2023-2024 Catalog

Prep Cook (PC51) Certificate

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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.

Education Requirement: High School diploma or GED® is not required to enter or graduate from the program..

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