Five College Consortium

Beginning T'ai Chi

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Physical Educ. & Athletics
Course Number: 
114
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Taijiquan (Tai chi) is a slow movement exercise that stimulates energy (Qi). This course introduces the Yang-style form, which begins a flowing sequential pattern of continuous movements that builds strength and flexibility, increases internal energy, and promotes a peaceful feeling in body and mind.
Variable Credit Comments: 
1 PE Unit. Half semester. Fee: $25
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
96683

Course Sections

Beginning T'ai Chi
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
02 0.0 Mayumi Kinuta mkinuta@mtholyoke.edu MW 09:00AM-09:50AM Kendall Hall/Sports Complex GYM

Protein & Cellular Metab Lab

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Biochemistry
Course Number: 
311L
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Comments: 
Coreq: BIOCH-311.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
96741,97237,96788
Schedule #: 
96741

Course Sections

Protein & Cellular Metab Lab
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
03 0.0 Katherine Berry;Laurie Lentz-Marino kberry@mtholyoke.edu;lelentzm@mtholyoke.edu TH 01:15PM-05:05PM Carr 108

Organic Chemistry I Lab

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Chemistry
Course Number: 
202L
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Comments: 
Coreq: CHEM-202.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
96777

Course Sections

Organic Chemistry I Lab
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
04 0.0 Darren Hamilton;Gary Snyder hamilton@mtholyoke.edu;gsnyder@mtholyoke.edu T 01:15PM-05:05PM Carr LL10

Architecture 1890-1990

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Art History
Course Number: 
243AR
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
An exploration of major movements and personalities in architecture from the late nineteenth century to the present. Emphasizing the United States against the background of European developments, the course considers the search by architects, including Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, and Frank Gehry, for a language of form and space that captures the contemporary spirit as it elevates society to a higher plane of existence. Discussion focuses on issues of technology and utopia, the skyscraper, and the collision of tradition, modernity, and postmodernism in architecture since 1945.
Comments: 
Course limited to sophomores, juniors and seniors
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
96799

Course Sections

Architecture 1890-1990
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Michael Davis mtdavis@mtholyoke.edu TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM

Elementary Russian

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Russian & Eurasian Studies
Course Number: 
101
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
The four-skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) introduction to the Russian Language with the focus on communicative skills development. Major structural topics include pronunciation and intonation, all six cases, basic conjugation patterns, and verbal aspect. By the end of the course the students will be able to initiate and sustain conversation on basic topics, write short compositions, read short authentic texts and comprehend their meaning, develop an understanding of the Russian culture through watching films and listening to songs.
Comments: 
Coreq: RES-101L.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
96849

Course Sections

Elementary Russian
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
02 4.0 Susanna Nazarova snazarov@mtholyoke.edu MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM Skinner Hall 301

Intro Computer Science

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Computer Science
Course Number: 
100
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
An introduction to basic computer science concepts with a focus on Python programming to manipulate images and sounds. Laboratory assignments will provide the main programming opportunities with Python, images, and sounds, while lectures will cover topics such as the origins of computing, computer architecture, artificial intelligence, and robotics.
Comments: 
Coreq: COMSC-100L.
Variable Credit Comments: 
Students should NOT take this course after Computer Science 101
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
96869

Course Sections

Intro Computer Science
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Janet Slocum jslocum@mtholyoke.edu TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Reese 316

Second Year Japanese I Lab

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Asian Studies
Course Number: 
222L
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Comments: 
Coreq: ASIAN-222.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
96913

Course Sections

Second Year Japanese I Lab
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 0.0 Hisako Kobayashi hkobayas@mtholyoke.edu TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Ciruti 202

Machine Learning

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Computer Science
Course Number: 
335
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
How does Neflix learn what movies a person likes? How do computers read handwritten addresses on packages, or detect faces in images? Machine learning is the practice of programming computers to learn and improve through experience, and it is becoming pervasive in technology and science. This course will cover the mathematical underpinnings, algorithms, and practices that enable a computer to learn. Topics will include supervised learning, unsupervised learning, evaluation methodology, and Bayesian probabilistic modeling. Students will learn to program in MATLAB or Python and apply course skills to solve real world prediction and pattern recognition problems. Programming Intensive.
Comments: 
Prereq: COMSC-211, MATH-232, and a Calculus course (MATH-101, MATH-102, or MATH-203).
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
96931

Course Sections

Machine Learning
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Daniel Sheldon dsheldon@mtholyoke.edu TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Carr 102;

Renaissance & Baroque Dance

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Dance
Course Number: 
127
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Sixteenth- through eighteenth-century European social dance, contemporary with the eras of Elizabeth I and Shakespeare in England, the Medicis in Italy, Louis XIV in France, and colonial America. The focus will be on learning the dances, supplemented by historical and social background, discussion of the original dance sources, and reconstruction techniques.
Variable Credit Comments: 
1 PE unit.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
97068,96950
Schedule #: 
96950

Course Sections

Renaissance & Baroque Dance
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 1.0 Nona Monahin;Margaret Pash nmonahin@mtholyoke.edu;mpash@mtholyoke.edu TH 07:00PM-08:30PM Kendall Hall/Sports Complex ST2

Calculus I

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Mathematics
Course Number: 
101
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This course is for students who have not studied calculus and who have the necessary precalculus background. It presents rates of change and their applications, integrals, the fundamental theorem, and modeling of phenomena in the natural and social sciences. All students are required to complete the online self assessment of precalculus skills before the course begins.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
98154

Course Sections

Calculus I
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
03 4.0 Jordan Tirrell jtirrell@mtholyoke.edu TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM ;