Here is a list of "Course Families" that have been designated by De Anza and Foothill College.

By state law, students may not enroll more than six times in “active participatory” courses that are related or similar in content. This includes courses in physical education, visual arts and performing arts that are offered within the Foothill-De Anza Community College District. 

De Anza and Foothill College have designated “Course Families” that include related or similar courses from both colleges. You may not enroll more than six times within a family of courses, whether they are offered at De Anza or Foothill.

For more information, visit the Limits on Repeating Classes webpage.

Arts Families

Download a current list of Arts Courses that fall within these families at De Anza and Foothill:

  • Book Arts and Paper
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Ceramic Construction
  • Ceramic Surface
  • Sculpture
  • Industrial Design
  • Arts-Professional Practice

Dance Families

Download a current list of Dance Courses that fall within these families at De Anza and Foothill:

  • Ballet and Conditioning
  • Dance Technique
  • Dance Performance
  • Social/Cultural Dance

Music Families

Download a current list of Music Courses that fall within these families at De Anza and Foothill:

  • Piano Class Applied Performance
  • Voice Class Applied Performance
  • Guitar Class Applied Performance
  • Class Applied Performance - Jazz and Non-Western

Photography Families 

Download a current list of Photography Courses that fall within these families at De Anza and Foothill:

  • Digital Photography
  • Analog Photography
  • Photography-Professional Practices 

Physical Education Families

Download a current list of Physical Education Courses that fall within these families at De Anza and Foothill: 
  • Aquatics
  • Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Combatives
  • Cross Training
  • Flexibility & Stability
  • Individual Sports
  • Kinesiology Motor Development
  • Physical Meditation
  • Strength Development
  • Team Sports
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