AS in Institutional Food Service Management

The Associate in Science degree, Culinary Arts with a specialization in Institutional Food Service Management is a four-semester and one summer session program of study. This program option is designed for students who are interested in becoming professional institutional cooks and kitchen managers for schools, hospitals, and other institutions and those who intend to transfer to a four-year college. This program option offers students the opportunity to apply and practice skills learned in all aspects of the culinary arts in a real world environment. Students who join the American Culinary Federation prior to successfully completing the AS degree program requirements will be eligible for certification upon successful completion of their cumulative practical exam(s)

Course Description Credits
ENG 100 or ESL 100or ENG 160 Composition I, or Business & Technical Writing (ESL 100 completers in the CULN or PAST programs prior to fall 2009 – -see counselor for waiver.) 3
BUS 100,or PHIL 110, or

MATH 100 or higher

Using Math to Solve business Problems, orIntroduction to Deductive Logic, or

Survey of Mathematics or higher level Math

KCC AS/AH AS Arts and Humanities elective (100 level or higher) 3
SOC 257 Sociology of Aging 3
FAMR 230 Survey of Human Growth and Development 3
SP 151 or SP 181 or SP 251 Personal and Public Speech or Interpersonal Communication orPrinciples of Effective Public Speaking 3
FSHE 185 The Science of Human Nutrition 3
CULN 111 Introduction to Culinary Arts/Career Preparation 2
CULN 112 Sanitation & Safety 2
CULN 115 Menu Merchandising 2
CULN 120 Fundamentals of Cookery (Contact 5
CULN 130 Intermediate Cookery (Prerequisite: CULN 120; concurrent okay) 5
CULN 150 Fundamentals of Baking [uniform and equipment list on p. 16 ] 5
CULN 160 Dining Room Service/ Stewarding Procedures 5
CULN 240 Garde Manger (Prerequisite: CULN 130, concurrent okay) 5
CULN 271 Hospitality Purchasing & Cost Control (Prerequisite: CULN 130) 5
HOST 290 Hospitality Management (Prerequisite: CULN 111) 3
HOST 293E Hospitality Internship *HOST 293E is to be taken in the student’s final semester. After submitting an application for degree, please contact for registration clearance. (Prerequisite: CULN 111) 3