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:



Happy New Year

Winter Hours

The office will be closed

2/16/2018 & 2/19/2018

Monday- Thursday 7:45 am-12:00 pm 

                                 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Friday 7:45 am - 12:00 pm-1:00 - 4:00 pm                   














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

 Summer 2017 World Languages

Summer 2017 World Language classes begin on Monday, July 3 and end on Friday, August 11.  Tuesday, July 4, is a District holiday and there will be no classes for that day only.

FREN D001.01 Elementary French-1st Quarter MTWTh, Time: TBA, Room:  TBA, Instructor:  C. Thao

JAPN D001.01 Elementary Japanese-1st Quarter MTWTh, 10:00AM-12:15PM, L-65, Instructor: C. Inaba

KORE D001.01 Elementary Korean-1st Quarter MTWTh, 3:00PM-5:15PM, L-65, Instructor:  H. Choi

RUSS D001.01 Elementary Russian-1st Quarter  MTWTh, 10:00AM-12:15PM, L-64, Instructor:  L. Chiriaeva

SIGN D001.02 Elementary American Sign Language-1st Quarter MTWTh, 7:30AM-9:45AM, MLC112, Instructor:  M. Cheung


SPAN D001.04 Elementary Spanish-1st Quarter MTWTh, 10:00AM-12:15PM, ADM103, Instructor:  R. Abrica-Carrasco

SPAN D003.01 Elementary Spanish-3rd Quarter MTWTh, 7:30AM-9:45PM, MLC 109, Instructor:  R. Abrica-Carrasco


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: Mary Medrano
Phone: 408.864.8769


Last Updated: 2/15/18