May 07, 2021  
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog 
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Baking and Pastry, Certificate of Completion

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Total Program Credits: 22

Estimated Program Length: Three terms

Offered by Culinary Arts & Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management , 541.463.3518

Certificate of Completion Requirements  

Program Coordinator Wendy Milbrat, 541.463.3518,

Dean Christopher Rehn

Purpose The certificate in Baking and Pastry is for students who want to gain entry into the food service industry as beginning bakers and pastry cooks.

Learning Outcomes The student who successfully completes all Baking and Pastry requirements will:

  • Develop essential and advanced baking and pastry knowledge and skills.
  • Operate equipment including cook tops, food processors, ovens (baking, convection, and conventional), dough mixers and a variety of kitchen tools.
  • Perform mathematical functions related to food service operations.

Admission Information A separate application to the program is required. Admission information is available from the Culinary Arts and Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management office, Building 19, Room 204 or online at; or email:

Advising Contact Lori Areford and Josh Baker at

Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022

Production Bakers
Lane County openings - 47 annually
Statewide openings - 474 annually

Lane County average hourly - $14.17 , average annual -$29,456
Oregon average hourly $14.78 , average annual - $30,736

Estimated Program Cost

Books   $250
Differential Fees*   $894
Program Specific Fees   $686
Resident Tuition and General Student Fees   $2,999
  Total Estimated Cost $4,829

*This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program. These fees and other course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.

Program Notes

  • A Lane County Food Handlers card is required for entry into the program.
  • Students must complete college placement tests showing readiness for MTH 025  / MTH 025C  or higher and WR 097  or higher to be accepted into the program. Students who do not meet reading and/or math requirements may apply to PASS Lane Summer programming for alternative admission process. PASS Lane contact is Marcia Koening ( 541.463.5818, Bldng 11/244.
  • This certificate is a fall term start only.
  • Prerequisites are required for some courses. See Courses .
  • Students meet the mathematics requirement with any class MTH 025  or higher, but it is strongly recommended to take MTH 025C . If math is taken in the self-paced format through the Math Resource Center then all credits must be completed to meet the math requirement.

Program Core Courses

MATHEMATICS must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass; and may be completed prior to program entry. All other CORE courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted.

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