Culinary Arts

Associate in Applied Science

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.

    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
    FIRST SEMESTER
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    FSM125Food Service Sanitation/Accident Prevention3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    HUM-ELECHumanities Elective3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    SCO-ELECSocial Science Elective3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    Subtotal: $2,280.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    SECOND SEMESTER
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    ENG202Introduction to Speech Communication3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    MAT201Statistics3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    CGAE-ELECCultural and Global Awareness Elective3$0.00$570.00$570.00
    SCI-ELECScience Elective4$0.00$760.00$760.00
    Subtotal: $2,470.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    SUMMER SEMESTER (at Rowan College at Burlington County)
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    CUL107Culinary Arts4Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    HOS110Introduction to Hospitality3Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    Subtotal: N/A*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    THIRD SEMESTER (at Rowan College at Burlington County)
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    CUL122Techniques and Traditions4Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    CUL125Foundations of Professional Baking3Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    CUL211Purchasing and Menu Planning3Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    FSM215Elementary Nutrition2Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    CUL-ELECCulinary Elective3Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    Subtotal: N/A*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    FOURTH SEMESTER (at Rowan College at Burlington County)
    COURSE CODECOURSE NAMECREDITSFEESTUITIONTOTAL
    CUL203Garde Manager4Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    CUL206Italian Traditions and American Regional Cuisine4Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    CUL216A la Carte3Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    CUL230Culinary Arts Practicum3Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    CUL-ELECCulinary Elective3Rowan FeesRowan TuitionRowan Total
    Subtotal: N/A*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    Total Program Cost to attend at Salem Community College: $4,625.00*

    * - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.
    ** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.