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CHEM 100 - Introduction to the Chemistry of Food for Culinary Arts

Credits: 4
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Lab Contact Hours: 2
Description: This course is designed to familiarize the culinary arts student with a basic understanding of scientific principles as they apply to foods and culinary processes. The course will include a basic introduction to various aspects of chemistry. Classes of foodstuffs will be examined on a molecular level to ascertain an understanding of the interactions that occur in culinary applications. The laboratory portion of the course will emphasize the relationships between chemical principles/techniques and food preparation.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: Students will benefit from current or prior enrollment in 100-level or above core culinary classes ( CUL 144  , CUL 124  , CUL 125  , CUL 142  , CUL 128  , CUL 143  , CUL 227  , CUL 215  , CUL 244  , CUL 240  , CUL 242  or CUL 243  ).

Course Category: Liberal Arts | Science with Lab
This course counts toward Schoolcraft’s General Education Requirements.
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Fall
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