Culinary Arts: Baking, Production & Management

AOS Degree – Code #0423

To meet the demand for skilled bakers, the program incorporates 1,350 hours of hands-on production experience, of which approximately 80 percent is concentrated in bakery training. The classroom includes detailed instruction in methods, ingredients, measurements, controls, equipment, and merchandising. The production for breakfast, lunch, and dinner requirements is built into one daily schedule.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

The department requires that all students obtain an approved job in the baking industry for a minimum of 320 hours of employment during the summer between the first and second years of the program. This is to enhance skill development and improve career advancement after graduation.

DIRECT ENTRY INTO BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM

Alfred State culinary arts: baking, production and management graduates may enter directly into the technology management BBA degree program.

OCCUPATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Employment and transfer rate of 100 percent – 63 percent are employed; 37 percent transferred to continue their education.

EXPENSES

In addition to the regular college expenses, the student must purchase decorating tips, a probe thermometer, calculator, uniform package, and uniform laundry service from the Alfred State Campus Bookstore. Uniforms may cost approximately $360-460, depending on the size ordered. The uniform laundry service is approximately $80 per semester. All culinary arts: baking production & management students are required to purchase a meal plan. First semester textbooks cost approximately $500 and approximately $100 each succeeding semester.

RELATED PROGRAMS

Culinary Arts

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended:

In-depth knowledge of basic math, reading, and writing skills.

TECHNICAL STANDARDS

Applicants in the culinary arts: baking, production and management program must meet the following physical requirements:

CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE

Students may earn sanitation certification from the Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association as part of the program.