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Institute of Hospitality and Culinary Education

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The mission of the Institute of Hospitality & Culinary Education is to prepare students for the demands of the fast-paced hospitality and food service industry. We are committed to developing skills, strengthening character and work ethic, and challenging the student's intellectual and creative curiosity.

Today’s hospitality and food service industry calls for disciplined and creative hotel, restaurant, and culinary professionals.  The hospitality and food service industry is the largest service industry in the world. So whether you decide to launch your career in Dallas or Dubai there is ample opportunity for growth.

Collin College offers a number of degrees and certificates taught by experienced industry professionals.  With the lowest tuition in the state of Texas, you can start today. 


Associate in Applied Science Degrees
AAS Culinary Arts- 60 credit hours
AAS Pastry Arts- 60 credit hours
Meeting & Events Management- 21 credit hours 
Culinary Arts– 24 credit hours
Advanced Culinary Arts - 12 credit hours
Pastry Arts– 24 credit hours
Advanced Pastry Arts- 12 credit hours

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