Five College Consortium

History of Rome

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Classics
Course Number: 
136
Institution: 
Amherst College

This course examines the political and social systems and struggles that marked Rome's growth from a small city-state to a world empire. Through various sources (Roman works in translation and material evidence) we will focus on the development of the republican form of government and its transformation into an empire. We will study also the daily life of the people and the impact of Christianity on the Roman Empire. Three class hours per week.


Limited to 50students. Spring semester. Professor van den Berg.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
CLAS-136-01-1617S

Course Sections

History of Rome
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Christopher van den Berg cvandenberg@amherst.edu TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM FAYE 115

EQUITATION I

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Exercise and Sport Studies
Course Number: 
930
Institution: 
Smith College
A series of courses in hunter seat equitation and basic dressage. Attention also given to safety, use and care of equipment, equine health and stable management. Students must attend registration session to be announced in eDigest. All sections are to be arranged. There is a fee.: For students in their first semester of riding at Smith. Sections range from beginner to advanced levels on the flat and over fences.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
30381-S17

Course Sections

EQUITATION I
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 1.0 Suzanne Payne spayne@smith.edu STABLE

American Pol Thought

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Political Science
Course Number: 
334
Institution: 
Amherst College

[PT] This course is a study of aspects of the canon of American political thought. While examining the roots of American thought in Puritanism and Quakerism, the primary focus will be on American transcendentalism and its impact on subsequent thought. Among those whose works we are likely to consider are Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller, Walt Whitman, W.E.B. DuBois, William James, Jane Addams, John Dewey, Martin Luther King, Hannah Arendt, Richard Rorty, and Stanley Cavell.


Not open to first-year students.  Spring semester.  Professor Dumm.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
POSC-334-01-1617S

Course Sections

American Pol Thought
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Thomas Dumm tldumm@amherst.edu MW 08:30AM-09:50AM CLAR 100

COLQ: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Psychology
Course Number: 
270
Institution: 
Smith College
The study of social behavior considered from a psychological point of view. Topics include interpersonal behavior, intergroup behavior and social cognition. Prerequisite: PSY 100 or PSY 269. Concurrent enrollment in PSY 372 is encouraged. Enrollment limited to 25 students.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
39959-S17

Course Sections

COLQ: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Fletcher Blanchard fletcher@smith.edu MW 01:10-02:30 BASS 203

ST- Danish II

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Five Coll Ctr: World Languages
Course Number: 
197NA
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Danish II is the second part of a four-part elementary course sequence in Danish. The course is offered through the Five College Supervised Independent Language Program. The independent study format includes small group conversation sessions and an evaluation by an outside evaluator. Students studying Danish develop speaking and listening skills needed for study abroad in Denmark and to support course work in European Studies.
Comments: 
Students must apply to add this course; Contact the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages for details: fivecolleges.edu/fclang

Prerequisite: Danish I or equivalent
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
18274

Course Sections

ST- Danish II
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 1.5 Amy Wordelman 1:00AM 1:00AM

PHYS COND: SELF PACED FITNESS

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Exercise and Sport Studies
Course Number: 
945
Institution: 
Smith College
Sectioned course.: An introduction to the principles and methods of training to improve and maintain fitness. Each student designs and follows an individualized conditioning program. Programs are tailored to the needs of the student. Each individual is monitored throughout the semester and students are expected to do most of their exercise out of class. Enrollment limited to 20.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
36124-S17

Course Sections

PHYS COND: SELF PACED FITNESS
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
03 1.0 Morgan Cooper mcooper@smith.edu T 10:30-11:50 AINSWO ITT

SMITH COLLEGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Music
Course Number: 
956
Institution: 
Smith College
The jazz ensemble rehearses once per week on Wednesday evenings 7–9 p.m. in Earle Recital Hall, and performs at least one concert per semester. Favoring traditional big band instrumentation, and performing a variety of jazz styles, the ensemble is open to Smith and Five College students, as well as and members of the community (space permitting, and by permission of the instructor) with all levels of music training. Prior jazz experience is recommended but not required.
Comments: 
Instructor Permission.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
42078-S17

Course Sections

SMITH COLLEGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 1.0 Genevieve Rose grose@smith.edu W 07:00-09:00 SAGE RECIT

Food and Health

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Natural Science
Course Number: 
0160
Institution: 
Hampshire College
This course explores the complex and often controversial role of food in health promotion and disease prevention. The primary goals of the course are to learn to think critically about dietary research and to be more discerning about epidemiologic research in general. Readings will be drawn from the primary and secondary scientific literature as well as the popular media. Dietary exposures will range from the micro to the macro and will include specific nutrients, foods, dietary patterns, public health programs, public policies and agricultural practices. We will also explore topics related to undernutrition, such as the role of nutritional status in infectious disease and the effectiveness of nutrition intervention programs.
Comments: 
Physical and Biological Sciences Independent Work Quantitative Skills Writing and Research In this course students are generally expected to spend at least 6 to 8 hours a week of preparation and work outside of class time.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
322616

Course Sections

Food and Health
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
1 4.0 Elizabeth Conlisk eacNS@hampshire.edu 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Cole Science Center 316;Cole Science Center 316

ST-HaitianCreole/HeritSpkrs II

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Five Coll Ctr: World Languages
Course Number: 
197CQ
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Haitian Creole for Heritage Speakers II is offered through the Five College Supervised Independent Language Program. The independent study format includes small group conversation sessions and an evaluation by an outside evaluator. Students studying Haitian Creole develop speaking and listening skills needed for study abroad in Haiti and to support course work in Caribbean and/or Francophone Studies.
Comments: 
Students must apply to add this course; Contact the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages for details: fivecolleges.edu/fclang
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
18318

Course Sections

ST-HaitianCreole/HeritSpkrs II
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 1.5 Amy Wordelman 1:00AM 1:00AM

CHINESE POLITICS

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Government
Course Number: 
230
Institution: 
Smith College
The People’s Republic of China represents approximately one quarter of the world’s population, sustains the largest bureaucracy in the history of the world, and currently possesses of a system of political economy that combines elements of both communism and capitalism. This course introduces students to the basic concepts of political processes, political institutions, and political events in China. Specifically, we examine China’s Communist Party, the People’s Liberation Army, the legal systems and parliament, the economic reforms, authoritarian resilience, democratization and participation, separatism and unification, and governance in rural China. We end the course by investigating China’s relations with neighboring countries and with the world.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
40459-S17

Course Sections

CHINESE POLITICS
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Shan-Jan Sarah Liu sliu15@smith.edu MW 02:40-04:00 BURTON 219