Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Bakery

Hospitality Arts

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

319-848-8770

www.kirkwood.edu/hospitality

Entry time

Fall or Spring

Award

Diploma

1 year (2 semesters)

The Bakery diploma is designed to prepare students for entry-level bakery employment. Students prepare for their careers through practical experience in preparation of baked goods for The Class Act restaurant and conference center at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center. Students are required to purchase uniforms and tools, to use when in labs.

Career opportunities: bakery worker, baker, cake decorator, pastry chef.

Required Courses

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

First Semester

HCM-100

Sanitation and Safety

2

HCM-117

Bakery Basics

3

HCM-122

International Breads

3

HCM-123

International Pastries

3

HCM-125

Basic Cake Decorating

1

HCM-126

Science of Baking

2

HCM-190

Bakery Essentials

1

HCM-260

Hospitality Math

3

 

 

18

Second Semester

HCM-127

Advanced Cake Decorating

1

HCM-256

Cost Control and Merchandising

3

HCM-326

Basic Hospitality Communications

3

HCM-932

Bakery Internship

3

MGT-145

Human Relations in Management

3

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Bakery electives

4

 

 

17

Total program credit hours

35

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