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Pastry Baking (AAS-PAS)

Program Location: Gulf Shores Campus

Hospitality Management Division

Length: Four Semesters

This program is designed to produce management personnel for the Pastry Baking industry.

Pastry/Baking Program Philosophy and Objectives

The Culinary and Pastry Programs are designed to afford the necessary skills and knowledge to its diverse student body for success in today‚Äôs ever-changing business world by integrating general education, professional skills, and career focused education. To this end, these programs will provide excellence in faculty, service, curricula, and facilities to equip students with the theoretical and applied tools necessary to become contributing members of society and to realize gainful employment in professional fields with strong growth potential.

* For the MTH 116 or more advanced requirement: Students planning to transfer to four-year degree will need to take a higher level math:

  • University of Alabama: MTH 110 - Finite Math
  • University of South Alabama: MTH 110 - Finite Math
  • Troy University: MTH 112 - Pre-Calculus Algebra
  • Auburn University: MTH 115 - Pre-Cal Algebra/Trig

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
CUA 101 Orientation to the Hospitality Profession 3
CUA 116 Sanitation and Safety 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ORI 101 Orientation to College 1
PAS 204 Foundations of Baking 3
MTH 116 or MTH100 or more advanced math course + 3
Sub-total Credits 16

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
CUA 125 Food Preparation 5
HMM 241 Restaurant Service Management I 3
HMM 260 Human Resource Management 3
PAS 173 Pastries I 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (T) + 3
Sub-total Credits 17

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
CUA 111 Foundations in Nutrition 3
CUA 183 Culinary Art Sculpture 3
CUA 213 Food Purchasing and Cost Control 3
PAS 175 Pastries II 3
PAS Elective + 3
Sub-total Credits 15

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Item # Title Credits
CUA 205 Intro to Garde Manger 3
PAS 208 Advanced Baking 3
PAS 177 Baking and Pastry Capstone Class 1
PAS 170 or PAS 171 + 3
History, Social Science, or Behavioral Science Elective + 3
Math, Science, or Computer Science Elective + 3
Sub-total Credits 16

GRAND TOTAL CREDITS 64

*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.

Pastry Program Enrollment and Percentages

Year Program Enrollment Percentage Completing Program Students obtaining CCC Percentage Retained Spring to Fall Job Placement Number of Graduates Annually
2016-2017 16 25% 0 27% 75% 4
2017-2018 18 17% 0 30% 66% 3
2018-2019 25 4% 0 40% 100% 1

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Locations:

Gulf Shores Campus

3301 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542