Science of Baking - Module 1 Foundations introduces students to the history of baking and the various aspects of the baking industry. This module also teaches the basic science and math skills required to complete the rest of the course. A complimentary digital copy of our Glossary of Baking Terms is included for reference.


  1. History and Ingredients
  2. The Baking Process
  3. Basic Arithmetic
  4. Applied Mathematics
  5. General Chemistry
  6. Organic Chemistry
  7. Physics--Forces, Energy and Matter
  8. Physics--Heat and Temperature
  9. Fundamentals of Biology
  10. Nutrition
  11. Bakery Ovens
  12. Baking Pans
  13. Bakery Design and Layout
  14. Food Labeling
  15. Food Safety and Sanitation

Upon succesful completion of this course you will receive 12 IACET continuing education units.

Enrollment Information

Enrollments are accepted any time. Lesson material and exams are accessed online using a computer. Access instructions will be e-mailed upon enrollment. To receive a document of completion, students must submit an exam for each lesson and receive a 70% or above.

Complete the course at your own pace. You have up to 3 years to complete the course.

15 lessons, 12.0 CEUs

Technical Requirements

  • internet access
  • individual work or personal email account

To purchase other modules, return to the main Science of Baking page.


Science of Baking - Foundations

Upon Enrollment$280.00