Programs at the Kirsch
The Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies is home to De Anza's Environmental Studies (ES) Department, which offers the following academic programs available to all DeAnza students.
Degrees and certificates in three environmental majors
- Energy Management and Building Science
- Environmental Resource Management and Pollution Prevention
- Wildlife Science Technician
General Education coursework in both Environmental Studies and Environmental Science.
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 and others)
- UCs (UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, and others)
- Private schools (Santa Clara University, University of San Francisco and others)
Energy Management (SEMP) Lab
The Statewide Energy Management Program is housed in two classrooms: the SEMP lab and Mediated Learning classroom. The SEMP lab functions both as a high tech demonstration area for energy equipment and systems and as a computer lab.