Spring 2010 Class Schedule (CRC)



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CAM 302    Food and Culture in America    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an in-depth study of the food habits of various minority groups in the United States including Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans and Latin American populations. Current foods and food habits will be studied for each group within the context of culture to improve communication and understanding and reduce bias. Food culture stereotypes will be analyzed as vehicles of ethnocentrism, gender-related issues, and/or racism. The course will be comparative in nature, contrasting various western and non-western food patterns.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Th        10:00AM-01:15PM LEC C.Torres             Off Campus Off Site      21189 
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This class meets at:
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation Laguna
9040 High Tech Ct.
Elk Grove CA 95758



CAM 306    Culinary Sanitation & Safety    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the principles of food microbiology, important foodborne diseases, standards that are enforced by regulatory agencies, and applied measures for the prevention of foodborne diseases and other microbiological problems. All phases of sanitation for professional culinary operations are covered in the context of schools, hospitals and commercial restaurants and cafeterias. Subjects covered include types and causes of food borne illnesses, correct procedures for handling food in quantity, and the principles of cleaning and sanitizing. The course focuses on practical applications for culinary workers, supervisors, and trainers. Completion of the course includes optional certification by the Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         05:15PM-07:20PM LEC K.McCoy              CRC MAIN BS 163          19369 
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CAM 310    Quantity Food Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the principles of quantity food production. Components include knife skills, equipment recognition, operation and cleaning, use of hand tools and measuring devices; cleaning and cutting raw materials. This course also covers preparation of sandwiches, soups, salads, vegetables, meats, poultry, seafood, breakfast dishes, rice and other grains, pastas and potatoes, sauces and simple dessert items.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC C.Torres             Off Campus Off Site      21191 
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T         10:00AM-04:45PM LAB C.Torres             Off Campus Off Site        
This class meets at:
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation Laguna
9040 High Tech Ct.
Elk Grove CA 95758



CAM 312    Baking and Pastry    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CAM 310.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental principles of baking and procedures for preparing baked goods, pastries, and desserts. Students gain knowledge and understanding of baking science; laboratory hours are spent in commercial production. Products include yeast breads, Danish pastry, croissants, puff pastry, tortes and fine cakes, tarts and pies, and chocolate work. Emphasis is placed on production of high quality products and professional presentation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         09:00AM-09:50AM LEC C.Torres             Off Campus Off Site      21195 
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W         10:00AM-04:45PM LAB C.Torres             Off Campus Off Site        
This class meets at:
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation Laguna
9040 High Tech Ct.
Elk Grove CA 95756



CAM 324    Culinary Supervision    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to help supervisors meet the challenges and demands of the hospitality field. The course will focus on the skills necessary to be effective leaders, developing human relations' skills and building on workplace diversity. The course will also cover communicating effectively, and creating a positive work climate. Management responsibilities of planning, organizing, controlling, decision making, problem solving and delegating will be included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC K.McCoy              CRC MAIN BS 163          31625 
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CAM 332    Culinary Financial Management    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CAM 300 and 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: Culinary accounting and finance for culinary operations and the use of accounting techniques in analyzing business performance, in budgeting, and in cost and profit planning.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         09:00AM-11:10AM LEC C.Torres             Off Campus Off Site      31626 
Textbook
This class meets at:
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation Laguna
9040 High Tech Ct.
Elk Grove CA 95758



CAM 334    Culinary Marketing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to culinary marketing with a profile of management's role in marketing. The course includes information systems and marketing research methods to assist in planning. Hospitality consumers and their behavior are discussed. Other topics include advertising, group sales strategies, the importance of carefully designed menus and menu pricing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         11:30AM-01:35PM LEC C.Torres             Off Campus Off Site      31627 
Textbook
This class meets at:
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation Laguna
9040 High Tech Ct.
Elk Grove CA 95758



CAM 498    Work Experience in Culinary Arts Management    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22035 
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All students enrolling in the above class 22035 must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday from 12:30 - 1:20PM in BS-163.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19503 Textbook
The above number 19503 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu
Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160    
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22081 Textbook
All students enrolled the above class 22081 must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday from 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm in Room BS 147.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21647 Textbook
The above number 21647 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160     
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19499 Textbook
The above number 19499 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend the on ground orientation listed :
Friday February 19th 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      19501 Textbook
The above number 19501 is a Hybrid class.
All students enrolled in this class must participate in Online lectures.
AND participate in 4 mandatory class meetings Saturdays from 9:00am - 11:00am in Room BS-160.
Meeting dates will be Saturday, March 20th, March 27, April 17th, and May 15th.
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to an IBM type PC computer with the following minimum requirements:
1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2010