Environmental Studies Department

Welcome to Environmental Studies and Environmental Science!


Looking Beyond Tomorrow, Into The Future

Our Core Mission
Students, Education, Stewardship!
3 Core Areas: 
  • Wildlife Science Technician


Community College Mission: "To contribute to and inform our local community."


Formal and non-formal methods of teaching help students acquire the basics of this field. These include

  • a scientific foundation
  • understanding of social and economic concepts
  • awareness of the behaviors that protect or damage the earth and its resources.

Students in Environmental Studies and Sciences are trained for exciting career opportunities in some of the fastest growing fields in the country. Participants range from entry-level students to already trained professionals. Highly qualified faculty and experienced students make your education in ES/ESCI a rich learning opportunity.

Coyote Valley Short Documentary Film Premiered on
Thursday, December 3, 2009!

Coyote Valley thumbnail imageWatch the video on Vimeo

Coyote Valley: Connecting People, Connecting Wildlife



The film will be screened throughout the Kirsch and in our ES and ESCI classes! Closed-caption option available on De Anza iTunes.


Learn more about our Wildlife Corridor Project. Check out our program brochures for download.


For more information please contact: Environmental.Studies@deanza.edu




Degrees and Certificates

Students may choose from a diverse selection of degree and certificate program from our many academic programs, including

  • Wildlife Science Technician, Degree and Certificates (formerly Biodiversity Specialist and Wildlife Corridor Technician/Environmental Stewardship, now combined into one)


What's New


Awards & Publications

Student Websites

ES 63: Agenda 21



 College Environmental Advisory Group


Environmental Studies
Building: Kirsch Center
Contact: Dianna Martinez
email: martinezdianna@fhda.edu
Office: KC 228

Last Updated: 8/2/15