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    The Culinary Institute of America
  Dec 13, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Catalog Updates

August 2017 Addendum

Students should note the following approved changes to programs, courses, and policies, effective 8/1/17, that occurred after the publication of the 2017–2018 Academic Catalog:


Externship Prep Seminars

Only two of these courses are now required—EXTN-097 and EXTN-099. Removed EXTN-098 from the curricula.

Course Descriptions

Added ServSafe Exam (ARTS-112A)


Transfer Credit

Updates to policy that include enhancement of allowable transfer credits, as well as transfer credit for work experience.

Academic Rules, Regulations, and Information

ServSafe Exam Retake

Updated for clarity.

Repeating a Course

Changed to direct student to meet with their academic advisor or the director of the Center for Career and Academic Advising in the event that the repeated course is failed more than twice.

Double Majors and Concentrations

Clarified requirements for these study options.

Academic Progress—Degree Programs and ACAP

Updated criteria for making satisfactory academic progress, clarified appeal submission criteria, and revised criteria for when students must meet with the Academic Standards Committee.

Professionalism, Uniform, and Hygiene—Degree Programs and ACAP

Updated the language to clarify that the type of dress required is based on the nature of the class—kitchen/lab classes, hospitality and service management classes, and classroom-based courses—the student is participating in.