2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Sep 24, 2022  
2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

Culinary Arts: Advanced Foodservice Career Studies Certificate



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Career Studies Certificate
221-242-03

Purpose:

This curriculum is designed to provide graduates with the basic skills to obtain an entry-level position in the culinary industry.

This curriculum is designed to provide graduates with the basic skills necessary to obtain an entry-level position in the culinary industry. Students may take optional classes required for eligibility to apply for the national CDM Credentialing Exam upon graduation from the program.

Program Objectives: This curriculum prepares graduates to enter the workforce at entry-level in the following positions:  line cook, pantry cook, prep and/or production cook and vegetable cook. Graduates who have completed the required classes for eligibility to apply for the CDM Credentialing exam, and upon passing the certification exam, will be prepared to enter the workforce in a foodservice operation with a captive audience, such as hospitals, retirement facilities, day care centers and prisons.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.  

Placement Requirements: Students who do not demonstrate readiness for college-level English will be required to select appropriate EDE 10  or ENG 111 /EDE 11*  coursework in consultation with an advisor.

Program Requirements: To successfully complete the laboratory components of the program, the student must be able to perform the essential functions of a culinarian #1-17 as listed under the Associate of Applied Science Degree .

Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 29


* This course has a requisite. 

1 By taking HRI 154 in lieu of HRI 128, and HRI 90 in lieu of HRI 280, and upon successful completion/graduation of the program, the college will provide graduation status to ANFP and graduating student is eligible to apply for the exam under CDM Credentialing Exam eligibility Pathway I. For more information about exam registration, refer to the the CDM Credentialing Exam Candidate Handbook and CBDM website.

2 HRI 90*  must be taken in the last semester of study.

NOTE: Fall and Spring course sequence are only taught in their respective semesters.

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