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The associate (AAS) degree program features specialties in baking and pastry, culinary arts and hospitality management.
The distinctive baking and pastry program is for students who love the culinary environment but want to specialize. The program is designed to enable current students to adapt to fast changing trends as future bakers and pastry chefs.
The program also includes general education and business components so that students are prepared to work on their own or as part of a larger enterprise. Students develop a working knowledge of baking, pastry and dessert production and culinary arts which is integrated with information about cost control, food purchasing and safe food handling. A capstone course provides direct experience in a local, regional or international establishment. Associate (A.A.S.) Degree Program in Baking and Pastry Consumer Information
Some culinary arts graduates pursue careers as bakers, line cooks with well-known chefs or choose to open up their own establishments. Others move into the corporate environment of hotel food service, catering operations or even food service for schools. Some will become front-of-the-house managers and help run a restaurant. Instruction covers cooking and baking techniques as well as industry concerns such as how food is grown and processed, nutrition and food handling and safety. Associate (A.A.S.) Degree Program in Culinary Arts Consumer Information
The associate of applied science in hospitality management covers aspects of the hospitality industry, including rooms division, food and beverage and travel and tourism, all with a strong emphasis on communication skills. It is highly recommended that upon graduation from the program, students pursue their BBA degree in hospitality management, possibly with a concentration in tourism and destination management, in order to accelerate their advancement in the industry. Associate (A.A.S.) Degree Program in Hospitality Management Consumer Information