Nov 26, 2022  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023 
  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023

Baking and Pastry Arts Option, A.S.


This program is not currently enrolling new students.

* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Semester 1


Total Credits: 17


Semester 1 Advising Note

  • General Education Requirements Quantitative Problem Solving, Creative Work, and Community and Cultural Context satisfied by program.
  • New degree-seeking students enrolled in 9 credits or more must take a Learning Community Seminar or a Learning Community Cluster within their first year.

Semester 2


Total Credits: 14


Semester 2 Advising Note

  • CUL-135  and CUL-145  - Co-requisites- offered in spring semester only. Uniforms and tools are required for this course.

Summer Semester


Total Credits: 3


Semester 3


  • Credits: 3
  • Offered in fall semester only. Uniforms and tools are required for this course.

  • Credits: 4
  • Offered in fall semester only. Uniforms and tools are required for this course.

  • Credits: 3
  • Uniforms and tools are required for this course. This course is for Culinary Arts Students Only.

  • Credits: 3
  • Offered in fall semester only. Uniforms and tools are required for this course.

  • GenEd -E General Education Elective Credits: 3
    This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.
    Choose one course from Community & Cultural Contexts menu.
    Recommended: PSY-101  or SOC-101  

Total Credits: 16


Semester 4


Total Credits: 15


Semester 4 Advising Note

  • CUL-217 , CUL-241  and CUL-247  -offered in spring semester only. Uniforms and tools are required for this course
  • Apply for graduation

Upon Completion of This Concentration Graduates Will Be Able To:


  • Demonstrate an acquired technical skill in the usage of tools, equipment and machinery found in typical bakeries and commercial pastry production facilities.
  • Demonstrate the necessary administrative skills common to basic cost control and planning methods found in a typical commercial pastry shop.
  • Demonstrate conceptual skills acquired through course work relative to operating a successful pastry shop or bakery facility.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply advanced decorating techniques in cake and pastry design.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of advanced chocolate and sugar design.
  • Demonstrate a skill in working with the design and implementation of healthy alternatives to recipes.

Career Outlook


Graduates of this program qualify for a variety of entry level positions in retail bakeries, pastry shops and related pastry production facilities. An A.S. degree will position the student for entry level management positions, as well as the opportunity to transfer to a four year institution for further studies.