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

Preparing students to be baking and pastry professionals through hands-on experience and the development of competency based skills while emphasizing management and creativity.

Program Specs

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

About the curriculum


View the classes you will be attending in the College Catalog.

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, the median annual wage for bakers was $23,160 in May 2013. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $17,300.The top 10 percent earned more than $37,110.

Industries with the highest published employment for this occupation are:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing49,680$12.31$25,610
Grocery Stores46,210$12.09$25,140
Restaurants and Other Eating Places26,880$11.23$23,350
Specialty Food Stores5,360$11.56$24,040
Traveler Accommodation3,130$15.69$32,630

Statistics reported in May 2013

Internship Requirement

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Transfer Procedures

View general transfer procedures via the College Catalog.

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Tools, Uniforms & Supplies

Uniforms/Special Equipment Needs

View food production lab uniform policy.

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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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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