2011-2012 Catalog 
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2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Culinary Arts - Baking Associate of Technical Arts Degree

See program requirement sheet. 

The Baking ATA degree builds on the content from the Baking Certificate  with emphasis on specialty baking and pastry skills. The degree offers practical application in theoretical knowledge, professionalism, safety, sanitation, baking methods, creativity, and an emphasis on meeting industry standards in baking. Course work prepares students for employment as baking/pastry professionals in a variety of food service settings including restaurants, hotels, resorts, catering businesses, independent bakeries/pastry shops, wholesale/retail markets, and high volume bakeries.

Credit/Grade Requirements This ATA degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 98 credits as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses, as well as a minimum grade of 2.0 in all culinary classes.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by completing courses marked as “CD” on the requirement sheet and/or “Meets Cultural Diversity Requirement” in the quarterly class schedule. Those courses may also be used to fulfill other requirements of the degree or certificate.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall.

Students are advised to:

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
  • Communicate with a faculty adviser.
Charles Drabkin charles.drabkin@edcc.edu | 425.640.1473
Traci Edlin tedlin@edcc.edu | 425.640.1342
Department website www.edcc.edu/clart
College Resources:  
Edmonds CC website www.edcc.edu
How to enroll www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer center www.edcc.edu/transfer
Advising appointments 425.640.1458
College bookstore www.edcc.edu/bookstore

Note: This requirement planning sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College degree or certificate is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

PGM Code – 847T
Effective summer 2011 | Rev: 03/11

I. General Education/Related Instruction Requirements (20 credits):

Communication Skills (10 credits minimum)

Computation/Quantitative Skills (5 credits)

Students may satisfy Computation/Quantitative Skills Requirement by placement into any 100 level math class or higher on the ACCUPLACER exam or demonstrate proficiency in BUS 130  or take five credits of any college-level (100 and above) Math course. Consult an adviser.

Human Relations/Group Interaction (5 credits)

II. Career Management (3 credits):

IV. Program Laboratory Requirements (44 credits):

V. Electives

Work with an adviser and select from any course numbered 100 or above in order to bring the total credits in General Education/Related Instruction Requirements, Career Management, Program Lecture Course Requirements, Program Laboratory Requirements, and Electives to 98.

Degree Outcomes

Students completing this degree will be able to:

  • Communicate baking information effectively using a variety of formats for a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate use of bake shop equipment.
  • Apply appropriate concepts and methods for bake shop environment.
  • Demonstrate ability to solve problems in a team environment.