CULA1116 Sanitation and Safety

To develop an understanding of the basic principles of sanitation and safety and to be able to apply them in the foodservice operations. To reinforce personal hygiene habits and food handling practices that protects the health of the consumer. The culmination of the course is the Food Managers Certification exam.

Credits

1

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Define the fundamentals of good personal hygiene
Identify microorganisms which are related to food spoilage and food-borne illnesses
Identify the seven HACCP Principles and the critical control points during all food handling processes as a method for minimizing the risk of food-borne illness
Demonstrate acceptable procedures when preparing potentially hazardous foods to include time/temperature principles
List common causes of typical accidents and injuries in the foodservice industry and outline a safety management program
Explain Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and their requirements in handling hazardous materials

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

1