Associate in Applied Science in Sustainable Food Systems
Rio Salado College

Program Details

The online AAS in Sustainable Food Systems degree program is designed for a diverse student population, including those who are currently working within the food service industry and are interested in building upon their culinary skills in sustainable practices, as well as those with no culinary background. Courses include concepts supporting the real food movement, which represents reeducating the individual and the community on the way food is purchased, brought to the table, and consumed, and explore topics in:

  • Basic Nutrition
  • Organic Foods Production
  • Gardening Concepts
  • Food Preparation Laws & Sanitation Guidelines

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rio Salado College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT, Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score