Multicultural Center

Intercultural/International Studies Division

Welcome to our Division!

Students stanmding in front of the Multicultural CenterThe Intercultural/International Studies Division provides programs of study that increase understanding of the many cultures and languages of the world today.The Intercultural/International Studies Division (IIS) includes:

Departments & Areas of Study:



Winter 2017


  • 8:00am-12:00pm
  • 1:00pm-4:45pm

Dates Closed:

Friday, March 24, 1:15pm-5:00pm

Monday-Friday, March 27-31, 8:00am-5:00pm (Bereavement), limited office coverage-please phone ahead (408) 864.8769 for staff availability in the office.

Spring Break:
Monday, April 3, 1:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday, April 5, 8:00am-5:00pm




We are located at the Multicultural Center (MCC).

The Multicultural Center (map) at De Anza College is a gathering place for intellectual and cultural enrichment, programs, services, and facilities for students, faculty, staff, and our community. The goal of the Center is to provide an environment that recognizes cultural differences, respects cultural uniqueness, and facilitates cross-cultural interaction, learning and appreciation.

Come visit us or if you need you can reserve a space for your meeting or event!

Read more about the Multicultural Center.

World Languages

Collage of postcards from around the world

See the World Language Proposed Offerings.

World Language Prerequisite Clearance

Please see World Language Prerequisites  if you are registering for any World Language courses numbered 2-6 (e.g., SPAN 3).

Don't forget to fill out the World Language Prerequisite Form, 4 weeks prior to enrollment!

Campus Community Partners

 New Class on Mentoring: ICS 52A
Winter 2017, learn how to be a Peer Mentor:
Enroll in ICS D052A.02, CRN 34839
Meets Mon from 1:30-3:20 PM
2 unit transferable class
Learn important skills:
  • Understanding group processes
  • Problem solving with individuals
  • Giving effective advice
  • Leading groups effectively
  • Strategies for academic success
  • Using campus resources and referral techniques
  • Ethics and strategies for peer mentoring

For more information, contact Marc Coronado:

Degrees and Certificates: 

Click the information pages identified on the left to get degree and certificate requirements and links to other similar resources.

If you cannot find the information you're looking for, please call the IIS division office at 408.864.8769 or e-mail

/International studies Division
Office: Multicultural Center
Contact: Jo Ann Okabe-Kubo
Phone: 408.864.8769


Last Updated: 3/24/17