Hospitality Certificate

Culinary Arts


Students learn professional culinary fundamentals throughout the Culinary Arts certificate courses ranging from knife skills to baking basics. Students are encouraged to build on this certificate to eventually obtain a degree from the College

Courses Credits
COM103   3
CUL150   4
CUL180   3
CUL210   4
CUL220   4
HRM111   1
HRM130   3
HRM140   3
HRM262 (or)
Hospitality Cooperative Work Experience (or)
Event Planning and Management

HRM262 Hospitality Cooperative Work Experience

The core content of this course involves 300 hours of monitored field experience which is consistent with the student's career goals. Students will keep journals and write proscribed 'analysis' papers as they progress during the course of the semester.

Prerequisite: 9 credits in CUL/HRM curriculum

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

HRM216 Event Planning and Management

This course offers an introduction to the researching, planning, coordinating, marketing, management, implementation, and evaluation of special events. Through the study of relevant communication and management theory, as well as practical hands on experience, students will learn about the wide range of components that go into the execution of events of all sizes. Specific areas of study include food and beverage service, laws and permits, security, advertising and promotion, and logistics. Students may not earn credit for COM216.

Prerequisites: (COM103 or COM202) or (CUL150 or HRM140)

Offered: Varies

Note: Satisfies a General Education Elective.

Total Credits 28

Career Outlook

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Completion of a program is based on full time enrollment. Many of our students attend part time and may not complete within the one year timeline.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Culinary Arts certificate, students are able to: