Degrees and certificates

Degree and certificate programs

DVC offers associate degrees and certificates in a wide variety of programs as listed below. Click the links for program requirements, department information, program descriptions, program sequences, and addendum information.

In compliance with the October 2010 Gainful Employment (GE) regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education, the Contra Costa Community College District provides information about Career Technical Education (CTE) programs that offer a Certificate of Achievement: program costs, normal time for completion, average loan debt incurred by students enrolled in the program, completion rates, and potential careers fields for program graduates.

Review the Gainful Employment (GE) reports for DVC

Program Learning Outcomes, Action Plans

Career Pathways and CTE high school programs

Career Academies

CTE programs brochure (pdf)

Districtwide chart of degrees and certificates (pdf)

Career Coach - Career Exploration Website

 

Click on the links below for catalog information. Click on the colored dots for brochures, program sequence charts and department information.

View a pdf of the degrees and programs chart.

 

Addiction Studies - ADS

addiction studies brochure addiction studies program sequence health science department information

Administration of Justice - ADJUS

administration of justice brochure administration of justice program sequence administration of justice department information

Anthropology - ANTHR

    department information

Architecture - ARCHI

brochure program sequence department information

Art - ART   (includes a new transfer degree)

    department information

Art Digital Media - ARTDM

brochure program sequence department information

Art History - ARTHS

    department information

Biological Science - BIOSC

    department information

Broadcast Communication Arts - BCA

brochure program sequence department information

Business - BUS

brochure program sequence department information

Business Accounting - BUSAC

brochure program sequence department information

Business Information Management - BUSIM

brochure program sequence department information

Business Marketing - BUSMK

brochure   department information

Business Real Estate - RE

brochure program sequence department information

Chinese - CHIN

    department information

Communication Studies - COMM (formerly Speech)

    department information

Computer Information Systems - CIS

brochure program sequence department information

Computer Network Technology - CNT

brochure program sequence department information

Computer Science - COMSC

brochure program sequence department information

Computer Technical Support - COMTC

brochure program sequence department information

Construction - CONST

program requirements program sequence department information

Culinary Arts - CULN

brochure program sequence department information

Dance - DANCE

    department information

Dental Assistant - DENTL

brochure program sequence department information

Dental Hygiene - DENHY

brochure program sequence department information

Dental Laboratory Technology - DENTE

brochure program sequence department information

Drama - DRAMA

brochure program sequence department information

Early Childhood Education - ECE

brochure program sequence department information

Electrical/Electronics Technology - ELECT/ELTRN

brochure program sequence department information

Energy Systems - ENSYS

brochure program sequence department information

Engineering - ENGIN

    department information

Engineering Technology - ENGTC (includes a new degree)

program requirements program sequence department information

English - ENGL

    department information

English as a Second Language - ESL

    department information 

Environmental Science - ENVSC

    department information

French - FRNCH

    department information

Geography - GEOG 

brochure program sequence department information

Geology - GEOL 

    department information

German - GRMAN

    department information

Health Science - HSCI

    department information

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration - HVACR  (includes a new degree, and two new certificates)

    department information

History - HIST

    department information

Horticulture - HORT

brochure program sequence department information

Humanities - HUMAN  new degree

    department information

Italian - ITAL

    department information

Japanese - JAPAN

    department information

Journalism - JRNL

  program sequence department information

Kinesiology - KINES  (formerly Physical Education Theory)

brochure program sequence department information

Library Studies - L/LS

brochure program sequence department information

Mathematics - MATH

    department information

Mechanical Technology - ENGTC

brochure   department information

Music - MUSIC

  program sequence department information

Music Industry Studies  - MUSX

brochure    department information

Philosophy - PHILO  (includes a new transfer degree)

    department information 

Physical Education Theory - PETHE  (see Kinesiology) 

     

Physics - PHYS

    department information

Plumbing - PLUMB

    department information

Political Science - POLSC  (includes a new transfer degree)

    department information

Psychology - PSYCH

    department information

Respiratory Therapy - RT
offered in collaboration with Ohlone College, which grants the degree

brochure   department information

Russian - RUSS

    department information

Sociology - SOCIO

    department information

Spanish - SPAN

    department information

Special Education - SPEDU

brochure program sequence department information

Speech - SPCH  see Communication Studies - COMM

     

Steamfitting - STMFT  (includes a new degree and certificates)

    department information

Transfer Studies - CSU

     

Transfer Studies - IGETC