Class Schedule

Fall 2015 Courses        


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   OPEN ENVS 100 - 92892 - Intro to Environmental Science
ENVS 100 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
An interdisciplinary introduction to aspects of environmental and natural resource issues and their impact on human welfare. Exploration of causes of environmental issues in a natural sciences, social sciences, business and engineering context. Study of sustainability and potential solutions to environmental problems. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B2).
T Th 11:10am-12:25pm Anttila,C
Day Class   OPEN ENVS 100 - 95070 - Intro to Environmental Science
ENVS 100 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
An interdisciplinary introduction to aspects of environmental and natural resource issues and their impact on human welfare. Exploration of causes of environmental issues in a natural sciences, social sciences, business and engineering context. Study of sustainability and potential solutions to environmental problems. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B2).
T Th 11:10am-12:25pm Anttila,C
Evening Class   OPEN ENVS 100 - 92893 - Intro to Environmental Science
ENVS 100 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
An interdisciplinary introduction to aspects of environmental and natural resource issues and their impact on human welfare. Exploration of causes of environmental issues in a natural sciences, social sciences, business and engineering context. Study of sustainability and potential solutions to environmental problems. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (B2).
M 7:00pm-10:00pm Anttila,C
Day Class   OPEN ESTM 400 - 94577 - Clean Energy Concepts...
ESTM 400 CLEAN ENERGY CONCEPTS, POLICIES AND INDUSTRIES (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Fundamental energy and sustainability concepts in the regional, state, and federal context including: climate change; greenhouse gas emissions calculation and management; historical, current, and emerging policies and regulations for greenhouse gas and energy generation and use, including economic impacts; alternative energy technology; industry practices and careers across energy and construction sectors. Transfer credit: CSU.

W 6:00pm-9:00pm Greenstein,B
Day Class   OPEN ESTM 410 - 94276 - Intro-Solar Install/Integrate
ESTM 410 INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR INSTALLATION AND INTEGRATION (3.5)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/24-27 lab/16-18 hours by arrangement. Recommended: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ELEC 110, or equivalent.
An introductory course targeted to junior-level photovoltaic installers to provide a foundation of skills necessary in solar installation. Topics include electrical theory and practice, photovoltaic theory and integration, and solar installation skills. The course is a balance of theory, hands-on practice, and real world examples. Also listed as ELEC 410. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 9:35am-12:35pm Staff,
Day Class   OPEN ESTM 410 - 94276 - Intro-Solar Install/Integrate
ESTM 410 INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR INSTALLATION AND INTEGRATION (3.5)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/24-27 lab/16-18 hours by arrangement. Recommended: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ELEC 110, or equivalent.
An introductory course targeted to junior-level photovoltaic installers to provide a foundation of skills necessary in solar installation. Topics include electrical theory and practice, photovoltaic theory and integration, and solar installation skills. The course is a balance of theory, hands-on practice, and real world examples. Also listed as ELEC 410. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 1:10pm-2:30pm Staff,
Day Class   OPEN ESTM 410 - 94276 - Intro-Solar Install/Integrate
ESTM 410 INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR INSTALLATION AND INTEGRATION (3.5)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/24-27 lab/16-18 hours by arrangement. Recommended: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ELEC 110, or equivalent.
An introductory course targeted to junior-level photovoltaic installers to provide a foundation of skills necessary in solar installation. Topics include electrical theory and practice, photovoltaic theory and integration, and solar installation skills. The course is a balance of theory, hands-on practice, and real world examples. Also listed as ELEC 410. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th TBA 1 Hrs/Day Staff,
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 411 - 94279 - Intro to Solar PV Sys/Markets
ESTM 411 INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS (PV) SYSTEMS AND MARKETS (2)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400 or equivalent.
Provides a foundation of knowledge and skills to understand the solar photovoltaics market and technology. Includes introduction to the global solar PV market, fundamentals of electricity and PV technology, introduction to incentive programs related to solar systems and fundamentals of the site survey process for a residential solar PV array. Transfer credit: CSU

