This program is designed to prepare students to work in the rapidly changing, culturally diverse culinary professions. Student will learn the art of creating tasty baked goods, pastries, and confections, from traditional bread baking to beautiful showpieces. Students will have the opportunity to learn a variety of international and classical pastries and desserts using basic and advanced techniques, which meet industry quality standards. Graduates who are current practitioners will benefit through enhancement of career potential. Entry-level persons will be prepared to pursue diverse opportunities in the culinary field such as bakers or pastry chefs.