The Baking and Pastry degree is aimed at both the art and business of preparing baked goods, specialty sugars, and chocolate confections. Through hands-on training, advanced learning technologies and specialized classrooms like our climate-controlled kitchen laboratory, you gain all the skills and knowledge required to succeed in this in-demand career.
In this program, you will:
- Train and prepare for pastry chef and other bakery supervisory positions through classroom work, hands-on labs, and internship experience.
- Learn the specialized knowledge and techniques used in professional baking and pastry outlets including production of pastries, baked goods and specialty items as well as staff selection and training, purchasing, inventory control, item costing, and overall bakeshop management.
- Associate Degree (Muskegon Campus only)