2021-2022 Catalog 
    Oct 19, 2021  
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Foods Certificate of Achievement

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The Foods Certificate of Achievement program is designed to train students for career applications in the food and hospitality industries in entry level positions with food companies such as cooks and food service workers in specialty restaurant operations, food and beverage service, fast foods operations, and food service in schools, day-care centers, and senior living facilities. The program offers coursework for professional improvement. Students will be provided with the essential skills of sanitation, foundational cooking and baking, operations, and production in order to reach their career goals and to be competitive in the global marketplace.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Complete an assessment of an individual nutritional status.
  • Identify and analyze current research on a foods and nutrition topic.
  • Identify and demonstrate an awareness and appreciation for nutrition habits impact on well-being.
  • Demonstrate competence in food production.


Course ID Title Units
FN 171    or Sanitation and Safety 2
FN 210   ServSafe in Food Production 1
FN 246  * Introduction to Culinary Arts 3
FN 120  * Sustainable Meals 3
FN 110  * Food Preparation Essentials 3
FN 101  * Culinary Principles I 3
FN 241  * Culinary Principles II 3
FN 244  * Baking Fundamentals I 3



*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

Students with valid California ServSafe Certification may have this core requirement waived.


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