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Marine Culinary Certificate

The Marine Technology curriculum is designed to provide a strong theoretical base for employees of the inland marine industry. The program introduces students to basic inland marine principles and concepts by applying contemporary skills in a variety of employment positions based on industry needs. It provides students with a strong foundation of managerial and operational knowledge by using a problem-solving approach in state-of-the-art classroom and work experience environments. It builds leadership, management, communication skills, and professional ethics, which serve as a foundation for future development and career success. The program contains core technical courses and advanced courses in each track to address the employment needs of the domestic market.

16 - 19 Credit Hours

Upon completion of the in Marine Industry Certificate, the graduate can:

  • Identify the navigable river systems of the United States.
  • Discuss the roles of each department operating in a marine company.
  • Identify the use, safety, and care of food service tools and equipment
  • Use sanitary and safety procedures for food handling and storage.
  • Develop menus inclusive of nutrition and special dietary needs.
  • Demonstrate food service cost control methods.

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  • Courses chosen to satisfy General Education requirements must be selected from an approved list which may be found in the KCTCS catalog at
  • A course used to fulfill one category cannot be used to fulfill another category.
  • Transitional courses (courses numbered 001-099) cannot be used to satisfy graduation requirements.