ES 62B
Environmental Management Tools: CEQA and Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs)

Course Description

Examines the "CEQA process" with particular emphasis on Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs) which are used as a means to identify, assess, mitigate (as feasible) and then publicly disclose the significant environmental effects of certain proposed projects (both public and private) as required under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Case studies involving local projects are presented along with examination of corresponding CEQA documents, including EIRs. Explores job and career opportunities associated with CEQA/Environmental Impact Assessment and Reporting.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
33004 ES 62B 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Jeff Staudinger ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-01-03 to 2022-03-25.

Footnote Information

E S -062B-50Z: This is an online class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


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