The Culinary Arts program is an Associate of Applied Science degree program that will provide foundation and specialized study in the culinary field through academic, laboratory, and field experiences. The required general education courses enhance the experience. This program prepares its graduates for careers in restaurants, hotels, catering operations, and institutional food service.
Students interested in entering the Culinary Arts program must enroll in Ozarka College as a student, submit all admissions requirements, and arrange a meeting with program advisors to be interviewed and discuss requirements and entry into the program. After students have met with program advisors, they will be scheduled for classes subject to space in the program. Students will attend the Melbourne campus and must attend required Culinary Activities.
Students are only enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program in the Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts Degree Plan. If a student cannot continue in the AAS-CA program to completion, the student may be awarded the Technical Certificate in CA if they have fulfilled the requirements for this certificate.
This Technical Certificate is designed to be included in the AAS-CA degree program only.
This is not a stand-alone Technical Certificate.
Upon completion of the Technical Certificate in Culinary Arts, the graduate will:
Demonstrate appropriate usage of industry standards in sanitation and safety for food service operations.
Demonstrate standards of professionalism, including ethical behavior, communication, and grooming codes required for the industy.
Prepare high quality food products using appropriate indgredients and equipment.
Apply nutrition and merchandising principles to menu planning, purchasing, and food production.
Perform dining room customer service and catering functions.
All of the courses listed below
COLL1101 Freshman Seminar1 CUL1103 Sanitation & Safety3 CUL1303 Introduction to Food Production3 CUL1503 Basic Food Service & Nutrition3 CUL1603 Introduction to Baking3 CUL1703 Advanced Food Production3 CUL2403 Advanced Baking3 CUL2503 Catering & Banquet Service3 HOSP1103 Introduction to Hospitality3
Requirement: 3 Credits from below
BTMA1033 Math for Business Technology3 MATH1103 Mathematics with Bus Applications3 MATH1203 College Algebra3