Culinary Arts Degree | ECTC

Culinary Arts Degree

Associate in Applied Science
culinary arts

Developmental Courses as needed:

Course Credit Notes
RDG 20/100 3-6  
ENC 90/100 3-5  

General Education:

Course Credit Notes
Quantitative Reasoning 3 MAT 105 or higher-level course
Natural Sciences 3  
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3  
Heritage/Humanities 3  
ENG 101 Writing I 3  
Oral Communications 3  
General Education Subtotal: 18  

Technical Core Courses:

Course Credit Notes
Digital Literacy 0-3 Or digital literacy exam; required for KCTCS degree
CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts 2 Recommended first semester, first bi-term
CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety 2 Recommended first semester, first bi-term
CUL 211 Basic Food Production 4 Recommended second semester, first bi-term
CUL 215 Basic Baking 4 Recommended first semester, first bi-term
NFS 101 Human Nutrition and Wellness OR
CUL 230 Basic Nutrition
3  
CUL 240 Meats, Seafood, and Poultry 4 Recommended second semester, second bi-term
CUL 250 Garde Manger 4 Recommended first semester, second bi-term (or CUL 220)
CUL 270 Human Relations Management 3  
CUL 280 Cost and Control 3  
CUL 290 Front of the House Catering OR
CUL 285 Front of the House
3-4 Coreq: CUL 100/105, 125, 211, 215 & 240 or Instructor consent
TECHNICAL CORE SUBTOTAL: 32-36  

Degree Option Courses:

Course Credit Notes
CUL 220 Advanced Bakery and Pastry Arts 4 Recommended first semester, second bi-term (or CUL 250)
CUL 260 International & Classic Cuisine OR
CUL 235 Farm to Table OR
CUL 225 Professional Confection and Pastry Arts
4 Coreq: CUL 100/105 & 125
CUL 298 Culinary Arts Practicum Experience OR
CUL 299 Culinary Arts Cooperative Education Experience
2-3 Prereq: Instructor consent
DEGREE OPTIONS SUBTOTAL: 10-11  
DEGREE TOTAL: 60-65  

Progression in the Culinary Arts program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of "C" or better in each CUL and NFS course.

For a list of KCTCS general education classes in each category, go to https://kctcs.edu/education-training/course-catalog/2020-2021-KCTCS-Catalog.pdf, pp. 67-71.
Or KCTCS homepage (kctcs.edu) > education & training > course catalog > 2020-21 catalog > pp. 67-71.

Updated October 2020