2023-2024 Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog

Culinary Arts, A.A.S.

Program Code: CUL.AAS.CUL

This program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level position in the culinary industry or to transfer their credits to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore or another four-year college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree. To ensure maximum transferability, students should familiarize themselves with the program requirements of the institution to which they plan to transfer.

First Year

Second Year


* This course has a prerequisite.

 ≈ This course has a corequisite.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Identify and utilize proper food and beverage preparation and service practices to operate a food service facility that also meets industry standards for safety, cleanliness and sanitation;
  2. Describe and employ appropriate management practices to manage multiple facets of a food service facility;
  3. Develop a comprehensive marketing plan for a food service facility;
  4. Apply procurement/inventory procedures and purchasing/cost controls to the operation of a food service facility; and
  5. Create and serve a variety of cuisines typically found in a food service facility in a team environment.