Dec 01, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Culinary Arts Minor

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The Culinary Arts Minor at Metropolitan State University of Denver provides advanced knowledge and understanding of the skills needed to succeed personally and professionally in the kitchen. Whether your passion is cooking in the home or the business and hospitality side of the food service industry, obtaining a minor in Culinary Arts will give you a great advantage in all aspects of food service, from healthcare to hotels and everything in between. 

Students must be accepted to the University and take courses for credit. The cost of the program is the same as undergraduate tuition for degree-seeking students. Students with similar courses in their prior experience may request that courses be transferred to meet part of the minor requirements.

Admission and Graduation Requirements

This minor program is open to all undergraduate, degree-seeking students. To be awarded the program minor, the student must meet the following requirements:

  • Review the minor program plan with an advisor prior to or after enrollment.
  • Earn at least a “C” or better in each of the minor courses.
  • Earn a minimum of 3 credit hours of upper division credit at MSU Denver.

Advising and Contact Information

Individuals interested in this minor should contact the Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Events at 303-615-1616 to schedule an appointment for an advising session with the lead of the Restaurant Management Program.

Required Courses

Total of 18 credit hours

In earning the Culinary Arts Minor, the student will be given the skills to take the American Culinary Federation’s Certified Sous Chef Examination.

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