Long Certificate Program

Baking and Pastry Certificate (CER CO30)

The courses listed below are part of the A.A.S. degree. While completing requirements for A.A.S. degree, a student can earn the certificate. To be awarded the advanced certificate, the student should contact the Enrollment Services Graduation Office.

*A minimum of 41 hours and a minimum GPA of 2.00 is required for a certificate from Jefferson State.
*A minimum of 11 hours in this program must be completed at JSCC to satisfy the residency requirement.
*Grade of C or better required in all major and option courses.

Required Courses

Baking and Pastry Courses

  • CUA 101 Orientation to the Hospitality Profession    3
  • CUA 110 Basic Food Preparation    3
  • CUA 112s Sanitation, Safety, and Food Service    2
  • CUA 120 Basic Food Preparation Lab    2
  • CUA 130 Chocolate and Truffles    3
  • CUA 142 Specialty Breads    3
  • CUA 165 Cake Decorating and Design    3
  • CUA 204 Foundations of Baking    3
  • CUA 208 Advanced Baking    3
  • CUA 213 Food Purchasing and Cost Control    3
  • CUA 216 Plated Dessert Design    3

General Education Courses

  • ENG 101, English Composition I    3
  • MTH Elective (A116) MTH 100 or MTH 116 or higher-level math course    3
  • CIS 130 Introduction to Information Systems or CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications     3
  • Humanities and Fine Arts Elective: (AHUM) (art, humanities, religion, theatre, music, philosophy, foreign language, literature 3

Long Certificate Total Hours: 43