Courses to Consider

Fall classes 

There are many late-start classes and online classes available this fall!


Fall 2016

Visit the fall online schedule or InSite/WebAdvisor.

Chem 106 - Chemistry for Non-Science Majors

Chemistry for Non-Science Majors

Learn about chemistry in food and in the kitchen, in global climate change, in energy, in the economy, and in jobs. 

CHEM 106 sections 2273 or 2284

Hybrid course: face-to-face lab, one day (three hours) per week
Lecture: online, asynchronous and interactive lab
Lab: Monday, 2-4:50 p.m. for section 2273 or Wednesday, 2-4:50 p.m. for section 2284

Please note: CHEM-106 is NOT a preparatory course for other chemistry courses!

rock and roll


History of Rock and R & B

Listen and learn about the history of rock and roll and its musical roots. Earn college credit while attending concerts! The instructor, Glenn Appel wrote the text book himself and will walk you through the evolution of music and understand how it impacts popular music today.

MUSIC-117 section 8030

The first class is on Thursday, August 18. Class meets Thursdays 7-9:50 p.m. 
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent UC/CSU
3 units.


MUSX-120 Live Sound 

Live Sound

Live Sound offers an overview of live concert sound reinforcement. Topics include basic sound system theory and its application.

MUSX 120 sections 2424 

Friday, 2 - 4:50 p.m.


Learn more about the DVC Music Department

Songwriting II 

Songwriting II

Songwriting II presents the continued study of the structural, rhythmic, melodic, harmonic, and lyrical components of a song. 

MUSX 282 sections 2499 

Thursday, 2 - 4:50 p.m.


Learn more about the DVC Music Department.  

Introduction to Music Composition 

Introduction to Music Composition

Introduction to Music Composition is an introduction to basic techniques for music composition. Listening, reading, discussion, and composing exercises will be aimed at expanding the students' awareness of the diversity of aesthetics, styles, and techniques that exist today.

MUSIC 190MU section 2487 

Wednesday, 2 - 4:50 p.m.


Learn more about the DVC Music Department


ECE-124 Child Development and Psychology

Learn about children while completing this UC/CSU transferable class!

August 12 - December 16

ECE-124 section 1472

3 units

Tuesdays and Thursdays,  12:30 - 1:50 p.m.


This course applies towards IGETC and DVC GE requirements


HUMAN-118: Film, Fiction, and Criticism

Who ever said that watching the movie was cheating?

HUMAN-118 section 0622

3 units

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30  - 1:50 p.m.


Instructor: Nicole Krup

Fulfills transfer requirement for IGETC, CSU/UC; DVC G.E., Humanities AA degree


HUMAN-112: Introduction to Humanities: The Modern World

HUMAN-112 section 2820

3 units

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30  - 10:50 a.m.


Instructor: Nicole Krup

Fulfills transfer requirement for IGETC, CSU/UC; DVC G.E., Humanities AA degree

Chinese 121

Second Term Mandarin Chinese

CHIN-121 section 2069

5 units

Monday and Wednesday, 12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 - 11:50 a.m.

Build towards an AA degree or certificate while opeing up career opportunities and learning a useful second language.