Social Science Division

Social Sciences Offers General Education, Transfer, & Certificate Programs

Our division provides numerous courses that satisfy the General Education and transfer requirements. We offer a variety of Transfer and A.A. Degree Programs in the disciplines of Anthropology, Economics, Ethnic Studies, Geography, History, Human Services, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

Career Preparation in Social Sciences

We have many certificate programs to choose from. The Human Services certificate programs include Alcohol and Drug Studies, Conflict Resolution, Criminal Justice, Family Studies, Gerontology, Human Services Generalist, and Victimology. The Geographic Information Systems certificate program trains students to analyze problems and create practical solutions using computerized geographic data analysis.

We strive to provide challenging and relevant courses that will prepare you for your future careers and life goals. Our faculty and counselors will gladly answer questions and help you make informed decisions about what courses to take for you to meet your personal goals.


Contact Information

Dean: Lisa Gaetje (Interim)
Humanities Building, Social Sciences Division Office, Room 238
Cypress College
9200 Valley View St.
Cypress, CA 90630

Phone: 714-484-7185


Programs Spotlight

Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts

Epicure to etiquettes, to gourmet cookery and garde manger, our Culinary Arts Program has something for you.