Environmental Studies Department

Spring 2017 Course Highlights

Do you need to fulfill Ohlone College GE (Plan A), CSU GE (Plan B), or IGETC (Plan C) requirements? If so, how about the following classes?

ENVS-103-01 (069148): The environment and human health

This course will explore the broad conditions that shape environmental health, both human health and the ecosystem context - moving across and between questions of science, culture, and public policy. Register using WebAdvisor.

  • Instructor: N. Bansal
  • Lecture - Tuesday, Thursday 9:45AM - 11:20AM, Newark Center, Room NC 1222
  • Ohlone GE (Plan A): Area II and Area VI
  • CSU GE (Plan B): Area D
  • IGETC (Plan C): Area 4
  • Accepted for credit: CSU/UC

* This course fulfills requirements for the A.A. Degree in Environmental Studies.

ENVS-109-01 (069153): Sustainable urban design and the environment

This course presents the social, architectural, and economic perspectives in sustainable building design systems, thereby moving towards more sustainable communities. Register using WebAdvisor.

  • Instructor: N. Bansal
  • Lecture - Online
  • Ohlone GE (Plan A): Area I
  • CSU GE (Plan B): Area D
  • IGETC (Plan C): Area 4
  • Accepted for credit: CSU/UC

* This course fulfills requirements for the A.A. Degree in Environmental Studies.

ENVS-110-01 (069154): Climate change: Science, the environment, and society

This course will examine the causes and consequences of the clustering of economic activity across space, and how resources and society interact and impact each other across space. Register using WebAdvisor.

  • Instructor: N. S. Bansal
  • Lecture - Monday, Wednesday 9:45AM – 11:20AM, Newark Center, Room NC1222
  • Ohlone GE (Plan A): Area I
  • CSU GE (Plan B): Area B1 and Area D
  • IGETC (Plan C): Area 5A
  • Accepted for credit: CSU/UC

* This course fulfills requirements for the A.A. Degree in Environmental Studies.

Carl Sagan once asked, “Who will speak for Earth?”

Learn more About Ohlone College's Environmental Studies Department and its programs.

NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam logo.Ohlone College is a registered provider of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Entry Level Exam.

Environmental Studies Degree and Certificates

Alviso Slough.Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree

Certificates of Accomplishment

Additional Information

Review a sample listing of Courses in this area of study. Review academic requirements in the Catalog and in the Curriculum Guides. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and discuss their long-range academic plan.

Apply for a Degree or Certificates

Are you finishing your associate degree or certificate? Please review How to Apply for a Degree or Certificate.

Ohlone College Environmental Studies in the News

  • Grant: LEAF, Kaiser, Ohlone College (Environmental Studies Department, Avanzando, Puente Program), November 2013. Basic goal - Inspire residents of Fremont, including ethnic minorities, to eat healthy by providing space to grow produce locally and helping them learn the fine points of successfully growing various plants, facilitate cross-cultural learning about healthy eating in other cultures, and build cross-cultural community. The Department of Environmental Studies, Avanzando, Puente Program has spent this semester prepping, planting, and cultivating various plants - corn, zucchini, beans, garlic, lettuce, giving students learning opportunities, as well as encouraging team builder and collaborative learning.
  • Ohlone College completes HERO Grant, June 2013 - Ohlone College has completed a three-year Home Energy Retrofit Occupations (HERO) grant funded by the Community Based Job Training Act as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. The HERO population served dislocated and unemployed workiers, incumbent workers and returning veterans. The HERO program aimed to fulfill the need for training workforce in the home performance industry, improve both local and regional economic development and sustain and grow current and future program activities. Ohlone College offered nine courses serving 148 participants.

Related Information at Ohlone

Division

Health Sciences and Environmental Studies Division.

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