Culinary Arts and Hospitality

College of Rural and Community Development
Community and Technical College
907-455-2800
www.ctc.uaf.edu/programs/culinary/

Certificate; A.A.S. Degree

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Minimum Requirements for Certificates: 30 credits; for Degree: 60 credits

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Department prepares students for careers in this ever-expanding field. Graduates can seek employment in various food service operations or in management of restaurants, bakeries, hotels, hospitals, camps or any other facility that requires food service as part of its operation. Certificates in culinary arts or baking and pastry arts as well as an associate degree in culinary arts are offered.

Certificate Program -- Culinary Arts

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the certificate requirements. (As part of the certificate requirements, CAH F256 is recommended to complete the computation requirement and CAH F255 is recommended to complete the human relations requirement.)
  3. Complete the following:
    CAH F101--Introduction to the Culinary Field--1 credit
    CAH F140--Culinary I -- Principles and Techniques--4 credits
    CAH F146--Introduction to Baking and Pastry--4 credits
    CAH F150--Food Service Sanitation--2 credits
  4. Complete 10 - 13 credits from the following:
    CAH F141--Culinary II -- Stocks, Soups and Sauces--4 credits
    CAH F154--Food and Beverage Service--2 credits
    CAH F160--Principles of Nutrition--2 credits
    CAH F170--Gourmet Cooking--2 credits
    CAH F172--Gourmet Asian Cooking--2 credits
    CAH F174--Vegetarian Cooking--2 credits
    CAH F175--Protein Fabrication--3 credits
    CAH F176--Heart Healthy and Diabetic Cooking--2 credits
    CAH F230--Menu Planning--1 credit
    CAH F242--Culinary III -- Vegetables and Starch--2 credits
    CAH F243--Culinary IV -- À la Carte Cookery--4 credits
    CAH F250--Garde-Manger--4 credits
  5. Minimum credits required--30 credits

Certificate Program -- Baking and Pastry Arts

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the certificate requirements. (As part of the certificate requirements, CAH F256 is recommended to complete the computation requirement and CAH F255 is recommended to complete the human relations requirement.)
  3. Complete the following:
    CAH F101--Introduction to the Culinary Field--1 credit
    CAH F140--Culinary I -- Principles and Techniques--4 credits
    CAH F146--Introduction to Baking and Pastry--4 credits
    CAH Fl50--Food Service Sanitation--2 credits
    CAH F248--Intermediate Baking and Pastry--4 credits
  4. Choose 6 - 9 credits from the following:
    CAH F117--Art in Cake lcing--2 credits
    CAH F154--Food and Beverage Service--2 credits
    CAH F160--Principles of Nutrition--2 credits
    CAH F161--Pastry Tube Art--1.5 credits
    CAH F171--Gourmet Baking--2 credits
    CAH F176--Heart Healthy and Diabetic Cooking--2 credits
    CAH F230--Menu Planning--1 credit
  5. Minimum credits required--30 credits

Major -- A.A.S. Degree

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements. (As part of the degree requirement, CAH F255 is recommended to complete the human relations requirement.)
  3. Complete the following program (major) requirements:*
    CAH F101--Introduction to the Culinary Field--1 credit
    CAH F140--Culinary I -- Principles and Techniques--4 credits
    CAH F141--Culinary II -- Stocks, Soups and Sauces--4 credits
    CAH F146--Introduction to Bakery and Pastry--4 credits
    CAH F150--Food Service Sanitation--2 credits
    CAH F154--Food and Beverage Service--2 credits
    CAH F160--Culinary Nutrition--2 credits
    CAH F175--Protein Fabrication--3 credits
    CAH F199--Culinary Arts Externship--2 credits
    CAH F230--Menu Planning--1 credit
    CAH F242--Culinary III -- Vegetables and Starches--4 credits
    CAH F243--Culinary IV -- À la Carte Cookery--4 credits
    CAH F248--Intermediate Baking and Pastry--4 credits
    CAH F250--Garde-Manger--4 credits
    CAH F253--Storeroom Purchasing and Receiving--2 credits
    CAH F256--Restaurant and Hospitality Cost Management--2 credits
  4. Minimum credits required--60 credits

* Students must earn a C grade (2.0) or better in each course.


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