Academic programs and certificates

Degree and certificate programs

DVC offers associate degrees and certificates in a wide variety of programs as listed below. Click the links for program requirements, department information, program descriptions, program sequences, and any addendum information.

In compliance with the October 2010 Gainful Employment (GE) regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education, the Contra Costa Community College District provides information about Career Technical Education (CTE) programs that offer a Certificate of Achievement: program costs, normal time for completion, average loan debt incurred by students enrolled in the program, completion rates, and potential careers fields for program graduates.

Review the Gainful Employment (GE) reports for DVC

Program Learning Outcomes, Action Plans

Career Pathways and CTE high school programs

Career Academies

CTE programs brochure (pdf)

Districtwide chart of degrees and certificates (pdf)

Career Coach - Career Exploration Website

 degrees

Click on the links below for catalog information. Click on the colored dots for brochures, program sequence charts and department information.

Addiction Studies - ADS

brochure program sequence department information

Administration of Justice - ADJUS  new program

brochure program sequence department information

Anthropology - ANTHR  new program

    department information

Architecture - ARCHI

brochure program sequence department information

Art - ART  new program

    department information

Art Digital Media - ARTDM

brochure program sequence department information

Art History - ARTHS  new program

    department information

Biological Science - BIOSC

    department information

Broadcast Communication Arts - BCA

brochure program sequence department information

Business - BUS

brochure program sequence department information

Business Accounting - BUSAC

brochure program sequence department information

Business Information Management - BUSIM

brochure program sequence department information

Business Marketing - BUSMK

brochure   department information

Business Real Estate - RE

brochure program sequence department information

Chinese - CHIN

    department information

Communication Studies - COMM (formerly Speech)

    department information

Computer Information Systems - CIS

brochure program sequence department information

Computer Network Technology - CNT

brochure program sequence department information

Computer Science - COMSC

brochure program sequence department information

Computer Technical Support - COMTC

brochure program sequence department information

Construction - CONST

program requirements program sequence department information

Culinary Arts - CULN

brochure program sequence department information

Dance - DANCE

    department information

Dental Assisting - DENTL

brochure program sequence department information

Dental Hygiene - DENHY

brochure program sequence department information

Dental Laboratory Technology - DENTE

brochure program sequence department information

Drama - DRAMA

brochure
program sequence department information

Early Childhood Education - ECE  new program

brochure program sequence department information

Electrical/Electronics Technology - ELECT/ELTRN

brochure program sequence department information

Energy Systems - ENSYS

brochure program sequence department information

Engineering/Engineering Technology - ENGIN

program requirements program sequence department information

English - ENGL  new program

    department information

Environmental Science - ENVSC

brochure   department information

French - FRNCH

    department information

Geography - GEOG  new program

brochure program sequence department information

Geology - GEOL  new program

    department information

German - GRMAN

    department information

Health Science - HSCI

    department information

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration - HVACR  new programs

    department information 

History - HIST  new program

    department information

Horticulture - HORT

brochure program sequence  department information

Humanities - HUMAN

    department information

Italian - ITAL

    department information

Japanese - JAPAN

    department information

Journalism - JRNL  new program

  program sequence  department information

Kinesiology - KINES  (formerly Physical Education Theory)

brochure  program sequence  department information 

Library Studies - L/LS

brochure program sequence department information

Mathematics - MATH

    department information

Mechanical Technology - ENGTC

brochure    department information

Music - MUSIC  new program

brochure program sequence department information

Philosophy - PHILO  

    department information

Physical Education Theory - PETHE  (see Kinesiology) 

     

Physics - PHYS  new program

    department information

Plumbing - PLUMB

    department information

Political Science - POLSC  new program

    department information

Psychology - PSYCH

    department information

Respiratory Therapy - RT
offered in collaboration with Ohlone College, which grants the degree

brochure   department information

Russian - RUSS

    department information

Sociology - SOCIO

    department information

Spanish - SPAN

    department information

Special Education - SPEDU

brochure program sequence department information

Speech - SPCH  see Communication Studies - COMM

     

Steamfitting - STMFT

    department information

Transfer Studies - CSU

     

Transfer Studies - IGETC

     

 

 

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