Five College Community-Based Learning (CBL)

Five College Community Based Learning Courses

The following courses are associated with the Five College Community-Based Learning program. Community-Based Learning (CBL) brings together students, faculty, and community organizations to work on projects that provide intellectually rich experiences for students and tangible benefits to the greater community.

Learn more about campus CBL programs:

Amherst College - Center for Community Engagement
Hampshire College - Community Engaged Learning

Mount Holyoke College - Weissman Center for Leadership

Smith College - Center for Community Collaboration

UMass Amherst - Office of Civic Engagement and Service Learning and Student Bridges

Course information is updated regularly throughout the pre-registration period.


Fall 2014 CBL Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CHEM 330 01 Biochemical Principles Sheila Jaswal MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
ENGL 120 01 Reading/Writing/Teaching C. Rhonda Cobham-Sander MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
MUSI 238 01 PV Soundscapes Maria Mendonca TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
POSC 356 01 Regulating Citizenship Kristin Bumiller W 01:20PM-05:30PM Amherst College
SWAG 212H 01 Equality and Violence Wendy Ewald, Martha Saxton W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
SWAG 467 01 Social Movements Amrita Basu W 07:00PM-09:30PM Amherst College
THDA 111 01 The Language of Movement Wendy Woodson TTH 02:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
THDA 113 01 Action and Character Peter Lobdell MWF 02:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
THDA 160 01 Dynamics of Play Reading Ronald Bashford TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
THDA 242 01 Plays in Play Ronald Bashford MW 01:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
THDA 260 01 Costume Design Nicole Delhomme TTH 02:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
THDA 353 01 Performance Studio Wendy Woodson F 01:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
THDA 360 01 Design Studio Nicole Delhomme Amherst College
HACU 0241 1 Intro. to Ethnomusicology Junko Oba 02:30PM-03:50PM M,W Hampshire College
HACU 0253 1 Dance in the Community Jodi Falk 06:00PM-09:30PM M Hampshire College
IA 0356 1 Spec Topics in Childhood Natalie Sowell 01:00PM-03:50PM W Hampshire College

Spring 2014 CBL Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
AMST 221 01 Building Community Francis Couvares, Margaret Mead MW 12:00PM-01:20PM Amherst College
CHEM 100 01 Molecular Gastronomy Patricia O'Hara TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM; TH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
COLQ 332 01 Cities, Schools, & Space Scott Anderson, Hilary Moss TH 01:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
ENGL 120 01 Reading/Writing/Teaching Benigno Sanchez-Eppler MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
MUSI 238 01 PV Soundscapes Jeffers Engelhardt TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
RELI 385 01 Islamic Mystic Tradition Tariq Jaffer W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
SPAN 200 01 Span for Community Engag Maria Maillo MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
THDA 250 01 Bodies in Motion Wendy Woodson F 01:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
THDA 252 01 Scripts and Scores Wendy Woodson MW 02:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
THDA 254 01 Sound Design I Stephanie Robinson TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
THDA 263 01 Scene Design Suzanne Dougan TTH 08:30AM-11:30AM Amherst College
THDA 360 01 Design Studio Suzanne Dougan MF 09:30AM-11:30AM Amherst College
THDA 363 01 Design Studio II Suzanne Dougan MF 09:30AM-11:30AM Amherst College
CS 0208 1 How People Learn Timothy Zimmerman 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
CS 0287 1 Educational Research Timothy Zimmerman 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
CS 0299 1 Special Education and Inclusio Gwendolyn Bass 09:00AM-10:20AM M,W Hampshire College
CSI 0254 1 Getting to College Kristen Luschen;Karina Fernandez 09:00AM-11:50AM F Hampshire College
CSI 0288 1 Oral Hist. Part II Wilson Valentin-Escobar 04:00PM-07:00PM W Hampshire College
HACU 0153 1 Community, Photo, Storytelling Sarah Mandle 09:00AM-11:50AM T;04:00PM-06:00PM M Hampshire College
HACU 0302 1 Applied Ethnomusicology Rebecca Miller 01:00PM-03:50PM W Hampshire College

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2013-14 Year-Long Courses

The courses listed below require a year-long commitment beginning in the fall semester. Consider applying to these programs in the future.
Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 397H 01 ST-Grass Roots Com D Jennifer Sandler TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397H 02 ST-Grass Roots Com D Jennifer Sandler TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397H 03 ST-Grass Roots Com D Jennifer Sandler TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
JOURNAL 491CJ 01 S-Community Journalism II Nicholas Mcbride W 12:20PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
SRVCLRNG 193 01 Leadership and Service Katja Hahn D'Errico M 3:35PM 6:05PM UMass Amherst
SRVCLRNG 393 01 Adv Community Service Learning Yedalis Ruiz TU 7:00PM 9:00PM UMass Amherst
SRVCLRNG 393 02 Adv Community Service Learning Elizabeth Mattison TU 7:00PM 9:00PM UMass Amherst
SRVCLRNG 393 03 Adv Community Service Learning Ellen Correa TH 5:30PM 7:30PM UMass Amherst
SRVCLRNG 393T 01 Tools for Democratic Change Katja Hahn D'Errico W 3:35PM 6:35PM UMass Amherst

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Please direct any feedback regarding this course list to Sarah Lince, the Five College Academic Programs Coordinator.