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Baking and Pastries - Culinary Management Certificate (Career)

baking program at Howard Community College.
The Sweet Life: Pursue a Career in Baking

Unleash your culinary creativity with the art of baking. Turn your passion for baking into a professional career by pursuing a Baking & Pastries Culinary Management Certificate through the HCC Center for Hospitality & Culinary Studies program. Howard County’s signature baking program prepares students for an entry level position in the field.
 
Learn the essential skills you need to pursue a career in baking, including an introduction to the hospitality industry, culinary basics, and food handling. Unleash your creativity as you learn the art of making plated desserts, baking and pastry showpieces, and cake decorating.

Learn more about pathways to success in the hospitality industry at Center for Hospitality and Culinary Studies.

  • Curriculum Profile

    Baking and Pastries - Culinary Management Certificate (Career)

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  • Program Highlights

    This premier baking and pastry certificate program includes a total of 28 credit hours, designed for completion in three semesters. Students may be able to complete the program in two semesters by taking more classes each semester. The suggested program progression is:

     

    Semester 1

    Course

    CH*

    Culinary Basics

    1

    Culinary Supervision

    2

    Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

    3

    Foodservice Safety and Sanitation

    1

    Hospitality Purchasing and

    Cost Control

    3

    Nutrition

    3

    Semester 2

    Course

    CH*

    Baking and Pastries

    3

    A la Carte Production

    1

    Culinary Field Internship

    1

    Dining Room Service

    1

    Semester 3

    Course

    CH*

    Plated Deserts

    3

    Baking and Pastry Showpieces

    3

    Cake Decorating

    3

    *CH=Number of credit hours

 

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