De Anza College - Diploma

De Anza College is a two-year community college located in Cupertino, California, United States. De Anza College offers nearly 66 programmes leading to Associate degrees and over 80 courses leading to professional certificates in disciplines including Business, Law, Engineering, Technology, Social Sciences and more. De Anza College is licensed by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges to grant associate degrees.

School Description

De Anza College was established in the year 1967 on the site of the Beaulieu Winery and it is named in the honor of the Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza.

Today, De Anza College celebrates 50 years of serving the Cupertino region and its residents with quality community education. De Anza College sits on a 112-acre campus and enrolls more than 21,000 students annually in its 66 associate degree programmes and over 80 certificate courses. De Anza College's 112 acre college campus includes 61 buildings with approximately 116 classrooms, lecture halls and 43 labs. De Anza College's international student body represents more then 80 countries across the globe.

Diploma Programs

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    Accounting

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Associate of Science in Accounting program prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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    Accounting Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    In this program Business students gain accounting knowledge needed for an entry-level accounting position.Student Learning Outcomes - upon completion, students will be able to: a) demonstrate knowledge of double-entry accounting within financial and cost accounting systems for various business organizations.b)  prepare financial statements and report and analyze these statements to evaluate the financial structure of a firm and describe fundamental business concepts, while identifying ethical issues in accounting.

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    Administration of Justice

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Administration of Justice major consists of coursesappropriate for an Associate in Science in Administration ofJustice for Transfer degree, which provides a foundationalunderstanding of the discipline, a breadth of coursework inthe discipline, and preparation for transfer to any CSU thataccepts the Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC). Potentialcareers students may enter upon completion of this programinclude: law enforcement, probation, parole or security.

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    Advanced Childhood Development Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This vocational training program prepares future early childhood workers and educators to work with diverse children in early childhood settings. The program includes academic instruction,job skills training, field experiences, and civic and community engagement skills. Students learn to integrate developmentally appropriate practices and apply them to curriculum design for teaching young children. They also learn how to build culturally responsive partnerships with children and families.The Certificate of Achievement-Advanced is designed to meet the Child Development course requirements for a Child Development Teacher Permit. The permit also requires 24 quarter units (equivalent of 16 semester units) of General Education courses.

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    Anthropology

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Anthropology major consists of courses appropriate for an Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer degree, which provides a foundational understanding of the discipline, a breadth of coursework in the discipline, and preparation for transfer to any CSU that accepts the Transfer Model Curriculum(TMC). The Associate in Arts in Anthropology for Transfer is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology at a CSU campus.

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    Art History

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Completion of the Art History Certificate of Achievement Advanced and A.A. degree provides students with a broad overview of the discipline of Art History from a global perspective. The program emphasizes visual literacy and research skills necessary for critical inquiry and analysis of art works, as well as knowledge of the technical processes of studio art relevant to the field of Art History.

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    Automotive Chasis Technology

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This A.S. degree prepares students with advanced skills for an entry-level position in the automotive repair industry in under car inspection and repair procedures.

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    Automotive Chasis Technology Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This Certificate of Achievement-Advanced and A.S. degree prepares students with advanced skills for an entry-level position in the automotive repair industry in under car inspection and repair procedures.

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    Basic Engine Performance Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This Certificate of Achievement prepares a student to besuccessful as an entry-level technician in vehicle electricalsystems repairs.

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    Biological Sciences

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The purpose of the Biological Sciences A.S. Degree is toprovide a lower division science foundation for those interestedin pursuing a Bachelors degree in Biology/Biological Sciences.This major prepares students for transfer to any University ofCalifornia or California State University campus. A major inBiological Sciences prepares students for advanced academicwork and for careers in civil service, industry or teaching. Italso provides a background for professional training in suchfields as biotechnology, public health, nutrition, laboratory andfield research, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and veterinarymedicine.

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    Business Administration

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The A.A. degree in Business Administration is a general business degree for those who want to pursue any of the numerous career possibilities in the field of business such as customer service/support representative, warehouse/distribution supervisor, payroll clerk/administrator, accounts receivable clerk, collections analyst, executive assistant,and contracts administrator. this degree provides students with an understanding of basic business practices, including operations, methods, and purpose, and an introduction to the major functional areas within business.

