Baking and Pastry, Associate in Science

Upon completion of the Baking and Pastry AS Degree program the student will have a solid foundation of baking principles. This knowledge will allow them to perform at a high level in any pastry establishment. They will be able to produce high quality breads or chocolate candies, and everything in between.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Upon completion of the Baking & Pastry Program students will have the ability to describe proper purchasing methods as used in modern foodservice operations.
  2. Students will have the ability to demonstrate basic mixing methods as used in modern bakeshops and foodservice operations.
  3. Upon completion of the Baking & Pastry Program students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of baking principles.
  4. Upon completion of the Baking & Pastry Program students will the ability to work a station in a modern bakery or foodservice bakeshop operation.
  5. Students will be able to convert and cost recipes as required by modern bakeshops and foodservice establishments.

General Education

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • San Joaquin Delta College Associate Degree General Education (AA-GE) pattern (24 units)
  • California State University General Education (CSU-GE) pattern (40 units)
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum - CSU Version (IGETC-CSU) pattern (37 units)

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Major Requirements - Core

Complete 26 units

CUL ART 001

Introduction to Hospitality Industry

2

CUL ART 003

Sanitation and Safety

2

CUL ART 004

Food and Beverage Cost Technologies

2

CUL ART 005

Commercial Food Preparation

4

CUL ART 007

Baking

3

CUL ART 008

European Pastry Production

4

CUL ART 025

Food Service Management

2

CUL ART 071

Plated Desserts

4

CUL ART 072

Retail Bakery Management

3

Minimum Major Units Required: 26

Complete all courses with a grade of "C" or better.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60