Earn your Sustainable Food Systems Degree!
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Sustainable Food Systems program is designed for a diverse student population, including those who are currently working within the food service industry and are interested in building upon their culinary skills in sustainable practices, as well as those with no culinary background. The program provides students with an overview of historical events that mark the Nation's current food model, in addition to alternative methods for altering this model and creating more sustainable foods. Courses include concepts supporting the real food movement, which represents reeducating the individual and the community on the way food is purchased, brought to the table, and consumed. In addition, courses will cover basic nutrition, organic foods production, gardening concepts, food preparation laws and sanitation guidelines, basic principles, and preparation techniques for the cooking and baking process. The program includes a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Sustainable Food.
CIPS Code: 19.0505
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses required within the program.
* indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Formal application and admission into the Sustainable Food Systems program is required. Applications are available from a program advisor.
The total amount of credits required for this degree is 61.
Minimum GPA: 2.00