Culinary Arts: Food Technician Certificate
Just the Facts
Program Start Term: Fall Only
Program Length: 2 Semesters
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Program Courses Offered: Day, Evening, Online
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus
About the Program
Students pursuing a career in the culinary industry can start with this two semester certificate program, designed to teach students the basic food safety, preparation, and production skills and techniques needed to gain entry-level employment in restaurant, hotel, motel, institutional, health care and private club facilities.
After just two semesters, students earn a certificate, which can be applied toward advanced awards, including a diploma program and three Associate of Applied Science degrees in Culinary Arts: Culinary, Baking and Pastry Art, and Restaurant and Hospitality Management.
The Culinary Arts program is designed to place students into the workforce upon completion of the eight-month certificate. After completing this program, graduates are qualified for entry-level positions in the field. Students who wish to earn a degree and qualify for advanced positions should continue on and complete The Culinary Arts diploma, or one of three Associate of Applied Science degrees in Culinary Arts: Culinarian, Baking and Pastry Art, or Restaurant and Hospitality Management.
|Culinary Arts: Food Technology Certificate|
|Students must complete the curriculum described below:|
|HCM||100||Sanitation and Safety||2.0|
|HCM||186||Culinary Foundations I||3.0|
|HCM||191||Quantity Food Production I Lab||4.0|
|HCM||187||Culinary Foundations II||3.0|
|HCM||192||Quantity Food Production II Lab||4.0|
Quantity Food Production II Lab: T/W/TH - 5:30 to 9:30 PM