WIP: Baking & Pastry

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Baking & Pastry Arts

Do you have a passion for baking? The Baking and Pastry arts programs is an intensive, hands-on program that focuses on the fundamentals of Baking and Pastry principles and techniques.  This program prepares you for a career as a baker, pastry cook in hotels, restaurants, bakeries or even your own home business.  It covers a broad range of topics ranging from bread and pastries to cake and chocolate. The program also includes a student-run Bakery where students receive intensive professional and practical experience.  

Career Opportunities

Careers in Baking and Pastry and More!

  • Start your career as a baker or pastry chef in a hotel or retail bakery.
  • Become and entrepreneur and start up your own home business or catering for special events.
  • Work as a pastry chef in a resort or on a cruise.
  • Find a job in an institutional facility, such as retirement homes and educational facilities.

 

Degrees & Certificates

Associate in Science Degree (AS), Baking & Pastry Arts

Plan Code: 2142 – The Baking and Pastry Arts Associate in Science Degree provides students with the fundamental knowledge of Baking and Pastry principles and techniques to prepare our graduates for employment in Retail, Hotel, and Resort Bakery and Pastry kitchens. The associate degree will provide students with a broad-based general education which will prepare them for global citizenry. 

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Create yeast bread products to industry standards.
  • Create pastry products to industry standards.
  • Synthesize the principles and reactions of basic baking ingredients and their properties alone and when combined with other ingredients.
  • Demonstrate industry-standard kitchen safety and sanitation practices.

Certificate of Achievement, Baking & Pastry Arts

Plan Code: 3142 – The Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate of Achievement provides students with the fundamental knowledge of Baking and Pastry principles and techniques to prepare our graduates for employment in Retail, Hotel, and Resort Bakery and Pastry kitchens.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Create yeast bread products to industry standards.
  • Create pastry products to industry standards.
  • Synthesize the principles and reactions of basic baking ingredients and their properties alone and when combined with other ingredients.
  • Demonstrate industry-standard kitchen safety and sanitation practices.

Course sequence


Course Offerings

Course Name  Fall  Winter Spring Summer

BCOM 222
Job Search Skills 

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BCOM 262
Soft Skills for the Workplace  

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CULAR 20
App Food Service Sanitation in Hotel/Restaurant Management 

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CULAR 225
Product and Menu Development  

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CULAR 241
Intro to Baking & Pastry Skills/Princ

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CULAR 242
Intermediate Baking & Pastry Skills/Princ 

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CULAR 243A
Advanced Bakery Operations 

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CULAR 243B
Advanced Bakery Practicum 

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CULAR 246
Specialty Cakes & French Pastries  

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CULAR 247
Cake Decorating 

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CULAR 250
Culinary Skills for Baking Students 

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CULAR 252
Frozen Desserts

       

CULAR 253
Chocolate Confections, Decorations & Showpieces 

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CULAR 254
Sugar Confections, Decorations & Showpieces 

       

CULAR 255
Plated Desserts 

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CULAR 256
Holiday Desserts 

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CULAR 258
Artisan Breads 

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CULAR 259
Viennese Pastries 

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FAQ

How long does it take to complete the program? 

Depending on the number of units you take and whether you are a full-time or part-time student, completing a certificate program or completing an associate degree program can take about one and a half to two years. 

How much does the program cost? 

Degrees & Certificates Cost
A.S. in Baking and Pastry Arts $4,988
Certificate of Achievement in Baking & Pastry Arts $33,754