Food Science Fundamentals Certificate

Division: Career Technical Education


The Food Science Fundamentals Certificate is designed for students who are interested in working as an assistant in the following field: food research and development, food product development, recipe development, food quality assurance, sensory, or flavor chemistry. To earn this certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires a total of 31 units.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (31 units):
HRC 100 CNutrition3
HRC 105 C Careers Dietetics and Food Science2
HRC 120 CSanitation and Safety2
HRC 135 CCulinary Fundamentals I3
HRC 136 CBaking Fundamentals I3
HRC 145 CThe Art of Garde Manger3
HRC 155 CFood Science3
HRC 295 CInternship3
MATH 040 CIntermediate Algebra4
CHEM 107 C Preparation for General Chemistry5
Total Units31