Five College Consortium

Introduction to Islam

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Religion
Course Number: 
102
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This course examines Islamic religious beliefs and practices from the origins of Islam to the present, focusing on such central issues as scripture and tradition, law and theology, sectarianism and mysticism. Attention will be given to the variety of Islamic understandings of monotheism, prophethood, dogma, ritual, and society.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
100943

Course Sections

Introduction to Islam
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Amina Steinfels asteinfe@mtholyoke.edu MW 01:15PM-02:30PM

Ancient Rome

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Classics
Course Number: 
228
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Ancient Rome and its empire can be viewed both as a measure of human achievement and a cautionary tale of the corrupting effects of unbridled power. This course covers the history of Ancient Rome from its mythologized beginnings (753 BCE) to the rise and spread of Christianity under the Emperor Constantine (312 CE). Topics include the creation and development of Rome's republican form of government as well as its eventual transition to monarchy, the causes and consequences of the acquisition of empire, the role of the army in administering the provinces and defending the frontiers, the image of emperor, the economy, and religion.
Comments: 
This course is limited to first-year students.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
100582,100769
Schedule #: 
100582

Course Sections

Ancient Rome
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Geoffrey Sumi gsumi@mtholyoke.edu MW 02:40PM-03:55PM

Elementary Italian I

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Italian
Course Number: 
101
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This course emphasizes understanding, speaking, and writing in a contemporary context. It also promotes creativity with presentations and original group projects. It includes Web activities, films, short stories, and frequent conversation sessions with language assistants who are native speakers.
Variable Credit Comments: 
Successful completion of both Italian 101 and 102 will give students a full grammatical knowledge of basic Italian and it is highly recommended.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
100508

Course Sections

Elementary Italian I
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Morena Svaldi msvaldi@mtholyoke.edu MWF 08:35AM-09:50AM

Borderlands/Ethnicities China

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
History
Course Number: 
239MC
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This seminar investigates the processes through which borderlands were imagined and ethnicities were made in twentieth-century China. Drawing from texts and films about and by the people living on the borderlands, students in the seminar are to explore the intersecting relation between the two pressing issues and how Chinese states dealt with them. Furthermore, how did all these concerns originate? To that end, the seminar begins by examining how the central state in early modern China formed a multicultural empire in the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries.
Variable Credit Comments: 
All readings are in English.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
101205

Course Sections

Borderlands/Ethnicities China
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Lan Wu lwu@mtholyoke.edu TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM

Elementary German Lab

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
German Studies
Course Number: 
101L
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Comments: 
Coreq: GRMST-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 #: 
100746

Course Sections

Elementary German Lab
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 0.0 Donna Van Handle dvanhand@mtholyoke.edu F 09:00AM-09:50AM

Advanced Elementary French

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
French
Course Number: 
199
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
A course in language and culture for elementary-level students with some previous study of French. The videotape-based method French in Action provides a lively story line and cultural context for a thorough review of grammar, and the development of listening and speaking skills. The course concentrates on vocabulary building, writing, and developing ease and competence in spoken French.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
100595

Course Sections

Advanced Elementary French
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Carolyn Shread cshread@mtholyoke.edu MTWTHF 09:00AM-09:50AM

Elementary German

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
German Studies
Course Number: 
101
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This course introduces speaking, reading, and writing German. Cultural and literary readings together with frequent use of video and other online resources dealing with everyday situations and experiences in the German-speaking countries sensitize students to the cultural context in which the language is used. Weekly conversation sessions with a German language assistant supplement class work.
Comments: 
Coreq: GRMST-101L.
Variable Credit Comments: 
Requires conversation session (50 minutes). Labs will begin the week after classes start.
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 #: 
101683

Course Sections

Elementary German
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
03 4.0 Mark Lauer mlauer@mtholyoke.edu MWF 02:40PM-03:55PM

Advanced Riding

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Physical Educ. & Athletics
Course Number: 
451
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Develops the art of communication with the horse for improved harmony through effective use of legs, seat, and hands in dressage and when jumping. Riders taking this course should be capable of jumping a 3'3" to 3'6" course.
Variable Credit Comments: 
2 PE units. Riding fee $765. Combined with PE-351. Repeatable.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
100466

Course Sections

Advanced Riding
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 0.0 Carol Law cjlaw@mtholyoke.edu MW 08:15AM-09:15AM Equestrian Center BARN

Prep for Intermediate Spanish

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Spanish
Course Number: 
199
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
A fast-paced review of basic Spanish grammar. Stresses Spanish and Spanish American culture through readings, films, and weekly conversation sessions with a native language assistant.
Comments: 
Prereq: SPAN-101 or SPAN-103 or by obtaining a qualifying score on placement exam.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
100886

Course Sections

Prep for Intermediate Spanish
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Dimaris Barrios-Beltran dbarrios@mtholyoke.edu MWF 08:35AM-09:50AM

Calculus I

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
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 #: 
100563

Course Sections

Calculus I
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
02 4.0 Peter Rosnick prosnick@mtholyoke.edu TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 02:15PM-03:05PM ;