67 Credits    AAS 3409,  Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Degree Description

The Culinary Arts program is designed to meet the varied needs of food service establishments. Learners are provided with a background of hot and cold food preparation, food service management, and cost control.  Demonstrations and practical experience provided in our operational dining room/cafeteria permit learners to develop the necessary food preparation skills for gainful employment.

Campus: North Mankato
Program Start Date: Fall Semester

Estimated cost to complete this 67 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $14,550
Tools and Equipment: $1,150 - $1,250
Total Estimated Cost: $15,700 - $15,800 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on Spring 2021 tuition rates. Student's choice of online delivery when traditional classroom delivery is offered will increase cost. Books, transportation, and living expenses not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (18 Courses)

Complete the following courses:

Required Arts and Sciences (1 Course)

To complete an AAS degree, students must complete 15 MNTC credits from 3 of the 10 MNTC Goal Areas. Courses must be approved by advisor/faculty. Choose one COMM course from the following list:

Required Arts and Sciences Course (1 Course)

Choose one course from MnTC Goal Area 9 (if COMM 110 is chosen, it will only be used in requirement 2 and will NOT fulfill this requirement).

Additional Arts and Sciences

Select 9 more credits from any MnTC goal area. Courses must be chosen in consultation with your Advisor.

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.