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Associate of Science in Baking and Pastry Arts

*An Associate of Science degree is considered a terminal degree. The decision on course transferability rests with the receiving institution.

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Program Description
Keiser University's Associate of Science degree in Baking and Pastry Arts provides instruction in the art and science of baking. Students use a variety of tools and equipment to produce items such as quick breads, yeast breads, cakes, frozen desserts, centerpieces, candies, cookies and various pastries. Students also study proper food service sanitation, supervisory procedures and nutrition.

Program Objectives
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives.

    To prepare students for positions as entry-level bakers
    To familiarize students with a variety of tools and equipment used in professional baking
    To introduce students to various desserts and pastries prepared by bakers

Prerequisites for Major Courses:
None

Program Outline
To receive an Associate of Science degree in Baking and Pastry Arts, students must earn 84.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows.

Baking and Pastry Major Courses (60.0 credit hours)

Laminated Doughs and Pastries

3.0 credit hours

American Yeast Breads

3.0 credit hours

European Yeast Breads

3.0 credit hours

Custards, Puddings and Mousses

3.0 credit hours

Fruit Cookery and Confiture

3.0 credit hours

Ice Creams, Sorbets and Frozen Desserts

3.0 credit hours

American Cakes and Icings

3.0 credit hours

European Cakes and Icings

3.0 credit hours

Modern Baking

3.0 credit hours

Guest Services

3.0 credit hours

Baking and Pastry Arts Externship

9.0 credit hours

Nutrition and Sensory Evaluation

3.0 credit hours

Quick Breads and Breakfast Items

3.0 credit hours

Petit Four Sec, Glace and Cookies

3.0 credit hours

Introduction to Baking and Pastry

3.0 credit hours

Amenities and Showpieces

3.0 credit hours

Food Service Supervision

3.0 credit hours

Food Service Sanitation

3.0 credit hours

Lower Division General Education Courses (36.0 credit hours) (pdf file)
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*An Associate of Science degree is considered a terminal degree. The decision on course transferability rests with the receiving institution.

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