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    Business Administration Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Business Administration Certificate of Achievement introduces the fundamental concepts and practices of business. Students obtain a basic understanding of the operation, methods, and purpose of each of the major functional areas within business: management, human resources, operations, marketing, accounting and finance.Students also learn business law fundamentals.

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    Business Office Clerk

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Students in the Business Office Clerk Certificate of Achievement learn basic medical coding, health insurance claims billing, collections and appeals processing, medical records management, and keyboarding. Students also participate in administrative skills externships in local clinical sites as part of the program.

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    Ceramics

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This A.A. degree provides foundation-level art and fundamentalceramics instruction. In the ceramics courses, students gainthe experience necessary for entry-level positions and learnintermediate-level skills needed for ceramics study at theuniversity.

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    Childhood Development

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The A.A. degree vocational training program prepares future early childhood workers and educators to work with diverse children in early childhood settings. The program prepares students for entry-level careers or entrance into a Bachelor’s degree program in Child Development studies. The degree program focuses on integrating developmentally appropriate knowledge and practice, and developing professional competencies and job skills. Students learn how to build partnerships with local, national and international resource organizations in order to advocate effectively for the needs of children and families.

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    Childhood Development Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This vocational training program prepares future early childhood workers and educators to work with diverse children in early childhood settings. The program includes academic instruction, job skills training, and field and community engagement experiences. Students acquire knowledge to integrate developmentally appropriate practices and their application to teaching young children along with skills in building relationships with children and families.

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    Clinical Laboratory Assistant

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments; manage clinical laboratories; and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology, physiological relationships to test results, laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls, test and research design and implementation, analytic techniques, laboratory management, data development and reporting, medical informatics, and professional standards and regulations.

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    CNC Machinist

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of computer-based technologies and services to biological, biomedical, and biotechnology research. Includes instruction in algorithms, network architecture, principles of software design, human interface design, usability studies, search strategies, database management and data mining, digital image processing, computer graphics and animation, CAD, computer programming, and applications to experimental design and analysis and to specific quantitative, modeling, and analytical studies in the various biological specializations.

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    CNC Machinist

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist Certificate of Achievement teaches students the fundamentals of conventional and CNC machine tools. Students learn howto set up safely and operate manual mills and lathes and construct word address programs for the set-up and operation of CNC mills. Upon completion, students are prepared for employment in manufacturing facilities as set up persons,machine operators and production workers. This certificate is part of a career ladder. Students may also choose to complete a Certificate of Achievement-Advanced or A.S. degree.

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    CNC Programming - CAD/CAM

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The CNC Programming - CAD/CAM Certificate of Achievement teaches students 2D, 3D, lathe and multi-axis machine tool programming. Students learn to construct geometry, select tools, and produce and verify tool paths. Upon completion,students are prepared for employment as entry-level programmers in prototype and production manufacturing facilities. This certificate is part of a career ladder. Students may also choose to complete a Certificate of Achievement Advanced or A.S. degree in CNC Machinist.

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    CNC Research and Development Machinist

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The A.S. degree teaches students the fundamentals of conventional and CNC machine tools. Students learn to set up safely and operate manual mills, lathes, surface grinders and CNC equipment,including vertical and horizontal mills, lathes and rotary multi axis components. They also learn to produce word address programs with CAD/CAM software. Students are taught to dimension and inspect parts using various inspection methods,and to analyze materials and processes used in manufacturing.Upon completion, students are prepared for employment working closely with engineers in a research and development environment.

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    Communication Studies

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    De Anza’s A.A. degree in Communication Studies provides a foundational understanding of the discipline and a breadth of coursework that can transfer toward a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. Students develop knowledge and skills in expressing ideas verbally and non-verbally;learn to interpret, advocate and critically debate ideas; work productively in teams and groups; examine the role of culture in communication; and demonstrate the communication skills necessary to engage in personal, professional, civic and social relationships.

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    Communication Studies Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Students earning the communication studies certificate of achievement learn the fundamentals of the discipline,which includes public speaking, group communication,interpersonal communication, organizational communication,mass communication, argumentation and critical thinking.This program helps students communicate effectively in their academic and work environments..

