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Culinary

Discover the art of preparing, cooking, and presenting food.

Culinary

Associate of Applied Science Degree

This program is exclusively based in Jackson, Wyoming. Learn the foundations and advanced techniques from courses such as stocks and soups, food preparation of meats and baking to garde manger. Utilize the resources of local businesses and intern at some of Jackson's leading resorts and restaurants, fours months in the summer/ winter seasons.

Study and take courses during the "shoulder seasons" (Oct.-Nov.) & (April-May). This partnership helps meet the community's needs by providing employment through the end of the busy tourist season.

Course Number Course

Credits

BADM 1005 Business Math I

3 credits

BADM 1020 Business Communications

3 credits

COMM 2130 OR MGT 2130 Human Relations

3 credits

CPED 1000 Co-Op Work Experience I:

3 credits

CPED 2000 Co-Op Work Experience II

3 credits

CULA 1145 Introduction to Culinary Nutrition

2 credits

CULA 1555 Food Preparation I: Stocks, Sauces and Soups

3 credits

CULA 1600 Garde Manger

3 credits

CULA 2700 Baking

4 credits

CULA 2800 Meat Prep and Cooking

4 credits

CULA 2900 Fish and Shellfish Prep and Cooking

3 credits

HRM 1505 Sanitation, Health, & Safety in the Hi

3 credits

HRM 1510 Dining Rooms Management and Food Del

3 credits

HRM 1515 Planning & Control Food and Beverage Ops

3 credits

HRM 2506 Sales & Marketing / Hospitality Industry

3 credits

HRM 2515 Human Resource Management/Hospitality

3 credits

HRM 2525 Wine Production, Service & Appreciation

3 credits

Students must complete 3 credits of electives.

Course Number Course

Credits

HRM 1500 Intro to the Hospitality Industry

3 credits

HRM 1501 Lodging Management / Front Office Procedures

3 credits

HRM 2500 Quantity Food Purchasing

3 credits

HRM 2501 Facilities Management

3 credits

HRM 2530 Beverage Management

3 credits

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

CourseCredits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
University Studies  3

A student must complete six (6) credits of general education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.

 

Total Credit Hours: 62

Certificates

The Culinary Arts Certificates are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in a variety of food service settings within the hospitality industry. 

Applicants must meet the general admission requirements of Central Wyoming College. Admission for all students is dependent upon available space and resources.

To be a successful employee of the culinary arts/hospitality industry, an individual must have a passion for cooking, be dependable, possess an aptitude for servicing guests, and enjoy working in a team environment. An individual choosing a career in the culinary/hospitality industry must display a positive attitude toward the profession and customers, possess excellent physical and mental stamina, and be dedicated to quality.

See the certificate options below. 

The Culinary Arts Certificate I is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in a variety of food service settings within the hospitality industry. The general education prerequisites are designed to encourage students to develop critical and creative thinking, computation skills, and basic technical skills utilized in the culinary industry.

The unique condensed curriculum is offered in the off-season months of Oct/Nov and Apr/May and is intended to provide practical skills that are essential for a successful career in the culinary industry. The extensive seasonal internship provided by Jackson resorts in the winter months is designed to offer training in resort kitchens in order to provide career paths for graduates.

Explore gainful employment information, where you can find occupational information, estimated cost and time of program completion, and job placement opportunities. 

Program Requirements

BADM 1005 Business Math I

3 credits

  OR  
MATH 1000 Problem Solving

3 credits

     
BADM 1020 Business Communications

3 credits

  OR  
ENGL 1020 English Composition II

3 credits

     
ENGL 1010 English Composition I

3 credits

COMM 2130 Human Relations

3 credits

CPED 1000 Co-Op Work Experience I:

3 credits

CULA 1555 Food Preparation I: Stocks, Sauces and Soups

3 credits

CULA 2700 Baking

4 credits

HRM 1505 Sanitation, Health, & Safety in the Hi

3 credits

HRM 1515 Planning & Control Food and Beverage Ops

3 credits

POLS 1000 American & Wyoming Government

3 credits

 

General Education Requirements

CourseCredits
University Studies 1

Total Credit Hours: 31