General Core & Professional Service

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The Culinary Arts degree and diploma programs are a sequence of courses that prepares students for the culinary profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of culinary theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Culinary Arts degree or diploma. Graduates who are current practitioners will benefit through enhancement of career potential. Entry-level persons will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in the culinary field as cooks, bakers, or caterers/culinary managers.
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Design and Media Production Technology prepares students for employment in a variety of media production industries.This program of study emphasizes hands-on production in the following specializations: Graphic Design and Prepress, and Photography. 
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The Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism management fields. The Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism management. Graduates of the program receive a Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management Associates of Applied Science degree or diploma.
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As the number of specialized jobs increase, the option to specifically tailor course work to a student's academic and career goals becomes increasingly important.  The Associate of Applied Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Healthcare) provides an educational foundation of roles that span multiple disciplines in the healthcare environment.  These fields may include health information technology, nursing, surgical technology and radiology. The Associate of Applied Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies program at Albany Technical College is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of positions in today's healthcare field.  This program offers students learning opportunities that develop higher level academic skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.