- Associate Degree
- The Associate degree program prepares you for management positions and offers advanced training so you can go on to earn your Bachelor's Degree
- 4 Terms
- 60 Credits
- Financial Aid Eligible
- Starts August / January
Live what you love
If you are creative, enjoy the constantly evolving food service industry, work well with people, and have a love of food, a career in culinary arts may be the best place to launch your career. Graduates of the program become chefs, independent restaurateurs, bakers or pastry chefs, sales staff for the food industry, food service managers, and corporate chefs. Students enjoy small class sizes and rapid progression to graduation through four consecutive 15-week semesters. The program is rich with practical experience in American regional and international cuisines. Courses are offered in traditional and blended delivery. The program requires day, evening, and some Saturday hours.
LTC's Culinary Arts Associate Degree Program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF).
NOTE: To see the order of courses you will take for this program, please view the Program Sheet.
ADMISSIONS TO DO's
Work with Career Coach to:
- Submit Application
- Submit transcripts (high school & other colleges).
- NOTE: Official transcripts required for acceptance of transfer credits; Financial Aid may require.
- Complete the online Student Success Questionnaire.
PROGRAM TO DO's
Work with your Academic Advisor to:
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Students use the working restaurant, open several nights each week, to practice their skills in a real-world environment. In our Culinary Arts program students become part of a smaller class of 12 students that results in more kitchen time and more individualized instruction from the chefs.
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