NVCC 2004-2005 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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CULINARY ARTS
Certificate AN

Purpose: The Culinary Arts Certificate curriculum is designed for persons seeking skills for employment in culinary positions and for those presently employed who desire updating skills for the food service industry.

Apprenticeship Program: The Nation’s Capital Chef’s Association (NCCA), in cooperation with the Hospitality Management Program at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC), offer an Apprenticeship Program that combines relevant classroom instruction with on-the-job training required for the National Apprenticeship Training Program of the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

The apprenticeship program may be completed in one and one-half to three years depending on previous course work and food service work experience. The program requires six thousand hours of on-the-job training as an apprentice to a qualified chef in a full service restaurant, club, or hotel. While working, the apprentice attends college classes at Northern Virginia Community College’s Annandale campus one day per week. Upon completion of the program, the apprentice will be qualified to sit for the Certified Cook exam through the American Culinary Federation Educational Institute (ACFEI) and may be classified as a Journeyman Cook through the U.S. Department of Labor. After three years of class work, the apprentice will be two classes away from the Culinary Arts Certificate from Northern Virginia Community College.

One Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   HRI

101

Hotel Rest. Org. & Mgt. I

3

 

HRI

106

Princ. of Culinary Arts I

3

 

   HRI

145

Garde Manger

3

 

   HRI

225

Menu Plan. & Dining Rm. Svcs. or

 

 

   

HRI

251 Food & Bev. Cost Control I

3

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

   HRI

128

Princ. of Baking

 

3

 

   HRI

158

Sanitation & Safety

 

3

 

   HRI

107

Princ. of Culinary Arts II

 

3

 

   HRI

215

Food Purchasing or

 

 

 

   

DIT

125 Current Concepts

 

 

 

   

 

in Diet & Nutrition

 

3

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

16

15

Total credits for the Culinary Arts Certificate = 31.

1 Special requirement for food laboratories: A white or classic chef uniform is the financial responsibility of the student.

2 If you are planning to transfer to another college or university, select social science courses that will meet the other institutionís requirement.

 

       
 
       

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