Culinary Certificate

This certificate of achievement prepares students for entry-level positions in the food service industry, which includes restaurants, long-term care facilities, child care centers, community centers, hotels and casinos.   Apply & Register Program Details

This certificate of achievement prepares students for entry-level positions in the food service industry, which includes restaurants, long-term care facilities, child care centers, community centers, hotels and casinos.

 


Area of Interest:
Nutrition and Hospitality
Degree/Certificate:
Certificate of Achievement
Code Course Credits
First Semester
FNS-105 Introduction to Nutrition 3
FNS-110 Food Service Management 3
HTS-101 Introduction to Hospitality 3
    9
Code Course Credits
Second Semester
FNS-210 Food Service Operations 3
FNS-230 Culinary Technology Rotation 3
HTS-205 Meeting & Special Event Planning 3
    9
  Approved Culinary Credits1,2 12
  Total Minimum Credits 30
1 Students must receive prior approval from the Hospitality Technology advisor to transfer culinary credits.
2 Students will receive 12 culinary credits after completing the 18 credits in this certificate.
Note: Students need to be prepared for college level math, reading and writing.

Program Goals

  • To prepare students to seek entry-level employment in the food service industry
  • To prepare students to pursue an associate degree for those who wish to further their education.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Analyze the needs of clients via use of pertinent information such as demographics and health concerns.
  2. Identify and apply appropriate and reliable sources of information in regards to food safety and sanitation.
  3. Describe skills needed to be an effective manager and culinary professional.
  4. Demonstrate the leadership skills that are necessary to supervise employees in the culinary industry.
  5. Apply basic core knowledge of hospitality industry including terminology and techniques used by culinary professionals.

Special Program Information

Schedule an appointment with program coordinator for course selection.

Employment Opportunities

This certificate of achievement prepares students for entry level positions in the food service industry, which includes restaurants, long-term care facilities, child care centers, community centers, hotels and casinos.

Contact Person

Professor Marsha Patrick, MS, RD, FAND, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4665
email: mpatrick@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

12.0503

Program Code

CUL.CA