Fall 2014 CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM

Priority deadline:  July 14, 2014

Required deadline extended to: August 15, 2014

***Before completing and submitting the application materials for the Culinary Arts Program, you must have ALREADY applied to and been accepted by Flathead Valley Community College. ***

***Applying later than August 1, 2014, will affect the availability of your financial aid award for fall semester. Please note: seats are limited in this program and are filled as they are available.***

Please note that there is a mandatory orientation prior to official start of classes.
Orientation will be held over 3 days, August 18, 19, and 20 From 9:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. On Monday August 18, 2014 at 9 a.m., meet in Room 144A of the Arts and Technology Building.

To the applicant:

Thank you for your interest in the Culinary Arts Program at Flathead Valley Community College.  This is an Applied Associate of Science program requiring at least four (4) semesters of a prescribed curriculum.

While your entire application package will be carefully reviewed, the following criteria are of particular importance in considering your admittance to the Culinary Arts Program

  1. Culinary Arts Application Incomplete packets will not be considered.
  2. Placement Scores:
    1. proof of a score of 78 or higher on the Reading Skills portion of the COMPASS or equivalent placement test
    2. proof of a score of 71 or higher on the Writing Skills portion of the COMPASS or equivalent placement test
    3. proof of a score of 47 or higher  on the Pre-Algebra portion of the COMPASS or equivalent placement test
  3. Educational Performance in lieu of placement scores (see application packet):
    1. An official copy of Transcript proving a “C-” or better in a 100-level or above college course requiring college-level reading                AND/OR
    2. An  official copy of Transcript proving  a “C-“ or better in M 108 or M 095 or their equivalents                AND/OR
    3. An official copy of Transcript proving a “C-“ or better in WRIT 101, WRIT 122 or WRIT 095  or their equivalents
  4. References from two people who are not relatives who have knowledge of your work ethic, maturity, and passion for culinary arts (please see details in application packet).         
  5. Well written essay (please see details in application packet).
  6. Experience in the culinary field, if any.

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