Cypress College


It is my sincere pleasure to welcome you to Cypress College, where student success is our first priority. We are proud of our reputation for academic excellence, for the breadth and depth of our career and technical education programs, and for offering high-quality and student-focused support services. At Cypress College, our award-winning faculty is recognized for providing students with individual attention and guidance, utilizing a variety of teaching approaches and methodologies to help you to succeed. Students will discover here a rich academic environment designed to nurture and support success.

Our academic and vocational programs are supported with a wide array of services. Among these are assessment, counseling and guidance, study skills classes, a library and learning center for individual and group study and tutoring, financial aid, and health services, to name a few. Our intercollegiate athletics teams compete at the highest levels, earning numerous state championships over the years. We encourage students to participate in our performing arts programs and student government activities, and to broaden their experiences by becoming involved with a variety of college clubs that are connected to their academics or to community involvement.

Cypress College has benefitted greatly from the support of the local community and has utilized bond revenue approved by the voters to improve and beautify the campus. Our Library, Student Center, Bookstore and newly remodeled Humanities Building all came into being as a result of community support and are state-of-the-art facilities serving students’ needs. Our vocational and career programs are strongly connected to our business community and provide instructional opportunities for students utilizing modern and current equipment.

We invite you to become a part of this community of learners. We believe that you will find Cypress College to be a warm and inviting institution, a place that nurtures student achievement and encourages student involvement. We look forward to seeing you here at the College, pursuing your dreams and achieving your goals in the spirit of excellence, integrity, collegiality, and inclusiveness that characterizes all we do.

Why Cypress

Cypress College is the American Dream

At Cypress College you can start with nothing and leave with all the skills you need to thrive.

All it takes is determination and desire. When either runs low, our friendly, supportive staff will lend a hand.

Cypress College, in sunny Southern California, is in the shadow of major tourist attractions such as Disney’s theme parks and Downtown Disney (about six miles), Knott’s Berry Farm (less than five miles), and The Block entertainment complex (about 10 miles). The campus is 12 miles from the beach and provides quick access to Long Beach and Los Angeles.

Students complete lower division general education at Cypress College and then continuetheir education at a 4-year university. Cypress College has articulation and transfer agreementswith the University of California (UC) campuses, including UC Los Angeles and UC Irvine, California State University (CSU) campuses, including Cal State Long Beach and CaliforniaState Fullerton, as well as private universities such as University of Southern California (USC) and Chapman University.

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Associate Degree

Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Cypress

Established in 1975, our Culinary Arts Program combines the experience of our award-winning faculty with our newly-built revolutionary facilities, and is designed to prepare you for successful entry into the culinary industry. [+]

From epicure to etiquettes, to gourmet cookery and garde manger, HRC’s Culinary Arts Program aims to provide you, the serious student, the basic yet in-depth foundation to become a respected Culinarian. Established in 1975, our Culinary Arts Program combines the experience of our award-winning faculty with our newly-built revolutionary facilities, and is designed to prepare you for successful entry into the culinary industry. Our graduates fulfill a range of job opportunities, including the positions of Cook, Line Cook, Banquet, Pantry, Sous and Executive Chef, Corporate Chef, Personal Chef, and Gourmet Market Chef. You will learn by demonstration, instruction, and textbook studies, as well as on-the-job training through our Internship Program. At The Bistro and Café Cypress, the campus’ student-run public restaurants, you will design, prepare, and offer contemporary cuisine. You will also cater college-sponsored functions, as well as certain local community events. As well as meeting the standards of the American Culinary Federation, the Culinary Arts Program at Cypress College is only one of two schools in Orange County to offer the Culinary Arts Certificate, Apprentice Certificate and Associate in Science Degree curricula. [-]

Location address
9200 Valley View Street
Cypress, California, 90630 US
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