Spring 2014 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 18-May 21
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LEC C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN         15129 
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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 18-May 21
W         05:15PM-07:05PM LEC K.McCoy              CRC MAIN CC GRDN         13922 
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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 18-May 21
T         02:00PM-02:50PM LEC C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN         14517 
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T         03:00PM-09:45PM LAB C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN           


CAM 316    Hors D'oeuvres and Canapes    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CAM 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to teach the students to utilize any foodstuffs in the production of hors d'oeuvres. Hot and cold hors d'oeuvres as well as the production of canapes will be emphasized. Service styles, service issues, production pointers, and logistics of catering functions will be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
M         02:00PM-03:05PM LEC C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN         19076 
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M         03:15PM-10:25PM LAB C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN           


CAM 322    Culinary Customer Service    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CAM 306
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Customer service is a skills development course to provide entry-level training in front of the house principles for quantity operations. The components of professional hospitality and meal service will serve as the foundations for this course. Students will participate in hands-on culinary customer service for the culinary programs catering events.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
Th        02:00PM-02:50PM LEC C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN         19078 
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Th        03:00PM-06:05PM LAB C.Torres             CRC MAIN CC GRDN           


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 18-May 21
W         07:15PM-09:05PM LEC K.McCoy              CRC MAIN CC GRDN         14765 
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CAM 495    Independent Studies in Culinary Arts Management    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Torres              TBA TBA                 15302 
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2 Unit Lab


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 18-May 21
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14704 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14704 Textbook
 

W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14630 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14630 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13976 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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          13977 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, January 23, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in WIN 106
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          14725 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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 08-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          13975 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 8, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
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 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 28, 2014