Culinary Arts: Baking and Pastry Career Studies Certificate
About the Program
The curriculum in the Baking and Pastry certificate program is designed to provide students with the basic skills necessary to obtain entry-level baker positions. 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.
Courses & Requirements
27 credit hours | Course Checklist
We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.
As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:
- Library collections and services
- Computer lab with printer/copier
- Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
- Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- Free parking with a student parking pass
Virginia Western Community College provides students with a wide array of learning resources with the goal of promoting increased student success through the application of technology, training, and services that foster and strengthen effective teaching and learning throughout the college.