This degree is a quality, professional program for students wishing to enter and/or advance in the field of culinary arts. Students are taught to master the fundamentals of cooking with emphasis on hands-on preparation of various cuisines including basic cookery, aromatics, international and French cooking. Students who successfully complete this degree are eligible to apply and receive Certified Culinarian status from the American Culinary Federation. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA), P. O. Box 400, Oxford, MD 21654, telephone: (410) 226-5527, emails: Contact Usor Contact Us. Also accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF), 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, (904) 824-4468 | (800) 624-9458, Fax: (904) 940-0741, www.acfchefs.org .