Baking & Pastry

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Baking & Pastry
Associate of Science
Published June 1, 2016
This program can be completed on ground, blended (plus) or online. Required cooking courses cannot be completed online.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Prepare standardized recipes using a variety of cooking, baking and pastry techniques as well as appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Produce various baked goods and a variety of international and classical pastries and desserts using basic as well as advanced techniques, which meet industry quality standards.
  • Design, produce, assemble and decorate display and wedding cakes using various finishing methods which meet industry quality standards.
  • Describe and perform tasks related to common business practices within the foodservice industry including inventory, menu planning, cost control and food purchasing.

Program Courses


RS092 College Success
CUL1105 Concepts & Theories of Culinary Techniques
CUL1108 Fundamentals of Classical Techniques
CUL1116 American Regional Cuisine
CUL1124 Management, Supervision & Career Development
CUL1126 Introduction to Pastry Techniques & Artistry
CUL1145Management by Menu
CUL1200 Sustainable Purchasing & Controlling Costs
CUL1201 Artisan Breads & Baking Production
CUL1202 European Cakes & Tortes
CUL1204 Advanced Patisseries & Display Cakes
CUL1260 Chocolate, Confections & Centerpieces
CUL2225 Latin Cuisine
CUL2227 Food & Beverage Operations Management
CUL2301 À La Carte
CUL2303 Capstone


HU110 College English
HU111 Effective Speaking
HU130 Visual Language & Culture
MS135 Nutrition Science
Mathematics Requirement
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement


Program Electives

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Note: The Art Institute of California—Hollywood(a campus of Argosy University) reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.