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Basic Baking and Fundamentals BBF.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 13 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Hospitality Management
Effective as of Fall 2022

What is the program about?

This short-term certificate focuses on the science of baking as well as basic techniques using ingredients such as flour, leaveners, salt, sugar, dairy, fats, extracts, spices and other add-ins such as vanilla extract, chocolate chips, etc.

Program Outcomes

  • Produce a variety of basic baked goods.
  • Define and describe the various types of mixing methods utilized to produce basic baked goods
  • Evaluate the quality of basic baked goods and desserts.

Career Opportunities

This certificate provides career opportunities in businesses of bakeries and tortilla manufacturing, food and beverage stores, restaurants and other eating places, pretzel shops, and the opportunity to be self-employed.


There are no articulation agreements at this time. However, Columbus State and Cincinnati State are accredited by the American Culinary Federation and we accept each others credits.


American Culinary Federation Bakerian Certification (will need additional coursework)
Sanitation and Safety (Servsafe), through the National Restaurant Association Educational Institute
Hospitality Reception and Service Specialist through Sinclair College


Course Title Credits
HMT 1102 Kitchen Chemistry 3
HMT 1105 Introduction to the Hospitality & Tourism Industry 2
HMT 1107 Sanitation & Safety 2
HMT 1126 Baking I 2
HMT 1128 Baking II & Barista Basics 2
HMT 2201 Food Service Equipment, Design & Maintenance 2
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Program Accreditation Information

The Basic Baking and Fundamentals short-term certificate is embedded within the BPAO.S.AAS degree which is accredited by the American Culinary Federation.

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.