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The DACC Culinary Arts program has a limited number of seats. Students must complete the five preliminary courses to be considered for admission. For more information, see the 2016 Culinary Arts Course Sequence.

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Culinary Leadership

Train with the experts. Our Culinary Arts program teams students with American Culinary Federation certified chefs who have years of experience as working professionals. In our state-of-the-art laboratories, the program trains chefs, pastry chefs, cooks and bakers for positions in the food service and hospitality field. The program leads to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in a dynamic and in-demand profession. Students working in the industry can upgrade their skills and abilities to improve their workplace opportunities.

Note: Because it is comprised primarily of vocational/technical courses, this career-education program is not intended to transfer to a four-year institution.

How to Get Started

Prospective students can arrange for an initial degree planning session with an advisor after completing the application for program admission. Students are admitted to the program in the fall semester as a cohort, and must maintain their academic eligibility throughout their course of study.

Remember to consult the DACC Catalog, available online, for more complete information before choosing a program. Certain restrictions, qualifications, and/or fees may apply.

For more information, contact the Culinary Arts Program at (575) 528-7412.