Academic Divisions

Diablo Valley College is organized into academic divisions that are made up of departments, programs (degrees and certificates), and academic subjects (disciplines). Note that San Ramon courses are all considered to be in the San Ramon division. See those departments and programs by clicking the San Ramon tab below.

In addition, DVC has many resource and service departments to assist students.



Arts and Communication

  • Art 
  • Art Digital Media/Broadcast Communication Arts/Film
  • Communication Studies
  • Drama
  • World Language and Cultures
  • Humanities and Philosophy
  • Music

Biological and Health Sciences

  • Biological Science
  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Health Science


  • Business Administration
  • Culinary Arts

Counseling Division

  • Counseling


  • English
  • Journalism

Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance

  • Kinesiology

Library and Learning Resources

  • Library

Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics

Physical Sciences and Engineering

  • Architecture/Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Physical
  • Science/Physics/Astronomy/Geology/Geography

Social Science

  • Administration of Justice
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Social Science

San Ramon

  • Applied Arts and Social Science
  • Computer Information Systems/Business
  • Language Arts
  • Math and Sciences