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  • 20 classes
  • 90 credits
  • 1 Associate Degree

The Career you’ve always wanted


take the path
to a rewarding career

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science in Baking and Pastry Arts program is to give students the skills necessary to pursue careers as pastry chefs. This program stresses the general skills required of all food service professionals from critical thinking and professionalism to an understanding of food safety, nutrition, and service, while emphasizing baking and pastry-specific skills.

The skills you will master in

  • Basic math
  • Technique
  • Accurate
  • Follow directions
  • Safety/sanitation
  • Detail oriented
  • Work ethic
  • Judgment
  • Sense of urgency
  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Prioritize
  • Palate/sense of taste
  • Stamina

complete your
Associate of Applied Science in Baking and Pastry Arts

through classroom instruction at one of our Virginia campuses, online instruction, or a combination of both.

total required for graduation

90
credits

20
classes

Earn Your DEGREE
on Your Time
CampusOnline

On Campus or online

Where our classes are offered

Time

5 - 10 weeks

Time needed to complete a class

Calander

18 Months

Time needed to finish an associate’s degree

Program Requirements

Complete Your Degreeby meeting the following program requirements
  • Complete Core Requirements
  • Complete Arts and Science Requirements

Core Requirements

Complete the following core requirements for the Associate of Applied Science in Baking and Pastry Arts

Core Requirements

Complete all of the following courses

BAK124
Artisan Breads
BAK134
Cakes, Custards, & Creams
BAK154
Specialty & Wedding Cakes
BAK164
Plated Desserts
BAK174
Confectionary Production
CIS110
Computer Office Applications
CUL111
Culinary Theory and Sanitation
CUL121
Kitchen Fundamentals
CUL160
Fundamentals of Baking
CUL170
Advanced Culinary Theory
CUL210
Nutrition & Menu Planning
CUL215
Dining Room Service
CUL270
Food Science
CUL271
Culinary Skills Externship I
HOS270
Hospitality Supervision

Arts & Sciences

Complete the Following Arts & Sciences Requirements for the Associate of Applied Science in Baking and Pastry Arts

Arts & Sciences

Select 5 courses

See Arts & Sciences section of current Catalog
  • Core
    Requirements

    Core
    Requirements

    Complete the Following Arts & Sciences Requirements for the Associate of Applied Science in Baking and Pastry Arts

    • Core Requirements

      Complete all of the following courses

      BAK124
      Artisan Breads
      BAK134
      Cakes, Custards, & Creams
      BAK154
      Specialty & Wedding Cakes
      BAK164
      Plated Desserts
      BAK174
      Confectionary Production
      CIS110
      Computer Office Applications
      CUL111
      Culinary Theory and Sanitation
      CUL121
      Kitchen Fundamentals
      CUL160
      Fundamentals of Baking
      CUL170
      Advanced Culinary Theory
      CUL210
      Nutrition & Menu Planning
      CUL215
      Dining Room Service
      CUL270
      Food Science
      CUL271
      Culinary Skills Externship I
      HOS270
      Hospitality Supervision
  • Arts & Sciences

    Arts & Sciences

    Complete the Following Arts & Sciences Requirements for the Associate of Applied Science in Baking and Pastry Arts

    • Arts & Sciences

      Select 5 courses

      See Arts & Sciences section of current Catalog

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