Culinary Arts

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Sample Schedule

The schedule below shows how the requirements for this degree may be met in four semesters.

For some students, fulfilling degree requirements may take more than four semesters to complete.

When planning your schedule, you should consult with your advisor.

First Semester (15 credit hours)

  • ENG 101 Composition I (3)
  • CUL 100 Culinary Fundamentals (3)
  • CUL 105 Culinary Fundamentals Lab (1)
  • CUL 120 Foodservice Sanitation (1)
  • CUL 140 Beverage Fundamentals (3)
  • HOS 105 Orientation to Hospitality (1)
  • HPE 214 Advanced First Aid, CPR and AED (3)
  • Professional Work Experience*

Second Semester (17 credit hours)

  • ENG 103 Composition II (3)
  • CUL 110 Intermediate Culinary Applications (3)
  • CUL 115 Intermediate Culinary Application Lab (1)
  • CUL 190 Food and Beverage Cost Controls (3)
  • CSC 135 Core Excel (1)
  • NS 115 Introduction to Nutrition (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in World (Foreign) Language (3)
  • Professional Work Experience*

Third Semester (17 credit hours)

  • COM 100 Human Communication OR COM 110 Public Speaking (3)
  • CUL 200 Garde Manger and International Cuisine (3)
  • CUL 205 Garde Manger Lab (1)
  • CUL 255 Culinary Restaurant Practicum (5)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics (3)
  • Approved Electives (2)
  • Professional Work Experience*

Fourth Semester (15 credit hours)

  • CUL 270 Hospitality Management Seminar (3)
  • 3 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved course from one of the following categories:
    • American History (3)
    • Western Civilization (3)
    • Other World Civilizations (3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective (3)
  • Approved Electives (6)
  • Professional Work Experience*

* Students are also required to complete 600 hours of work experience in the Culinary/Hospitality Industry while matriculated in the Culinary Arts or Hospitality and Tourism Management degree programs to complement the classroom and laboratory requirements of the programs. For more information, please contact the Technical Specialist for Applied Learning and Internships, Jayden.Donahue@flcc.edu or 585-785-1792.