Then this program is for you! You will learn all this and more in DVC's astronomy program. Astronomy is considered a branch of physics. Students learn from hands-on experience in our classrooms, planetarium and lab courses using high-tech telescopes.
The astronomy program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:
With additional education:
Diablo Valley College does not offer a degree in astronomy, but astronomy courses can prepare you for transfer and fulfill general education requirements in related programs.
A certificate readily prepares you to enter a particular field or career. It can also give you new skills for advancement in the workplace.
An associate degree requires a broader education for career options in a range of industries. It's a great step towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year school or entering the workforce sooner.
Associate Degrees for Transfer:
A transfer degree is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Earning one can guarantee admission to California State Universities, some private and online universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). ADTs, along with a transfer agreement guarantee (TAG) with the University of California system can help you achieve your goals for less. Learn about transfer services.