Special Event Management Certificate


The Special Event Management Certificate field is a large part of the local economy. Students will learn skills and knowledge necessary for success in the special event management field. This skill certificate provides students with entry-level skills and knowledge to transition into this rapidly growing field. To earn a 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.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (18 units):
HRC 101 C Introduction to Hospitality Management3
HRC 125 CRestaurant Management3
HRC 152 C Menu Planning and Purchasing (formerly Hospitality Purchasing)3
HRC 170 CBeverage Management3
HRC 230 CHospitality Leadership3
HRC 232 CSpecial Event Management3
Total Units18