Environmental Studies Courses

Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the searchable online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. All courses meet various Ohlone College General Education Plans, as well as CSU and IGETC (UC) requirements. Please check the Catalog and meet with a counselor to review the various general education plans as they pertain to your educational goals.

A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):

Skip list of courses.
  • ENVS-101 Natural Resource Management
  • ENVS-102 Environmental Law and Regulations
  • ENVS-103 The Environment and Human Health
  • ENVS-104 Solar Photovoltaic Design and Installation
  • ENVS-105 Energy: The Environment, Humans, and Sustainability
  • ENVS-106 Wind Energy: Design and Development
  • ENVS-107 Food, Culture, and the Environment
  • ENVS-108 Introduction to the Environment
  • ENVS-109 Sustainable Urban Design and the Environment
  • ENVS-110 Climate Change: Science, The Environment and Society
  • ENVS-111 Advanced PV Design and Installation
  • ENVS/GEOG-122 Environmental GIS
  • ENVS/BIOL-142 Environmental Biology

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may also be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with the instructor.

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Download the Environmental Studies Course Descriptions.

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may also be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with the instructor.

More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.

Student Learning Outcomes

Environmental Studies AA Degree

  1. Recognize the social, economic, and environmental impacts of humans on the earth.
  2. Apply an understanding of science and ecological principles to modern life so students may critically analyze and understand information affecting the environment.
  3. Describe the effects of current, past, and future energy and resource use, and compare and contrast possible solutions to environmental problems.
  4. Evaluate environmental policies, laws, and regulations, their value, implementation, and effects.
  5. Examine the inherent environmental, social, and economic outcomes of living sustainably on current and future generations.
  6. Explore a variety of environmental field and laboratory techniques that will emphasize different fields of environmental studies.