Culinary Arts

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CA 170 PROFESSIONAL COOKING---BASIC SKILLS 3 Units Fee: $50. Introduces students to the principles and application of basic culinary arts. Emphasizes basic knife skills, product identification, proper equipment usage, and time management skills. [D; CSU]
CA 170 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87684 CA 170 01 04:00PM-05:50PM TTH 105B Gambrell,Jack 8 0*
    06:00PM-09:05PM TTH KITCHEN      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:11 AM
CA 171 SOUPS, STOCKS, AND SAUCES 3 Units Fee: $50. [Prerequisite: CA 170 or equivalent.] Prepares a variety of stocks, sauces, and soups. Emphasizes proper cooking techniques and palate development. [D; CSU]
CA 171 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87686 CA 171 01 04:00PM-06:10PM MW 105B Dirolf,Axel 8 2*
    06:20PM-09:40PM MW 105B      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:11 AM
CA 181 FOOD SERVICE SAFETY, SANITATION, AND NUTRITION 1 Unit Introduces students to principles of food microbiology, food-borne diseases, as well as regulatory standards and measures required for the prevention of food-borne diseases. Meets current food protection standards for regulatory agents. Prepares students to test for the San Diego County food handlers' certification. [D; CSU]
CA 181 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87687 CA 181 601 06:30PM-07:20PM TH 217 Atkins,Mark 8 3*
    07:30PM-08:20PM TH 217      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meets every other week.
*Open seats as of Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:11 AM
CA 182 INTRODUCTION TO BAKING SKILLS AND CULINARY ARTS 3 Units Fee: $50. Introduces students to basic baking techniques and to the primary ingredients utilized in the baking industry. Emphasizes weights, measures, and preparation of basic sweet dough, rolls, pie dough, fillings, cakes, and cookies. [D; CSU]
CA 182 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87688 CA 182 01 04:00PM-06:10PM MW 105B Baum,Ellen 8 2*
    06:20PM-09:40PM MW 105B      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:11 AM
CA 183 FOOD PURCHASE AND CONTROL 2 Units [Recommended Preparation: BUS 183 or equivalent.] Familiarizes students with basic aspects of purchase and cost control within the food service industry. Reviews basic mathematics utilized in food purchase calculations, discounts, markups, and skills required in forecasting operational needs, menu pricing, and cost control. Emphasizes essential skills required by employers within the industry. [D; CSU]
CA 183 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87689 CA 183 601 06:30PM-08:20PM TH 217 Atkins,Mark 8 1*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meets every other week.
*Open seats as of Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:11 AM
CA 186 PROFESSIONAL BAKING AND PASTRY PRODUCTION---BREADS 3 Units Fee: $50. [Prerequisite: CA 182 or equivalent.] Covers advanced techniques utilized in the production, storage, evaluation, and presentation of uniform baked products. Emphasizes American and ethnic breads, rolls, pastries and fillings, and trains students in bakery layout and assembly techniques designed to maximize efficiency in the production of baked products. [D; CSU]
CA 186 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87690 CA 186 01 04:00PM-06:10PM TTH 105B Savage,Sean 8 1*
    06:20PM-09:40PM TTH KITCHEN      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY, EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:11 AM

Total Courses: 6 Total Sections: 6
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

In addition to face-to-face meetings, hybrid courses entail online assignments and activities, typically conducted through Blackboard, such as discussion board posts, quizzes, WebQuests and more.
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Honors courses provide enhanced admission opportunities, increased scholarship opportunities and special recognition on transcripts.

For more details about the Honors Program, see www2.swccd.edu/honorsprogram