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    Computer Aided Design - Mechanical

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Students pursuing De Anza College’s Computer Aided Design- Mechanical Certificate of Achievement will receive education in the fundamentals of CAD that combines the use of two types of design graphic software packages. Students will learn substantive job skills in Creo and SolidWorks CAD systems that will make them employable in industrial and mechanical engineering and design.

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    Computer Design(Oracle)

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Database Design for Developers Certificate of Achievement includes database management system fundamentals, SQL,PL/SQL and performance tuning. Students become proficient in organizing essential information and abstract relationships into a database. they also learn to update, maintain, and repair databases and improve database performance. Database skills are applied by software engineers, business analysts, database architects, database administrators, database designers and reporting analysts.

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    Corrections/Probation

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The A.A. degree in Corrections/Probation provides the foundational education required for an individual’s career entry into the criminal justice field, specifically correctional operations and probation/parole case investigations. The courses range from concepts of criminal law, evidence, investigation and reporting to criminology, aspects of social change, and corrections investigations.

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    Early Childhood Mental Health

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    De Anza College’s Child Development and Education Department developed the Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate of Achievement to train mental health professionals at the entry- and advanced-level, ECE educators at the beginning and advanced-level, and professionals working in early education, mental health and community services settings and/or programs. Certificate requirements include student participation in field experiences with community-based, early childhood mental health programs. Students develop skills to work with both children and their families.

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    Early Intervention/Special Education Assistant

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This vocational training program prepares future early childhood workers and educators to work with children with disabilities and special needs in public and private early intervention,special education and educational settings that serve typical and atypical developing young children and their families.Students are taught practical skills in early intervention and early childhood special education from a culturally responsive perspective. Students learn to integrate early intervention/special education practices and apply them to teaching young children with special needs.

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    Economics

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Economics major consists of courses appropriate for anAssociate in Arts in Economics for Transfer degree, whichprovides a foundational understanding of the discipline, abreadth of coursework in the discipline, and preparation fortransfer to any CSU that accepts the Transfer Model Curriculum(TMC). The Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer isintended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’sdegree in Economics at a CSU campus.

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    Energy Management and Building Science

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Certificate of Achievement - Energy Management and Building Science will prepare students for new and emerging career opportunities in energy management technology,building energy audit, facilities management, building design and sustainability, and renewable energy systems. Completion of the Certificate of Achievement provides an introduction to energy efficiency techniques and principles and prepares students for careers in managing and monitoring energy efficient buildings. The certificate curriculum is aligned with professional certifications offered by the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), including Facilities Management Professional (FMP) and Sustainable Facilities Professional (SFP). Students will also be well prepared for the certification test for Renewable (Solar) Energy Professional offered by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).

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    Energy Management and Building Science

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The A.S. degree - Energy Management and BuildingScience will prepare students for new and emerging careeropportunities in energy management technology, buildingenergy audit, facilities management, building design andsustainability, and renewable energy systems. Completion ofthe degree program provides students with a skilled knowledgeof energy efficiency principles and prepares them for careersin managing and monitoring energy efficient buildings. Theprogram curriculum is aligned with professional certificationsoffered by the International Facilities Management Association(IFMA), including Facilities Management Professional (FMP)and Sustainable Facilities Professional (SFP). Students will alsobe well prepared for the certification test for Renewable (Solar)Energy Professional offered by the North American Board ofCertified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).

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    English

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The English major consists of courses appropriate for anAssociate in Arts in English for Transfer degree, which providesa foundational understanding of the discipline, a breadth ofcoursework in the discipline, and preparation for transfer to anyCSU that accepts the Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC). TheAssociate in Arts in English for Transfer is intended for studentswho plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in English at a CSUcampus. Students completing this degree are guaranteedadmission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus ormajor.

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    Enterprise Security Professional

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The A.A. degree program offers students the opportunity to study information security principles and theories that focus on asset protection. In this program, students learn network security basics, security policies and procedures, network monitoring, and risk analysis and assessment based on network security. Students in this program can pursue either a general course of study or a concentration in information security. Graduates find employment in general public or private management, federal or local government civil service,military service, law enforcement, and private security.

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    Enterprise Security Professional Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This Certificate of Achievement prepares students to become Enterprise Security Technicians in a networking environment. In this program, students learn network security basics, security policies and procedures, network monitoring, and risk analysis and assessment based on network security.

