Academic Catalogs

Baking and Pastry-Basic, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CM_CABP

Control Number: 41019

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The requirements for the Certificate of Achievement in Baking and Pastry Arts provide students with the fundamental knowledge of baking science required of bakers and pastry cooks. Students will gain hands-on knowledge of classic and contemporary patisserie and baking processes. Coursework is designed for students that desire a career as a baker or pastry cook.

Program Outcome

Students will be prepared for entry-level employment as professional and competent bakers, pastry cooks, or pastry entrepreneurs and meet the needs of retail and wholesale baking and pastry establishments.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Program Prerequisite
FBM A102Sanitation and Safety2
Required Courses
CA A124Principles of Baking 12
CA A126Principles of Baking 22
FN A140Introduction to Nutrition Concepts2-3
or FN A170 Nutrition
FBM A220Food and Beverage Cost Control4
Total Units12-13
Suggested Electives

ART A110 Color and Design: Two-Dimensional
ART A120 Beginning Drawing

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
CA A124 Principles of Baking 1 2
FN A140
Introduction to Nutrition Concepts
or Nutrition
FBM A102 Sanitation and Safety 2
FBM A220 Food and Beverage Cost Control 4
Semester 2
CA A126 Principles of Baking 2 2
 Total Units12-13