Programs and Courses to Suit Your Goals


  • Spanish Language and Culture - Certificate of AchievementDetails for Certificate of Achievement - Spanish Language and Culture

    The Certificate of Achievement in Spanish Language and Culture provides opportunities to engage in the many Latinx and Spanish-speaking communities of the Bay Area, along with the potential to engage with travel, law, business and nongovernmental organizations in the United States, Latin America and Spain. For students who already speak Spanish with their families, the certificate will provide the opportunity to extend their linguistic repertoires and validate their knowledges, particularly as applied to their careers. Spanish is an excellent major or minor for those who plan to pursue undergraduate or graduate work in areas such as Anthropology, History, Law, Chicanx Studies or Business. Understanding the diversity of cultural, historical and social contexts in the Spanish-speaking world will provide new insights and a critical lens. The Certificate of Achievement in Spanish Language and Culture will satisfy a transfer language requirement and offers additional benefits for those engaging in future study or work in civil service or the private sector.


In addition to the programs listed above, you may be able to apply courses in this department toward General Education requirements.

You can check the course offerings in the college catalog against the following lists of GE requirements

These requirements may be subject to change. Always confirm the requirements for your specific program.

To learn about other noncredit programs at De Anza and their requirements, visit

To learn about other academic programs at De Anza and their requirements, visit the college Degrees & Certificates page. For information about applying for your certificate or degree, visit the Apply for Degrees and Certificates page.

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