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    Entrepreneurship Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Students pursuing the Certificate of Achievement in Entrepreneurship are taught the fundamentals of small business administration and business planning. The certificate is designed to prepare students for the challenges they are likely to encounter in starting and maintaining a small business. 

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    Environmental Resource Management and Pollution Prevention

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    In this career-oriented program, students are trained in the interrelated fields of environmental resource management(sustainable multiple-use management of our fundamental environmental resources – air, water, land, food and extracted materials) and pollution prevention. The training received is multidisciplinary, covering the areas of law/regulation, public health, economics and science and technology, and includes coursework covering a variety of practical management tools that employers look for. Upon completion, students are prepared for employment as entry-level environmental management/pollution prevention specialists in a wide range of positions and settings, including working for business/industry,government, and nonprofit organizations. This certificate is the first step in a career ladder whereby students can optionally choose to later complete a Certificate of Achievement Advanced and finally an A.A. degree.

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    Environmental Resource Management and Pollution Prevention

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    In this career-oriented program, students are trained in theinterrelated fields of environmental resource management(sustainable multiple-use management of our fundamentalenvironmental resources – air, water, land, food and extractedmaterials) and pollution prevention. The training received ismultidisciplinary, covering the areas of law/regulation, publichealth, economics and science and technology, and includescoursework covering a variety of practical managementtools that employers look for. Upon completion, students areprepared for either employment as environmental management/pollution prevention specialists (in a wide range of positionsand settings, including working for business/industry,government, and non profit organizations) or for transfer tofour-year degree programs in Environmental Studies or relatedmajors. This degree is the last step in a career ladder with thefirst step being a Certificate of Achievement and the secondbeing a Certificate of Achievement-Advanced.

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    Facility and Sustainable Building Management

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The interdisciplinary Facility and Sustainable Building Management certificates and degree align with the requirements set by the facility management industry for qualified facility management professionals. Students will be educated and provided actual on-the-job work experience.Students will understand the cross functional aspects of a successful facility manager and will be further educated on the roles facility managers play, the basics of building operations and maintenance, building sustainability, and work management within the facility manager job function.

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    Film/TV Production

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Film/TV: Production Certificate of Achievement provides a solid introduction to production for students interested in pursuing a career in the film or television industry or a baccalaureate degree in Film, Television, and Electronic Media.Students are exposed to various facets of professional film and/or television production, including producing, screenwriting,directing, cinematography, editing and sound design.

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    Film/TV Production

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Film/TV: Production Certificate of Achievement-Advanced and A.A. degree provides a more highly developed introduction to production for students interested in pursuing a career in the film or television industry or a baccalaureate degree in Film,Television, and Electronic Media. Students are exposed to various facets of professional film and/or television production,including producing, screenwriting, directing, cinematography,editing and sound design.

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    Film/TV: Animation

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Film/TV: Animation A.A. degree provides a foundation for students interested in pursuing a career in the film, TV, game or Internet animation industries. Students are exposed to professional pre-production and production animation methods including storyboard design, character design, 2-D hand drawn,2-D digital animation, 3-D stop-motion and 3-D computer animation. Students select electives that will help build skills for such specific career goals as 2-D and 3-D animators,illustrators, storyboard artists, visual development artists and background artists.

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    Film/TV: Screenwriting

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Film/TV: Screenwriting A.A. degree provides a foundation for students interested in pursuing a career in screenwriting for film or pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Film/Television. Students are exposed to the craft and business of screen writing. In order to fulfill the major requirements, students take each course in the screenwriting series, courses in cinemas tudies and media theory, and basic production courses.

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    Gender Studies

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Certificate of Achievement in Women’s Studies preparesstudents to be well-informed community leaders, agents ofchange in the workplace, and responsible participants in civiclife in general, especially in spaces and circumstances thatdirectly impact women and members of the LGBTQ community.Students completing this certificate are prepared to transfertheir credits to universities that emphasize Women’s Studiesand civic engagement, work as an entry-level communityorganizer or as a staff person at a non-profit organization thatserves women or members of the LGBTQ community

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    Global Studies

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Global Studies Skills Certificate is designed to enable students to meet the demands of living and working in a global society. This certificate provides an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the interdependence and interconnectedness of people from around the globe. By taking a variety of courses with a common, global focus, students gain the analytical skills to discuss political, economic and cultural elements of our global society from several perspectives. Students also gain the knowledge and skills necessary to work more effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.

