Program Number: 10-316-1
School Year: 2018-2019
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac
The Culinary Arts program offers students many opportunities to enter and advance in the hospitality industry. Students receive hands-on, practical experience in all aspects of food preparation and production. Coursework begins with food preparation techniques and progresses through the development of management skills related to the operation of a food service business.
The food industry has and will continue to have excellent job opportunities. Millions of meals are prepared daily in restaurants, hotels, schools and health care facilities.
Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates
- $134.20 per credit (resident)
- $201.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
- Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- Fees shown are 2017-2018 fees; 2018-2019 fees will be available as soon as they are approved.
- Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
- Apply principles of safety and sanitation in food service operations.
- Apply principles of nutrition.
- Demonstrate culinary skills.
- Manage food service operations.
- Plan menus.
- Analyze food service financial information.
- Relate food service operations to sustainability.
- Demonstrate baking and pastry skills.
- Chef de Cuisine
- Sous Chef
- Food Service Sales Associate
- Purchasing Agent
- Pastry Chef
- Research and Development Chef
- Submit the college admission application.
- Submit the $30 one-time fee.
- Submit high school and other official college transcripts.
- Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.
Please visit the Admissions page for general information.
|103-159||**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office||1|
|316-105||Science of Baking||1|
|316-108||Meat Analysis 1||1|
|316-148||Sanitation and Safety||1|
|316-109||Meat Analysis 2||1|
|316-111||Soups and Sauces||2|
|316-112||Cold Foods (Sandwich and Salad)||1|
|316-169||Cakes, Tortes and Desserts||2|
|316-181||Customer Sales and Service||1|
|801-136||English Composition 1||3|
|316-118||Restaurant Operations - Pub Style||3|
|806-122||Natural Sciences in Society||3|
|809-1xx||Social Science Course||3|
|316-119||Restaurant Operations - Specialty||3|
|316-166||Catering and Special Function Planning||2|
|809-1xx||Behavioral Science Course||3|
|Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements||67|
** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.
For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.
Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.
*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.
Students must purchase the required uniform, the required tool kit and the required wait staff uniform for this program.
For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.