ESL Milestone Certificate: Pathway to Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management


The ESL Milestone Certificate: Pathway to Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management is a Guided Pathways ESL Milestone certificate program designed to prepare English Language learners (ELLs) for the academic rigor of degree-applicable coursework in various Guided Pathways Meta Majors. Students completing these certificates have achieved academic English reading and writing skills at an advanced, post-secondary level; they have also achieved success in prerequisite or introductory coursework in a variety of degree, certificate, or general education patterns. These two elements combine to demonstrate significant achievement of a milestone along their pathways to Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management degrees, certificates, or transfer. To earn a certificate, students must complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College.This certificate requires a total of 17-18 units.

Required ESL courses are listed in suggested sequence (15 units):
ESL 107 C High-Intermediate Academic Reading and Writing (formerly ESL 183 C)5
ESL 108 CAdv Acad. Reading & Writing I5
ESL 109 CAdv Acad Reading and Wrtg II5
Complete one of the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management courses listed below (2-3 units):
HRC 101 CIntro to Hospitality Mgmt2-3
or HRC 120 C Sanitation and Safety
Total Units17-18

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

OUTCOME 1: Acquire the knowledge and skills, including academic English-language reading and writing at a post-secondary level, overview of the hospitality industry, and principles of sanitation and safety, necessary for college coursework towards degree, certificate, or transfer in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management.