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    Global Studies

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Global Studies A.A. degree is an interdisciplinary program that preparesstudents to be well-versed in world history, global issues andperspectives, geography, and cultural competence as well asproficient in a foreign language. Elective options direct studentsto a course of study focused on world history, internationalbusiness, globalization issues, language and culture, and thearts and humanities in the global environment. Students cantake electives within one area of study, or mix electives fromthe various areas. The program prepares students for careersas citizens of the world and to navigate and communicate in aglobal environment.

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    Graphic and Interactive Design

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Graphic and Interactive Design program emphasizes the elements and principles of design in combination with the use of computers, software and other design peripherals to produce graphic design projects. Focus is placed on the creative integration and selection of type styles and images as they relate to the printed page, film/video output, web-based design, user interface design, and multimedia applications. The Graphic and Interactive Design program is designed to prepare students for the workforce.

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    History

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The History major consists of courses appropriate for anAssociate in Arts in History for Transfer degree, which providesa foundational understanding of the discipline, a breadth ofcoursework in the discipline, and preparation for transfer to anyCSU that accepts the Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC). TheAssociate in Arts in History for Transfer is intended for studentswho plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in History at a CSUcampus. 

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    Humanities

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Humanities Program educates students in the ways of thinking and acting from a global and interdisciplinary perspective by fostering engagement with the diverse,dynamic and interconnected products of human thought and creativity. The study of Humanities allows students to develop a foundational understanding of personal and community values, cultural views, religious beliefs and aesthetic practices and theories and how these shape the way we view the world and ourselves. The Certificate of Achievement in Humanities demonstrates the student’s solid background in the critical and empathetic thinking skills that mark the deliberate thought processes and formation of complex questions without definitive answers that are the hallmark of the Humanities.

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    Insurance and Coding

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Health Technologies Department developed this Certificateof Achievement to train students in basic and advancedprocedural and disease coding, health insurance claims billing,insurance claims registry maintenance, tracing unpaid claims,and evaluating rejected claims. Students also participate inadministrative skills externships in local clinical sites as part ofthe program.

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    Intercultural Studies

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Students pursuing the Intercultural Studies Skills Certificategain the knowledge and skills necessary for increasing culturalsensitivity, cultural competence, and social equity. This SkillsCertificate is designed for anyone wanting to interact moreeffectively with people from a variety of cultural and linguisticbackgrounds. The goals of the program are to facilitateawareness and understanding of the multi-ethnic societyin which we live and work and to develop critical thinkingframeworks for addressing societal inequities.

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    Intercultural Studies

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Certificate of Achievement-Advanced and A.A. degree isan interdisciplinary program that provides both focused studyon one or more ethnic groups and coursework that examinesthe social constructs and dynamics that govern our interactionswith others. Students pursuing the Certificate of Achievement Advancedor A.A. in Intercultural Studies gain the knowledgeand skills necessary for increasing their cultural sensitivity,cultural competence and social equity. This program enablesthem to work with confidence and increased effectiveness in awide variety of international and multicultural settings.

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    Intermediate Engine Performance Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This Certificate of Achievement prepares a student to besuccessful as an entry-level technician in vehicle ignition, fuel,and ignition systems.

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    Journalism

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Journalism A.A. degree prepares students to transfer to afour-year university in journalism, mass communications, publicrelations/advertising or related disciplines, and offers studentssufficient training to obtain an internship at a media outlet inprint or electronic journalism or within the field of new media.

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    Lab Assisting

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Health Technologies Department developed thisCertificate of Achievement to train students in the clinicalskills of performing venipunctures, setting up lab tests,processing specimens for testing in clinical labs, performingelectrocardiograms and recognizing arrhythmias. Students alsoparticipate in administrative skills externships in local clinicalsites as part of the program.

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    Law Enforcement

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The A.A. degree in Law Enforcement provides the foundational education required for an individual’s career pathway into the criminal justice field with an emphasis on the administration of justice. The courses range from the concepts of criminal law,evidence, investigation and reporting to community relations and criminology.

