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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Culinary Arts and Management, AAS

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CIP CODE: 12.0500

AWARD: Associate of Applied Science

LENGTH: 2 Years


The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Culinary Arts and Management will prepare individuals for careers in culinary arts, food service management and related occupations. There is continued industry demand for qualified Chefs and Food Service Managers, with the restaurant industry making up one of the major employers in the College’s service region. This program is designed to give individuals technical education in culinary arts and food service management, and will prepare students for immediate employment upon graduation.

Admissions Requirements:

Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.

Program Requirements:

All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma, certificate, or career studies certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Culinary Arts and Management AAS is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  • The recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • Suggested course when more than one option exists
  • If the course has a prerequisite
  • Courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

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