Spring 2012 Class Schedule (CRC)



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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 14-May 16
W         05:15PM-07:20PM LEC K.McCoy              CRC MAIN CC GRDN         14259 
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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 14-May 16
T         02:00PM-02:50PM LEC C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN         14987 
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T         03:00PM-09:45PM LAB C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN           
Class meeting time includes a 60 minute meal period.


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 14-May 16
Th        02:00PM-02:50PM LEC C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN         14989 
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Th        03:00PM-09:45PM LAB C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN           
Class meeting time includes a 60 minute meal period.


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 14-May 16
W         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC K.McCoy              CRC MAIN CC GRDN         15347 
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CAM 326    Applied Culinary Purchasing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CAM 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a comprehensive view of purchasing activity as well as its relationship to the management of a successful hospitality operation. This course offers practical applications of purchasing principles from the culinary manager's viewpoint. This course focuses on distribution channels, purchasing principles and buying techniques, selection factors, receiving, storing, issuing and inventory control.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         05:15PM-07:20PM LEC C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN         20059 
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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 14-May 16
M         03:00PM-05:05PM LEC C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN         15348 
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CAM 340    Nutrition for Culinary Professionals    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CAM 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for students in Culinary Arts Management and focuses on personal nutrition, as well as nutrition in restaurants and foodservices. The course will cover the dietary needs of selected populations and methods used to meet those needs. Emphasis is placed on recipe adaptation and menu planning for more healthful menu offerings in culinary operations. Successful completion of this course meets the certification requirements by the American Culinary Federation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         03:00PM-05:05PM LEC C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN         15647 
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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 14-May 16
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          15255 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15255 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14323 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, January 21, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14324 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

W         12:00PM-12:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN P 132           15277 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 15277 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15142 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 11-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14322 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 11, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012