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    Leadership

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Leadership and Social Change Certificate of Achievement prepares students to be community leaders, agents of change in the workplace, and responsible participants in civic life in general. Students completing this certificate are prepared to work as an entry-level union organizer or staff person at a non profit organization. Students who plan to pursue a transfer degree can use the skills obtained to analyze the social forces at work in, and to take leadership in, their areas of work or study. 

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    Liberal Arts

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Designed primarily for students who plan on transferring to the University of California or California State University, the associate degree in Liberal Arts represents the completion of a broad area of study with an emphasis in one of the following four areas: Arts and Letters, Business and Computer Information Systems, Science, Math and Engineering and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The degree allows the student to develop a broad set of essential life/work competencies such as: communication, critical thinking, problem solving,quantitative reasoning and multicultural skills.

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    LVN Transition to Registered Nurse

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Admission to the program is limited. The Licensed VocationalNurse (LVN) Transition to Registered Nurse (RN) Program is aminimum of three (3) quarters in length, not including summer.LVN Transition to RN students enter the Registered Nursingprogram as advanced placement students as determined bythe director of the Nursing Program. Prior clinical experiencein an acute setting will influence student’s placement inthe program. Admission to the program depends on spaceavailability. The majority of courses are held in the daytime.Current California LVN license and IV certification is required.

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    Management

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The A.A. degree in Management prepares students for acareer managing and leading employees in positions suchas (but not limited to) service manager, retail sales manager,customer service supervisor, office manager, human resourcescoordinator, employee benefits associate, constructionproject manager, hotel/hospitality supervisor or managementtrainee. students learn the fundamentals of general businessadministration, with an emphasis on management, leadership,and human resource management.

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    Management

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    In the Certificate of Achievement in Management, studentslearn the fundamentals of general business administration,management, human resources and leadership, among otherareas of study. Students develop practical knowledge and skillsfor formal management roles or other positions of influence.Successful students will also be prepared for higher-level jobresponsibilities and be able to communicate more effectively.De Anza College’s Management program is built on the ladderconcept, whereby students can complete a Certificate ofAchievement en route to the A.A. degree.

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    Mandarin

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Certificate of Achievement in Mandarin is designed to open employment opportunities for local students because of the large number of Bay Area companies conducting business and trade with China and Taiwan, along with Singapore and other Asian countries where Mandarin is widely used. The electronics industry in particular seeks to employ people who know Mandarin. For students planning to continue their undergraduate or graduate education in business, electronics,or law, this certificate will complement their studies. From a cultural standpoint, Mandarin study is valuable in California,with its rich diversity of cultural traditions represented by many Mandarin-speaking immigrants.

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    Marketing Management

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Students pursuing an A.A. degree in Marketing Managementprepare for a wide variety of marketing-related careers such asmarketing events coordinator, retail sales manager, marketingcommunications associate, inside sales representative, salesspecialist/coordinator, and sales support specialist. studentslearn the fundamentals of general business administration withan emphasis on marketing, advertising, selling, internationalbusiness and management.

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    Marketing Management

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Students learn the fundamentals of general businessadministration, marketing, selling, advertising, and other relatedfunctions. They also prepare for a wide variety of marketingrelatedcareers. The Marketing Management program is builton the ladder concept, whereby students can complete aCertificate of Achievement en route to the A.A. degree.

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    Mathematics

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The role of mathematics is vital and growing, providingsolutions to problems in a wide range of sciences: social,biological, physical, behavioral and management. As a whole,mathematics is necessary for understanding and expressingideas in science, engineering and human affairs. Mathematicsis integrally related to computer science and statistics, whichhave proven invaluable to advancing research and modernindustrial technology. The curriculum for the Associate inScience in Mathematics for Transfer academically preparesthe student to transfer into the CSU system to complete abaccalaureate degree in a similar major.

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    Medical Assisting

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Health Technologies Department developed the MedicalAssisting Certificate of Achievement-Advanced and A.S. degreeto train students in the fundamental clinical skills of readingvital signs, assisting with minor surgery, performing routine labprocedures, administering medication, and the administrativeskills of medical coding and medical records management.Students also participate in administrative skills externships inlocal clinical sites as part of the program.

