Courses to Consider

Spring open classes

Spring 2016

Visit the spring online schedule or InSite/WebAdvisor.

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

Chemistry for Non-science Majors

Chemistry for Non-Science Majors - 4 units

CHEM-106 section 2095
MW 12:30-1:50 p.m.
M 2-4:50 p.m.

CHEM-106 section 2098

MW 12:30-1:50 p.m.
W 2-4:50 p.m.

This course is designed to develop scientific literacy for non-science majors and to meet the General Education requirement for physical science with lab. The course places chemistry concepts in a practical context using qualitative and quantitative examples that are encountered in everyday life. Laboratory exercises include hands-on experiments related to concepts covered in lecture. CSU, UC (credit limits may apply to UC-see counselor)

Statway Sequence

Statway I and Statway II Sequence - 8 units

Math-094 section 1149 and Math-144 section 1941

Students in many non-STEM, non-business majors now have the opportunity to complete their math requirements in one semester by completing the accelerated Statway sequence.

Statway aims to teach statistics using a new, student-centered method with real-world applications that are relevant to our daily lives.

Math-075 is a prerequisite for this class.

For more information, please speak to a counselor, or contact Anna Sohi at

First Term Portuguese

First Term Portuguese - 5 units

PORT-120 section 8411

MW 4-6:15 p.m.

This is a basic course in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Portuguese. It offers a balanced approach to language and culture. Basic communicative functions and structures are introduced, as well as basic exploration of the culture and countries of the Portuguese-speaking world.

Spanish Courses

First Term Spanish (late-start class)

SPAN-120 section 1506
2/08 - 5/26
MTWTH 2 - 3:15 p.m.

Second Term Spanish (late-start class)

SPAN-121 section 8354
2/01 - 5/25
MW 4 - 6:35 p.m. 

Pre-transfer Level English Courses

Pre-transfer Level English Courses

Are you looking for a pre-transfer level English course to add to your schedule? There is still space available in the following courses.

Introduction to College Reading and Study Skills
ENGL-096 sections 1925, 1926, 1936, 1937 and 8732

Introduction to College Writing
ENGL-098 sections 1946, 1947, 1948 and 1950

English Grammar and Usage
ENGL-099 sections 2136 and 8804

College Reading Development
ENGL-116 sections 1964, 3891, 3107, 8169 and 8980

There is still space available in all evening levels of the ESL program.

Literature and Creative Writing Courses

Literature and Creative Writing Courses

Do you have a love for literature, or a passion for writing? The following courses still have space available. Register today!

Introduction to Literature
ENGL-150 section 2057

Language, Literature and Culture

ENGL-162 section 2035

World Mythology
ENGL-170 section 2055

Creative Writing

ENGL-222 section 2071

Poetry Writing

ENGL-224 section 5455


Philosophy Courses

DVC's philosophy courses sharpen students' critical thinking skills and encourage an inquisitive, focused mind in ways that apply to many other academic subjects. 

Introduction to Philosophy
PHILO-120 section 8028
T 7 - 9:50 p.m.

Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
PHILO-141 section 8076
W 7 - 9:50 p.m.


Humanities Courses

Arts and Ideas
HUMAN-105 section 1042 and 8019

The Roots of Hell

HUMAN-108 section 1037

Middle Ages and Renaissance
HUMAN-111 section 1041

The Modern World

HUMAN-112 section 1047

Film, Fiction and Criticism

HUMAN-118 section 1045

American Popular Culture

HUMAN-123 section 1048

DVC Fitness Center 

Theory and Practice of Strength Training and Fitness

KNACT-146A sections 3534 and 3535
KNACT-146B sections 3538 and 3539
KNACT-146C sections 3540 and 3541
KNACT-146D sections 3542 and 3543

Come by PE-101 and check out the newly renovated Fitness Center, complete with new state-of-the-art equipment. If you like what you see, you can enroll in KNACT-146 for .5 or 1.0 units.

Research proves students that exercise test higher in their academics than students that do not exercise.  Come on down below the pond and check us out! For more information, please contact Ralph DePew at