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Baking & Pastry Program

Get the Skills and Experience to Pursue Baking & Pastry Career

Baking and Pastry students at OCI learn through a combination of lecture, demonstration and extensive practice in kitchen labs. As a student in these programs you’ll also work in the school’s open-to-the-public restaurant which gives you valuable practical experience prior to your professional externship and graduation.

Successful graduates of the Restaurant Management programs can enter the professional world with confidence. You can feel fully prepared for the challenges and rewards of a successful career in this industry.

There are two program paths to choose from:

 

Baking and Pastry Management Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree: 64 Weeks

The Baking and Pastry Management AAS program is designed to prepare graduates for a management career in a wide variety of food service industry work settings, including owning your own business.

The core curriculum covers safety, sanitation, the understanding of weights and measures, ingredients, baking methods, pastry arts, food and beverage service, wine studies, dining room management, computer applications, marketing principles, human resource management, and the development of essential communication skills. Related business management studies and general education rounds out the program.

Click here for the AAS Program Outline

Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursExtern HoursQuarter Credits
Major Requirements
BAK111Introduction to Baking & Pastry40808.0
BAK121Advanced Baking40808.0
BAK131Intermediate Pastry Arts40808.0
BAK141Advanced Pastry Arts40808.0
BAK198Baking and Pastry Externship2408.0
CUL111Introduction to Professional Cuisine40602407.0
RMT110Beverage Service and Mixology202.0
RMT130Dining Room Essentials202.0
RMT142Restaurant Service Practical20404.0
RMT150Fundamentals of Restaurant Marketing202.0
RMT161Food and Beverage Systems Management303.0
RMT170Oenology and Viticulture202.0
RMT220Labor Costing and Analysis202.0
RMT230Wine Regions of the World202.0
RMT260Advanced Restaurant Marketing202.0
RMT270Restaurant Management Capstone202.0
Total41042024070.0
General Education Requirements
HUM120Human Resource Perspectives202.0
HUM170Food Ethics and Social Responsibility404.0
COM131Workplace Communications303.0
COM151Communications in Diverse Organizations404.0
ENG115Introduction to College Writing20203.0
ENG121English Composition20203.0
ENG221Writing the Research Paper20203.0
Total1906022.0
Program Total60048024092.0

 

Baking and Pastry Diploma: 24 Weeks Weekdays or 40 Weeks Weekends

The Baking & Pastry diploma program is designed to prepare graduates for an entry-level position in a variety of food-service industry work settings. This shorter program emphasizes safety, sanitation, the understanding of weights and measures, ingredients, baking methods, the development of fundamental skills and technique, and pastry arts.

The diploma program allows graduates to enter the professional world a little sooner, while the AAS Degree program provides higher-level, management career preparation.

Click here for the Diploma Program Outline

Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursExtern HoursQuarter Hours
Major Requirements
BAK111Introduction to Baking and Pastry40808.0
BAK121Advanced Baking40808.0
BAK131Intermediate Pastry Arts40808.0
BAK141Advanced Pastry Arts40808.0
BAK198Baking and Pastry Externship402408.0
Program Total16032024040.0

 

Which Program is Right for You?

A friendly and knowledgeable OCI Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any questions you have and help you explore which Restaurant Management Program best fits your goals.

For more information and to contact OCI Admissions, complete the form on the side of this page to receive a 28-Page Program Guide, or call 1.888.OCI.CHEF (1.888.624.2433) to speak with an Admissions Representative right away.

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