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Navajo Technical University
Lowerpoint Road, State Hwy 371
Crownpoint NM 87313

Phone: 505.786.4100
Fax: 505.786.5644

 

Chinle Instructional Site
PO Box 849, Chinle AZ, 86503
Phone: 928.674.5764
Fax: 928.674.5700

 

Teec Nos Pos Instructional Site
PO Box 1203, Teec Nos Pos, AZ 86514
Phone: 928.656.3600
Fax: 928.656.3596

 

Kirtland Instructional Site
540 Road 6580, Kirtland, NM 87417
Phone: 505.598.4580

 

Zuni Instructional Site
67 301 North, Zuni, NM 87327
Phone: 505.782.6010 or 6022

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The Professional Baking (formally Commercial Baking) degree program provides students with advanced baking skills for the higher levels of commercial baking in a professional environment. Instruction focuses on a maximum hands-on experience as well as theory and safety. Students will be involved in all aspects of baking preparation including breads, sweet breads, assorted pastries, cakes and cake decorating.

The program also includes advanced techniques such as working with spun sugar, chocolate, and design requirements for individual plates used in more formal setting such as banquets, caterings, and fine dining establishments

 

Degree Checklist (PDF)

 

Professional Baking Requirements (64 Credits)

General Education RequirementsCreditsPrerequisites
English / Communication 9  
        ENGL 1110   ENGL 098
        COMM 1130 or COMM 2120   ENGL 1210 or 1110
Mathematics: 4  
        MATH 1220 or higher   MATH 1215
Diné Studies: 3 – 4  
Natural or Physical Science: 4  
Humanities / Social Science 3  
Information Tech/Applied Computers: 3  
        CMP 101 or higher    
Professional Baking Core Requirements
Semester ONECreditsPrerequisites
CUL 103 Food Safety and Sanitation 3  
BKG 101 Professional Cooking I 8  
Semester TWO
BKG 111 Professional Baking II 8 BKG 101 and CUL 103
CKG 108 Professional Cooking Basics 3 BKG 101
Semester THREE
CUL 201 ServSafe Essentials 3  
CUL 105 Nutrition 3  
CUL 207 Management & Supervision 3  
Semester FOUR
BKG 201 Art of Grand Finale 4 BKG 111
BKG 202 Advanced Cake Decoration 4 BKG 111
BKG 112 Professional Internship 3 BKG 101 & BKG 111
Total Required Credit Hours64 

 

 Previous Year 1: AY1718Previous Year 2: AY1819
ACFEF Accredited Program NameURL Web Address to Program DataGraduation Year (%)Job Placement Rate (%)ACF Certification Rate (%)Graduation Rate (%)Job Placement Rate (%)ACF Certification Rate (%)
Culinary Arts/AAS 78% 53% 4% 47% 46% 1%
Professional Baking/AAS 67% 36% 2% 41% 21% 1%
Culinary Arts/Certificate 76% 5% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Professional Baking/Certificate 72% 36% 0% 100% 0% 0%

 

Program Data

 

Program Advisors
Walter Cloud, Technical Instructor of Baking (Pastry)
Email: wcloud@navajotech.edu

 

Contact NTU

Navajo Technical University
Lowerpoint Road, State Hwy 371
Crownpoint, NM 87313

Phone: 505.786.4100
Fax: 505.786.5644


Chinle Instructional Site
PO Box 849, Chinle, AZ 86503

Phone: 928.674.5764
Fax: 928.674.5700


Teec Nos Pos Instructional Site
PO Box 1203, Teec Nos Pos, AZ 86514

Phone: 928.656.3600
Fax: 928.656.3596


Kirtland Instructional Site
540 Road 6580, Kirtland, New Mexico 87417

Phone: 505.598.4585


Zuni Instructional Site
67 301 North, Zuni, NM 87327

Phone: 505.782.6010