Multicultural Center

Intercultural/International Studies Division


Office Hours:

Winter 2015


8:00 a.m.-12:00p.m., 1:00-5:00 p.m.



President's Days:

Friday, February 13, 8:00am-5:00pm

Monday, February 16, 8:00am-5:00pm


Thursday, February 19, 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Friday, February 20, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 26, 2:00-5:00 p.m.



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!


CLICK HERE to RESERVE A ROOM and see the Calendar of Events


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 2014, 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




 If you inadvertently reached this department Web site while searching for the International Student Programs (ISP), please visit the International Student Programs Web site for further assistance.


Chican@ Classes this Fall 2014!

chicano flyer left side

The following courses will satisfy BOTH the IGETC requirement AND the De Anza College Ethnic Studies Graduation Requirement: 


ICS 33: Covers Area 3: Arts

ICS 30, 31: Covers Area 4: Ethnic Studies

ICS 37: Covers Area 4: Inter. Social & Behavioral Sciences


ICS 030.02                                 CRN: 21857

Intro to Chicano Studies


An exploration of the Chicano experience with emphasis on the cultural and historical development, the socioeconomic and political status of the contemporary Chicano/a.


Instructor: Marc Coronado

MLC-113 T/Th 1:30-3:20pm


ICS 031.01                                  CRN: 22562

Chicano Culture


Survey of the origins and development of Chicano culture with emphasis on the religions, philosophies, and lifestyles of the Chicano.


Instructor: Rosanna Alvarez

MLC-113 T/Th 9:30-11:20am


ICS 033.02                                  CRN: 20385

The Chicano and the Arts


Survey and analysis of contemporary Chicano art, film, theater and dance, and literature, and their influence on the Chicano experience.


Instructor: Diego Luna

MCC-10 T/Th 3:30-5:20pm


 Register HERE!




The Institute for Community and Civic Engagement


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: 2/11/15