Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Aug 09, 2020  
Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Baking Arts, AAS


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92 CREDITS

Program Admission Dates: Fall, Spring

The Baking Arts AAS degree prepares students for employment opportunities in a professional pastry kitchen, bakeshop, or business with professional product lines.

Students develop academic knowledge and occupational skills that are required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The Baking Arts program and degree is recognized and accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF). Upon graduation, students will be eligible to receive their initial ACF certifications at the Certified Pastry Culinarian (CPC) level.

Baking Arts AAS degree graduates will:

  • be prepared for a range of entry level positions in the field
  • properly manipulate chocolate and sugar
  • create a wide-range of pastries including cakes, candies, sugar, chocolate, and centerpieces demonstrating advanced techniques
  • obtain basic culinary skills
  • be prepared for certification from the American Culinary Federation as a Certified Pastry Culinarian
  • obtain basic management skills including costing and menu planning, safety and sanitation, and employee supervision
  • apply marketing and profitability concepts in a bakeshop environment
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, global and cultural awareness, and information literacy skills
  • meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements


Required Course Sequence

General Education courses can be taken in different quarters as needed.

General Education Requirements - 20 Credits


Total Program Credits: 92


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