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Suffolk offers degree and certificate options in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts, and Hotel and Resort Management.

Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management Program focuses on acquiring the skills necessary for careers involving the culinary arts and restaurant management in positions such as line-cook, chef, sous chef, catering chef, manager, or chef-owner in restaurants or other food service operations ranging from casual to fine dining.

Students enrolled in the Baking and Pastry Arts Program develop the necessary skills, knowledge and competencies required to become bakers, pastry cooks or pastry chefs in bakeries, hotels, restaurants, specialty cake sales, catering companies, and other establishments. 

The Hotel and Resort Management Program prepares students for careers within the lodging and resort industries in postions such as front-office operations, food and beverage management, banquet-meeting sales, human resources, facilities management, and more.

Program & Course Information

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Program
Degree
Campus
Eastern
HEGIS Code - 5404, CIP Code - 12.0503

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: CUBP-AAS
 

     The Culinary Arts curriculum is designed for students with a career interest in culinary arts, restaurant management, and baking and pastry management. These fields represent a wide range of businesses from intimate fine dining restaurants to worldwide food service corporations, from bakeries to corporate pastry chefs, from small country inns to multinational chains of hotels and resorts.

     The Culinary Arts curriculum will prepare students to enter the workforce or continue their education by transferring to bachelor's degree programs. Each degree option is balanced between career-specific courses, business courses and liberal arts courses. To supplement their skill development, students will participate in a supervised internship program.


FIRST SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
  COM101: Introduction to Human Communication 3
CUL101: Hospitality College Seminar 1
CUL105: Culinary Fundamentals and Sanitation 3
CUL116: Dining Room Management 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
  Mathematics Elective 3-4

SECOND SEMESTER: 18 credits Credits
CUL112: Hospitality Cost Controls 3
CUL115: Baking and Pastry Arts I 4
CUL132: Hospitality Supervision 3
CUL241: Baking and Pastry Arts Internship/Cooperative Education 4
  English Elective 3
  Physical Education 1

THIRD SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
CUL113: Wine and Beverage Management 3
CUL120: Hospitality Marketing 3
CUL217: Baking and Pastry Arts II 3
CUL218: Baking and Pastry Arts III 4
  Social Sciences Elective 3

FOURTH SEMESTER: 14 credits Credits
CUL219: Advanced Pastry Arts IV 4
CUL250: Culinary Capstone Course 2
  Laboratory Science Elective 4
  Physical Education 1
  Social Science Elective 3

MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED 64

These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
Eastern
HEGIS Code - 5010, CIP Code - 52.0906

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: HRMN-AAS
 

     The Hotel and Resort Management degree is designed for students with a career interest in the lodging and resort industries. These fields represent a wide range of businesses, from the small country inn or bed and breakfast to multinational chains of hotels and resorts. Management opportunities exist in front-office operations, food and beverage management, banquet-meeting sales, human resources, facilities management, and more.

     The curriculum is balanced between career-specific courses such as Cost Controls for the Hospitality Industry and liberal arts courses such as Standard Freshman Composition. Upon graduation, students will be prepared to enter the workforce or continue their education.

Admission Procedures and Requirements

     Students applying directly from high school should have successfully completed high school mathematics sequence through Algebra 2/Trig or equivalent, one laboratory science, and four years of English. Students are admitted in the fall semester only.

FIRST SEMESTER: 17-18 credits Credits
  COM101: Introduction to Human Communication 3
CUL101: Hospitality College Seminar 1
CUL132: Hospitality Supervision 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
HRM105: Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3
  Mathematics Elective 3-4
  Physical Education 1

SECOND SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
  ACC101: Financial Accounting I 3
CUL116: Dining Room Management 3
  English Elective 3
HRM210: Front Office Management and Housekeeping 3
  Laboratory Science Elective 4

SUMMER SESSION: 4 credits Credits
HRM240: Hotel and Resort Management Internship/Cooperative Education 4

THIRD SEMESTER: 15 credits Credits
CUL112: Hospitality Cost Controls 3
CUL113: Wine and Beverage Management 3
HRM120: Hospitality Marketing 3
HRM205: Maintenance and Equipment 3
  Social Sciences Elective 3

FOURTH SEMESTER: 12 credits Credits
HRM220: Hotel Sales and Meeting Management 3
HRM250: Hospitality Capstone Course 2
  LAW111: Business Law I 3
  Physical Education 1
  PSY101: Introduction to Psychology 3

MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED 64

These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
  NOTE: While students will not be prohibited from pursuing the program, students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal conviction may impede their ability to complete requirements of the program. Students who have concerns about such matters are advised to contact the program coordinator or academic chair. Please refer to the following procedure for additional information.
 
Eastern
HEGIS Code - 5404, CIP Code - 12.0503

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: CURM-AAS
 

     The Culinary Arts curriculum is designed for students with a career interest in culinary arts, restaurant management, and baking and pastry management. These fields represent a wide range of businesses from intimate fine dining restaurants to worldwide food service corporations, from bakeries to corporate pastry chefs, from small country inns to multinational chains of hotels and resorts.

     The Culinary Arts curriculum will prepare students to enter the workforce or continue their education by transferring to bachelor's degree programs. Each degree option is balanced between career-specific courses, business courses and liberal arts courses. To supplement their skill development, students will participate in a supervised internship program.


