Diablo Valley College - Diploma

Diablo Valley College is a two-year community school which operates through its two campuses in Pleasant Hill and San Ramon in Contra Costa County, California, United States. Diablo Valley College offers 100 programmes of study, including transfer majors as well as 35 majors for the associate degree and 53 certificate programmes. Diablo Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges to grant Associate degrees.

  • Average Tuition USD 14,446

School Description

Diablo Valley College was established in the year 1949 as East Contra Costa Junior College in some of the most unlikely sites: high schools, banks, churches, even an old army camp. The school moved to its present day site in 1952 in ten steel building aquired from government for $45 each and the foundation of its first permanent building was laid in 1953. East Contra Costa Junior College was renamed to Diablo Valley College in 1958.

Today, Diablo Valley College celebrates 60 years of providing quality education to California counties and it enrolls more than 22,000 students each semester across its two campuses in Pleasant Hill and San Ramon. Diablo Valley College offers 100 study routes including transfer majors as well as 35 majors for associate degrees and 53 professional certificate courses. Diablo Valley College is ranked #1 in the state for the total number of Associate Degrees for Transfer conferred. Diablo Valley College has a total staff of 300 full-time and 370 part-time instructors.

Diploma Programs

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    Accounting

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The certificate of achievement and degree program helpsstudents develop critical thinking, problem solving andbusiness judgment skills. The integrated program adoptsa real-world perspective by using research, oral and writtencommunication, current events, team projects, andcomputer applications.

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    Accounting

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Addiction Studies

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The Diablo Valley College addiction studies program is aCAADE/CAADAC accredited program, which preparesstudents for a variety of rewarding careers in human servicesthat specialize in addiction treatment and drug prevention.There are two paths available to students -- oneis addiction studies in which the student studies the fieldfor more awareness of addiction to complement theirother studies, and the other, is the counseling program inwhich the student certifies to become a counselor in CA.

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    Administration of Justice

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    As an A.S in Administration of Justice student, you will gain the skills and knowledge to be an effective and successful professional in any one of these numerous career fields.Many students go on to complete a 24-week police academy program to become a sworn officer or agent in a government agency, or gain a civilian position in a government agency, a corporation or in private security or loss prevention.

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    Administration of Justice Certificate

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    As an Administration of Justice student, you will gain theskills and knowledge to be an effective and successfulprofessional in any one of these numerous career fields.Many students go on to complete a 24-week policeacademy program to become a sworn officer or agentin a government agency, or gain a civilian position in agovernment agency, a corporation or in private securityor loss prevention.

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    Allied Health

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The associate in science degree with a major in allied health is a transfer degree for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution with a major in an allied health field.These fields include, but are not limited to, nursing, radiological sciences, physical therapy, occupational health, and dental hygiene. The degree offers students a broad general education, and provides basic knowledge in microbiology,human anatomy and physiology.

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    Allied Health Certificate

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares the student for entry into some health professional programs or jobs in the medical field that do not require degrees. These courses provide some of the prerequisites for advanced training in the medical field for such occupations as nursing, dental hygiene, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical laboratory technician,and radiological sciences.

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    Animation and game design

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Animation. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; video production; web design; and photography.

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    Anthropology

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The anthropology program at Diablo Valley College offers students the opportunity to study humankind from the broadest biological, historical, and geographical perspectives.Anthropology is a multidisciplinary and yet holistic way to study all aspects of humanity, from biological origins to ways of social behavior, past and present. Anthropology presents to the student a world view that is personally enriching as well as practical. Courses in the program offer knowledge of social and cultural aspects of behavior, as well as the biological nature of humans. Courses included in the anthropology major are intended to give a general understanding of human biology, ecology, evolution, prehistory, and the nature of human cultures.

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    Architecture

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The DVC architecture technology program offers a degree in architecturetechnology or architecture design whichprepare students for a career as an architecturaltechnician or for transfer to a four year institution.

