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Program of Study: Culinary ArtsCourse Offerings subject to change. Please consult the current Schedule of Classes.
Department: Culinary ArtsThis document is for planning purposes only and is not a guarantee of course offerings
Coordinator: bfischer@santarosa.eduA full-time student seeking to complete an Associate's Degree in two years should expect to take an average of 15 units per semester.
Term Effective: Fall 2023A major is only part of what is required for an Associate's Degree see additional requirements here
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CUL250*SANITATION AND SAFETY1.00Spring 2025Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
CUL250.1*CULINARY ARTS SURVEY1.00Spring 2025
CUL251A*CULINARY FUNDAMENTALS 13.00Fall 2024, Spring 2025CUL230 OR
CUL250 (Inactive) AND CUL250.1 (Inactive) OR
DIET50 AND CUL250.1 (Inactive)
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYES
CUL251B*CULINARY FUNDAMENTALS 23.00Fall 2024, Spring 2025CUL250 (Inactive) AND CUL250.1 (Inactive) AND CUL254 AND CUL251A OR
CUL230 AND CUL251A AND CUL254
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYES
CUL254*INTRO TO BAKING & PASTRY4.00Fall 2024, Spring 2025CUL230 AND CUL251A OR
CUL250 (Inactive) AND CUL250.1 (Inactive) AND CUL251A OR
DIET50 AND CUL250.1 (Inactive) AND CUL252.3 (Inactive)
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYES
Total Semester Units:12.00
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CUL251C*CULINARY FUNDAMENTALS 31.50Fall 2024, Spring 2025CUL250 (Inactive) AND CUL250.1 (Inactive) AND CUL251B AND CUL254 OR
CUL230 AND CUL251B AND CUL254
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYES
CUL254.5*PLATE PRESENTATION1.00Fall 2024, Spring 2025CUL250 (Inactive) AND CUL250.1 (Inactive) AND CUL254 OR
CUL230 AND CUL254
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYES
CUL258.4 or Complete any combination.INTRO TO FRONT HOUSE OPS1.00Spring 2025Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
CUL258.2*RESTAURANT WINE SERVICE1.00Fall 2024, Spring 2025CUL250 (Inactive) AND Minimum age of 18 OR
DIET50 AND Minimum age of 18 OR
CUL230 AND Minimum age of 18
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYES
CUL258.1*REST. DINING RM SERVICE3.00Fall 2024CUL250 (Inactive) AND Minimum age of 18 OR
DIET50 AND Minimum age of 18 OR
CUL230 AND Minimum age of 18
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYES
Total Semester Units:7.50
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CUL255*PRODUCTION BAKING4.00Fall 2024, Spring 2025CUL254Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYES
CUL255.2*FOOD & BEVERAGE CAREERS1.00Fall 2024CUL250 (Inactive) AND CUL250.1 (Inactive) OR
DIET50 AND CUL250.1 (Inactive) OR
CUL230 OR
DIET50
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYES
CUL253.8*RESTAURANT KITCHEN4.00Fall 2024CUL251B AND CUL251C OR
CUL253.6 (Inactive) AND CUL251C OR
CUL253A (Inactive) AND CUL251C OR
CUL251B AND CUL253.7 (Inactive) OR
CUL253.6 (Inactive) AND CUL253.7 (Inactive) OR
CUL253A (Inactive) AND
CUL253.7 (Inactive)
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYES
CUL277.9 or Complete any combination.VIETNAMESE CUISINE1.00Spring 2025
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYESYES
CUL255.1 or Complete any combination.SPECIALTY PROD BAKING4.00Fall 2024, Spring 2025CUL254YESYES
Total Semester Units:15.00
Recommended course sequence units total:34.50
Minimum units to meet major requirements:34.00
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face