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Baking and Pastry Arts


Learn the fundamentals of the baking and pastry arts industry and prepare for entry level positions in commercial bake shops or pastry kitchens. 

Conditional Enrollment Program:  In order to be fully enrolled to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Enrollment. See an advisor for details.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible:  Pending.  The U.S. Dept. of Education is reviewing this program for eligibility

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Gain entry-level employment as a pastry cook, baker’s assistant or assistant pastry chef in food production settings

Academic options: Continue your studies by completing the Culinary Arts AAS degree.

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Program Requirements 2019-2020

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CUL 105 Food Service Nutrition and Sanitation 3
CUL 140 Culinary Principles 3
CUL 160 Pastry Arts I 3
CUL 162 Art of Chocolate 3
CUL 168 Specialty and Hearth Breads 3
CUL 244 Confections, Show Pieces and Plated Desserts 3
CUL 260 Pastry Arts II 3
CUL 266 Ice Creams, Bavarians, Mousse and Sauces 3
CUL 276 Pastry Production 3
STU 100 College Study Skills 1
Subtotal 28