Jan 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

Hospitality and Tourism Management Technology - Culinary Arts Technology


(VC-CAT; TC-CAT; AAS-CAT)

Program Description:


The Culinary Arts Technology concentration provides a solid foundation in the methods and science of cooking through exposure to classical, American, and international cuisine, as well as the art of baking and pastries. Special emphasis is placed on culinary tools, equipment, techniques, and specialty ingredients. The heart of the Culinary Arts Technology program is hands-on lab instruction by a chef instructor in a commercial kitchen. All students must wear appropriate chef's uniforms for all lab classes.

This concentration leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree with benchmarks as outlined at the 32-hour, 47-hour, and 62 hour marks.  Students who successfully complete 32 semester hours as outlined in the program of study may be awarded a career certificate, along with certifications from the American Hotel and Lodging Association Education Institute.  Students who successfully complete 47 semester hours as outlined in the program of study may be awarded a technical certificate, along with certifications from the American Hotel and Lodging Association Education Institute.  Students who successfully complete 62 semester hours as outlined in the program of study may be awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree.  In addition, after successful completion of the Sanitation and Safety course, students will be eligible to obtain ServSafe® Sanitation certification from the National Restaurant Association.

Campus Locations:


Jackson Campus Academic/Technical Center - 601.987.8155 • Rankin - 601.936.5522 • Vicksburg - 601.629.6881 • Utica - 601.885.7039

**Completion Award: Career Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management Technology - Culinary Arts Technology 32 SH


**Completion Award: Technical Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management Technology - Culinary Arts Technology 47 SH


Associate of Applied Science


**Completion Award: Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management Technology - Culinary Arts Technology 62-63 SH



**Additional Graduation Requirements:

  • Orientation - Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take Orientation (LLS 1312 /RST 1312 ) to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.
  • Assessment - An Assessment Prep review course(s) and Skills Assessment exam(s) are required to graduate from this program.