Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Offered through Business, Management & Technology
@ Forest Park
This Culinary Arts program is designed to meet current and future needs for training food service and food service managerial persons to assume leadership roles in the industry. The curriculum covers food preparation, production, table service and culinary management. Addressing the business, academic and technical aspects of the industry, the curriculum offers a wide range of courses, specifically meeting the requirements of the hotels, restaurants and clubs in this field. The program features a heavy emphasis on food preparation from basic to advanced, combined with courses that offer a foundation in the managerial aspects of the industry. St. Louis Community College is on of the premier culinary schools in St. Louis, MO.
The recommended academic plan blends general education requirements with options for areas of concentration to ensure students get the most out of their certificate or degree.
More than one million students have attended STLCC. It’s the largest institute of higher education in the region and the second largest in Missouri.
Faculty and Staff
St. Louis Community College expands minds and changes lives every day by offering high-quality educational experiences leading to degrees, certificates, employment, university transfer and life-long learning.
St. Louis Community College offers students several opportunities to develop and expand their interests outside of the classroom. We provide opportunities to participate in service learning, leadership development, civic engagement activities, community service projects, clubs/organizations and other special presentations.
As college costs continue to rise, St. Louis Community College continues to keep a high-quality college education within reach. It costs nearly 70 percent less per year to attend STLCC than other public universities in Missouri, and that figure is based on tuition alone. When you factor in additional four-year college expenses like room and board, the value of an education from STLCC becomes even clearer.
Cost of Attendance
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Program Career and Salary Information
Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at https://scorecard.mo.gov/. Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest.
The following limitations to the data apply - Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.
Graduation, Placement, and Certification Rates
In accordance with programmatic accreditation through the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission, the following data is reported for the academic year 2020-2021.
Hours for all campuses: Monday–Thursday 8 a.m.–7 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.