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2012-2013
Baking and Pastry
Associate
Curriculum code 1359
General Information                    Restaurant/Hotel Management and Culinary Arts Web site


Required Courses
(64 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

16
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MTH-120 3 General Education Mathematics   
RTM-100 2 Food Service Sanitation   
RTM-101 3 Introduction to Hospitality Industry   
RTM-102 4 Quantity Food Production I   
RTM-209 4 Baking/Pastry I    
Total: 16

Second Semester
18
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-101 3 Composition I   
RTM-210 3 Nutrition for Food Service Managers   
RTM-211 4 Baking/Pastry II   
RTM-214 2  Chocolate & Confectionary Artistry   
RTM-213 2 Artisan Breads   
___-___ 4 Science elective
  
Total: 18

Third Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

COM-103

3 Speech Fundamentals   

RTM-206

3 Menu Writing and Marketing   
RTM-212 2 Cake Decorating   
RTM-215 2 Restaurant and Buffet Desserts   
___ ___ 2 Career electives   
___ ___ 3 Social/Behavioral Science elective
  
Total: 15

Fourth Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RTM-220 3 Concepts of Hospitality Cost Control   
RTM-230 1 Hospitality Portfolio   

RTM-231

3 Hospitality Supervision   

RTM-233

3 Hospitality Internship   
___ ___ 3 Fine Arts and Humanities elective   
___ ___ 2 Career electives

  
Total: 15

Electives
Select four elective credits from the following table to be included in the above course sequencing for this program.
4 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
RTM-202 4 Quantity Food Production II   
RTM-203 4 Garde Manger   
RTM-204  4 Quantity Food Production III   

RTM-205

3 Beverage Management   

RTM-217

2 Special Topics in Culinary Arts   

RTM-225

3 Banquet and Specialty Services   

Graduation Requirements
Successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific certificate; minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate; at least 50 percent of the certificate hours must be completed at Moraine Valley; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Program Coordinator
Michael O'Shea
Office: M154

(708) 974-5597
osheam25@morainevalley.edu 

  
Department Chair
Theresa michalowt
Office: D109
(708) 974-5626
michalowt@morainevalley.edu
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Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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