Baking and Pastry Certificate

Curriculum HIA.BKG.CERT (C306H)

The Baking and Pastry certificate will provide students with comprehensive, hands-on experience in the fundamentals of baking and pastry arts. Students will obtain necessary skills to produce quality bakery products from scratch. Upon completion of the program, students are employable as entry-level bakery workers and assistant pastry chefs in a variety of commercial food service establishments including retail baking, in-store bakeries, and creating bakery and pastry items for restaurants and hotels. Advancement to positions of baker, bakery management and/or pastry chef may be achieved with additional work experience.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

HIA 110

Introduction to Hospitality Industry

3

 

HIA 115

Food Sanitation and Safety

2

 

HIA 128

Introduction to Baking and Pastry

3

 

HIA 132

Nutrition

2

 

HIA 276◊

Food & Beverage Purchasing/Cost Control

3

 

 

 

13

Semester Two

#

HIA 127

Cake and Pastry Decoration

3

 

HIA 130

Culinary Arts-Quantity Food Preparation I

3

#

HIA 134

Artisan Breads

3

#

HIA 228

Specialty Baking and Pastry

3

#

HIA 295

Cooperative Work Experience

3

 

 

Program electives

2

 

 

 

17

 

 

Total credits required

30

See HIA course descriptions.

Program electives (2): HIA 129◊, HIA 202◊, HIA 205◊, HIA 207◊, HIA 208◊, HIA 209◊, HIA 211◊, HIA 212◊, HIA 213◊, HIA 214◊, HIA 216◊, HIA 218◊, HIA 296

Coordinator: Denise Smith-Gaborit, Ext. 3624

Gainful Employment

The information provided in the link below is available to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

http://www.triton.edu/GE_Certificates/BakingAndPastry_Certificate_C306H.html

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.