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Associate of Science in Culinary Arts

Associate of Science in Culinary Arts

Earn Your Culinary Degree from One of the U.S.’s top 10 Schools! 

Master both the art and science of cooking with an Associate of Science Degree in Culinary Arts from our world-renowned College of Hospitality Studies. We are committed to graduating the best-prepared, most sought-after culinary professionals in the industry. Whether your goal is to land a position in a trendy restaurant, own your own business, or even pursue your passion for food around the world, our Culinary Arts program will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to make it in this competitive industry. You will spend most of your time perfecting your cooking techniques and learning new methods in our top-of-the-line kitchen labs. You’ll also gain real-world experience through practicums and externships at Louisville and Lexington’s best restaurants. The solid foundation you build will work in the favor of any aspiring chef and will prove to be well worth your time and investment-- now and in the future.

Program Information

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Program Highlights and Locations

  • Sullivan University's College of Hospitality Studies is renowned in the culinary world, having long set the standard for hospitality education and earning a reputation over the past three decades as one of the top hospitality schools in the U.S.
  • Ask any student what they love about the College of Hospitality Studies, and you will hear the same answer over and over—the chefs. Our exceptionally talented and experienced faculty will not only be your instructors, they will become your mentors, your support system, and your inspiration. The philosophy behind our culinary training is simple: You will become the best by learning from the best.
  • Culinary Arts students complete a practicum or externship at restaurants around the city.
  • Sullivan’s Culinary Arts student competition team holds an impressive winning record at the regional, national, and international competition levels, boasting more than 400 gold, silver, and bronze medals.
  • Thanks to Sullivan’s streamlined curriculum and year-round, 11-week quarters, you can complete your degree in as little as 18 months.
Locations:
Lexington Campus Louisville Campus

Sullivan University’s Partnership with NASA HUNCH

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NSAS HUNCH Culinary Challenge

Sullivan University is proud to once again partner with the NASA HUNCH Culinary Challenge competition that helps send one high school student team’s culinary masterpiece to the International Space Station.  View NASA Hunch Here.

Videos

Sullivan University - Culinary Arts Program

CoHS–Lexington + Breeders’ Cup 2015

Students and graduates from Sullivan–Lexington's National Center for Hospitality Studies worked alongside celebrity chefs from 15 different countries to prepare cuisine for the Breeders' Cup Taste of the World event.

CoHS Alumni Spotlight: Darnell Ferguson

Sullivan graduates and business partners Darnell Ferguson and Rodney White used their culinary and business management superpowers to open a superhero concept restaurant in Louisville, KY.

CoHS Alumni Spotlight: Shannon Collins

CoHS Alumni Spotlight: Tamra Means

Quincy’s Day at CoHS

Pastrami Beef Ribs on the Franklin Smoker | Mad Scientist BBQ

Watch as we make a brine for pastrami beef ribs and smoke them on my Franklin Barbecue Pit at Sullivan University. 

FAQ

Courses

Total Credit Hours: 94

Length: 21 months, 18 months accelerated (day)

Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course

Title

Credit Hours

BFS 104

4.00

BFS 106

6.00

BFS 214

4.00

BFS 216

6.00

BFS 264

4.00

BFS 276

6.00

CAM 134

4.00

CAM 174

4.00

CAM 256

6.00

CAM 284

4.00

HRM 164

4.00

HRM 244

4.00

PBA 124

4.00

PBA 126

6.00

ENG 101

4.00

FYE 101

4.00

GEC 220

4.00

MTH 115

4.00

4.00

4.00

4.00

Total Credit Hours: 94

Length: 21 months, 18 months accelerated (day)

Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.