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Submitter's Information


Kristine Di Memmo


Dean of Instruction, CTE


Inland Empire/Desert


Riverside City College

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Kristine Di Memmo

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Program Details

Program Title

Baking and Pastry Certificate

Submission Type

New Program

TOPs Code

Culinary Arts (130630)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description

The certificate in Baking and Pasty introduces students to principles and techniques important in the baking industry. 

Enrollment Completer Projections

The enrollment completer projection is for 35 students to complete the program annually with a 2-5% increase. 

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 16 or greater semester (or 24 or greater quarter) units (C)
Program Goal

The purpose of this certificate is to provide a fundamental understanding of baking and pastry. Market research has shown the increased need for qualified baking personnel, and this certificate helps to satisfy that need. This certificate incorporates existing RCCD courses, and can be part of an Associates Degree as well.  

In 2017, there were 1,169 employer postings for jobs related to baking and baking/pastry management. 

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)


Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative
(Y1 or S1)
CUL-46Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry8.5S1
CUL-47Advanced Baking and Pastry8.5S2
MAG-56HRM: Human Resources Management3S2

Program Requirements

Four courses are required for this certificate. Students should begin with CUL-46 as the introduction course, and follow with the CUL-47, the advanced course. 

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Submission Details

Published at

05/07/19 - 10:18 AM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  05/13/19

Received regional recommendation at 5-13-2019 IEDRC Deans Meeting.