Degrees and certificates

Degree and certificate programs

DVC's certificate and degree 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 or view a PDF of the degrees and programs chart.

Career Pathways and CTE high school programs

Career Academies

Career Coach - Career Exploration Website

 

Addiction Studies - ADS

Health Science
Department information

Administration of Justice - ADJUS


Administration of Justice
Department information

Anthropology - ANTHR

Social Science
Department information

Architecture - ARCHI

Architecture
Department information

Art - ART (includes a new transfer degree)

Art
Department information

Art Digital Media - ARTDM

Art
Department information

Art History - ARTHS

Art
Department information

Biological Science - BIOSC

Biological Science
Department information

Broadcast Communication Arts - BCA

Performing Arts 
Department information

Business - BUS

Business
Department information

Business Accounting - BUSAC

Business
Department information

Business Information Management - BUSIM

Business
Department information

Business Marketing - BUSMK

Business
Department information

Business Real Estate - RE

Business
Department information

Chinese - CHIN

Foreign Language
Department information

Communication Studies - COMM (formerly Speech)

Applied and Fine Arts
Department information

Computer Information Systems - CIS

Computer Information Systems 
Department information

Computer Network Technology - CNT

Computer Network Technology
Department information

Computer Science - COMSC

Computer Science
Department information

Computer Technical Support - COMTC

Computer Technical Support
Department information

Construction - CONST

Construction 
Department information

Culinary Arts - CULN

Culinary Arts
Department information

Dance - DANCE

Kinesiology 
Department information

Dental Assistant - DENTL

Dental Assistant
Department information

Dental Hygiene - DENHY

Dental Hygiene
Department information

Dental Laboratory Technology - DENTE

Dental Technology
Department information

Drama - DRAMA

Performing Arts 
Department information

Early Childhood Education - ECE

Early Childhood Education
Department information

Electrical/Electronics Technology - ELECT/ELTRN

Electrical/Electronics Technology 
Department information

Energy Systems - ENSYS

Energy Systems
Department information

Engineering - ENGIN

Engineering
Department information

Engineering Technology - ENGTC (includes a new degree)

Engineering
Department information

English - ENGL

English
Department information

English as a Second Language - ESL

Learning Center/ESL
Department information

Environmental Science - ENVSC

Biological Science 
Department information

French - FRNCH

Foreign Language
Department information

Geography - GEOG

Physical Sciences
Department information

Geology - GEOL

Physical Sciences
Department information

German - GRMAN

Foreign Language
Department information

Health Science - HSCI

Health Science
Department information

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

Apprenticeship:
Steamfitting/Plumbing/HVACR
Program information 


History - HIST

Social Science
Department information

Horticulture - HORT

Horticulture
Department information

Humanities - HUMAN new degree

Humanities
Department information

Italian - ITAL

Foreign Language
Department information

Japanese - JAPAN

Foreign Language
Department information

Journalism - JRNL

Journalism
Department information

Kinesiology - KINES (formerly Physical Education Theory)

Kinesiology
Department information

Library Studies - L/LS

Library
Department information

Mathematics - MATH

Mathematics
Department information

Mechanical Technology - ENGTC

Mechanical Technology
Program information

Music - MUSIC

Music
Department information

Music Industry Studies - MUSX

Music
Department information

Philosophy - PHILO (includes a new transfer degree)

Philosophy
Department information

Physical Education Theory - PETHE (see Kinesiology)

 

Physics - PHYS

Physical Sciences
Department information

Plumbing - PLUMB

Apprenticeship: 
Steamfitting/Plumbing/HVACR
Program information 

Political Science - POLSC (includes a new transfer degree)

Social Science
Department information

Psychology - PSYCH

Social Science
Department information

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

 

Russian - RUSS

Foreign Language
Department information

Sociology - SOCIO

Social Science
Department information

Spanish - SPAN

Foreign Language
Department information

Special Education - SPEDU

Support Services
Department information

Speech - SPCH see Communication Studies - COMM

 

Steamfitting - STMFT (includes a new degree and certificates)

Apprenticeship: 
Steamfitting/Plumbing/HVACR
Program information 

Transfer Studies - CSU

 

Transfer Studies - IGETC

 

 

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

CTE programs brochure (pdf)