Culinary Arts Degree

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Culinary Arts Degree

New Hampshire Culinary Institute at WMCC

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The New Hampshire Culinary Institute’s culinary program offers two options: the two-year Culinary Arts Associate Degree and the Culinary Arts Certificate.

The two-year Associate Degree program provides a wide range of theory and practice. Graduates of the degree program have held positions as chefs, bakers, food production supervisors, food purchasing agents, food service instructors and restaurant owners. The Certificate program provides students with the major baking and food production courses.

Culinary lab classes are offered as four-week modules.  Each module focuses on a specific area of culinary expertise and carries one credit towards graduation.  It should be noted that modules are not necessarily offered in the sequence in which they appear in the profile below.  In addition to traditional culinary classes, students are required to work offsite at college-associated restaurants receiving hands-on experience.  Students must also successfully complete a “black box” final practical exam in their senior year as a requirement for graduation.

Students must purchase a basic set of professional knives as well as three sets of uniforms. Further information will be mailed to students prior to the start of the semester.


First Year
Fall Semester Lec Lab Cr
CULA111W Soups, Sauces and Basic Techniques 0 3 1
CULA112W Introductory Food Production 0 3 1
CULA113W Hot Food Techniques 0 3 1
CULA114W Quantity Food Production 0 3 1
CULA115W Food Theory and Meat Fabrication 3 0 3
CULA116W Food Service Sanitation 3 0 3
ENGL120W College Composition 4 0 4
  Humanities 3 0 3
  Semester Total  13 12 17
 
Spring Semester Lec Lab Cr
CULA117W Introduction to Baking 0 3 1
CULA118W Patisserie 0 3 1
CULA121W Baking Theory 3 0 3
CULA122W Introduction to Garde Manger 0 3 1
CULA123W Table Service and Mixology 3 0 3
CULA126W Cake Decoration and Design 0 3 1
  Liberal Arts 3 0 3
  Mathematics 4 0 4
  Semester Total  13 12 17
  First Year Total      34
Summer Semester Lec Lab Cr
CULA211W Culinary Co-op I 0 9 3
  Totals 0 9 3
  Total credits for the Summer     3
 
 

Second Year
Fall Semester Lec Lab Cr
CULA213W Charcuterie 0 3 1
CULA214W Buffet 0 3 1
CULA215W Food Sculpture and Design 0 3 1
CULA216W Menu Analysis and Restaurant Design 3 0 3
CULA217W Buffet Theory 1 0 1
CULA225W Restaurant Techniques 1 0 1
CULA229W Advanced Garde Manager 0 3 1
CULA246W Culinary Co-op II 0 3 1
  English 3 0 3
  Social Science Elective 3 0 3
  Semester Total  11 15 16
 
Spring Semester Lec Lab Cr
CHEM112W Nutrition 3 0 3
CULA219W Regional American Cuisine 0 3 1
CULA220W A la Carte Cookery 0 3 1
CULA221W Internationale Cuisine 0 3 1
CULA222W Food Service Management 3 0 3
CULA223W History and Culture Theory 1 0 1
CULA224W Healthy Cuisine 0 3 1
CULA226W Advanced Restaurant Techniques 1 0 1
CULA227W Product Purchasing and Marketing 2 0 2
CULA228W Senior Practicum 0 0 0
  Liberal Arts Elective 3 0 3
  Semester Total  13 12 17
  Second Year Degree Total      33
 
  Total for A.S. Degree      70