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    Architecture

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The DVC architecture technology program offerscertificate of achievement in architecturetechnology or architecture design whichprepare students for a career as an architecturaltechnician or for transfer to a four year institution.

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    Art Digital Media

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The program prepares students for entry-level employment in a variety of careers. As an art digital media student, you can choose to focus on one of six specialty areas: character animation, digital imaging,web design, motion graphics, 3D animation,digital audio, and graphic design. This program of study will provide you with the design and technical skills needed to create projects for CD-ROM and DVD, the world wide web, and digital video.

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    Art History

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The associate in arts in art history for transfer offers students a curricular program for studying a variety of beginning courses within the field of art history. The art history major is a two-year degree program of transferable courses open to all students. The program requirements are designed for those interested in art history as preparation for transfer. The program is broadly constructed both to prepare students for advanced study in the history of art and to provide a basis for many other fields that require the ability to do independent research, evaluate evidence (visual and textual), and create a coherent argument.

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    Baking and Pastry

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The baking and pastry program provides professionaltraining for employment as a pastry cook in local restaurants,hotels, resorts, bakeries and catering establishments.Career options include bakery production finisher, pastrydecorator, caterer, baker assistant, bakery entrepreneurand bakers at grocery store food chains, cafes, restaurants,resorts, hospitals, cafeterias, food preparation centers andcatering facilities.

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    Biological Science

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Biology

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The associate in science degree with a major in biology is designed as a two-year program that offers a broad general education background and an introduction to the basic principles of biology as well as the supporting knowledge of chemistry needed to fully understand and appreciate biology as specified by the learning objectives of the courses. The courses included in the major are also applicable to further study in the life sciences.

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    Broadcasting Communication Art

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The program prepares students for entry-level employment in a variety of careers. As an art digital media student, you can choose to focus on one of six specialty areas: character animation, digital imaging,web design, motion graphics, 3D animation,digital audio, and graphic design. This program of study will provide you with the design and technical skills needed to create projects for CD-ROM and DVD, the world wide web, and digital video.

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    Business

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The associate in science in business for transfer is intendedfor students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in asimilar major at a CSU campus. Students completing thisdegree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but notto a particular campus or major.

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    Business Certificate

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This curriculum is designed to expand general businessknowledge and add depth and breadth in the areas of managementand supervision, global business, and statisticalarguments and solutions. The program provides developmentof general principles and skills applicable to all businessesand industries.

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    Business Transfer Certificate

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This curriculum prepares the student for entry into businessrelated professional programs or jobs that do notrequire degrees. Certificate requirements provide a stronggeneral business foundation for employment in businessadministration, accounting, management, marketing,finance, international business, or other business relatedarea.

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    Ceramics

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    A certificate of achievement in ceramics offers a variety of beginning courses within the field of three-dimensional art.The program will introduce both techniques and concepts of ceramics in an academic context. The program requirements are designed for those interested in ceramics as professional practice and provide exposure to the discipline that may help students decide to continue their studies at a four year institution. The ceramics major is available at UC and CSU systems, the San Francisco Art Institute, the California College of Arts, and at other colleges of art and schools of design.

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    Chinese

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The associate in arts degree in Mandarin Chinese at DVCwill provide students with skills in understanding, speaking,reading and writing Mandarin Chinese. The curriculumexposes students to Chinese culture and civilization andprovides foundational skills in language that can apply to abroad range of international and domestic career opportunitiesand professions. The degree will provide lower divisionpreparation for transfer to UC, CSU and other four-year collegesand universities to earn a bachelor’s degree.

