Baking Arts


The Baking Arts AAS degree prepares graduates for employment opportunities in a professional pastry kitchen, bakeshop, or business with professional product lines.

Lord of the Bakery

Ashley Haight

Ashley Haight talks about the Bakery Capstone project and why she chose Lord of the Rings as her theme.

Students develop academic knowledge and occupational skills that are required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The Baking Arts program and degree is recognized and accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF). In addition, graduates will earn a variety of National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) certifications to add to their portfolio. Upon graduation, students will be eligible to receive their initial ACF certifications at the Certified Pastry Culinarian (CPC) level.

Admission Requirements

Program Costs

Degrees and Certificates






Baking Arts AAS



Fall, Winter,
Spring, Summer


*Program length is estimated. See your counselor or adviser.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, require institutions to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). Those regulations also provide that institutions must disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution's GE Programs.

  • Short Certificate (less than 45 credits or 900 hours)

  • Long Certificate (greater than 45 credits or from 900-1799 hours)