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


Effective 2018-2019 academic year

Culinary Arts Certificate (CAC)

Semester 1LecLabCredits
CUL 100Culinary Demonstration 202
CUL 101Culinary 1 063
CUL 102Culinary 2 063
HRM 105Food Service Sanitation 101
XXX XXX Culinary Elective    3
Total Credits:  31212


Culinary Elective
CUL 105Culinary Baking3
CUL 110Culinary Nutrition3
HRM 110Food and Beverage Cost Control3

The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum


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