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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Baking and Pastry Arts, AAS

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Website: www.iup.edu/culinary
Lynn A. Pike, Chair

Program code: BKNG-AAS

The Department of Culinary Arts offers a five-semester Associate in Applied Science Degree in Baking and Pastry Arts. This distinctive program combines hands-on learning experiences in the kitchen laboratory, instruction in fundamental baking and pastry and culinary theory, liberal studies coursework, and a paid externship in the industry to provide each student with the necessary skills and knowledge to begin a successful career in the field of baking and pastry arts. The program consists of the 16-month, competency-based baking and pastry arts curriculum, plus an additional 12 credits of Liberal Studies requirements.

This contemporary approach to learning enables students to achieve advanced levels of proficiency in culinary and/or baking and pastry techniques and business management skills combined with a basic foundation of liberal arts knowledge.

Liberal Studies: 21-22

As outlined in Liberal Studies Requirements  with the following specifications:

Mathematics: 3

English: 3

Natural Science: 3-4

Lab or Non-Lab Science

Social Science: 3

Liberal Studies Electives: 6


Major Baking and Pastry Arts:

Required Courses: 39

Completion of Baking and Pastry program coursework and externship

Total Degree Requirements: 60-61

(1) CMGT 1200 is established as equivalent to MATH 101  
(2) CMGT 1301 established as equivalent to LS Electives FDNT 145  
(3) COMP 1000 and COMP 2000 are established as equivalent to COSC 101 /IFMG 101  

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