Culinary Arts - Baking and Pastry Arts (CUL.BPA.CT)


Human Services

Orchard Ridge Campus

This certificate program provides the student with knowledge and hands on skill development required for a career in baking and pastry arts.  It is a unique pastry program in that each hands on course is designed to build on knowledge and further develop technical skills attained from foundation course.  Student will experience multiple styles of baking and pastry production, cake decorating and product merchandising to prepare them for career path options required of a pastry arts professional.  The choice of specialty electives allows student the opportunity to refine their skills with a technique relevant to their career path desired.  When all courses are completed, the student may apply for a certificate.

Prior to the student's enrollment into CUL 1011 the student must:

  • Attend Culinary Program Orientation. 
  • Attain ServeSafe Managers Certification within the last 2 years or complete CUL 1010 Food Standards, Sanitation and Hygiene with a "C" or higher.

Culinary Arts - Baking and Pastry Arts program webpage

Full Time - Culinary Arts - Baking and Pastry Artsprogram plan example

CUL 1011Culinary Skills2
CUL 1050Beginning Cake Decorating2
CUL 1111Cookery Techniques4
CUL 1151Baking4
CUL 1250Pastry I4
CUL 1850Bakery Sales and Merchandising4
CUL 2250Pastry II4
CUL 2330Artisan Breads2
CUL 2420Plated Dessert I2
CUL 2530Wedding Cake Design2
Select one 2-credit Culinary elective below:2
Theme Cakes2
Plated Dessert II2
Total Credit Hours32

A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation. 

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