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    Medical File Clerk

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Health Technologies Department developed this Certificateof Achievement to train students in the administrative skillsof answering phones, keyboarding and filing medical reports.Students also participate in administrative skills externships inlocal clinical sites as part of the program.

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    Medical Laboratory Technology

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The A.A. degree in Medical Laboratory Technology is a 24-month course of study (including summers) that prepares students for a career as a medical laboratory technician through classroom study and supervised clinical training. The MLT Program provides students with a quality education that complies with the established standards and guidelines of an accredited laboratory training program. Graduates of the degree program are eligible to sit for a state-approved national MLT certification examination.

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    Medical Reception

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Health Technologies Department developed this Certificateof Achievement to train students in the administrative skills ofappointment scheduling, billing, insurance and coding, andmedical records management. Students also participate inadministrative skills externships in local clinical sites as part ofthe program.

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    Medical Records Clerk

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Health Technologies Department developed this Certificateof Achievement to train students in the administrative skillsof answering phones, providing customer service, managingmedical records, and keyboarding. Students also participate inadministrative skills externships in local clinical sites as part ofthe program.

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    Medical Secretary

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Health Technologies Department developed thisCertificate of Achievement-Advanced to train students in theadministrative skills of medical transcription, billing, insuranceand coding, and medical records management. Students alsoparticipate in administrative skills externships in local clinicalsites as part of the program.

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    Medical Transcription

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Health Technologies Department developed this Certificateof Achievement to train students in the administrative skillsof transcribing medical dictation that details a patient’shealth care during an illness or after an injury, and editingphrase recognition transcription. Students also participate inadministrative skills externships in local clinical sites as part ofthe program.

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    Museum Studies Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This Skills Certificate provides a foundation-level art and museum studies education. The Museum Studies courses emphasize the skills and knowledge necessary for entry-level employment in the museum/gallery field. A required internship provides practical experience, along with courses that include all aspects of design, installation and viewing of art exhibits in a museum/gallery environment.

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    Music

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This A.A. degree program provides a foundation in music for students interested in a career in the musical entertainment industry or pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Music. Students are encouraged to take private instruction (not provided by the college) each term along with classes in their specialization.

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    Network Administration

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This Certificate of Achievement-Advanced and A.A. degree offers studies in overseeing and maintaining Windows systems as part of a network enterprise. Students become proficient in running administrative processes on a Windows operating system. Focus is placed on organization, security, and upkeep decisions as part of a larger business environment. It offers training in programming, network management, UNIX and Perlto aid in understanding more complex networking problems that occur in business enterprises.

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    Network Administration Certificate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This Certificate of Achievement offers studies in overseeing and maintaining Windows systems as part of a network enterprise.Students become proficient in running administrative processes on a Windows operating system. Focus is placed on organization, security, and upkeep decisions as part of a larger business environment.

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    Painting

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This A.A. degree provides a comprehensive foundation in the areas of design, color theory, multiple painting processes,and professional software/hardware used by artists and designers. Students gain the skills and experience necessary to demonstrate a complete understanding of aesthetics,techniques and philosophy in the creative process.

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    Paralegal

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Paralegal Studies Program at De Anza College is approvedby the American Bar Association. The primary goal of theprogram is to educate students for positions as paralegalswhere they can demonstrate the competency and ethicalstandards demanded of the profession.

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    Photographic Arts

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This A.A. degree provides a comprehensive foundation incontemporary and traditional methods of photography. Digitalimaging, traditional processing and printing, alternativeprocesses, lighting, history and the visual language ofphotography are studied. Emphasis is on personal expressionthrough creative process and technical excellence.

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    Political Science

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

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    Private Security

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The A.A. degree in Private Security provides the foundational education required for an individual’s career pathway into the private security field. The courses range from the concepts of criminal law, evidence, investigations and reporting to patrol procedures and criminology.

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    Product Model Making

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Students in the Certificate of Achievement-Advanced and A.S.degree are taught the fundamentals of Product Model Making.Students learn the safe set-up of CNC equipment, how todesign and construct three-dimensional objects using CAD/CAM software, and how to analyze materials and processesused in prototype model making. Upon completion, studentsare prepared for employment working in design-stage productdevelopment, and prototype and model making environments.

