2019-2020 Catalog

Culinary Arts Degree (CA43) Associate of Applied Science Degree

Campus Availability and Advisement:

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Program Description:

The Culinary Arts Degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for the culinary profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of culinary theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Culinary Arts Degree. Graduates who are current practitioners will benefit through enhancement of career potential. Entry-level persons will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in the culinary field as cooks, bakers, or caterers/culinary managers.

Entrance Dates:

Beginning of any semester. Fall semester for occupational courses

Announcement: GNTC accepting new students for the Culinary Arts
program in an online format for summer semester 2020.

New students are currently being accepted into Georgia Northwestern Technical
College’s Culinary program for the summer semester. Courses for the summer semester
have been adapted to fit an online learning environment.

The following courses can be taken online for the summer semester:
CUUL 1000 – Fundamentals of Culinary Arts
CUUL 1110 ‐ Culinary Safety and Sanitation
CUUL 1370 ‐ Culinary Nutrition and Menu Development

For more information about our Culinary Arts program or to get information about
enrolling, please contact Chef Greg Paulson at gpaulson@gntc.edu.

Note to current students in the program: The following Culinary Arts courses have been
removed from the summer semester 2020 schedule due to the face‐to‐face hours required to
be able to successfully complete the curriculum:
CUUL 2142 ‐ International Cuisine
CUUL 2144 ‐ Advanced Baking
CUUL 2160 ‐ Contemporary Cuisine

General Education Core (15 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

XXXX xxxxHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

XXXX xxxxSocial/Behavioral Sciences Elective

3

 

MATH 1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

3

OR

MATH 1101Mathematical Modeling

3

OR

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

 

XXXX xxxxGeneral Education Core Elective

3

Occupational Curriculum (50 Credit Hours)

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

CUUL 1000Fundamentals of Culinary Arts

4

CUUL 1110Culinary Safety and Sanitation

2

CUUL 1120Principles of Cooking

6

CUUL 1220Baking Principles

5

CUUL 1320Garde Manger

4

CUUL 1129Fundamentals of Restaurant Operations

4

CUUL 1370Culinary Nutrition and Menu Development

3

CUUL 2160Contemporary Cuisine

4

 

CUUL 2190Principles of Culinary Leaders

3

OR

MGMT 1115Leadership

3

 

CUUL 2130Culinary Practicum

6

OR

CUUL 2140Advanced Baking and International Cuisine

6

OR

CUUL 2142International Cuisine

3

AND

CUUL 2144Advanced Baking

3

 

CUUL xxxxCulinary/Hospitality Related Elective (see advisor for recommended list)

6

Total Credit Hours: 65 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation