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Culinary Arts

Associate in Applied Science

 

Culinary Arts

Have a passion for food or creating new recipes? Then our partnership program may be for you! Students will complete the first year of their studies at Salem Community College, and then attend a summer semester and second year at Rowan College of Burlington County. Studies include professionalism, basic principles and techniques of a professional kitchen, sanitary food handling, science and nutrition, event planning, culinary methodology, food service operation and culinary critique.

Students who successfully complete the program may pursue careers in the following industries: full service restaurants, hotels, resorts, clubs, catering operations, contract food services and healthcare facilities. Although the program is not designed for transfer, some credits may be transferable to a 4-year institution for advanced studies.

 

 

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CAREER

Students who complete the Culinary Arts, Associate of Applied Sciences program may find employment in occupations such as:

  • Food Service Managers
  • Chefs and Head Cooks
  • First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
  • Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
  • Cooks, Private Household
  • Cooks, Restaurant
  • Cooks, Short Order

 

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YOUR DEGREE COST AND COURSES

First Semester
At Salem Community College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$540.00$540.00
FSM125Food Service Sanitation/Accident Prevention3$0.00$540.00$540.00
HUM-ELECHumanities Elective3$0.00$540.00$540.00
SOC-ELECSocial Science Elective3$0.00$540.00$540.00
Subtotal:$2,160.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Second Semester
At Salem Community College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
ENG202Introduction to Speech Communication3$0.00$540.00$540.00
MAT201Statistics3$0.00$540.00$540.00
CGAE-ELECCultural and Global Awareness Elective3$0.00$540.00$540.00
SCI-ELECScience Elective3$0.00$540.00$540.00
Subtotal:$2,160.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Summer Semester
At Salem Community College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
CUL107Culinary Arts4Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total
HOS110Introduction to Hospitality3Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total

Third Semester
At Salem Community College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
CUL122Techniques and Traditions4Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total
CUL125Foundations of Professional Baking3Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total
CUL211Purchasing and Menu Planning3Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total
FSM125Food Service Sanitation/Accident Prevention3Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total
CUL-ELECCulinary Elective3Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total

Fourth Semester
At Salem Community College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
CUL203Garde Manager4Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total
CUL206Italian Traditions and American Regional Cuisine4Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total
CUL216A la Carte3Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total
CUL230Culinary Arts Practicum3Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total
CUL-ELECCulinary Elective3Rowan FeesRowan TuitonRowan Total

Total Program Cost to attend at Salem Community College: $4,320.00*

* - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.

** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.