Catering & Personal Chef Diploma | ECTC

Catering & Personal Chef Diploma

DIPLOMA
Culinary Arts

Developmental Courses as needed:

Course Credit Notes
RDG 20/100 3-6  
ENC 90/100 2-5  

General Education:

Course Credit Notes
Written/Oral Communications, Heritage, or Humanities 3 Or TEC 200
Social/Behavioral Science, Natural Sciences, or Quantitative Reasoning (MAT 105 or higher-level course) 3 Or WPP 200 or EMF 100
General Education Subtotal: 6  

Technical Core Courses:

Course Credit Notes
Digital Literacy 0-3 Or digital literacy exam; required for KCTCS degree
CUL 100 Culinary Arts Profession OR
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, 111, 200, 211, 215 & 240 or Instructor consent
TECHNICAL CORE SUBTOTAL: 32-36  

Technical or Support Courses:

Course Credit Notes
CUL 220 Advanced Bakery and Pastry Arts 4 Recommended first semester, second bi-term (or CUL 250)
(BAS 160 Introduction to Business AND
BAS 283 Principles of Management) OR

(BAS 170 Entrepreneurship AND
CUL 295 Doing Business as a Personal Chef)
6 BAS 283 Prereq: BAS 160 or Instructor consent
BAS 170 Prereq: BAS 160 or Instructor consent
CUL 298 Culinary Arts Practicum Experience OR
CUL 299 Culinary Arts Cooperative Education Experience
2-3 Prereq: Instructor consent
TECHNICAL/SUPPORT SUBTOTAL: 12-13  
CATERING & PERSONAL CHEF DIPLOMA TOTAL: 50-55  

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.

Revised October 2020