Five College Consortium

Hydrology

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Civil & Environmental Engrg
Course Number: 
560
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
A quantitative account of elements of the hydrologic cycle, including precipitation, evapotranspiration, snowmelt, infiltration, and surface runoff. Basic laws from such various disciplines as physics, chemistry, meteorology, astronomy, fluid mechanics, and thermodynamics, combined into simple mathematical descriptions used in the hydrologic design process.
Comments: 
Open to Seniors and Graduate students only with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Pre Req: CE-ENGIN 357 Open to Seniors and Graduate students only with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
76250

Course Sections

Hydrology
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Colin Gleason TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM

FYS - Getting on Track @SPHHS

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Public Health
Course Number: 
191PUBH1
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
The purpose of this course is to prepare exploratory track students to achieve academic success at UMass. The curriculum will aim to orient students to the health science fields and the major options within, assist students with major exploration outside of the health sciences, create strategies for academic success, transition to campus life and learn how to effectively navigate and utilize campus resources. To achieve these goals students will engage in reflective self-assessments and connect with faculty, staff and students to learn more about academic options and opportunities at UMass and skills to develop to be successful at UMass and beyond. Students in this course will also have regular contact with academic advising to help ensure a successful transition to student life at UMass.
Comments: 
Open to Public Health, Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Communication Disorders majors and students in the Public Health Exploratory Track.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
77293

Course Sections

FYS - Getting on Track @SPHHS
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
03 1.0 Bridget Thompson TU 4:00PM 4:50PM

TOPICS IN INSTALLATION ART

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Art Studio
Course Number: 
370
Institution: 
Smith College
Topics course. In this course we will create and critically interrogate socially engaged art. The focus will be the subset of those practices that originate and gain power from remembering events of the past. Formats will include site interventions, community collaborations, performance, traditional studio practices, or intersections of these. The processes and physical forms of the (art) works will complicate boundaries between art and education, art and sociology, art and activism). The course will be organized as a laboratory/workshop to experiment with ideas and forms of socially engaged art. At the same time, we will discuss (aesthetic and participant impact) rubrics for these projects, and analyze their efficacy. A required fee of $25 to cover group-supplied materials is charged at the time of registration. Pre-requisite: One studio art course or permission of the instructor. Pre-requisite: One studio art course or permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 12.
Comments: 
Topic: Unforgotten: Memory & Socially Engaged Art. Instructor permission.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
21533-F16

Course Sections

TOPICS IN INSTALLATION ART
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Lynne Yamamoto lyamamot@smith.edu TTh 09:00-11:50 HILLYR 204

SPECIAL STUDIES

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Museums Concentration
Course Number: 
400
Institution: 
Smith College
Admission by permission of the Museums Concentration director. Normally, enrollment limited to Museum concentrators only.
Comments: 
Permission Instructor/Chair. Limited to juniors, seniors.
Variable Credit Comments: 
1 to 4 credits
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
20235-F16

Course Sections

SPECIAL STUDIES
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
0 0.0

HIST & CRIT ISSUES OF MUSEUMS

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Museums Concentration
Course Number: 
118
Institution: 
Smith College
Through readings and lectures by Smith faculty and guests, we examine institutions that shape knowledge and understanding through the collection, preservation, interpretation and display of material culture. We look at the history of museums, the role of museums in preserving and elucidating our cultural heritage, and such critical issues as the ethics of collection and display and the importance of cultural property rights. We examine different types of museums, using the Smith College Museum of Art and the Smith Botanic Gardens as case studies. The final lecture considers the future of museums and how they are evolving to meet society's needs. Graded S/U only.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
18934-F16

Course Sections

HIST & CRIT ISSUES OF MUSEUMS
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 2.0 Margaret Lind mlind@smith.edu F 01:10-02:30 SEELYE 106

S-Psychology Career Prep

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Psychology & Brain Sciences
Course Number: 
393P
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course will prepare psychology majors interested in pursuing careers
in psychology by 1) focusing on experiences students should seek during
their time as undergraduates to better prepare them for psychology related
careers, 2) educating students on the variety of careers psychology majors
can pursue after graduation and 3) examining the various forms of graduate
study in the numerous areas of psychology.
Comments: 
This course is open to PSYCH majors only. Pre Req: PSYCH 100 Students will be assigned readings and work related to each of the topics listed below and will hear from a variety of speakers working in different psychological fields.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
75411

Course Sections

S-Psychology Career Prep
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 1.0 Nicholas Morrison TU 5:30PM 6:20PM

INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Italian Language & Literature
Course Number: 
235
Institution: 
Smith College
Designed to support intermediate Italian students to help them improve their conversational skills, this course offers intensive practice in pronunciation, vocabulary, oral comprehension and conversation. It includes class discussions, role-playing and short oral presentations. Prerequisite: two semesters of ITL 110 or placement exam to ensure correct language level. 
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
17614-F16

Course Sections

INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 2.0 W 02:40-04:00 HATFLD 105

SENIOR CAPSTONE SEMINAR

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Book Studies Concentration
Course Number: 
300
Institution: 
Smith College
The culminating experience for the book studies concentration is an independent research project that synthesizes the student's academic and practical experiences. The student's concentration adviser serves as the sponsor for the project; topics for this capstone project is decided in concert with the student's adviser and vetted by the concentration's director. The seminar meets once each week to discuss methodology and progress on the independent projects and to discuss general readings in book studies theory and praxis. Enrollment limited to book studies concentrators who are seniors. Graded S/U only.
Comments: 
Instructor permission. Limited to BKX majors Limited to seniors
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
19477-F16

Course Sections

SENIOR CAPSTONE SEMINAR
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 2.0 Margaret Bruzelius mbruzeli@smith.edu

Urban Gov & Politics

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Political Science
Course Number: 
214
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
An overview of city politics in the U.S. Focus on understanding urban political economy, including its relation to state and federal governments, the complexity of relations between public and private sectors, the structure of city governments, and decision-making processes. Includes such topical issues as education, housing, and economic development.
Comments: 
Open to Senior, Junior and Sophomore POLISCI majors. Course to be taught by Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
78119

Course Sections

Urban Gov & Politics
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Alex Morse W 5:00PM 7:30PM

INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Italian Language & Literature
Course Number: 
220
Institution: 
Smith College
Comprehensive grammar review through practice in writing and reading. Literary texts and cultural material constitutes the base for in-class discussions and compositions. Students taking ITL 220 are also strongly encouraged to take a conversation course. Taking both courses strengthens students' confidence and ability to become proficient in Italian. Prerequisite: ITL 110Y or ITL 111 or permission of the department.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
10136-F16

Course Sections

INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Bruno Grazioli bgraziol@smith.edu MWF 11:00-12:10 WRIGHT 238