Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

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Culinary Arts

ALLEGHENY 
Associate of Applied Science (670.1)

This culinary arts non-apprenticeship curriculum is planned to meet the increasing employment needs in the 21st century for trained chefs and culinary experts. The program includes classroom and food laboratory experiences and requires students to complete an externship I with a minimum of 300 hours. This program accommodates both part and full-time students. Students are expected to be well groomed in compliance with standards of sanitation. Uniforms will be required for all lab classes. Only students officially enrolled in the program may take CLR courses.

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Degree Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 67

First Semester

Course #Course Name

Credits

CLR-100

Introduction to Food Service

3

CLR-110

Applied Food Service Sanitation & Safety           

3

CLR-117

Applied Science of Culinary Arts Theory

3

CLR-201

Baking 1

3

ENG-101

English Composition 1

3

 

Total Credits

15

Second Semester

CLR-102

Food & Beverage Service

3

CLR-118

Applied Science of Culinary Arts Practice

3

CLR-202

Food Service Specialties Garde Manger 1

3

CLR-210

Baking 2

3

ENG-102
ENG-103

English Composition 2 or  
Technical Communications

3

MAT-195

Business Mathematics

3

                        

Total Credits

18

Summer

CLR-119

Elements of Nutrition

3

CLR-211

Menu Design

3

         

Total Credits

6

Third Semester

CLR-105

Supervision & Training

3

CLR-203

Food Service Specialties Garde Manger 2

3

CLR-220

Applied Food Service Production

3

PSY-101

Introduction to Psychology

3

SPH-101

Oral Communication

3

                        

Total Credits

15

Fourth Semester

BIO-100

Life Science

3

CLR-205

Purchasing Procedures

3

CLR-228

Advanced Food Preparation

3

CLR-230

Culinary Arts Externship 1

4

                        

Total Credits

13