Culinary Arts Requirements

Culinart Arts Professional Development Certificate

  • Alternative Courses
    • CUL 100 Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety
    • CUL 211 Basic Food Production
    • CUL 215 Basic Baking
    • CUL 220 Advanced Baking a Pastry
    • CUL 230 Basic Nutrition
    • CUL 240 Meats, Seafood, and Poultry
    • CUL 250 Garde Manger
    • CUL 260 International and CLassic Cuisine
    • CUL 270 Human Relations Management
    • CUL 280 Cost and Control
    • CUL 285 Front of the House
    • CUL 290 Front of the House/Catering
    • CUL 295 Doing Business As A  Personal Chef
    • Cul 298 Culinary Arts Practicum
    • CUL 299 Culinary Arts Cooperative Education Experience
    • NFS 101 Human Nutrition and Wellness

12 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $2,2028.00
  • Fees**
    • $96.00
  • Books***
    • $1,000.00
  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Supplies***
    • $1,250.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $375.00

Total Cost Estimate $4,749.00***

Baking Certificate

  • Required
    • CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety
    • CUL 215 Basic Baking
    • CUL 220 Advanced Baking a Pastry
  • Alternative Courses
    • CUL 100 Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts

12 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $2,2028.00
  • Fees**
    • $96.00
  • Books***
    • $1,000.00
  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Supplies***
    • $1,250.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $375.00

Total Cost Estimate $4,749.00***

Fundamentals of Culinary Arts Certificate

  • Required
    • CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety
    • CUL 211 Basic Food Production
    • CUL 215 Basic Baking
    • CUL 250 Garde Manger
  • Alternative Courses
    • CUL 100 Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts

16 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $2,704.00
  • Fees**
    • $128.00
  • Books***
    • $1,000.00
  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Supplies***
    • $1,250.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $375.00

Total Cost Estimate $5,457.00***

Food and Beverage Management Certificate

  • Required
    • BAS 160 Intro to Business
    • BAS 282 Principles of Maarketing
    • BAS 283 Principles of Management
    • CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety
    • CUL 211 Basic Food Production
    • CUL 215 Basic Baking
    • CUL 240 Meats, Seafood, and Poultry
    • CUL 270 Human Relations Management
    • CUL 280 Cost and Control
    • Digital Literacy
  • Alternative Courses
    • CUL 100 Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts

31-34 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $5,746.00
  • Fees**
    • $272.00
  • Books***
    • $1,000.00
  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Supplies***
    • $1,250.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $375.00

Total Cost Estimate $8,643.00***

Culinary Arts Certificate

  • Required
    • CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety
    • CUL 211 Basic Food Production
    • CUL 215 Basic Baking
    • CUL 240 Meats, Seafood, and Poultry
    • CUL 250 Garde Manger
    • CUL 270 Human Relations Management
    • CUL 280 Cost and Control
    • Digital Literacy
  • Alternative Courses
    • CUL 100 Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 230 Basic Nutrition
    • CUL 285 Front of the House
    • CUL 290 Front of the House/Catering
    • NFS 101 Human Nutrition and Wellness

32-36 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $6,084.00
  • Fees**
    • $288.00
  • Books***
    • $1,000.00
  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Supplies***
    • $1,250.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $375.00

Total Cost Estimate $8,997.00***

Advanced Culinary Arts Certificate

  • Required
    • CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety
    • CUL 211 Basic Food Production
    • CUL 215 Basic Baking
    • CUL 220 Advanced Baking and Pastry
    • CUL 240 Meats, Seafood, and Poultry
    • CUL 250 Garde Manger
    • CUL 260 International and CLassic Cuisine
    • CUL 270 Human Relations Management
    • CUL 280 Cost and Control
    • Digital Literacy
  • Alternative Courses
    • CUL 100 Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 230 Basic Nutrition
    • CUL 285 Front of the House
    • CUL 290 Front of the House/Catering
    • Cul 298 Culinary Arts Practicum
    • CUL 299 Culinary Arts Cooperative Education Experience
    • NFS 101 Human Nutrition and Wellness

42-47 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $7,943.00
  • Fees**
    • $376.00
  • Books***
    • $1,000.00
  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Supplies***
    • $1,250.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $375.00

Total Cost Estimate $10,944.00***

Advanced Food and Beverage Management Certificate

  • Required
    • BAS 160 Intro to Business
    • BAS 282 Principles of Maarketing
    • CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety
    • CUL 211 Basic Food Production
    • CUL 215 Basic Baking
    • CUL 240 Meats, Seafood, and Poultry
    • CUL 250 Garde Manger
    • CUL 270 Human Relations Management
    • CUL 280 Cost and Control
  • Alternative Courses
    • BAS 170 Entrepreneurship
    • BAS 283 Principles of Management
    • CUL 100 Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 230 Basic Nutrition
    • CUL 285 Front of the House
    • CUL 290 Front of the House/Catering
    • NFS 101 Human Nutrition and Wellness

