Page PDF

Baking and Pastry, Certificate of Proficiency

UVU strives to ensure the accessibility of our catalogs. However, if individuals with disabilities need this document in a different format than provided, you may contact the Assistive Technology Center at or 801-863-6788.


The Certificate of Proficiency in Baking and Pastry is offered by the Culinary Arts Institute at UVUand is available for all UVU students. This certificate will be available from the University for collegestudents/adults looking for entry-level skills leading to direct employment in the baking and pastryfield. The focus is to provide students an opportunity to obtain a certificate of proficiency in a Careerand Technical Education (CTE) field that will stack into certificates and associate degrees at UVU.

Total Program Credits: 16

Discipline Core Requirements: 16 Credits
  CA 1140 Professional Dining Room Services 1
  CA 1150 Nutrition and Food Service 3
  CA 1160 Culinary Math 1
  CA 1170 Pastry and Baking Skills 5
  CA 1490 Food Service Sanitation 1
  CA 2130 Advanced Pastry Baking 5

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 16 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above with no grade below a "C-" in culinary arts or other discipline core courses.
  3. Residency hours--minimum of 4 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.

Note: Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
CA 1140 Professional Dining Room Service 1
CA 1150 Nutrition and Food Service 3
CA 1160 Culinary Math 1
CA 1170 Pastry and Baking Skills 5
CA 1490 Food Service Sanitation (including ServSafe certification) 1
CA 2130 Advanced Pastry Baking 5
  Semester total: 16
  Degree total: 16


Culinary Arts Institute

The Culinary Arts Institute is in the   Scott M. Smith College of Engineering. To find the most up-to-date information, including Program Learning Outcomes for degree programs offered by the Culinary Arts Institute, visit their website.

Culinary Arts Institute