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Culinary Arts and Occupations, AAS


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Program Mission

The mission of the Culinary Arts and Occupations program is to prepare students for employment in the various culinary-related occupations by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge and hands-on skills required in the culinary arts.

Program Goals

All graduates of the Culinary Arts and Occupations program will be able to:

  • To train students to perform the technical skills required to successfully perform in the Culinary industry
  • To develop in students the knowledge of sound principles and concepts of cooking and baking
  • To instill in students the attitudes and values that will result in them being regarded as professionals in the culinary industry

Program Learning Outcomes

All graduates of the Culinary Arts and Occupations program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate principles and concepts relevant to their role as a culinarian
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role of a culinarian
  • Demonstrate personal behavior consistent with professional and employer expectations of a culinarian

Specific Degree Requirements


Students wishing to earn an Associates of Applied Science in Culinary Arts and Occupations from South Louisiana Community College must:

  • Have a degree program adjusted SLCC cumulative average of 2.0.   ​
  • Have earned at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through SLCC courses.
  • Have earned at least a “C” in each course unless stated by a specific program.
  • Have earned two-thirds of credits in degree-required major courses at SLCC and have no more than 50 percent of total degree-required credits from non-traditional sources, Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), unless required by a specific program.
  • Have completed at least the number of credits stipulated in the degree program.

Major Area Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 45


  • CULN Courses 45 Credits

General Education Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 15


  • ENGL 1010  3 Credits
  • MATH 1105  3 Credits
  • Social/Behavioral Science3 Credits
  • Humanities3 Credits
  • Natural Science3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 60



 

Curriculum Guide - Fall Start


CTS: Prep Cook Total: 18


Total: 15


Semester 3 - Summer


Total: 12


Semester 4 - Fall


Total: 15


Associate of Applied Science Total Credits: 60


Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

1Choose from Anthropology (ANTH), Criminal Justice (CJUS), Economics (ECON), Geography (GEOG), Political Science (POLI), Psychology (PSYC), or Sociology (SOCI).

2Humanities options: HIST, 2XXX ENGL (except ENGL 2045 and 2070), or CMCN (except CMCN 1170, 1270, and 2145)

3 Choose from Biology (BIOL), Chemistry (CHEM), Geology (GEOL), Physical Science (PHSC), or Physics (PHYS). 

Curriculum Guide - Spring Start


CTS: Prep Cook Total: 18


Total: 12


Total: 15


Semester 4 - Spring


Total: 15


Associate of Applied Science Total Credits: 60


Must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.

1Choose from Anthropology (ANTH), Criminal Justice (CJUS), Economics (ECON), Geography (GEOG), Political Science (POLI), Psychology (PSYC), or Sociology (SOCI).

2Humanities options: HIST, 2XXX ENGL (except ENGL 2045 and 2070), or CMCN (except CMCN 1170, 1270, and 2145)

3 Choose from Biology (BIOL), Chemistry (CHEM), Geology (GEOL), Physical Science (PHSC), or Physics (PHYS). 

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