Programs of Study

Culinary & Baking Basics

Microcredential

GAIN NEW SKILLS & MOVE FORWARD IN YOUR CAREER WITH MICROCREDENTIALS

Add verified skills and competencies to your resume with short, flexible, and stackable microcredentials from SUNY Sullivan. Whether you're rounding out your degree program or adding a new skill for career advancement or change, SUNY Sullivan microcredentials can help you achieve your goals.

Culinary & Baking Basics

Program Summary:

Earners of this badge will be prepared to obtain a role in the culinary and baking industry with the foundational skills such as safe handling and preparation of food, kitchen safety, kitchen equipment functionality and product identification. After completing this program, students will be able to implement industry standards and understand the structure of a culinary operation; demonstrate the ability to utilize technology effectively in their area of study through daily practices, research and development, and problem solving; and utilize appropriate mathematical techniques such as weighing, measuring, and recipe conversion.

Students enrolled in this microcredential may be eligible for NYS Part Time Tuition Assistance for Non-Degree Credentials. If you have any questions, please contact finaid@sunysullivan.edu.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • $80,000 for dependent undergraduate students, independent students who are married and have tax dependents, or independent students who are unmarried and have tax dependents
  • $40,000 for married independent undergraduate students who have no other dependents
  • $10,000 for unmarried independent undergraduate students with no dependents
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Advantage

  • Skills: baking, culinary arts, equipment identification, food handler, food preparation. food safety and sanitation, knife skills, product identification, ServSafe certification, restaurant operations, sanitation, safety.

  • This Microcredential can be stacked into our Culinary Arts AOS and Professional Chef AAS degrees.

CUL 1104 Introduction to Food and Baking
CUL 1907 Sanitation and Safety
CUL 2104 Culinary Arts Theory and Development

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Interested in Transferring to a SUNY 4-year college?

Check out SUNY’s Course Equivalencies to find out what and how courses will transfer.

Microcredentials are short, focused credentials designed to provide in-demand skills and experience in a particular field. SUNY Sullivan’s microcredentials are “stackable” — meaning, they can provide a pathway to a certificate or full degree, now or when you are ready.

Microcredentials are groups of three to five courses that can be taken as a standalone program or you can stack them to create a pathway to earn a certificate or full degree. They are designed to help you quickly develop relevant skills to obtain employment or to enhance your skills to advance your career. Courses may be offered online and/or in-person depending on the microcredential program. As a student, enrolled in a microcredential program, you have access to SUNY Sullivan's academic support and campus resources.

Anyone seeking to advance their career or increase their earning potential, those needing to up-skill or make a career change, those looking to come back to the job market, and yes, those looking for fun, engaging, learning to support a hobby or interest.

Microcredentials are also suitable for current students and alumni who want to concentrate on a particular skill or area of interest. Credits earned in a microcredential program may apply toward your degree program.

Apply for Free and complete the College's application. When answering question 11 in section 2 on the application, click on the drop-down box and search for the name of the microcredential in which you would like to enroll.

For more information about our Microcredential programs contact SUNY Sullivan at 845-434-5750 extension 4255, or email admissions@sunysullivan.edu.

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