Culinary AAS Courses

Here are the requirements for the 60-credit AAS in Culinary Arts:

48 credits from the major in Culinary Arts

  • 39 credits from the completion of Culinary Program Coursework and Externship
  • 9 credits from the Culinary Program will articulate toward the Liberal Studies requirement.

12 credits in Liberal Studies

Liberal studies is the common core curriculum required for all undergraduate students that includes subjects related to the humanities, arts, and sciences.

Required Courses: Culinary Arts

Get focused and dive deep into culinary topics and technique. These classes are offered in Punxsutawney.

Lab Classes

  • American Cuisine
  • American Table Service
  • Baking, Introduction to
  • Baking, Intermediate
  • Beef and Veal Preparation and Cookery
  • Computers, Introduction to*
  • Computer Accounting Applications*
  • Garde Manger, Introduction to
  • Garde Manger, Advanced
  • Farinaceous Products and Vegetable Cookery
  • Fish and Shellfish Preparation and Cookery
  • Nutritional Cuisine and Poultry Preparation and Cookery
  • Stocks, Soups, and Sauces
  • Pork, Lamb, and Game Preparation and Cookery

Lecture Classes

  • Careers in the Culinary Arts
  • Employment Strategies
  • Hospitality Business, Introduction to
  • Hospitality Mathematics*
  • Menu Design
  • Nutrition*
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Product ID
  • Purchasing
  • Sanitation Management
  • Supervisory Management
  • Wine Appreciation and Beverage Management

Independent Study

Student Journal/Portfolio

*You must pass these courses in the Culinary Arts program with a C or better:

Hospitality Mathematics (CMGT 1200) is equivalent to Liberal Studies, MATH 101

Nutrition (CMGT 1301) is equivalent to Liberal Studies, Elective FDNT 145

Introduction to computers (COMP 1000) and Computer Accounting Applications (COMP 2000) are equivalent to Liberal Studies, COSC 101

Required Courses: Liberal Studies

These courses follow a traditional college schedule. Classes are offered in Punxsutawney, Indiana, or online.

  1. English: ENGL 101 (Must complete a placement test to test into ENGL 101. May need to take ENGL 100 in addition, depending on placement test results.)
  2. Humanities: HIST 196, 197, 198 or ENGL 121 or PHIL/RS course (Choose one)

  3. Natural Science: Lab or Non-Lab Science (Choose onefrom the list of courses being offered the semester you are enrolling)

  4. Social Science: (Choose one from the list of courses being offered the semester you are enrolling)

Register to take classes online or on campus. Course offerings may vary by campus location and semester.