Culinary Arts, BS

The BS in Culinary Arts program from The Culinary Arts Institute at The W is one of the few programs of its kind in the Southeast United States. The four-year program combines the top-ranked liberal arts education The W is renowned for, with the latest culinary techniques taught by our acclaimed chef-instructors.

Students may choose from four emphasis areas:


 

Curriculum

Students in the B.S. degree program will complete the University "core curriculum", and the culinary arts curriculum in one of our emphasis areas as an academic minor. The total program requires 124 semester hours. You can review the general requirements for the University Core.

 

Required Culinary Arts Courses:

  • CA 125 - ServSafeĀ®
  • CA 200 - Introduction to Culinary Arts
  • CA 300 - Food Preparation I (with laboratory)
  • CA 301 - Food Preparation II (with laboratory)
  • CA 310 - Dining Room Services
  • CA 350 - Internship
  • CA 400 - Food Preparation III (with laboratory)
  • CA 401 - World Cuisines
  • CA 410 - Business Skills in the Culinary Arts

Optional Courses/Electives:

  • CA 315 - Demonstration Techniques
  • CA 375 - Advanced Baking I
  • CA 385 - Advanced Baking II
  • CA 399 - Selected Topics in Culinary Arts
  • CA 415 - Food Styling
  • CA 450 - International Internship
  • CA 451 - Independent Study

Other Required Courses:

  • BSM 131 - General Microbiology
  • BSM 131L - General Microbiology Laboratory
  • BSM 342 - Food Microbiology
  • FN 226 - Nutrition for Culinary Professionals
  • FN 301 - Science of Food
  • FN 302 - Menu/Recipe Development
  • PSC 111 - General Chemistry I
  • PSC 111L - General Chemistry I Laboratory

Select one of the following: (3 semester hours)

  • MIS 157 - Information Systems Using Microcomputers
  • MA 123 - Statistics