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Baking & Pastry - Certificate of Specialization

Educational Plan

The Culinary Arts Baking and Pastry Certificate of Specialization is designed for those interested in professional baking. It includes comprehensive study with an emphasis on application of fundamental baking techniques and ingredients. Program completers are prepared for entry level employment as bread bakers, pastry cooks, cake decorators, or confectioners.

Certificate Student Learning Outcome:
Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment in the baking industry.

Program Requirements
Units Required: 16

Culinary Safety and Sanitation | 1 unit
Principles of Baking | 3 units
Principles of Baking II | 3 units
Cake Decorating Essentials | 3 units
Pastry Art | 2.5 units
Chocolates | 2.5 units
Cooperative Work Experience Education | 1 unit

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