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  Sep 24, 2017
 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Culinary Arts - Associate of Technical Arts Degree


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PGM Code – 850U

Program Description The Culinary Arts Associate of Technical Arts Degree focuses on three areas: food preparation, service, and management. The program is designed to prepare students for positions such as cooks, kitchen managers, wait-persons, and hosts in the food service industry. In addition, the program will provide opportunities to learn the basic skills needed to enter management training positions in fine dining, the fast foods, and institutional food service.

Common Course Numbering  Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Credit/Grade Requirements This ATA degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 111 credits as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses, as well as a minimum grade of 2.0 in all culinary classes.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by completing courses marked as “CD” on the requirement sheet and/or “Meets Cultural Diversity Requirement” in the quarterly class schedule. Those courses may also be used to fulfill other requirements of the degree or certificate.

Students Are Advised To

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
  • Communicate with a faculty adviser.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

Advisers
The advisers for this program are
Charles Drabkin | charles.drabkin@edcc.edu | 425.640.1473
Traci Edlin | tedlin@edcc.edu | 425.640.1342

Department website
Culinary Arts | www.edcc.edu/clart

Advising Note


This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

I. General Education/Related Instruction Requirements (20 credits)


A. Communication Skills (10 credits minimum)


B. Quantitative Skills (5 credits)


Students may satisfy Computation/Quantitative Skills Requirement by placement into any 100 level math class or higher on the ACCUPLACER exam or demonstrating proficiency in BUS 130 or taking five credits of any college level (100 and above) Math course.

C. Human Relations/Group Interaction (5 credits)


Cultural Diversity Requirement


____Cultural Diversity Requirement met.

General Education/Related Instruction Requirements Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate General Education/Related Instruction Learning Outcomes in each of the following areas:

Communication Skills: Write in clear, effective ways, adapted to audience, context, and purpose.
Quantitative Skills: Apply mathematical, quantitative or symbolic models to solve problems, draw inferences, or support conclusions appropriate to an individual discipline.
Human Relations/Group Interaction: Identify and explain how to apply the skills needed to maintain effective working relationships in multicultural settings.
Cultural Diversity: Apply multiple perspectives when examining cultural differences and interacting in multicultural settings.

II. Program Requirements (91 credits)


Career Management Requirements (3 credits)


Program Requirements Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the Program Learning Requirements for this degree, students will be able to:

  • Communicate baking information effectively using a variety of formats for a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate use of bake shop equipment.
  • Apply appropriate concepts and methods for bake shop environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of world issues and how they relate to the hospitality industry.
  • Demonstrate ability to solve problems in a team environment.
  • Career Management: Demonstrate the ability to research employment opportunities, prepare an effective employment package, and present oneself positively in a job interview.

Signatures


____________________________________________________________
Adviser’s Signature and Date

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Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12

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