2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Baking and Pastry Arts, TC

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The Technical Certificate in Baking and Pastry Arts program provides knowledge and laboratory experiences that prepare the student to enter the baking profession as an entry-level worker. Graduates may become employed in bakeries, hospitals, hotels, or other food service locations. Graduates of the program will earn the Certified Pastry Culinarian from the American Culinary Federation

ACTS Course Numbers

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Degree Requirements
-This degree requires successful completion of 30 credit hours.
-A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average required for graduation.
-Students must make a grade of “C” or better in all BAK, CUL or HOS classes or the class must be repeated.
-This program of study includes special program fees beyond current tuition and college fees.
-Satisfaction of all financial obligations due to the college is required for graduation.

-Please note: additional prerequisite courses may be required if minimum placement test scores are not met.

Career Opportunities
Bakers * Head Bakers * Cake Decorators* Pastry Chefs * Management Trainees * Pastry Cooks
(This is not acomprehensive list of positions that you will be qualified

Semester One

Recommended Sequence

Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  BAK 1301  Baking I 3    
  BAK 1303  Cakes & Cake Decoration 3    
  BAK 1305  Candies & Chocolate 3    
  CUL 1301  Applied Foodservice Sanitation 3    
  Math (select one of the following): MATH 1300  Mathematical Reasoning OR MATH 1302  College Algebra (or higher) 3    


Semester Two

Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  BAK 1302  Basic Pastry Techniques 3    
  BAK 1304  Baking II 3    
  BAK 1306  Artisan Breads, Yeast Breads, Flatbreads, Crackers, and Rolls 3    
  BAK 1307  Centerpiece Cake Production 3    
  ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    


Total 30 Credit Hours

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