W 6:00pm-9:30pm Faust,D
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 412 - 94586 - Solar PV Design Fundamentals
ESTM 412 SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS (PV) DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS (2)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 410 or ESTM 411, or equivalent.
Foundation of knowledge and skills to understand the site survey and to translate survey data into estimation and design of solar photovoltaics systems. Includes detailed methodology for site surveys, shade analysis, system sizing, string and inverter sizing, the use of software system design tools, graphical PV system design aids. Transfer credit: CSU

W 6:00pm-9:50pm Faust,D
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 421 - 94281 - Principles of Building Science
ESTM 421 PRINCIPLES OF BUILDING SCIENCE, HOW HOUSES WORK (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400 or equivalent.
Exploration of how air flow, heat flow and moisture flow affect the health, comfort, durability and energy efficiency of the building. Students learn to identify, classify, and compare residential building components, systems, materials and understand and explain sustainable building practices and building science fundamentals. Transfer credit: CSU.

M 6:00pm-9:00pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 425 - 94942 - Building Perf. Assessment


ESTM 425 BUILDING PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT (4)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402 or ESTM 421, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to conduct home energy audits and sell home energy upgrade products and services. Topics include fundamental building science concepts, best practices for auditing and data analysis, BPI standards and the Title 24 energy code. Prepares students for the Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 9:35am-12:25pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 425 - 94942 - Building Perf. Assessment


ESTM 425 BUILDING PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT (4)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402 or ESTM 421, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to conduct home energy audits and sell home energy upgrade products and services. Topics include fundamental building science concepts, best practices for auditing and data analysis, BPI standards and the Title 24 energy code. Prepares students for the Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

S 9:00am-5:00pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 425 - 94942 - Building Perf. Assessment


ESTM 425 BUILDING PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT (4)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402 or ESTM 421, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to conduct home energy audits and sell home energy upgrade products and services. Topics include fundamental building science concepts, best practices for auditing and data analysis, BPI standards and the Title 24 energy code. Prepares students for the Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

S 9:00am-5:00pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 425 - 94942 - Building Perf. Assessment


ESTM 425 BUILDING PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT (4)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402 or ESTM 421, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to conduct home energy audits and sell home energy upgrade products and services. Topics include fundamental building science concepts, best practices for auditing and data analysis, BPI standards and the Title 24 energy code. Prepares students for the Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

S 9:00am-5:00pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 425 - 94942 - Building Perf. Assessment


ESTM 425 BUILDING PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT (4)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402 or ESTM 421, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to conduct home energy audits and sell home energy upgrade products and services. Topics include fundamental building science concepts, best practices for auditing and data analysis, BPI standards and the Title 24 energy code. Prepares students for the Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

S 9:00am-5:00pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 425 - 94942 - Building Perf. Assessment


ESTM 425 BUILDING PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT (4)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402 or ESTM 421, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to conduct home energy audits and sell home energy upgrade products and services. Topics include fundamental building science concepts, best practices for auditing and data analysis, BPI standards and the Title 24 energy code. Prepares students for the Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

S 9:00am-5:00pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 425 - 94942 - Building Perf. Assessment


ESTM 425 BUILDING PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT (4)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402 or ESTM 421, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to conduct home energy audits and sell home energy upgrade products and services. Topics include fundamental building science concepts, best practices for auditing and data analysis, BPI standards and the Title 24 energy code. Prepares students for the Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

S 9:00am-5:00pm Greenstein,B
Day Class   CLOSED ESTM 880SA - 95142 - Construction Basics I
ESTM 880SA CONSTRUCTION BASICS I (2.5)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 24-27 lecture/48-54 lab. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and eligibility for MATH 110 or equivalent. Fundamental residential construction concepts, terminology, and practices, including: mathematics, ratios and scales, safety, tools, framing, materials, and hands-on construction basics. Emphasis on green and sustainable building practices and renovations. (Units do not count toward the Associate Degree.)

T 2:10pm-3:25pm Greenstein,B
Day Class   CLOSED ESTM 880SA - 95142 - Construction Basics I
ESTM 880SA CONSTRUCTION BASICS I (2.5)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 24-27 lecture/48-54 lab. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and eligibility for MATH 110 or equivalent. Fundamental residential construction concepts, terminology, and practices, including: mathematics, ratios and scales, safety, tools, framing, materials, and hands-on construction basics. Emphasis on green and sustainable building practices and renovations. (Units do not count toward the Associate Degree.)

Th 12:20pm-3:00pm Greenstein,B

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