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Certificate of Proficiency in Culinary Arts

The Certificate of Proficiency in Culinary Arts is a course of study that prepares students for entry-level employment in the restaurant and food service industry.  The courses within the certificate of proficiency can lead to a new career or simply enhance a person's skill set to make him/her more productive and marketable.

This certificate of proficiency is currently offered only to concurrent students at the Arkansas Tech Career Center.


The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.

Course Number and Name Credits
 CA 1013 Pro Start I  3
 CA 1023 Pro Start II  3
 CA 1113 Introduction to Culinary Arts  3
 CA 1213 Culinary Arts I  3
 CA 1223 Culinary Arts II  3
Total Hours  15

To receive a Certificate of Proficiency, application must be made to the Office of Student Services. Students must be currently enrolled to request a Certificate of Proficiency be awarded.