If you have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) with a technical or vocational major from a Council for Higher Education (CHEA)-recognized organization, you can major in applied arts and sciences at ENMU. An applied arts and sciences major's time frame for degree completion varies with the individual student, but in general, you can complete this degree in two years.
The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences culinary arts concentration is designed to prepare you to succeed in the hospitality industry, including professional cookery and hotel administration. Additionally, this knowledge will enhance your previously gained skill sets from your two-year culinary degree.
Do I Qualify for This BAAS Program?
Our Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science Culinary Arts Concentration will help you use your prior academic experience to complete your bachelor's degree.
You qualify to enter our BAAS program if you have an Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree with a technical or vocational major from a Council for Higher Education (CHEA) recognized organization. You may also qualify to enter this program if you have earned a significant number of hours in a career-technical related discipline.
Scholarships and Financial Assistance
We are committed to helping you finance your education. In addition to grants, loans and scholarships offered by Financial Aid and Enrollment Services, there are also many scholarships for current students, including the Boundless Opportunity Scholarship which provides adults entering or returning to college funding for tuition, room and board and books. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to work part-time jobs on campus to help finance your education.
Faculty and Advising for Culinary Art Majors
The applied arts and sciences faculty are committed to responsible academic advising. This means we help you schedule the right courses at the right time to help you take this next step in your professional career. Faculty members are specialists in their areas of advising and are current with requirements for admission into the programs they advise so you get the academic advice you need, when you need it.
Service and Mutual Interest Organizations
ENMU provides students the opportunity to use the skills you'll gain while working on your degree to hold leadership positions in ENMU organizations if you want to get more involved. At ENMU, you will be able to explore more than 50 student organizations that range from academic, cultural, multicultural, service, special interest and fraternities/sororities. If you see a need for an organization we don't have, you can even start your own.
Career Opportunities in Culinary Arts
When you receive a BAAS degree with a culinary arts concentration, you can look forward to an enhanced career in your field. This might include new opportunities in management, or even a new career in a related field. Additionally, Career Services offers free job placement assistance to all ENMU students, so if you are looking for another job, we can help you find it.
BAAS Concentration: Culinary Arts
The BAAS program requires you to complete 120 hours to earn your bachelor's degree. Within those 120 hours, you must complete a primary concentration and a secondary concentration.
As a secondary concentration, Culinary Arts requires 24 hours of coursework and includes the following courses.
Note: Degree information shown on this page is based on the 2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog.
This concentration can be completed through online instruction.
|CA 300 History of Cooking||3|
|CA 496 Culinary Arts Internship||3|
|FCS 348 Food and Cultures||3|
|FCS 461 Family Resource Management||3|
|HRTM 320 Hospitality Facilities Management||3|
|HRTM 410 Food Operations Management||3|
|HRTM 420 Bar and Beverage Management||3|
|MGT 313 Organizational Behavior||3|