Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts Associate Degree

Offered at the Following Campus Locations

Program Overview

This program is designed to prepare students to work in the rapidly changing, culturally diverse culinary professions. Student will learn the art of creating tasty baked goods, pastries, and confections, from traditional bread baking to beautiful showpieces. Students will have the opportunity to learn a variety of international and classical pastries and desserts using basic and advanced techniques, which meet industry quality standards. Graduates who are current practitioners will benefit through enhancement of career potential. Entry-level persons will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in the culinary field such as bakers or pastry chefs.

Entrance Requirements

This program requires either the ACCUPLACER® or COMPASS college placement test and High School Diploma or GED. Minimum Required Age of 16.

ACCUPLACER® minimum scores: Reading Comprehension 64, Sentence Skills 70, Elementary Algebra 57

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 79, Writing 62, Algebra 37