Baking Fundamentals Certificate


This two semester Baking Fundamentals Certificate program is designed to provide the student with fundamental knowledge and techniques of baking and pastry, food safety, an understanding of the complexity of kitchen operations and an appreciation of the hospitality industry. Graduates will gain the knowledge and applied skills required to enter the hospitality industry as a baker or pastry cook. To earn this certificate, students must complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (17 units):
HRC 101 C Introduction to Hospitality Management3
HRC 120 CSanitation and Safety2
HRC 135 CCulinary Fundamentals I3
HRC 136 CBaking Fundamentals I3
HRC 236 CBaking Fundamentals II3
HRC 246 CPastry Arts3
Total Units17