Course Information

Schedule of Classes

Non-Standard, Late-Starting
Fall 2014 Classes

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Fall classes are under way but we have a few late starting classes that may be open. Check out the list below of short classes for credit in Environmental Studies and (California) History. Then register for the course in MyPortal before the first day of the class.

If a class is full, you may attend the first day of class to get an add code from the instructor if there is room in the class. If the class is online, contact the instructor by e-mail.

Not a current student? Apply for fall and register for late starting classes.

For complete details for a course, please check the fall schedule of classes.

ES 58 Introduction to Green Building (CLAS)

CRN: 22319  E S -058.-55L, 1 Unit
Class meets one weekend on Saturday, Nov. 15, and Sunday, Nov. 16.
Course Description: An overview of strategies to implement a green building project within your organization. The strategies include model green building policy and guidelines including LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), assembling a green team, assessing the impact of construction and buildings on society, and an overview of key stakeholders in the construction field.
Time: 10:30 AM-04:20 PM
Days: SU
Instructor: DEPPEN, DAVID
Location: KC115

ES 070: Introduction to Energy Management Technology (CLAS)

CRN: 22322 E S -070.-55, 1 Unit
Class meets on campus Tuesday, Oct. 21 to Nov. 11
Course Description: An overview of the field of Energy Management and its importance in today's society, including future implications, and discussion of careers and impact on modern culture and society. This module introduces the whole building concept and related energy and conservation issues including the building envelope, HVAC systems, lighting, energy management and controls and renewable energy technologies. (One out-of-class field trip may be required for this course.)
Days/Time: T 5:30 PM-8:20 PM
Location: KC113

ES 071: The Building Envelope (CLAS)

CRN: 22323 E S -071.-55, 1 Unit
Class meets on campus Tuesday, Nov. 18 to Dec. 9
Course Description: An introduction to the building shell as the primary physical component of any facility which controls energy flow between the interior and exterior of the building. The goal is to develop a qualitative and analytical understanding of the thermal performance of major building envelope components. Topics include walls, doors, glazing (windows), roofing and building skin as well as climatic responsive building design. (One out-of-class field trip may be required for this course.)
Days/Time: T 5:30 PM-8:20 PM
Location: KC113

ES 80X: California Field Studies (CLAS)

CRN: 22350 E S -080X.-95, 2 Unit
Class meets on campus Wednesday, Oct. 8 and then for field trips on
Course Description: Field observation of California's native plants and animals in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, with an emphasis on endangered, rare, protected and reintroduced species. The underlying social, economic and political issues associated with habitat and species loss will be discussed, as well as impacts on various cultural, ethnic and socio-economic groups. (Out-of-class field trips may be required.)
Days/Time: W 5:30 PM-9:20 PM, SU 8:30 AM-05:20 PM
Location: KC239

ES 95: Introduction to Environmental Careers (CLAS)

CRN: 22324  E S -095.-95, 1 Unit
Class meets for 6 weeks on Wednesdays, Oct. 15 to Nov. 19
Course Description: Learn about saving the planet through environmental careers, including ecosystem management, restoration ecology, corridors ecology, energy management technology, environmental stewardship, environmental education, watershed management, environmental law, pollution prevention and more. Opportunities for internships and employment in business, industry, public agencies, academia and nonprofit agencies will be explored. Students will prepare an academic plan for their two- or four-year degree, certificate or workplace.
Time: 03:30 PM-05:20 PM
Days: T
Location: KC112

The following courses will be offered Fall quarter 2014 through the California History Center.

  • San Jose's Political Clout: a Historical Survey
  • The Intricacies of Urban Planning: Culturally Significant Landmarks of Downtown San Jose
  • John Steinbeck's California: His Role and Influence
  • Agricultural Eden: Evolution of the West Valley

See CHC website for course descriptions and details with start dates.

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Last Updated: 9/30/14