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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

Culinary Arts, AAS


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Program Description

The Culinary Arts degree prepares students for employment in the culinary field. The program emphasizes technical and theoretical knowledge combined with the practical applications of cooking, baking, serving, and management skills. The associate of applied science degree program includes culinary arts courses and college-level general education courses. The program also helps prepare students for the National Restaurant Association SERVSAFE Certification. This program is only offered full-time, during the day. (Program Length: 4- 5 Semesters Minimum)

View the Culinary Arts AAS Degree Program Fact Sheet for additional information.

The Gwinnett Technical College Culinary Arts program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF).

American Culinary Federation Education Foundation
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, Florida 32095
(904) 824-4468
acf@acfchefs.net

Note: Technical courses in this program may be subject to a livework/supply reimbursement charge.

Students are also required to purchase Chef’s uniform, dining room uniform, textbooks and tools to include knives. Students should be able to lift 40 lbs, stand for extended periods of time and withstand temperature changes.

Employment Opportunities

Entry-level management positions, kitchen manager, sous chef

Curriculum


Essential General Education Core Courses (15 Credits)


Area I - Language Arts/Communication


(Successful completion of ENGL 1101  is required)

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences


(Choose ONE of the following)

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts


(Choose ONE of the following)

General Education Elective:


To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, an additional 3 semester credit hours must be taken from Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Students can view the complete list of classes here .

Essential Technical Courses (49 Credits)


Total Hours: 64


Elective(s):


Suggested First Semester classes:


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