Food and Culinary Arts Courses

Food and Culinary Arts (FCA) courses

  • FCA 150 Culinary Arts I

    This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required for employment in the food service and hospitality fields. Students will learn the basics of sanitation and food safety, equipment use and maintenance, food display and presentation and catering. Course fee.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    12120Upon demand
  • FCA 155 Culinary Arts II

    Prerequisite(s): FCA 150.

    This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required for employment in the food service and hospitality fields. Students will learn the basics of sanitation and food safety, equipment use and maintenance, food display and presentation and catering. Course Fee.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    12120Upon demand
  • FCA 160 Culinary Arts

    Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in an approved 900-1050 clock hour career center program and completion of 12 credit hours of course work at Missouri State University-West Plains.

    This course is the result of an articulation agreement with the South Central Career Center and Ozark Mountain Technical Center. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required for employment in the food service and hospitality fields. Students will learn the basics of sanitation and food safety, equipment use and maintenance, food display and presentation and catering. Students must attain a grade of C or better in the applicable course work in the 900 clock hour program at the South Central Career Center or the 1050 clock hour program at Ozark Mountain Technical Center.. Similar courses at other institutions will be evaluated on an individual basis. Credit for this course will be transcripted upon completion of 12 credit hours of course work at Missouri State University-West Plains. This course may be repeated subsequently or taken concurrently for a total of 24 credits for 900 and 1050 clock hour programs.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    12120Upon demand
  • FCA 297 Culinary & Hospitality Management Capstone

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 110 and completion of 40 credit hours.This course will help prepare students for culinary and hospitality careers.

    Essential workplace skills will be addressed, including ethics, professionalism and career preparation. Students must submit a learning portfolio.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    110Fall, Spring, Summer
  • FCA 299 Internship in Culinary and Hospitality

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission.

    The Internship in culinary and hospitality management is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. This Internship course gives students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths; and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent. This course may be repeated for a total of six credit hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-3Upon demand