Culinary Arts Certificate (CAC)


The Culinary Arts Certificate is designed for the serious hobbyist rather than the industry professional-in-training. This program covers food service sanitation and basic cooking courses. Credits earned may be transferred into the Culinary Arts degree program.

Students in the certificate program are not eligible for financial aid or Kentucky reciprocity.

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Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Enter the Culinary Arts (CUL) degree program

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Program focus is building culinary skills for the serious hobbyist, not on professional training for industry


Culinary Arts Certificate (CAC)

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
CUL 100 Culinary Demonstration 2 0 2
CUL 101 Culinary 1 0 6 3
CUL 102 Culinary 2 0 6 3
HRM 105 Food Service Sanitation 1 0 1
XXX XXX Culinary Elective       3
Total Credits:   3 12 12


Culinary Elective  
CUL 105 Culinary Baking 3
CUL 110 Culinary Nutrition 3
HRM 110 Food and Beverage Cost Control 3


Program Chair
Jeffrey Sheldon, CCE
(513) 569-1637