

Career Opportunities
Expeditor/Working the pass * FryCook * Grill Cook * Line Cook * Salad Chef * Saute Chef * Banquet Sous Chef * Banquet Chef * Sous Chef * Executive Chef * Corporate Chef * Director of Culinary Management Trainee * Director of Purchasing * Food and Beverage Director
(This is not acomprehensive list of positions that you will be qualified for upon completion of the program.)

Semester One


Recommended Sequence

Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  BAK 1301  Baking I 3    
  CUL 1301  Applied Foodservice Sanitation 3    
  CUL 1302  Food Production I 3    
  HOS 1301  Introduction to Hospitality 3    
  MATH 1300  Mathematical Reasoning OR MATH 1302  College Algebra (or higher) 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Two


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CUL 1303  Food Production II 3    
  CUL 1304  Stocks, Sauces, & Soups 3    
  CUL 2303  Meat & Seafood 3    
  ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    
  HOS 1302  Product ID & Quantity Food Purchasi 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Three


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CUL 1305  Garde Manger 3    
  CUL 2302  Food Production III 3    
  CUL 2307  Healthy Foods/Nutrition 3    
  ENGL 1312  English Composition II 3    
  HOS 2303  Professional Study of Beverage and Wine 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Four


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  CIS 1103  Computer Concepts 3    
  CUL 2305  Food Production IV 3    
  Culinary Elective (select one): CUL 1350  CUL 2326  CUL 2335  CUL 2340   3    
  HOS 2302  The Restaurant Industry 3    
  Social Science (select one): ANTH 2310  ECON 2322  ECON 2323  GEOG 2310  SOCI 2300   3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR - APPLY FOR GRADUATION

Total 60 Credit Hours


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