Associate Degrees

CINY’s associate (AAS) degree programs feature specialties in baking and pastry, culinary arts and hospitality management.

Associate (AAS) Degree Program in Culinary Arts

CINY’s associate Culinary Arts program prepares students for a variety of careers, from bakers and line cooks to the corporate environment of hotel food service, catering operations or food service for schools. Other graduates become front-of-the-house managers or choose to open up their own establishments. Instruction covers cooking and baking techniques as well as industry trends such as how food is grown and processed, nutrition and food handling and safety.

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Associate (AAS) Degree Program in Baking and Pastry

CINY’s associate Baking and Pastry program is for students who are passionate about the culinary industry but want to specialize in a particular niche. Designed to enable current students to adapt to fast changing trends as future bakers and pastry chefs, the program also includes general education and business components to prepare students for working on their own or as part of a larger enterprise. Students also learn about cost control, food purchasing and safe food handling. A capstone course provides direct experience in a local, regional or international establishment.

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Associate (AAS) Degree Program in Hospitality Management

CINY’s associate Hospitality Management program covers aspects of the hospitality industry, including rooms division, food and beverage and travel and tourism, all with a strong emphasis on communication skills. It is highly recommended that upon graduation from the program, students pursue their BBA degree in hospitality management, possibly with a concentration in tourism and destination management, in order to accelerate their advancement in the industry.

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