Explore Academic Programs - Culinary Arts and Hospitality


The Hospitality program at Central Texas College introduces students to the many careers and opportunities available in the hospitality field. Students receive instructional and hands-on training to prepare them for a variety of career options. Whether the student is new to the industry or a seasoned practitioner, we can help prepare them for the next step in their career.

Our degree programs provide training in restaurant management, hotel management, food and beverage management, culinary arts and baking. Our culinary and baking students have access to complete labs which afford the student the opportunity to gain experiential learning taught by experienced culinary professionals.


Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

Hotel manager

Potential Earnings: (2014) $22.93 hourly, $47,680 annually

Market Growth Rate: average (5 - 8%)


Baker

Potential Earnings: (2014) $11.35 hourly, $23,600 annually

Market Growth Rate: (5 - 8%)

Chef

Potential Earnings: (2014) $20.01 hourly, $41,610 annually

Market Growth Rate: faster than average (9 - 13%)


Food and beverage manager

Potential Earnings: average (5 - 8%)

Market Growth Rate: average (5 - 8%)


 * Further study (bachelor's degree) required | ** Study beyond bachelor's degree required


Degrees and Certificates

Degrees & Certificates Delivery Mode
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Baking and Pastry Specialization (AAS)
60 credit hours, four semesters full-time
 Central Campus Day
 Central Campus Evening & Weekend
Culinary Arts (AAS)
60 credit hours; four semesters full-time
  Central Campus Day
 Central Campus Evening & Weekend
 Online
 Fort Hood
Food and Beverage Management Specialization(AAS) 60 credit hours; four semesters full-time  Central Campus Day
  Central Campus Evening & Weekend
  Online
  Other U.S. locations (Alaska, Ft Rucker)
  Europe
Hotel Management Specialization (AAS) 60 credit hours; four semesters full-time  Central Campus Day
  Central Campus Evening & Weekend
 Online
 Fort Hood
 Other U.S. locations (Ft Lee, Ft Polk, Ft Rucker)
 Europe
Restaurant and Culinary Management (AAS) 60 credit hours; four semesters full-time  Central Campus Evening & Weekend
Online Programs
Fort Hood
Other US Locations (Ft Lee, Ft Polk, Ft Rucker, Ft Sill)
Europe
Baking (CC) 21 credit hours; two semesters full or part-time Central Campus Day
Central Campus Evening & Weekend
Online
Fort Hood
Baking and Cake Decorating(CC) 42 hours Central Campus Day
Baking Skills 18 hours Central Campus Day
Culinary Arts(CC) 30 credit hours; two semesters full-time Central Campus Day
Central Campus Evening & Weekend
Online
Fort Hood
Europe
Culinary Skills(CC) 42 hours   Central Campus Day
Central Campus Evening & Weekend
 Online
Fort Hood
Europe
Food and Beverage Management(CC) 29 credit hours; two semesters full-time  Central Campus Day
Central Campus Evening & Weekend
Online
Other U.S. locations (Ft Lee)
Europe
Hospitality Property Management(CC) 41 credit hours; two semesters full-time Central Campus Day
Central Campus Evening & Weekend
Online
Food Service Operations(CC) 34 credit hours; two semesters full-time  Central Campus Day
Central Campus Evening & Weekend
  Online
Restaurant Operations(CC) 27 credit hours; two semesters full or part-time Gatesville
Restaurant Skills(CC) 21 credit hours; two semesters full or part-time Central Campus Day
Central Campus Evening & Weekend
Online
Fort Hood
Europe
Rooms Division(CC) 24 credit hours; two semesters full-time Central Campus Day
Central Campus Evening & Weekend
  Online
  Other U.S. locations (Ft Lee)
  Europe
Service Management(CC) 20 hours  Central Campus Day
 Central Campus Evening & Weekend
  Online
Course Descriptions
CHEF PSTR
HAMG RSTO
IFWA TRVM


Contact the Department

Office: 254-526-1515

For more information about this program visit

 Hospitality Management