Environmental Studies Department


Welcome to the Environmental Sciences/ Studies Department

De Anza College's Environmental Sciences/ Studies Department integrates physical, biological, human, socioeconomic and political principles. Formal and non-formal methods of teaching help students acquire the basics of this field. These include a scientific foundation, an understanding of social and economic concepts, and an awareness of the behaviors that protect or damage the earth and its resources.

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The Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies 

The Environmental Sciences/Studies Dept at DeAnza College offers:

  • 8 General Education (GE) courses in both Environmental Studies (ES) and Environmental Science (ESCI). 
  • Transfer opportunities to colleges and universities offering Bachelor's degree programs in Environmental Studies and Environmental Science, including:
      • CSUs (San Jose State, San Francisco State, Sonoma State, CSU-East Bay, etc.)
      • UCs (UC-Berkeley, UC-Davis, UC-Santa Cruz, etc.)
      • Private Schools (Santa Clara University, University of San Francisco, etc.)

 Come join us at the Kirsch Center to learn how together we can forge an environmentally sustainable future for both current & future generations

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Environmental Science  Area (ESA)

ESA

 

Summer 2016 Hours (thru 8/4):

Monday:       9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:      9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday      9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:          CLOSED

 

More info on the ESA

 


Stewardship Resource Center
(SRC)

SRC Desk 

Summer 2016 Hours (thru 8/4):

Monday:       9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:      9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday      9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:          CLOSED


 More info on the SRC

 

 

 

News/Announcements:

 

Energy Mgmt & Bldg Science (EM & BS) Recent News and Updates

  • Check out our Essentials of Facility Management web page and VIDEO to see what this innovative educational and internship program is all about. Hear first hand from our students what they learned and how it prepares them for rapidly growing, well paid professions in Facility Management. (Learn More)
  • EM & BS Student Success Stories- EM & BS is actively involved in helping our students find the career path that is right for them. Recently EM & BS students have been placed in paid internships or jobs through our EOFM program. Read about our student's recent successes and how you can get involved. (Learn More)
  • In the July/ Aug. issue of California Buildings News,(p30), EM & BS prof. Bill Roeder explains to attendees of a recent IFMA-SV monthly chapter meeting how the Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies sets the PLATINUM standard for energy efficiency, sustainable design and the environmental use of building materials. Prof. Roeder also shares how the KCES effectively prepares EM & BS students for careers in Facility Management (Read More)
  • In the July/ Aug. issue of California Buildings News (pp.26 & 27), EM & BS Program Coordinator and prof. Bill Roeder is interviewed about the leadership role the EM & BS program is playing in educating and preparing the Facility Management workforce of the future by launching IFMA's very first Essentials of Facility Management course and internship - a strategic part of IFMA's Global Workforce Initiative. (Read more)
  • Become an EM & BS major and explore networking and job opportunities in the fast growing Advanced Energy Industry. Learn about our program commitment to your sustainable career path in an environmental field. (Read More)

Env Resource Mgmt & Pollution Prevention (ERM&P2) Program News:

  • De Anza has become the 1st Community College to receive Bay Area Green Business Certification, thanks to the efforts of ERM&P2 major Sujata Aji and four other students who were inspired by the ES 56 class taught by Prof. Kristin Jensen-Sullivan. Read More.

Wildlife Science Technician (WST) Program News:

  • The new Monarch Butterfly Conservation Area is now open thanks to student efforts under the guidance of  WST Program Coordinator, Prof. Ryan Phillips. Also, we received our Fish and Wildlife research permit to rear and release monarchs into the wild.
  • Two De Anza College WST graduates who recently received their B.Sc. in Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology at UC Davis and are now in the Avian Science Graduate Group were recently published in the peer-reviewed journal “Western Birds” along with WST Program Coordinator, Prof. Ryan Phillips. Read More.
  • You can view more news of the WST Program at www.facebook.com/wildlifesciencetechnician
 
 

   

Environmental Studies
Building: Kirsch Center
Contact: Dianna Martinez
email: martinezdianna@fhda.edu
Office: KC 228
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Last Updated: 8/24/16