Pastry (PAS)

All CUL, HOS, and PAS courses numbered 100 and above may be applied to the major field and elective requirement for the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees.

PAS 101 Baking Fundamentals I (4)(1,6)

Theory and technique of introductory baking skills needed in the culinary/baking field. Included will be basic concepts, units of measure, tools and ingredients. Discussions/demonstrations to include quick breads, beginning yeast breads, choux paste, pies, baked custards and tarts. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Available (2 TSIEH) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $728 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade C or better in PAS 100 or CUL 100 or HOS 100 and CUL 106 or concurrent enrollment in HOS 100 and CUL 106

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

PAS 103 Baking Theory (1)(1,0)

The goal of this class is to provide students with a solid theoretical and practical foundation in baking practices including bakers math, standardized recipes, ingredient selection and their functions. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Prerequisite:Grade of C or better in RDG 090 or LTC 099, an ACT Reading score of 18 or above or an appropriate placement score. Grade of C or better BUS 120 or in MTH 090, an ACT math score of 23 or above, or an appropriate placement score.

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

PAS 104 Yeast Bread (6)(2,8)

This specialized course will provide students with the intensified production of yeast products. The experience will include reading and interpreting yeast formulas, ingredient selection and theory behind yeast dough production. Specialty breads, Venoisserie, Artisan, dough sculpture and regional products will be produced and discussed. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $992 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in PAS 100 or CUL 100 or HOS 100 and CUL 106 or concurrent enrollment in HOS 100 and CUL 106

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

PAS 110 Baking Fundamentals II (6)(2,8)

This course is a continuation of PAS 101 or 102 with an introduction to more elaborate baking and pastry products with an emphasis on perfecting the bakers' techniques and productions skills. Focusing work on petit fours sec, mousse, crepes, cookies, puff pastry, beginning cake baking and decoration will also be covered. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Available (2 HTIES) Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $992 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in PAS 101 and PAS 103 or PAS 102

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

PAS 202 Patisserie & Confections I (6)(2,8)

Introduction to European and advanced pastries and tortes with an emphasis on European cake assembly and decorating techniques. Low-fat cakes, European buttercreams, Bavarians and Charlottes, ganache, chocolate pipings, and confectionery production will all be covered in this course. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $992 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in PAS 180 or PAS 110

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

PAS 204 Decorative Pastry (6)(2,8)

This course deals exclusively with centerpiece and artistic displays. Sugar pulling, sugar casting, chocolate centerpieces, chocolate boxes, marzipan, rolled fondant, pastillage, gumpaste and wedding cakes will be taught through hands-on production. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $992 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in PAS 101

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

PAS 205 Pastry Internship (4)(0,0)

This course is designed to give the student valuable hands-on experience by entering into a partnership with industry. The internship agreement will last for 320 hours. Under the supervision of a faculty member and designated employer, the student will participate in the day-to-day operations of the selected food service site. During the internship period, the student will be responsible for preparing three term papers relating to the specific operation, documented completion of hard and soft skills developed between the instructor and student and pastry portfolio. Upon completion of this course, the student's performance will be evaluated by the employer. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in PAS 110 or PAS 202

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

PAS 220 Customer Service Operations (2)(0,6)

Pastry students will gain the experience of customer service as they prepare, display and present both savory and pastry products for the on campus retail store. Students will practice the skills of customer interactions and service, controlling inventory, as well as perform moderate quantity production. Students will rotate through 3 different assigned areas during this course to gain valuable service operations skills. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $364 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in PAS 202.

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

PAS 280 Patisserie & Confections II (6)(2,8)

This course is a continuation of PAS 202 with emphasis on entremets, ice cream and sorbets, plated dessert presentation, formulating ganaches and working with colored cocoa butters. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $992 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in PAS 202

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring