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Baking - Associate in Applied Science

Program Code - CIP Code: BAKE.AAS/12.0501
Credits Required: 61
Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

The Baking Program prepares individuals to serve as professional bakers and pastry specialists in restaurants or other commercial baking establishments. Includes instruction in bread and pastry making, bread and pastry handling and storage, cake and pastry decorating, baking industry operations, product packaging and market operations, and counter display and service.

Requirements for admission to the program:

  • Reading score of 240 on the Accuplacer.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102 OR
ENGL 0206
Composition II* OR
Technical Writing
SPCH 0151 OR
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication
MATH 0104 Intermediate Algebra or higher 3
BIOL 0145 Nutrition 3
PSYC 0101  Psychology*  3
  Electective 3
Total Hours for General Education Requirements 21
*See course syllabus for prerequisite. **Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution.  Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Baking Technology Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
CULN 0205 ServeSafe 1
BAKE 0250 Workplace Skills 1
BAKE 0100 Bakeshop Principles 3
BAKE 0120 Quick Bread Production 2
BAKE 0130 Yeast Bread Production 3
BAKE 0140 Artisan Bread Production 2
BAKE 0150 Cookie Production 2
BAKE 0200 Principles of Pastry Production 4
BAKE 0210 Pies, Tarts and Specialty Pastries 3
BAKE 0220 Cakes and Icing Production 3
BAKE 0230 Advanced Cakes 2
BAKE 0240 Specialty Desserts 4
BAKE 0270 Baking Capstone 4
BAKE 0280 Baking Internship 4
Total Hours for Baking Requirements 61
*See course syllabus for prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for an Associate in Applied Science in Baking Degree 61
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