Five College Consortium

ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Psychology
Course Number: 
150
Institution: 
Smith College
A study of psychopathology and related issues. Course covers a broad range of mental and personality disorders. Recent clinical and experimental findings stressed, particularly as they relate to major conceptions of mental illness. Prerequisite: PSY 100
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
20000-F16

INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Mathematics
Course Number: 
220
Institution: 
Smith College
Same as SDS 220. An application-oriented introduction to modern statistical inference: study design, descriptive statistics; random variables; probability and sampling distributions; point and interval estimates; hypothesis tests, resampling procedures and multiple regression. A wide variety of applications from the natural and social sciences are used. Classes meet for lecture/discussion and for a required laboratory that emphasizes analysis of real data. MTH 220 satisfies the basis requirement for biological science, engineering, environmental science, neuroscience and psychology. Normally students receive credit for only one of the following introductory statistics courses: PSY 201, GOV 190, ECO 220, MTH 219, MTH 220 or SOC 201. Exceptions may be allowed in special circumstances and require the permission of the adviser and the instructor. Prerequisite: MTH 111 or the equivalent, or permission of the instructor. Lab sections limited to 20.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Linked Course Comments: 
You must also register for a Lab section.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
20902
Schedule #: 
20218-F16

S-Cmptr Crime Law:Invstg/Prvcy

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Computer Science
Course Number: 
591L
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Comments: 
Open to MS-COMPSCI students. STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN COMPSCI 391L AS AN UNDERGRADUATE ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR THIS COURSE. STUDENTS NEEDING SPECIAL PERMISSION MUST REQUEST OVERRIDES VIA THE ON-LINE FORM: https://www.cics.umass.edu/overrides.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
81137
Schedule #: 
81180

BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Biology
Course Number: 
130
Institution: 
Smith College
(Formerly BIO 154) Students in this course investigate the origin, nature and importance of the diversity of life on Earth; key ecological processes and interactions that create and maintain communities and ecosystems; principle threats to the biodiversity; and emerging conservation strategies to protect the elements and processes upon which we depend. Throughout the semester, we emphasize the relevance of diversity and ecological studies in conservation. Laboratory (BIO 131 (155)) is recommended but not required.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
21328-F16

P/M Math PreK-6

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Education
Course Number: 
463
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
An introduction to the structure of mathematics: the role of mathematics in education and the methods, materials, and curricular aspects of mathematics education in grades pre-K through 6th.
Comments: 
Pre Req: MATH 113
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
76746

Cell Biology Lab

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Biological Sciences
Course Number: 
230L
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Comments: 
Coreq: BIOL-230.
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 #: 
97404

Seminar in Services Mrkt/Mngmt

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Isenberg School of Management
Course Number: 
885
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course surveys classic and current conceptual and empirical research in services marketing and management in the context of the hospitality, leisure, tourism and other service sectors. Students have the opportunity to develop their creative capacity in the development of theoretical extensions of the research and applications in hospitality and other service intensive contexts including health care, educational and financial services
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
76069

EXPLORING LOCAL GEO LANDSCAPE

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Geosciences
Course Number: 
102
Institution: 
Smith College
The Connecticut Valley region is rich with geologic features that can be reached by a short van ride from Smith. This is a field-based course that explores geology through weekly trips and associated assignments during which we examine evidence for volcanoes, dinosaurs, glaciers, rifting continents and Himalayan-size mountains in Western Massachusetts. Students who have taken FYS 103 Geology in the Field are not eligible to take GEO 102. This class, when taken in conjunction with any other 100-level course, can serve as a pathway to the Geoscience major. Enrollment limited to 17, with preference to students who are enrolled concurrently in GEO 101 or who have already taken a Geoscience course.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
19515-F16

S-Racism Global Context

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Education
Course Number: 
392B
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This workshop addresses the dynamics of racism in specific institutional and global contexts.
Comments: 
This section is sponsored by CMASS in partnership with Residence Education. Permission of the instructor is required. For enrollment procedures and instructor's consent to register, please contact Eun Y. Lee at CMASS (cmassdialogues@gmail.com). This weekend seminar will meet from 9 am to 5 pm, on 9/24-9/25, Saturday and Sunday. NOTE: This section will prioritize the placement of Resident Assistants and Peer Mentors.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
81275

The Psychology of Gender

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Psychology
Course Number: 
256
Institution: 
Amherst College

This course introduces students to the scientific literature on gender as approached from the perspective of social psychology. We will compare gender stereotypes with empirical evidence of gender differences and critically examine explanations for both gender stereotypes and the gender differences that we observe. The implications of gendered expectations for the behavior of both women and men will be studied in a variety of social contexts involving achievement, close relationships, sexuality, mental and physical health, and the workplace.


Requisite: PSYC 100 or consent of the instructor. Not open to first-year students. Preference to Amherst College students. Limited to 15 students. Fall semester. Visiting Professor McCarty.


 

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
PSYC-256-01-1617F