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    Communication Studies

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The communication studies area views communicativebehavior as central to human activity: to individual development,to interpersonal relationships, and to the functioningof political, economic, cultural, and social institutions. Inaddition, as effective verbal and nonverbal communication isa requirement for most jobs, the program prepares studentsfor a wide variety of professions. Further, the program preparesstudents for careers in the fields of public relations,communication education, the performing arts, marketing,public relations, sales training and management. Additionalcareers in fields related to communication studies includesalesperson, broadcaster, lawyer, tour guide, political campaignworker, teacher, customer service worker, public andinternational relations specialist, and negotiator/arbitrator

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    Computer Network Technology

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    Computers have dramatically changed the way we liveour lives today and the way we look toward the future.There will always be a need for qualified people to design,configure, and maintain the networks that supportcomputer systems in the home, office, and enterpriseenvironments. The Diablo Valley College Computer NetworkTechnology program offers valuable industry skillsand begins to prepare students for industry certifiedexaminations. These types of certifications are very helpfulin securing most entry-level positions in computer networkingand give value added skills to IT employees withexperience. Obtaining the certificates of achievement atDiablo Valley College will prove that the applicant has theknowledge and the skills to back the certification.

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    Computer Science

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Construction Engineering

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Construction Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and management principles; civil engineering; structural principles; site analysis; computer-assisted design; geology; evaluation and testing; and applicable laws and regulations.

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    Construction Management

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program prepares students to efficiently and effectively manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process from the concept development through the project completion. The program offers courses that focus on the study of facilities management; project planning; budgeting and cost control; logistics and materials management; personnel management and labor relations; site safety; construction contracting; construction processes and techniques; organization and scheduling; and applicable codes and regulations.

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    Culinary Arts

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    Culinary arts students work and learn in a fully-equippedfood production kitchen, a demonstration laboratory, aretail pastry shop, and a 130-seat restaurant that is opento the public. In addition to training at the DVC facilities,students are required to work outside the collegethrough an industry internship or co-op program.

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    Dance

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Dance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of dance as a cultural phenomenon; dance techniques and choreography; history of dance; and dance production.

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    Drama

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis of theatre plays. Students are also offered performance-focused courses in acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management.

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    Early Childhood Education

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

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    Economics

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Education

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Electronics Technology

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    Energy Systems

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Environmental Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on basic engineering principles and how they connect to the environment, engineering thermodynamics, the fundamentals of process engineering and chemistry.

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    Engineering

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    Engineering Technology

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of specific engineering techniques; calculus; general physics; technology; computer applications; computer programming; applied mathematics; and emerging technologies.

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    English

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    English as Second Language

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Entrepreneurship

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to prepare students for planning,organizing, and operating a business in wholesaling, retailing,and technology or service trade. The main thrust of theprogram is on managerial decision making under conditionsof uncertainty and fierce competition. Courses involvestudying case histories of decision-making issues and usingbusiness and management games to simulate the complicatedinterrelationships of various businesses.

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    Environmental Science

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Fine Arts

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The fine arts major is a two-year degree program of transferable courses open to all students. The program requirements are designed for those interested in art as professional practice and as preparation for transfer. The major has three components.The first component is a core of two required foundations fine arts studio courses. The second component is two required art history courses. The third component offers students choices in 10 emphasis areas. Students may select an emphasis in drawing, painting, sculpture, photography,printmaking, ceramics, art digital media, graphic design,art history, or metal smithing, but are encouraged to choose within a wide range of these beginning courses for transfer.

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    Fitness

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

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    French

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    General Business

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This curriculum is designed to provide core business knowledgefor obtaining entry-level employment in jobs requiringsome general business skills. Course content emphasizes asurvey of various business disciplines including marketing,finance and investments, small business/entrepreneurshipand real estate. Additionally, the curriculum develops skillsin business communications, provides a background in generalbusiness law, and introduces management studies.

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    Geography

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    German

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Graphic Design

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The program prepares students for entry-level employment in a variety of careers. As an art digital media student, you can choose to focus on one of six specialty areas: character animation, digital imaging,web design, motion graphics, 3D animation,digital audio, and graphic design. This program of study will provide you with the design and technical skills needed to create projects for CD-ROM and DVD, the world wide web, and digital video.

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    Health Science

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    History

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Humanities

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion.