FIRST SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
  COM101: Introduction to Human Communication 3
CUL101: Hospitality College Seminar 1
CUL105: Culinary Fundamentals and Sanitation 3
CUL116: Dining Room Management 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
  Mathematics Elective 3-4

SECOND SEMESTER: 15 credits Credits
CUL112: Hospitality Cost Controls 3
CUL114: Culinary Arts I 4
CUL115: Baking and Pastry Arts I 4
CUL132: Hospitality Supervision 3
  Physical Education 1

THIRD SEMESTER: 17 credits Credits
CUL113: Wine and Beverage Management 3
CUL120: Hospitality Marketing 3
CUL215: Culture and Cuisine 4
CUL240: Culinary Internship/Cooperative Education 4
  English Elective 3

FOURTH SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
CUL228: Garde Manger 3
CUL250: Culinary Capstone Course 2
  Laboratory Science Elective 4
  Physical Education 1
  Social Sciences Elective 3
  Social Sciences Elective 3

MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED 64

These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
  NOTE: While students will not be prohibited from pursuing the program, students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal conviction may impede their ability to complete requirements of the program. Students who have concerns about such matters are advised to contact the program coordinator or academic chair. Please refer to the following procedure for additional information.
Eastern
Program Learning Outcomes
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HEGIS Code - 5404, CIP Code - 12.0501
Curriculum Code: CUBP-CERT
 

     The Baking and Pastry Arts certificate program develops entry-level skills for positions and careers involving the baking and pastry arts. Students acquire the knowledge and competencies required for working in bakeries and other establishments where baking and pastry production occurs (e.g., restaurants). Full-time students can complete the program in two semesters and a summer session, thereby accelerating entry into employment situations. The program is appropriate for people who already hold postsecondary degrees, for those who are currently employed in the industry and who would benefit from some specialized training, and for those who are interested in acquiring baking and pastry-making skills but who are not interested in pursuing an academic degree in the field.

FIRST SEMESTER: 13 credits Credits
CUL105: Culinary Fundamentals and Sanitation 3
CUL115: Baking and Pastry Arts I 4
CUL132: Hospitality Supervision 3
CUL217: Baking and Pastry Arts II 3

SECOND SEMESTER: 15 credits Credits
CUL112: Hospitality Cost Controls 3
CUL218: Baking and Pastry Arts III 4
CUL219: Advanced Pastry Arts IV 4
CUL241: Baking and Pastry Arts Internship/Cooperative Education 4

MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED 28

These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
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Program Learning Outcomes
Gainful Employment Disclosure
HEGIS Code - 5010, CIP Code - 52.0906
Curriculum Code: HRMN-CERT
 

     The Hotel and Resort Management certificate program develops entry-level skills for managerial positions and careers in the hospitality industry. Students acquire the knowledge and competencies required for working as managers in eating, lodging, travel, recreation, and gaming establishments. Full-time students can complete the program in two semesters, thereby accelerating entry into employment situations. The program is appropriate for people who already hold postsecondary degrees, for those who are currently employed in the industry and who would benefit from some specialized training, and for those who are interested in acquiring hospitality-related managerial skills but who are not interested in pursuing an academic degree in the field.

FIRST SEMESTER: 15 credits Credits
  ACC101: Financial Accounting I 3
CUL132: Hospitality Supervision 3
HRM105: Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3
HRM120: Hospitality Marketing 3
HRM205: Maintenance and Equipment 3

SECOND SEMESTER: 15 credits Credits
CUL112: Hospitality Cost Controls 3
CUL113: Wine and Beverage Management 3
CUL116: Dining Room Management 3
HRM210: Front Office Management and Housekeeping 3
HRM220: Hotel Sales and Meeting Management 3

MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED 30

These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
Eastern
Program Learning Outcomes
Gainful Employment Disclosure
HEGIS Code - 5404, CIP Code - 12.0504
Curriculum Code: CURM-CERT
 

     The Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management certificate program develops entry-level skills for positions and careers involving the culinary arts and restaurant management. Students acquire the knowledge and competencies required for managerial positions and for career advancement. Full-time students can complete the program in two semesters, thereby accelerating entry into employment situations. The program is appropriate for people who already hold postsecondary degrees, for those who are currently employed in the industry and who would benefit from some specialized training, and for those who are interested in acquiring culinary and restaurant-management skills but who are not interested in pursuing an academic degree in the field.

FIRST SEMESTER: 17 credits Credits
CUL105: Culinary Fundamentals and Sanitation 3
CUL114: Culinary Arts I 4
CUL115: Baking and Pastry I 4
CUL116: Dining Room Management 3
CUL132: Hospitality Supervision 3

SECOND SEMESTER: 13 credits Credits
CUL112: Hospitality Cost Controls 3
CUL113: Wine and Beverage Management 3
CUL215: Culture and Cuisine 4
CUL228: Garde Manger 3

MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED 30

These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
Program Learning Outcomes provide you with an overview of the skills and knowledge you will attain after graduating from the Suffolk County Community College's degree or certificate programs.
 

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Culinary Arts
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Hospitality Center
20 East Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 548-3700
culinary@sunysuffolk.edu
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