Baking & Pastry Arts
Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

This associate's degree in Baking & Pastry Arts prepares students for baking and pastry positions in the hospitality industry. Students meet objectives through hands-on production in the school's fine-dining operations. The curriculum develops skills and knowledge necessary for employment in a variety of baking and pastry establishments.

Program Specs

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Baking & Pastry Arts
Baking & Pastry Arts
Baking & Pastry Arts

About the curriculum

Classes

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Accreditation & Industry Connections

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Program accreditation.

Certified Pastry Culinarian

Graduates of this program who maintain an active Junior membership in the local A.C.F. chapter are eligible to certify as a Certified Pastry Culinarian for free.

After graduation

List of jobs via the College Catalog.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics median annual wage for bakers was $23,140 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $17,200, and the top 10 percent earned more than $36,980.

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing 48,330 $12.52 $26,040
Grocery Stores 43,460 $12.05 $25,070
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 25,670 $10.98 $22,840
Other General Merchandise Stores 18,850 $11.99 $24,930
Specialty Food Stores 4,520 $11.37 $23,650

*Statistics reported in May 2012

Internship Requirement

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Transfer Procedures

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Tools, Uniforms & Supplies

Uniforms/Special Equipment Needs

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Uniforms and tools are available for purchase through The College Store.

Clubs & Activities

American Culinary Federation

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Penn College Diners' Club

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Phi Theta Kappa (ΦΘΚ)

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SkillsUSA

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Student Government Association (SGA)

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Hospitality Advisory Committee

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Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.

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