1. What type of programs do you offer?
Students can earn an Associates degree. Classes are offered so
that full-time students can complete the requirements in two years. Students
may also earn a one year certificate in Baking and Pastry and Culinary Arts.
2. I have a varied work and family schedule. Is it possible
to take classes on a part-time basis?
Yes. The Culinary Arts and Hospitality program offers day and
afternoon labs, as well as classes in the evening.
3. How can I become certified as a culinarian through the
American Culinary Federation?
Because the program is accredited through the American Culinary
Federation Educational Institute, students who complete either the one year
certificate or the two year Associates Degree with at least one year of work
experience in the food service industry will become ACF certified culinarians.
4.Are there any laboratory fees?
No. Other than tuition and books, students are responsible
for the expenses related to uniforms and certification (where applicable).
5. What about scholarships and financial aid opportunities?
The program as well as the college offers serveral financial
aid and assistance programs based on individual needs. The program offers six
departmental scholarships and WCC Foundation assistance based on academic
excellence, need, and the career ambitions of the student.
6. What about job placement options for new students?
The culinary arts program has a strong relationship with the nonprofit
sector and the private sector of business and industry in the Ann Arbor
area. The program offers a job posting board for students interested in
full, part time and summer work opportunities. Employment options are
excellent for students in hotels, restaurants, hospitals, catering
facilities, country clubs and other food service related operations.