2019-2020 Catalog

Prep Cook (PC51) Certificate

Campus Availability and Advisement:

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Program Description:

This technical certificate of credit provides skills for entry into the food services preparation area as a prep cook. Topics include: food services history, safety and sanitation, purchasing and food control, nutrition and menu development and design, along with the principles of cooking.

Entrance Requirements:

Education: High school diploma or GED® is not required for entrance to the program, but is required for graduation.

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

Required Courses (12 Credit Hours)

CUUL 1000Fundamentals of Culinary Arts


CUUL 1120Principles of Cooking


CUUL 1110Culinary Safety and Sanitation


Total Credit Hours: 12 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation