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Culinary Arts Technology, A.A.S.


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AnHoward Hill, Program Coordinator/Chef Instructor

The Culinary Arts Technology Program provides a solid foundation in the methods and science of cooking through exposure to classical, American, and international cuisine as well as the art of baking and pastries. Special emphasis is placed on culinary tools, equipment, techniques, and specialty ingredients. The heart of the Culinary Arts Technology program is hands-on lab instruction by a chef instructor in a commercial kitchen. All students must wear appropriate chef’s uniforms for all lab classes. A one-year certificate in Culinary Arts: Food Preparation option may be awarded after successful completion of the courses listed in the certificate sequence. Successful completion of the two-year program leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts.

To be considered full-time, students in the Culinary Arts Technology Program must be enrolled in 15 or more semester credit hours at MCC.

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each CUT and HRT course to progress in the program.

Minimum program admission requirements (in addition to general admission requirements):

Attain an ACT composite score of 17;

Or

Score a 245 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and a 245 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Arithmetic Section;

Or

Earn a “C” or above in ENG 0124 - Intermediate English and Reading ;

Or

Complete 15 semester hours of program general education coursework with an average of “C” (CGPA of 2.0) or above at an accredited college or university. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.

Or

Secure the recommendation of the program coordinator;

And

Complete an interview with the program coordinator when one of the above minimum admission requirements is met.

Meeting minimum admission requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Admission is contingent on the number of available spots in the program at the time the prospective student meets all requirements.

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Course of Study:


First Year


Career Certificate Exit Point


Second Year


Semester Hours 18

Technical Certificate Exit Point


Second Semester


Semester Hours 13

Total Semester Hours 64/65


Certificate



Hospitality Management Technology, Career Certificate


(Culinary Arts program students only)

AnHoward Hill, Program Coordinator/Instructor and Anthony McOlgan, Instructor

The 30-hour Hospitality Management Technology Program is designed to provide students with specialized career and technical instruction in all phases of restaurant, hotel and institutional hospitality operations.

This program meets the needs of entering students who want to develop the skills required for entry jobs at the mid-management level in the hospitality industry and individuals already employed in the industry who need additional competence for possible advancement.

This practical program integrates classroom theory through applied learning practice. Phases of food preparation and handling are covered, as well as aspects of the common practices and management principles of the hospitality industry.

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.00) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each HRT course to progress in the program. The program coordinator must approve any change in the sequence of courses to be taken.

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general admission requirements):

Attain a 17 composite score on the ACT;

Or

Score a 245 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Reading Section and a 245 or higher on the ACCUPLACER NG Arithmetic Section;

Or

Earn a “C” or above in ENG 0124 - Intermediate English and Reading ;

Or

Complete 15 semester hours of program general education coursework with a “C” average or above at an accredited college or university. Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.

To be considered full-time, students in the Hospitality Management Technology Program must be enrolled in 15 or more semester credit hours at MCC.

Course of Study:


Total Semester Hours 30


*HRT 1552  and HRT 1562  can be replaced by: HRT 1511 , HRT 1521 , HRT 1531 , and HRT 1541  or CUT 1511 , CUT 1521 , CUT 1531 , and CUT 1541 

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