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    Information Systems

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

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    Italian

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Japanese

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Journalism

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

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    Kinesiology

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

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    Life Science

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The associate in science degree with a major in life science is designed as a two-year program that offers a broad general education background and an introduction to the basic principles of biology and the supporting knowledge of chemistry needed to fully understand and appreciate biology.Furthermore, courses in three categories of life science are offered from which students select a minimum of twelve units. These categories emphasize I: health science, II: field sciences and III: cellular and molecular biology.

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    Management and Leadership Certificate

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program benefits students preparing to become managersand supervisors, and it is also valuable for personsalready holding these positions.The management and leadership studies certificate providescareer opportunities as an administrative analyst, officemanager, small business owner, operations manager, programcoordinator, human resources professional, facilitiesmanager, organizational development specialist, branchmanager, or shift supervisor.

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    Marketing Certificate

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This curriculum is designed to develop knowledge of sales,advertising, and marketing principles and procedures.Statistical analysis is incorporated into the program as afoundation for working in industry with target markets anddata selection.

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    Mathematics

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Mechanical Technology

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

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    Music

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Music Industry Studies

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

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    Natural Science

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The associate in science degree in natural science is designed as a two-year program that offers a broad general education background and an introduction to the diverse field of the natural sciences. This degree is an appropriate choice for students who seek breadth in their knowledge of the sciences or for those starting their preparation for a career in elementary education (multi subject), secondary education (single subject), journalism, liberal arts, environmental sciences, etc.Students may transfer to a science-related major or career/technical program or may work in a science-related field.

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    Nutrition

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Science. The program offers courses that focus on food science, microbiology, dietetics, nutrition, and clinical nutritional care.

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    Office Professional Certificate

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This certificate program prepares students for entry-level positions in small and large business offices requiring support staff such as receptionists, administrative assistants,and general clerical assistance.

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    Painting and Drawing

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The certificate of achievement in painting and drawingoffers a variety of fundamental courses within the field oftwo-dimensional art. The program will introduce both techniquesand concepts of painting and drawing in an academiccontext. The program requirements are designed for thoseinterested in painting and drawing as a professional practiceand may provide preparation for transfer.

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    Philosophy

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

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    Physical Education

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

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    Physics

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Political Science

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

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    Printmaking

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The certificate of achievement in printmaking includes fundamentalcourses within the field of printmaking. The programwill introduce both techniques and concepts of printmakingin an academic context. The program requirementsare designed for those interested in printmaking as professionalpractice and may provide preparation for transfer.

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    Psychology

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Real Estate

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to prepare students for planning,organizing, and operating a business in wholesaling, retailing,and technology or service trade. The main thrust of theprogram is on managerial decision making under conditionsof uncertainty and fierce competition. Courses involvestudying case histories of decision-making issues and usingbusiness and management games to simulate the complicatedinterrelationships of various businesses.

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    Respiratory Therapy

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Respiratory Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with respiratory disorders.

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    Restaurant Management

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    Graduates from DVC’s culinary arts program enter thefield well prepared, many going on to start their ownbusiness or find positions in restaurants and hotels.DVC alumni can be found working in local propertieslike Wente Winery , Bridges and the Orinda CountryClub. Hospitality and culinary arts studies always offermany opportunities to work/travel around the world.

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    Russian

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Sociology

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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    Spanish

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    Special Education

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

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    Sports Medicine

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

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    Studio Art

    USD 14,446 Tuition Fee

    The associate in arts in studio arts for transfer offers students a curricular program for studying a variety of beginning courses within the field of art practice. The student with associate in arts in studio arts for transfer is prepared for upper division work in the major at four-year institutions.The curriculum develops a student’s critical thinking skills, hones problem-solving skills, and establishes visual literacy.

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    Established in 1949

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    Diablo Valley College is ranked #1 in the state for transfer to highly reputed four-year schools such as UC Berkeley, Saint Mary's College and Cal State Maritime Academy.

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        Pleasant Hill, CA 94523, USA

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