Feb 05, 2023  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Commercial Baking and Pastry, 1-yr Certificate

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Length: One year, 45 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $7,707

  • Books/Materials - $350
  • *Differential Fees - $916
  • Program-Specific Fees - $686
  • Uniforms - $145
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees - $5,610

Tuition and fee estimates are based on the prior academic year’s rates. Course tuition and fees may change during the year. Learn more and view updated tuition and fee information at www.lanecc.edu/esfs/credit-tuition. *This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Learning Outcomes

This program is for students who wish to gain entry into the food service industry as a beginning baking and pastry cook. It is also for those currently employed in the industry who wish to have greater knowledge and experience than what is provided in some industry settings.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • 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.
  • Gain a broad understanding of the culinary arts and hotel/restaurant/tourism management industry and the various segments that comprise the industry.
  • Perform mathematical functions related to food service operations.
  • Gain understanding of nutrient functions, food sources and guidelines.
  • Develop an understanding of global sustainability and environmental movements, and their impact on the hospitality industry.

Program Requirements

General Education

General Education courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass; and may be completed prior to program entry or during any program term.

Cooperative Education

Cooperative Education must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted. Complete 5 credits of Cooperative Education.


  • This program follows Certificate of Completion Requirements  unless otherwise specified.
  • 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 Koenig (koenigm@lanecc.edu), 541.463.5818, Bldng 11/244.
  • This certificate is a fall term start only.

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