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2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Culinary Arts Management, A.A.S.


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JJC Program Code: CA100

ICCB Program Code: CA 0021

  • As a student, you’ll develop technical and theoretical skills in: 

    • cooking 

    • food production 

    • baking and pastry arts 

    • garde manger 

    • international cuisine 

    • nutrition 

    • culinary supervision 

    • purchasing and cost controls 

    • food and beverage pairing techniques 

  • This program is all about hands-on coursework.  

    • You will get to apply lessons from the classroom in a culinary lab setting - and in an on-campus functioning restaurant. 

  • You will have the opportunity to create and execute your own restaurant concept, which includes:  

    • management of the front and back of the house staff  

    • all business functions 

  • In the capstone course for this degree, you will rotate through managerial positions at two functioning on-campus restaurants. You will get to perform: 

    • managerial cost control measures  

    • industry specific accounting principles 

    • procurement functions 

    • training 

    • managing dining room service students 

    • problem solving  

    • strategic planning 

  • This degree will prepare you for technical, supervisory and managerial positions in the food service industry. 

  • After earning an AAS degree, you can apply for your first industry recognized certification, Certified Culinarian (CC), from the American Culinary Federation. 

General Education Requirements: 15 Semester Hours


ServSafe Manager Certification


Student is required to successfully pass the ServSafe Manager Certification as a graduation requirement. 

Total Required Hours: 70 Semester Hours


Note:


Students enrolled in Culinary Arts Food Production courses may be withdrawn immediately if the student’s performance is a detriment to the safe and sanitary handling of equipment, utensils and/or food.

Includes Online Courses


This program includes the option for distance education courses (online and/or hybrid).

Completion Guide


Department Chair

Michael McGreal

mmcgreal@jjc.edu

815-280-1239

 

Advising Staff

  • Kathryn Sopko
    E-mail: ksopko@jjc.edu
    Phone: 815-280-1211
  • Mark Muszynski
    E-mail: mmuszyns@jjc.edu
    Phone: 815-280-1237
  • Paul Bringas
    E-mail: pbringas@jjc.edu
    Phone: 815-280-1241
  • Francisco Javier Reyes
    E-mail: frreyes@jjc.edu
    Phone: 815-280-1248

Second Semester


Third Semester


Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement or Certificate of Completion at JJC, each

student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of

Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours

applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Completion Guide


For advisor information and a sample schedule by semester, view our completion guide. 

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