CUL1010
List of Programs requiring CUL1010
List of Programs requiring CUL1010


Program Title: Culinary Arts

Program Description: The Culinary Arts program accredited by the American Culinary Federation, leads to an Associate’s Degree in applied science and industry certification. It is designated as an extended degree program in that the student must complete 73 or more credit hours. The program curriculum is designed to prepare the student for a career as a culinary professional leading to a position as an executive chef or food and beverage manager. The first year emphasizes foundation skills, knowledge, and technical processes of food safety, cookery, baking, and guest services. The second year builds on students skills to include the study and practice of classical and contemporary cuisines, pastries and skill refinement. Management principles, industry standards, human resources, and financial applications practiced in food and beverage operations will be presented throughout the curriculum. Opportunities are available for students seeking culinary competition experience in multiple venues. A working internship and successful completion of A.C.F. culinary skills practical exam are required for program completion. Upon graduation students are eligible for certification by the American Culinary Federation. Before enrolling in the Culinary Arts program, students should review the Culinary Arts Program standards found on the following web page at www.oaklandcc.edu/culinary. Students must also attend a mandatory Culinary Arts orientation session prior to enrolling in CUL 1011.




Program Title: Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate

Program Description: This program provides professional and technical experience in commercial baking and pastry arts. Emphasis is on developing skills necessary for graduates to be employed as bakers and pastry cooks. When all courses are completed, the student may apply for a certificate.




Program Title: Hotel / Motel Management

Program Description: This program, leading to an Associate in Applied Science Degree, is designed to develop skills and knowledge essential for employment lodging in the hotel industry, with skills in food preparation and service, food standards and sanitation, purchasing, front office management, housekeeping and marketing and management. The student acquires experience by performing these functions in the facilities on the college campus or in field assignments at local hotels and motels. The student may be employed in middle-management supervisory positions in many industries catering to the satisfaction of the traveler. Before enrolling in the Culinary Arts program, students should review the Culinary Arts Program standards found on the following web page at www.oaklandcc.edu/culinary. Students must also attend a mandatory Culinary Arts orientation session prior to enrolling in CUL 1011.




Program Title: Restaurant Management

Program Description: The curriculum design will provide the student with foundation knowledge of the food service industry to prepare them for a career in supervision and or management of food and beverage operations. Courses include theory and practical applications for all front and back house operations while working to develop leadership skills necessary for today’s manager. Emphasis on guest services, management principles and practices, menu development and production, financial analysis, legal issues and marketing. Students will attain industry certification in proper alcohol service and sanitation. Before enrolling in the Culinary Arts program, students should review the Culinary Arts Program standards found on the following web page at www.oaklandcc.edu/culinary. Students must also attend a mandatory Culinary Arts orientation session prior to enrolling in CUL 1011.