Baker Assistant Career Major - Overview

Baker Assistant

Baker Assistant
Career Major Length
600 hours
Who Can Enroll
Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,500.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$3,900.00
Book Costs:
$125.00
Supplies Costs:
$244.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$9/hr

This major prepares students to assist bakers in mixing and baking ingredients according to recipes to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods. Included are basic principles, skills, and equipment of baking along with an emphasis in breads, decorated cakes, specialty desserts and chocolate candies. Internal and external internships in a specialized area of interest in culinary arts allow students to apply skills learned in the classroom and lab.

Career Major Length
600.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Food Service & Sanitation
60.00
Bake Shop Principles
75.00
Basic Baking Skills
175.00
Advanced Baking Skills
90.00
Baker Assistant Practicum
200.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • Good physical & mental health
  • Passion for the arts, creativity & imagination
  • Good eye-hand coordination & finger dexterity
  • Good communication skills and teamwork
  • Ability to get along with others and have a positive attitude
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

Required Prerequisites

  • Culinary Arts Assistant