Two programs have been articulated within this division. These programs are Culinary Arts and Food Management and Office Administration and Technology.

Four courses have been articulated in the Culinary Arts and Food Management program. These courses are CUL 110, Professional Food Preparation I; CUL 116, Food Service Sanitation; CUL 209, Hospitality Management; and CUL 127, Baking and Pastry.

Two courses have been articulated in the Office Administration and Technology program. These courses are OAT 130, Word Processing Using Computers, and OAT 171, Keyboarding and Document Processing. College course descriptions are available in the College Catalog or in the course syllabus provided in this section. High school instructors should review the college course descriptions as well as the syllabus.

Credit is earned in these classes by successfully passing an examination at the 70% level. Articulation examinations in the OAT programs are administered at the "home high school" in coordination and cooperation with the coordinator of this program at SWIC. Articulation examinations in the Culinary Arts and Food Management program are administered at SWIC under the supervision of the coordinator or an individual so designated by the coordinator. The coordinator will address the prerequisite courses for any of these courses. In some instances, if an ASSET or COMPASS score at a particular level is required, accommodations will be made.

Articulation Agreements Summary



Division Program Titles  Maximum Credit Hours Awarded by SWIC 
Culinary Arts and Food Management * CUL 110 Professional Food Preparation I (3 credits) *
CUL 116 Food Service Sanitation (1 credit) *
CUL 127 Baking and Pastry (3 credits)
CUL 209 Hospitality Management (3 credits)
Office Administration & Technology ** OAT 130 Word Processing Using Computers (1 credit)
OAT 171 Keyboarding and Document Processing I (3 credits)




Maximum Time to Enroll  12 months
Maximum Time to Complete Program 36 months
Minimum High School Participation Requirements 2.0 Cumulative GPA
2.5 in courses
Escrow Policies Credit awarded after student has successfully completed 12 hours of credit in specific program.
Testing Information * Tests administered at Southwestern Illinois College.
   Competency measured at 70%.
** Tests administered at home school
* State License