Associate of Applied Business in Hospitality and Tourism Management - Culinary Arts
According to the U.S. Travel Association, travel is the seventh-largest industry in terms of employment. Job growth is predicted to continue with one in every nine new jobs created being found in this industry. In order to meet the need for trained professionals to work in this exciting and fast-paced field, LCCC offers a two-year associate of applied business degree in hospitality and tourism management. A concentration in hospitality, travel or culinary arts provides students with the opportunity to select a program of study in their area of interest. Dynamic coursework coupled with a practicum or work-based learning will provide the student with the skills necessary to enter a variety of sectors in this industry. Students must check with each individual institution for transferability of this program. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.
A major in culinary arts provides an opportunity to really understand food. From the preparation of simple dishes to the creation of international cuisine, students will learn a variety of cooking skills and techniques through intense hands-on instruction. Emphasis is also placed on safety, sanitation, nutrition, and health. Whether the goal is to begin a new career or to gain additional skills for a current one, this program is the place to start.
- BIOG 153: Basic Human Nutrition - 3 hours
- CULN 157: Fundamentals of Food Service Production - 3 hours
- CULN 175: Purchasing and Product Identification - 3 hours
- TRSM 112: Introduction to the Hospitality Industry -3 hours
- TRSM 118: Food Safety and Sanitation - 2 hours
- SDEV 101: College 101 (1) - 1 hour
- CULN 152: Essentials of Dining Room Service (2) - 3 hours
- CULN 154: Introduction to Baking and Pastry (2) - 3 hours
- CULN 160: Foodservice Operations and Career Management (2) - 3 hours
- CULN 165: Advanced Food Service Production (2)- 3 hours
- ENGL 161: College Composition I - 3 hours
- CULN 200: Culinary Externship - 2 hours
- Arts/Humanities Elective (3) - 3 hours
- CMMC 151: Oral Communication - 3 hours
- CULN 205: Restaurant and Menu Development (2) - 3 hours
- CULN 255G: World Cuisine - 3 hours
- MTHM 151 or MTHM 158: College Mathematics or Quantitative Reasoning - 3 hours
- Social Sciences Elective (5) - 3 hours
- CULN 221 or CULN 215: Principles of Beverage Service (2) or Beverage Management (2) -3 hours
- CULN 266: Restaurant Capstone (2), (4), (6) - 5 hours
- CULN 224 or CULN 225: From the Farm to the Fork (2) or Advanced Bakeshop - 3 hours
- ENGL 162 College Composition II (2) - 3 hours
Total Hours 63-64
(1) A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.
(2) Indicates that this course required a prerequisite.
(3) Arts and Humanities' elective to be selected from HUMS 151G or foreign language.
(4) Requires second-year standing.
(5) Social science elective to be selected from PSYH 151 or SOCY 151G.
(6) Minimum GPA of 2.0, a minimum GPA in major 2.5 and division approval.
Tuition and Costs
How much does it cost to attend LCCC?
Many factors are considered when determining how much it costs to attend college.
When determining a student’s eligibility for financial aid, many factors are taken into account including enrollment status, residency status, dependency status, cost of attendance, etc. A student’s Cost of Attendance for financial aid determination includes directly billed expenses (tuition and fees) and “indirect” expenses for items such as books, supplies, transportation to and from campus, normal monthly household expenses and a small amount for personal expenses. These amounts are estimated per year at LCCC as:
- Tuition and Fees:
- Lorain county resident: $134.04 per credit hour.
- Out-of-county resident: $159.22 per credit hour.
- Out-of-state resident: $310.79 per credit hour.
- Books and supplies: $ 350 – $1,500
- Transportation: $ 1,000 – $1,600
- Monthly Household expenses: $ 2,200 – $3,800
- Miscellaneous Personal Expenses: $ 1,000
Where laboratory, special facilities or services are required to accommodate instructional needs, a special fee may be assessed.
About the School
Founded in 1963, Lorain County Community College has been helping local people get the training and education they need to live their best life for more than 50 years.