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2016-2017 AA/AS Degree and Certificate Programs

The main objective of the certificate and AA/AS degree programs is to help you gain employment or upgrade your skills in an occupation.

Students interested in transferring to a 4-year college or university should consult with an advisor/counselor to explore their options. With careful planning, it is possible to transfer and to obtain an AA or AS degree.

To earn an AA/AS degree, students also need to complete De Anza's GE requirements for the AA/AS degree.

To file for graduation, download, fill out and print the PDF Graduation Application for an Associates Degree  and do a degree audit through DegreeWorks in MyPortal.

The curriculum guides linked below are Adobe Reader PDF icon PDF files. If you don't have Adobe Reader, download and install the free program. Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the certificate and degree information, there may be errors or changes without notification.

College Catalog | Degrees & Certificates at-a-GlancePDF icon 2016-17  | Transfer to CSU Degrees

  • Child Development
    • Child Development, Degree and Certificate
    • Early Childhood Mental Health, Certificate
    • Early Intervention Special Education Assistant, Certificate
    • Also see Transfer to CSU A.S.-T. Degree

           Communication Studies - See Transfer to CSU A.A.-T. Degree

           Computer Information Systems
                     Database Design, Certificate
                     Enterprise Security Professional, Degree and Certificate
                     Network Administration, Degree and Certificate
                     Programming/Network Programming, Degree and Certificate Updated 9/26/16
                     Also see Transfer to CSU A.S.-T. Degree

           Design and Manufacturing Technologies
                    Computer Aided Design - Mechanical, Certificate
                    CNC Machinist, Degree and Certificate
                    CNC Programming - CAD/CAM, Certificate
                    CNC Research and Development Machinist, Degree and Certificate
                    Product Model Making, Degree and Certificate Updated 9/26/16

           Environmental Studies
                   Energy Management and Building Science, Degree and Certificate
                   Environmental Resource Management and Pollution Prevention, Degree and Certificate
                   Wildlife Science Technician, Degree and Certificate

  • Global Studies, Degree and Certificate

  • Graphic and Interactive Design, Degree and Certificate

  • Health Technologies
  •        Business Office Clerk, Certificate
  •        Insurance and Coding, Certificate
  •        Lab Assisting, Certificate
  •        Medical Assisting, Degree and Certificate
  •        Medical File Clerk, Certificate
  •        Medical Reception, Certificate
  •        Medical Records Clerk, Certificate
  •        Medical Secretary, Certificate
  •        Medical Transcription, Certificate
  •        Phlebotomy Technician I, Certificate

           History - See Transfer to CSU A.A.-T. Degree

           Intercultural Studies, Degree and Certificate

See more information about transfer degrees to CSU.

The final responsibility for successfully achieving an educational goal rests with the student. Information online is designed to be helpful; however, this information changes frequently. It is recommended that students consult college catalogs and class schedules, counselors/academic advisors, departments and universities to confirm an educational plan.

Counseling & Advising Center

Registration & Student Services
2nd Floor,  Room 201

Phone: 408.864.5400


Last Updated: 9/26/16