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

    social science department information

Architecture - ARCHI

architecture brochure Architecture sequence architecture department information

Art - ART   (includes a new transfer degree)

    art department information

Art Digital Media - ARTDM

art digital media brochure art digital media sequence art department information

Art History - ARTHS

    art department information

Biological Science - BIOSC

    biological science department information

Broadcast Communication Arts - BCA

broadcast communication arts brochure broadcast communication arts sequence art department information

Business - BUS

business brochure business sequence business department information

Business Accounting - BUSAC

business accounting brochure business accounting sequence business department information

Business Information Management - BUSIM

business information management brochure business information management sequence business department information

Business Marketing - BUSMK

business marketing brochure   business department information

Business Real Estate - RE

business real estate brochure business real estate sequence 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 brochure computer information systems sequence computer science department information

Computer Network Technology - CNT

computer network technology brochure computer network technology sequence computer science department information

Computer Science - COMSC

computer science brochure computer science sequence computer science department information

Computer Technical Support - COMTC

computer technical support brochure computer technical support sequence computer science department information

Construction - CONST

construction program requirements construction sequence engineering department information

Culinary Arts - CULN

culinary arts brochure culinary arts sequence culinary arts department information

Dance - DANCE

    dance department information

Dental Assistant - DENTL

dental assisting brochure dental assisting sequence dental assisting department information

Dental Hygiene - DENHY

dental hygiene brochure dental hygiene sequence dental hygiene department information

Dental Laboratory Technology - DENTE

dental laboratory technology brochure dental laboratory technology sequence dental technology department information

Drama - DRAMA

drama brochure drama sequence fine arts department information

Early Childhood Education - ECE

early childhood education brochure early childhood education sequence early childhood education department information

Electrical/Electronics Technology - ELECT/ELTRN

electrical/electronics technology brochure electrical/electronics technology sequence engineering department information

Energy Systems - ENSYS

energy systems brochure energy systems sequnce engineering department information

Engineering - ENGIN

    engineering department information

Engineering Technology - ENGTC (includes a new degree)

engineering and engineering technology brochure engineering technology sequence engineering department information

English - ENGL

    english department information

English as a Second Language - ESL

    english department information 

Environmental Science - ENVSC

    physical sciences department information

French - FRNCH

    foreign department information

Geography - GEOG 

geography brochure geography sequence 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)

    engineering department information

History - HIST

    social science department information

Horticulture - HORT

horticulture brochure horticulture sequence department information

Humanities - HUMAN  new degree

    humanities department information

Italian - ITAL

    foreign department information

Japanese - JAPAN

    foreign department information

Journalism - JRNL

  journalism sequence journalism department information

Kinesiology - KINES  (formerly Physical Education Theory)

kinesiology brochures kineseology sequence kinesiology department information

Library Studies - L/LS

library technology brochure library technology sequence library department information

Mathematics - MATH

    mathematics department information

Mechanical Technology - ENGTC

mechanical technology brochure   engineering department information

Music - MUSIC

  music sequence music department information

Music Industry Studies  - MUSX

music industries studies brochure    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

    engineering department 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

respiratory therapy brochure   respiratory therapy department information

Russian - RUSS

    foreign language department information

Sociology - SOCIO

    social science department information

Spanish - SPAN

    foreign language department information

Special Education - SPEDU

special education brochure special education sequence support services department information

Speech - SPCH  see Communication Studies - COMM

     

Steamfitting - STMFT  (includes a new degree and certificates)

    engineering department information

Transfer Studies - CSU

     

Transfer Studies - IGETC