May 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Catalog

Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts Application Information


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Application Requirements


The Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate  (CBPA) requires students to complete a specific list of requirements before being officially admitted into the program. Students are listed in a pre-program code while the application requirements are being met. The full program start date and implementation of the program code may be dependent on space availability. Students must complete the Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts Program Change Form with Academic Advising.  To be admitted to the program the student must complete the following:

1. Apply to Schoolcraft College

Apply to Schoolcraft College online at www.schoolcraft.edu

2. Transcripts

It is recommended you request official undergraduate transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. Transcripts must be sent directly from the issuing college or university to Schoolcraft College.   To confirm that transcripts have been received, contact the Answer Center at 734-462-4426.

3. Academic Advising and Assessment

This program requires minimum assessment levels or coursework in the areas of math, reading, and writing.  Students should have placement scores (Computer Placement Test, ACT, or SAT) submitted before meeting with an academic advisor.  Students with prior college-level work or a degree may be exempt from placement testing. The Computer Placement Test (CPT) is taken in the Testing Center. ACT or SAT scores must be less than three years old.

Contact Academic Advising at 734-462-4429 to make an appointment. 

4. Obtain a CBPA 103 Permit

Once all assessment requirements have been met and any necessary foundation coursework is completed, students must meet with a Schoolcraft academic advisor to obtain a permit to register for CBPA 103 .  Please note that CBPA 103  is restricted to regularly admitted students; High School Dual Enrollment students are not eligible.

5. College Prerequisite Coursework - CBPA 103

6. Obtain a ServSafe Certificate

Submit proof of a valid ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certificate earned within the last five years to the Admissions and Welcome Center before applying to the Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts Program.  Students may prepare to complete this requirement by taking Schoolcraft’s CUL 102 - Culinary Sanitation  course, Continuing Education class, or other opportunities outside of Schoolcraft (Michigan Restaurant Association). 

7. Cumulative GPA

Attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better for all Schoolcraft college courses.

8. Apply to the Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts Program

Complete the Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts Program Restricted Enrollment Program Change Form with appropriate signatures with Academic Advising.

Culinary Arts Information Session


The Culinary Arts Department highly recommends attending a culinary arts campus tour that will include an information session to learn more about the Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts Programs, the application process and a tour of the facilities.  To find out more about how to schedule a tour go to www.schoolcraft.edu/tour.

CBPA 103 Class


In order to be eligible to register for CBPA 103  you must first meet with an academic advisor who will verify that all prerequisites are met.  Qualified students will be issued an electronic permit that will allow them to register for CBPA 103 

Enrollment Requirements


Once accepted to the program, you will receive information from the Culinary Arts department regarding which class to register for.  You will be required to register for at least 15 or 20 credit hours each semester.  All Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to review course requirements and to discuss their overall educational plan.

Attendance Policy


Culinary Arts classes are designed to provide students with the necessary time to successfully complete competencies.  Students are expected to attend and arrive on time for all scheduled classes.  In order to ensure students’ success, the Culinary Arts Program has established an attendance policy.  If a student exceeds the maximum absence time they will be withdrawn from the course and will need to re-take the course to graduate.  A copy of the attendance policy is available in the Culinary Department and will be provided to students during Culinary Orientation.

Requirements for Obtaining a CBPA 103 Permit


Please note that registration for CBPA 103  requires the issuance of an electronic permit by an academic advisor.   Please schedule to meet with a Schoolcraft academic advisor to be issued a permit. The following must be completed before receiving a permit.

  1. Student has been regularly admitted to Schoolcraft College.
  2. Student has taken assessment test or is exempt from assessment testing.
  3. Student has met minimum English score or has completed ENG 050  or higher with a 2.0 / C grade or higher
  4. Student has met minimum reading score or has completed COLLS 050  or higher with a 2.0 / C grade or higher.
  5. Student has met minimum math score or has completed MATH 045  or higher with a 2.0 / C grade or better
  6. Student has current ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certificate or will provide current ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certificate (must submit a certificate for evaluation) before being eligible to apply to the Culinary Program.

 

Requirements for Culinary Arts Baking and Pastry Arts Program Restricted Enrollment Program Change Form


Upon completion of CBPA 103 with a grade of 2.5 or above, and submission of a valid ServSafe Food Protection Certificate (earned within five years) you will meet with a representative from the Culinary Arts Department to complete the Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts Restricted Enrollment Program Change Form. The form will be turned in to the Academic Advising Office who will officially admit you to the Culinary Arts Baking and Pastry Arts Program.

  1. ServSafe Certificate: Submit proof of a valid ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certificate earned within the last five years (must submit certificate for evaluation)
  2. CBPA 103: Complete Introduction to Baking and Pastries Skills and Technique with a grade of 2.5 or better or completed the first year of Schoolcraft’s Culinary Arts Program. Either requirement must be completed within five years of application to the program.  Grade posted on transcript.

    • or has completed first year of the Culinary Arts Program

  3. Cumulative College GPA: Attain a 2.0 or better cumulative grade point average for all courses attempted at Schoolcraft College.

ESTIMATE OF TUITION AND FEES


Culinary Baking and Pastry Arts
2024-2025
Program Credit Hours- 39    
       
  Resident Non-Resident Out of State
       
Tuition:  $   5,421.00  $     7,800.00  $   10,530.00
Registration Fees: ($44 per semester)  $      132.00  $        132.00  $        132.00
Service Fees: ($9 per credit hour)  $      351.00  $        351.00  $        351.00
Instructional Equipment Fees: ($11 per credit hour)  $      429.00  $        429.00  $        429.00
Infrastructure Fees: ($9 per credit hour)  $      351.00  $        351.00  $        351.00
Course and Learning Management Fees: ($12 per class)  $        48.00  $          48.00  $          48.00
Lab Fees: (varies according to individual class)  $   1,055.00  $     1,055.00  $     1,055.00
Excess Contact Hour Fees: (varies according to individual class)  $              -    $                -    $                -  
       
Additional Expenses:      
Uniforms  $      280.00  $        280.00  $        280.00
Pastry Kit  $      420.00  $        420.00  $        420.00
       
Total  $   8,487.00  $   10,866.00  $   13,596.00
The above figures are based on 2024-2025 rates and are subject to change. A Resident student is one whose legal residence is in the school District of Clarenceville, Garden City, Livonia, Northville, Plymouth-Canton or parts of Novi. All other students are Non-Residents.

Please Note:


Requirements for admission to the Culinary Arts Program are subject to change at any time.

Ready to get started! Download the Culinary Arts Program Student Checklist to get on track.
Ready to apply? Download the Application Form and schedule a meeting with your advisor.

Please contact the Admissions and Welcome Center for updates of any applicable changes.

Phone: 734-462-4683
Fax: 734-462-4552
E-mail: admissions@schoolcraft.edu
Web: www.schoolcraft.edu

It is the policy of Schoolcraft College that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, creed, or handicap, be excluded from participating in, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination during any program or activity or in employment.