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Baking and Pastry Program

Course Sequence – Associate of Applied Science in Baking & Pastry

You will benefit from a comprehensive curriculum that combines career-specific courses with a strong academic framework. You can review course descriptions and the full academic catalog here. General Questions? Call us toll-free at 1.888.90.KENDALL or email

Typical Course Sequence


Year One
Quarter 1 15 Credits
BPA 100 Intro to Baking4 Credits
BPA 103 Pastry Theory2 Credits
BPA 111 Culinary Basics4 Credits
CUL 110 Sanitation1 Credit
KCC 101 Seeking Selfie: Exploring Identity in the 21st Century4 Credits
Quarter 2 19 Credits
BPA 131 Basic Cake Decorating2 Credits
BPA 144 Introduction to Pastry4 Credits
CUL126 Professional Development1 Credits
SCI 123 Human Nutrition 4 Credits
KCC 102 Mindset Matters: Your Brain and You4 Credits
KCC 103 Making a Difference in a Difficult World4 Credits
Quarter 3 18 Credits
BPA 266 Special Needs Baking2 Credits
BPA 130 Introduction to Plated Desserts and Production Techniques2 Credits
BPA 170 Advanced Baking & Pastry4 Credits
BPA 180 Breakfast Pastry2 Credits
CUL 122 Cost Control4 Credits
KCC 104 U@WRK4 Credits
Quarter 4 14 Credits
BPA 203 Sugars Showpieces2 Credits
BPA 215 Chocolates and Confections2 Credits
BPA 216 Wedding Cakes & Gum Paste2 Credits
BPA 241 Artisan Breads2 Credits
KCC 105 Billfold to Boardroom: The Financially Prepared Professional4 Credits
CUL 232 Food Service MGMT2 Credits
Year Two
Quarter 5 14 Credits
BPA 210 Hotel/Restaurant Dessert Production4 Credits
BPA 262 Bread and Confectionary Production4 Credits
BPA 281 Banquet Symposium2 Credits
KCC 106 Risky Business: Balancing Identity and Tension4 Credits
Quarter 6 8 Credits
BPA 211 Internship Practicum 6 Credits
BPA 212 Internship Theory2 Credits
Total Credits: 92 Credits
Courses and sequences are subject to change.
Degrees Degrees

Our accredited Baking and Pastry associate degree program is designed to deliver superior pastry training and applicable business skills.

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Baking Faculty Baking Faculty

Our outstanding faculty come to us with backgrounds at restaurants, foodservice corporations, hotels and other educational institutions.

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Baking Facilities Baking Facilities

Kendall's Chicago Campus features 12 professional grade commercial kitchens, specialized chocolate/sugar and garde manger kitchens and an outdoor bread oven.

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