Baking and Pastry AAS Courses

Here are the requirements for the 60-credit AAS in Baking and Pastry Arts:

48 credits from the major in Baking and Pastry Arts

  • 39 credits from the completion of the Baking and Pastry Arts certificate program coursework and externship
  • 9 credits from the Baking and Pastry Arts certificate program will articulate toward the Liberal Studies requirement.

12 credits in Liberal Studies

Liberal studies is the common core curriculum required for all undergraduate students that includes subjects related to the humanities, arts, and sciences.

Required Courses: Baking and Pastry Arts

Get focused and dive deep into culinary topics and technique. These classes are offered in Punxsutawney.

Lab Classes

  • Artisan Bread
  • Artisan Chocolates
  • American Cuisine for Banking and Pastry
  • American Table service
  • Baking Theory and Practice
  • Computer Account Applications*
  • Custards and Frozen Desserts
  • Introduction to Computers*
  • Pastillage and Confections
  • Pies, Tarts, and French Pastries
  • Petit Fours, Cookies, and Cakes
  • Specialty Cake Decorating
  • Sugar Showpieces
  • Viennoiserie and Quick Breads

Lecture Classes

  • Careers in the Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Employment Strategies
  • Hospitality Mathematics*
  • Introduction to Hospitality Business
  • Menu Design
  • Nutrition*
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Product Identification
  • Purchasing
  • Sanitation Management
  • Supervisory Management
  • Wine Appreciation and Beverage Management

Independent Study

Student Journal/Portfolio

*You must pass these courses in the Baking and Pastry Arts program with a C or better:

  1. Hospitality Mathematics (CMGT 1200) is equivalent to Liberal Studies, MATH 101

  2. Nutrition (CMGT 1301) is equivalent to Liberal Studies, Elective FDNT 145

  3. Introduction to computers (COMP 1000) and Computer Accounting Applications (COMP 2000) are equivalent to Liberal Studies, COSC 101

Required Courses: Liberal Studies

These courses follow a traditional college schedule. Classes are offered in Punxsutawney, Indiana, or online.

  1. English:ENGL 101 (Must complete a placement test to test into ENGL 101. May need to take ENGL 100 in addition, depending on placement test results.)

  2. Humanities:HIST 196, 197, 198 or ENGL 121 or PHIL/RS course (Choose one)

  3. Natural Science:Lab or Non-Lab Science (Choose onefrom the list of courses being offered the semester you are enrolling)

  4. Social Science:(Choose onefrom the list of courses being offered the semester you are enrolling)

Register to take classesonline or on campus.Course offerings may vary by campus location and semester.