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Culinary Arts

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The Culinary Arts Block Program is designed to train students who wish to become culinary industry professionals for diverse food service operations. The program focuses on the preparation of casual and upscale cuisine for a variety of services, including full-service, buffet, banquet, and a la carte. Students rotate through all areas of food preparation and apply their knowledge and skills during lunch and dinner service aimed at our contemporary continental on- campus restaurants.

Program Codes

3564 Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Culinary Arts
5363 Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Culinary Arts

Course Format

Classes are offered in a variety of formats: in-person, online, hybrid, day, evening, full-time and part-time.


Most of our courses use low-cost textbooks or no cost material provided by your instructors. General education courses may have textbooks that cost more.

Program Notes

  • Complete the Student Interest Form
  • Enroll in the courses listed in the Program Curriculum
  • Email for permission to take upper-level class and provide us with the following: 
    • Full name
    • Student ID#
    • Course number and section of classes you would like to take
    • Brief explanation of your educational and industry background