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Winter 2018: Non-Standard, Late-Starting Classes

Still looking to add a class?

These late-starting classes may still be open for Winter Quarter. Check out the list below of short classes for credit in California History and Energy Management. Then register for the course in MyPortal before the first day of the class.

If a class is full, you may attend the first day of class to get an add code from the instructor if there is room in the class. If the class is online, contact the instructor by e-mail.

Not a current student? Apply for winter quarter and register for late starting classes.

For complete details for a course, please check the schedule of classes.

The following will be offered in winter quarter through the California History Center. Please see the History Department class listings section of the Schedule of Classes. For more information or questions, call the California History Center at 408.864.8712

HIST 054X-95 - The Ballad of Dolores Huerta: A Civil Rights Icon

CRN: 35186, 2 units

Class starts Feb. 22

Course Description: Referred to as the “Dragon Lady,” Dolores Huerta is a co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union (UFW). Alongside local hero and humanitarian, Cesar E. Chavez, Huerta fought to win rights for farm workers. She was involved in crucial aspects of the UFW, such as organizing, negotiating, and political lobbying. Simultaneously, she balanced raising a family as a single mother. At the age of 87 and with the recent release of a documentary on her life, Huerta continues to be committed to labor rights, women’s rights, educational rights, and social justice.

Instructor: Nannette Regua,

Location: CHC

Classroom sessions: 6:30-10:20 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 22 and Thursday, March 1

Field studies: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, March 3

ES 58 - Introduction to Green Building

CRN: 35306, 1 Unit

Class starts Feb. 19 (online)

Course Description: An overview of strategies to implement a green building project within your organization. The strategies include model green building policy and guidelines including LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), assembling a green team, assessing the impact of construction and buildings on society, and an overview of key stakeholders in the construction field.

Instructor: Ronald Wheelehan,

Location: Online Education (Canvas system)

ES 71B - Advanced Building Envelope

CRN: 35469, 2 Units

Class starts Feb. 19

Prerequisite: ES 71 - The Building Envelope

Course Description: An advanced examination of the building shell as the primary physical component of any facility, which controls energy flow between the interior and exterior of the building. The goal is to develop a qualitative and analytical understanding of the thermal performance of major building envelope components. Topics include walls, doors, glazing (windows), roofing and building skin, as well as climatic responsive building design. Hands-on experience in understanding the thermal performance of major building envelope components, using the Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies and campus buildings in a lab setting, is provided.

Instructor: Massimo Maniaci

Location: KC239

Classroom sessions: 2:30-5:20 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 19-March 30

ES 74 - Lighting Distribution Systems

CRN: 35307, 1 Unit

Class starts Feb. 19 (online)

Course Description: A general overview of lighting distribution systems with an emphasis on residential interior applications. This course provides an introduction to basic lighting principles, the visual experience, and different lighting technologies and controls, as well as other important lighting issues.

Instructor: Massimo Maniaci,

Location: Online Education Course (Canvas system)

ES 78 - Introduction to Energy Management Systems and Controls

CRN: 34381, 1 Unit

Class starts Feb. 19 (online)

Course Description: An overview of the most commonly used controls and energy management systems in commercial and institutional applications. Topics will include complex automatic systems for major energy-consuming equipment, as well as simple controls such as time clocks, occupancy sensors, photocells and programmable thermostats. Computer-based energy management systems, as well as control systems to reduce peak electrical demand, will be discussed. (One out-of-class field trip may be required for this course.)

Instructor: Richard Holman,

Location: Online Education Course (Canvas system)



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Last Updated: 1/19/18