Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) in Culinary Arts Management
As a student in the CIA Singapore's bachelor's degree program, you'll come to understand food in a way that will perfectly complement your previous management studies. You'll learn cooking and baking methods, gain leadership skills, and develop an understanding of the business of food that will serve you well in everything you do. You will explore subjects that will broaden your mind and grow your critical thinking skills. Your CIA culinary education won't just change the way you think about food; it'll change the way you think about the world.
Here are some highlights of the CIA bachelor's degree program:
- 1,300-plus hours of hands-on culinary training in the kitchens and bakeshops—This is an extraordinary amount of hands-on learning, and it's critical for you to develop skills and learn culinary techniques. You get all this valuable experience right on campus.
- Experience in our on-campus public restaurant—We put you right in the middle of the action in our student-staffed Top Table restaurant, a capstone experience for both back-of-the-house and front-of-the-house learning
- Courses that explore global cuisines—As you prepare American, Mediterranean, and other international foods, you'll discover the diverse languages, history, and culinary traditions of the world.
- Foodservice management classes—Benefit from courses in controlling costs and purchasing food, human resource management, and psychology of human behavior as you relate business and communications principles directly to the food world.
- Food, Wine, and (Agri)culture trip—This travel experience will deepen your knowledge about a U.S. regions rich in culinary culture—Northern California, which features the renowned Napa Valley. This unforgettable journey offers valuable lessons in menu development, food and beverage pairing, sustainable agriculture, produce distribution, and the impact of culture on cuisine.
Students with a diploma in Culinary & Catering Management, Hospitality & Tourism Management, or Leisure & Resort Management have advanced standing and already have their program credits mapped out. There is a typical sequence of courses that these students will follow.