Aug 07, 2020  
2020-21 BTC Catalog 
    
2020-21 BTC Catalog
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PST 101 Pastry & Baking Orientation

3 CR


This course provides a history of the baking and pastry profession and introduces the student to the broad spectrum of hospitality/food service organizations and career opportunities. Topics include: the baking profession, basic professional skills, bakeshop math, baking and pastry equipment, ingredients, mise en place, plan writing, baking principles, kitchen orientation, and observing bakery or retail baking establishments. Students will conduct informational interviews and explore career opportunities in the pastry industry. Students will use the internet to research, use Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to create assignments/presentations and are required to submit work electronically.
Prerequisite(s): ACCUPLACER Arithmetic score of 38 or MATH 090  with a C or higher or ABE 050  with a C or higher; and ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension score of 71 or RDG 085  with a C or higher; and ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills score of 71 or ENGL 092  with a C or higher; or Instructor permission.
Completion Of or Concurrent Enrollment In: PST 100 , PST 110  and PST 130 , all with a C- or higher; or concurrent enrollment in PST 100 , PST 110  and PST 130 ; or Instructor permission.

Note: This class must be taken concurrently with PST 100 , PST 110  and PST 130 .



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