Diablo Valley College’s English program offers a wide variety of classes including, literature, creative writing, and composition and reading. Studying English can help you develop your writing style and strengthen your critical thinking, reasoning and communication abilities. Read more...
Students enrolled in the English program also have the opportunity to gain leadership skills by becoming a tutor in our Learning Center or providing classroom support as a Supplemental Instruction Leader.
Our English program offers:
- Associate in arts degree - English
- Associate in arts for transfer - English
You can learn more about these options and the requirements in our catalog.
We know that navigating degrees and certificates can be tricky. Schedule an appointment with a counselor to discuss what option is best for you.
After completing the program, many of our students transfer to four-year universities. Studying English trains you to look at things from multiple perspectives. These skills are highly valued in many industries.
Career options include:
- Advertising copywriter
- Information specialist
- Legislative assistant
- Technical writer
- Writing consultant
Diablo Valley College offers degree and certificate programs in a variety of subjects. For a complete listing, see certificates and degrees.
Review the English requirements for a degree, certificate, or transfer.
See what certificate, degree, career, and transfer opportunities are available.
Learn about required courses and when our classes are offered.
See options for students whose first language is not English.
Meet our dedicated faculty and staff.
Read about some of our alumni's success stories since graduating from the program.
Take advantage of the resources in the Learning Center or get some help from an English tutor.
Join us for Literature Week, our literary contest, special speakers, and more.
- Online Writing Lab at Purdue
- 5 minute English
- Join a Learning Community
- Assessment Center
- International Students
- Library center
ESL Coordinator: Rayshell Clapper
Office location: LC-114 campus map
ESL Coordinator: Kelvyn Moran
Office location: LC-112 campus map
English Department Chair: Alan Haslam
Office location: FO-109