Multicultural Center

Intercultural/International Studies Division


Office Hours: 






Thanksgiving Holiday

Wednesday, November 25 through

Sunday, November 29


Welcome to our Division!


The 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 and Areas of Study:


We are located at the Multicultural Center (MCC), see a campus map here.


The Multicultural Center

MCC Students


Come visit us or if you need to reserve a space for your meeting or event please click below!


The Multicultural Center 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.


Read more about Multicultural Center.



World Languages


World Languages Poster


To see the World Language Proposed Offerings for Fall 2015, Click here.


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!


For more Information CLICK HERE






The following World Language Classes are proposed for Winter 2016:


FREN 1 Elementary French 1st Qtr

FREN 2 Elementary French 2nd Qtr


GERM 1 Elementary German 1st Qtr

GERM 2 Elementary German 2nd Qtr


HNDI 2 Elementary Hindi 2nd Qtr


ITAL 2 Elementary Italian 2nd Qtr


JAPN 1 Elementary Japanese 1st Qtr

JAPN 2 Elementary Japanese 2nd Qtr

JAPN 3 Elementary Japanese 3rd Qtr

JAPN 5 Intermediate Japanese 2nd Qtr


KORE 1 Elementary Korean 1st Qtr

KORE 2 Elementary Korean 2nd Qtr


MAND 1 Elementary Mandarin 1st Qtr

MAND 2 Elementary Mandarin 2nd Qtr

MAND 5 Intermediate Mandarin 2nd Qtr


PERS 2 Elementary Persian 2nd Qtr


RUSS 2 Elementary Russian 2nd Qtr


SIGN 1 Elementary American Sign Language 1st Qtr

SIGN 2 Elementary American Sign Language 2nd Qtr


SPAN 1 Elementary Spanish 1st Qtr

SPAN 2 Elementary Spanish 2nd Qtr


VIET 2 Elementary Vietnamese 2nd Qtr

If you have successfully completed the First Quarter coursework at another institution (including high school), and plan to register for the second quarter, please submit the World Languages Prerequisite Clearance Form.




The Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action


The Office of Equity, Social Justice and Multicultural Education


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























Examples of World Art

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


Last Updated: 11/17/15