Associate of Applied Science│2 Years│67 Credits│Fond du Lac Campus│Eligible for Financial Aid
From careers as corporate chefs, research and development, Artisan bakers, pastry chefs and more, food industry job opportunities are endless. Step into this booming field by getting started in the Culinary Arts associate degree program at Moraine Park.
The Culinary Arts courses at Moraine Park provide training in all aspects of food preparation and production. Students practice food preparation techniques in the state-of-the-art culinary arts labs at the Fond du Lac campus.
Students also develop baking skills by producing Artisan breads, breakfast pastries, and restaurant desserts. In addition, Culinary Arts classes at MPTC cover essentials such as customer service, sanitation and safety, and restaurant management.
Culinary Arts students gain real-world experience at Moraine Park’s “Park Terrace” restaurant, a student-guided learning environment. At Park Terrace, students develop menus, design table layouts, create management plans, oversee production in an active restaurant, and more.
Check out our December 2022 Food Truck Challenge!
Career opportunities include, but are not limited to, the following occupations:
- Executive Chef
- Events Planner
- Healthcare Chef
- Chef de Cuisine
- Sous Chef
- Pastry Chef
- Research and Development Chef
Course requirements are subject to change. Visit the catalog for up-to-date information.
|103-159||Computer Literacy – Microsoft Office||1|
|316-103||Science of Baking||2|
|316-108||Meat Analysis 1||1|
|316-111||Soups and Sauces||2|
|316-148||Sanitation and Safety||1|
|316-109||Meat Analysis 2||1|
|316-169||Cakes, Tortes and Desserts||2|
|801-136||English Composition 1||3|
|316-118||Restaurant Operations – Pub Style||3|
|806-112||Principles of Sustainability||3|
|Social Science Course||3|
|316-119||Restaurant Operations – Specialty||3|
|316-166||Catering and Special Function Planning||2|
|Behavioral Science Course||3|
Moraine Park’s admissions starts with the online application. The admissions steps and financial aid process can take 6-8 weeks for some programs, so plan ahead.
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The cost of your Culinary Arts degree program depends on a number of factors such as total credits required, textbooks and the financial aid you receive. Some programs have additional costs such as uniforms, technology and equipment.
- $143.45 per credit (resident)
- $215.18 per credit (out-of-state resident)
- Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- Please refer to the Tuition & Fee Information for additional enrollment fee information.
Uniform – $122
- Chefs’ pants (houndstooth)
- Chefs’ pants (any color)
- Chefs’ jacket (dbl brstd, long sleeve)
- Chefs’ jacket (dbl brstd, short sleeve)
- Bib apron (pockets optional)
Equipment – $250
- Knife set
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High school dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, without leaving their high school classroom. The courses are taught by certified high school instructors using technical college curriculum, grading policies and textbooks.
Has previous life experience already helped you build knowledge and skills applicable to your studies? Applying previously earned credits to a program of study can save you both time spent in the classroom and money spent on tuition and fees.
Financial Aid is provided to aid eligible associate degree and technical diploma programs with 28 credits or more. Processing can take 6-8 weeks after a student’s completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received.