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    Professional Photography

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This Certificate of Achievement provides a foundation in thebasics of photography including digital imaging, traditionalprocessing and printing, and lighting. It also recognizes theimportance of personal expression and the use of photographyas a visual language. Students wishing to work in theindustry, transfer, or complete an A.A. degree in ProfessionalPhotography should consider completing this certificate.

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    Programming/Network Programming

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This A.A. degree gives students a foundation for either employment or further study in the field of network programming. The curriculum offers students an introduction to computer programming,networking, and Internet protocols. Advanced topics include data structures, advanced computer programming, Internet programming with TCP/IP, and UNIX/LINUX utilities and shell features for file manipulation and communication.

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    Project Management Practitioner

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This Certificate of Achievement is designed for individuals whowant to become project managers in their respective industries.Project Management is an important responsibility as moreorganizations use teams and project-based methods to getwork done. Using a practicum-based approach, students applythe Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) todevelop skills to enhance teamwork and communication, andproject management skills to balance scope, quality, budgetand scheduling for each project. This certificate programintroduces students to a career in project management andfurther prepares professionals who are already working in thefield.

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    Quality Control Technician

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Quality Control Technician Certificate of Achievementprepares students in the fundamentals of machiningtechniques, dimensional metrology, interpretation of multiviewengineering prints, and applied geometric inspectiondimensioning and tolerancing (ASME Y14.5m). Studentsalso learn the correct operation of coordinate measuringmachines (CMM) and the principles of manufacturing qualitycontrol and associated standards. Students in the QualityControl Technician program are instructed on how to inspectparts using various inspection methods; interpret drawingsused in manufacturing; and record, analyze and documentfindings using various quality assurance procedures. Programstudents also learn the safe set-up and operation of CMMand related measuring instruments. Upon completion of thecertificate requirements, students are prepared for employmentin manufacturing facilities as quality control inspectors andtechnicians.

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    Real Estate

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    The Certificate of Achievement and A.A. degree in Real Estateprovide the student with a thorough understanding of theCalifornia residential real estate market from a buyer’s, seller’sand real estate professional’s perspective. In addition, studentscompleting the program meet the minimum requirements to sitfor the California Real Estate Sales License exam.

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    Registered Nurse (RN)

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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    Sculpture

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This A.A. degree offers a foundation in lower division coursesenabling students to pursue a B.A. or B.F.A. in sculpture ordesign at a four-year institution. The degree prepares studentsto transition successfully into a university environment. Theiracquired knowledge may be transferred into areas such asteaching, studio art production, product design, museum work,architectural design and model making.

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    Sociology

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

    The Sociology major consists of courses appropriate for anAssociate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer degree, whichprovides a foundational understanding of the discipline, abreadth of coursework in the discipline, and preparation fortransfer to any CSU that accepts the Transfer Model Curriculum(TMC). The Associate in Arts in Sociology for Transfer isintended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’sdegree in Sociology at a CSU campus. 

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    Systems Programming

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    Students pursuing the Systems Programming Certificateof Achievement-Advanced or A.A. degree learn computerprogramming fundamentals of both low-level and high-levellanguages and gain computing experience on both Windowsand Linux platforms.

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    Wildlife Science Technician

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This program provides technician-level career training in wildlife science technology including the scientific principles of environmental science, biodiversity and ecology, corridor ecology, landscape ecology and ecosystem (adaptive)management. Training includes Level 1 introductory wildlife science and monitoring, field-based practices and scientific protocols. The WS technician will apply these principles and theory of wildlife science to assist in the preservation,protection and restoration of native species and ecosystems.

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    Wildlife Science Technician

    USD 3,840 Tuition Fee

    This A.A program provides technician-level career training inwildlife science technology including the scientific principlesof environmental science, biodiversity and ecology, corridorecology, landscape ecology and ecosystem (adaptive)management. Training includes Level 1, 2 and 3 wildlife scienceand monitoring, field-based practices and scientific protocols.The WS technician will apply these principles and theory ofwildlife science to assist in the preservation, protection andrestoration of native species and ecosystems and participate inthe development of a regional habitat conservation plan (local)and/or natural community and conservation plan (state).

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