43-45 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $7,605.00
  • Fees**
    • $360.00
  • Books***
    • $1,000.00
  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Supplies***
    • $1,250.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $375.00

Total Cost Estimate $10,590.00***

Culinary Arts Diploma

  • Required
    • CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety
    • CUL 211 Basic Food Production
    • CUL 215 Basic Baking
    • CUL 220 Advanced Baking and Pastry
    • CUL 240 Meats, Seafood, and Poultry
    • CUL 250 Garde Manger
    • CUL 260 International and CLassic Cuisine
    • CUL 270 Human Relations Management
    • CUL 280 Cost and Control
    • CUL 285 Front of the House
    • CUL 290 Front of the House/Catering
    • Digital Literacy
  • Alternative Courses
    • CUL 100 Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 230 Basic Nutrition
    • Cul 298 Culinary Arts Practicum
    • CUL 299 Culinary Arts Cooperative Education Experience
    • NFS 101 Human Nutrition and Wellness
    • Hertige or Humanities
    • Natural Science
    • Oral Communications
    • Quantitative Reasoning
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • Written Communication

48-53 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $8,957.00
  • Fees**
    • $424.00
  • Books***
    • $1,500.00
  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Supplies***
    • $1,250.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $375.00

Total Cost Estimate $12,506.00***

Food and Beverage Management Diploma

  • Required
    • BAS 160 Intro to Business
    • BAS 282 Principles of Maarketing
    • CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety
    • CUL 211 Basic Food Production
    • CUL 215 Basic Baking
    • CUL 240 Meats, Seafood, and Poultry
    • CUL 250 Garde Manger
    • CUL 270 Human Relations Management
    • CUL 280 Cost and Control
    • CUL 285 Front of the House
    • CUL 290 Front of the House/Catering
  • Alternative Courses
    • BAS 170 Entrepreneurship
    • BAS 283 Principles of Management
    • CUL 100 Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 230 Basic Nutrition
    • NFS 101 Human Nutrition and Wellness
    • Hertige or Humanities
    • Natural Science
    • Oral Communications
    • Quantitative Reasoning
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • Written Communication

49-54 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $9,126.00
  • Fees**
    • $432.00
  • Books***
    • $1,500.00
  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Supplies***
    • $1,250.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $375.00

Total Cost Estimate $12,683.00***

Culinary Arts Associate Degree

Courses needed:

  • Required
    • CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety
    • CUL 211 Basic Food Production
    • CUL 215 Basic Baking
    • CUL 220 Advanced Baking and Pastry
    • CUL 240 Meats, Seafood, and Poultry
    • CUL 250 Garde Manger
    • CUL 260 International and CLassic Cuisine
    • CUL 270 Human Relations Management
    • CUL 280 Cost and Control
    • CUL 285 Front of the House
    • CUL 290 Front of the House/Catering
    • Digital Literacy
    • Hertige or Humanities
    • Natural Science
    • Oral Communications
    • Quantitative Reasoning
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • Written Communication
  • Alternative Courses
    • CUL 100 Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 230 Basic Nutrition
    • Cul 298 Culinary Arts Practicum
    • CUL 299 Culinary Arts Cooperative Education Experience
    • NFS 101 Human Nutrition and Wellness

60-65 Total Credit Hours.

  • Tuition*
    • $10,985.00
  • Fees**
    • $520.00
  • Books***
    • $2,000.00
  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Supplies***
    • $1,250.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $375.00

Total Cost Estimate $15,130.00***

Food and Beverage Management Associate Degree

Courses needed:

  • Required
    • BAS 160 Intro to Business
    • BAS 282 Principles of Maarketing
    • CUL 125 Sanitation and Safety
    • CUL 211 Basic Food Production
    • CUL 215 Basic Baking
    • CUL 240 Meats, Seafood, and Poultry
    • CUL 250 Garde Manger
    • CUL 270 Human Relations Management
    • CUL 280 Cost and Control
    • CUL 285 Front of the House
    • CUL 290 Front of the House/Catering
    • Hertige or Humanities
    • Natural Science
    • Oral Communications
    • Quantitative Reasoning
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • Written Communication
  • Alternative Courses
    • BAS 170 Entrepreneurship
    • BAS 283 Principles of Management
    • CUL 100 Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 105 Applied Introduction to Culinary Arts
    • CUL 230 Basic Nutrition
    • NFS 101 Human Nutrition and Wellness

61-66 Total Credit Hours.

  • Tuition*
    • $11,154.00
  • Fees**
    • $528.00
  • Books***
    • $2,000.00
  • Uniforms, Equipment, and Supplies***
    • $1,250.00
  • Misc. (Graduation Fees, Exit Exams)***
    • $375.00

Total Cost Estimate $15,307.00***

Note:

*Tuition is based on $169.00 per credit hour and is calculated on maximum credit hours.
**KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness Fee of $8.00 per credit hour.
***Represents an approximate cost.