2023-24 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2023-24 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Culinary Arts: Baking and Pastry Career Studies Certificate

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Career Studies Certificate

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to provide students with the basic skills necessary to obtain entry-level baker positions.

Program Objectives: This curriculum prepares graduates to enter the workforce at differing levels in the following positions: baker, bread baker, cake maker and decorator, dessert maker, personal baker and wholesale baker.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.  

Placement Requirements: Students who do not demonstrate readiness for college-level English will be required to select appropriate EDE 10  or ENG 111 /EDE 11*  coursework in consultation with an advisor.

Program Requirements: To successfully complete the laboratory components of the program, the student must be able to perform the essential functions of a culinarian #1-17 as listed under the Associate of Applied Science Degree .

Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 27

1 HRI 128*  will be scheduled during the first 8 weeks and HRI 280*  will be scheduled during the second 8 weeks in order to satisfy requisite requirement.

* This course has a requisite. 


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