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2013-2014 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2013-2014 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management - Culinary Arts

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The Rel Maples Institute for Culinary Arts, prepares students for a successful career in food preparation, cooking, baking, kitchen or restaurant management, and non-commercial food service. A wide variety of careers are available in the food service industry. (Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Foundation.)

This program is designed for the student who does not intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Applied Science

Emphasis: Management

Concentration: Culinary Arts (Accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission)

General Education Requirements (15 hours)

Humanities and/or Fine Arts

Approved Humanities General Education elective1 3 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences

Concentration (45 hours)

Total Credit Hours 60


  • Students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. In this program MGMT 1100 Business Computer Applications is required to satisfy computer competency and must be taken during the first 30 hours.
  • Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.
  • College credit may be given for the Certified Executive Chef or Certified Pastry Chef designation awarded by the American Culinary Federation. See a faculty advisor for additional information.

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