Culinary Arts Certificate Level 2

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Culinary Arts - Certificate Level 2

The Culinary Arts, AAS program is designed to equip graduates for leadership positions in the food industry. The program provides students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and technical skills to become successful culinary professionals.


Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
CHEF 1301 Basic Food Preparation 3
CHEF 2201 Intermediate Food Preparation 2
CHEF 2231 Advanced Food Preparation 2
CHEF 1205 Sanitation and Safety 2
Semester 2
PSTR 1301 Fundamentals of Baking 3
CHEF 2302 Saucier 3
CHEF 1310 Garde Manger 3
HAMG 1321 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 3
RSTO 1325 Purchasing for Hospitality Operations 3
Semester 3
RSTO 1301 Beverage Management 3
CHEF 1314 A La Carte Cooking (Capstone) 3


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 33

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 44 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $4,521* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.