Five College Consortium

Introductory Psychology

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Psychology & Brain Sciences
Course Number: 
100
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Overview of the field. The natural and social science sub-areas of psychology; includes biological psychology, cognitive psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, and clinical psychology. Relating research and theories to contemporary issues and problems in day-to-day life. (Gen.Ed. SB)
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
78866

Business Intel & Analytics

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Operations & Info Management
Course Number: 
350
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course provides an introduction to business intelligence and analytics, including the processes, methodologies, infrastructure, and current practices used to transform business data into useful information and support business decision-making. Business Intelligence requires foundation knowledge in data models and data retrieval, thus this course will review logical data models for both relational database systems and data warehouses. Students will learn to extract and manipulate data from these systems using Structured Query Language (SQL). This course also covers visualization, reporting, and dashboard design with experiential learning using leading industry applications.
Comments: 
This class is open to BBA-OIM majors only. Non-OIM Majors: Please use the OIM Course Override Form (see link below) to request enrollment. You will need to go to the bottom of the webpage and scroll to the right to find the OIM Course Override form.

https://www.isenberg.umass.edu/programs/undergraduate/on-campus/advising
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
81839

Film Documentary

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Communication
Course Number: 
446
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
We will view, analyze, and discuss films by modern documentary masters such as Michael Moore ("Sicko"), Chris Paine, ("Revenge of the Electric Car"), Seth Gordon ("The King of Kong - A fistful of Quarters"), Pamela Yates ("Granito") and many others to further the understanding of the documentary craft and art from a filmmaker's perspective. Students will also do preproduction (research and treatment) for their own short documentary, along with shorter hands-on exercises in writing narration, interview techniques, etc.
Comments: 
Open to Seniors & Juniors only. COMM 140, 231, 340, 342, 493E This course was formerly numbered as COMM 493F. If you have already taken COMM 493F you cannot take this course.
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 #: 
72436

Calculus I

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Mathematics
Course Number: 
131
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Continuity, limits, and the derivative for algebraic, trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential, and inverse functions. Applications to physics, chemistry, and engineering. Prerequisites: high school algebra, plane geometry, trigonometry, and analytic geometry. Honors section available first semester. (Gen.Ed. R2)

[Note: Because this course presupposes knowledge of basic math skills, it will satisfy the R1 requirement upon successful completion.]
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 #: 
76981

Intro Stats/Soc Sci

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Resource Economics
Course Number: 
212
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Designed for students in the social science and business related fields of study. Introduction to basic statistical methods used to collect, summarize, and analyze numerical data. Emphasis on application to decision making; examples from the social sciences and business. Topics include: common statistical notation, elementary probability theory, sampling, descriptive statistics, statistical estimation and hypothesis testing. Basic algebra and familiarity with computer and internet necessary. (Gen.Ed. R2)

[Note: Because this course presupposes knowledge of basic math skills, it will satisfy the R1 requirement upon successful completion.]
Comments: 
This is a blended class. Lectures will be posted online. Students will complete online homework and will then attend a team based learning (TBL) section where they will work in teams on exercises that reinforce and apply the concepts from the online lectures and homework exercises. The online lectures and homework will be completed before attending the TBL section.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
79292

FYS - Sem-Transitions

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Isenberg School of Management
Course Number: 
191T
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Not available at this time
Comments: 
Freshman SCH-MGMT students only iClicker 2 required.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
79388

Isenberg Transfer Connection

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Isenberg School of Management
Course Number: 
291T
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This seminar is designed to assist first semester Isenberg School of Management external transfer students with the transition into their new academic community. Through this one-credit seminar, students will be introduced to valuable academic and career related topics and provided with connections to campus resources, faculty and staff.
Comments: 
This course is open to first semester external transfer students in the Isenberg School of Management. The first class meeting will be Tuesday, September 13th.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
79467

Arts of Asia

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Art History
Course Number: 
105
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This multicultural course introduces students to the visual arts of Asia from the earliest times to the present. In a writing- and speaking-intensive environment, students will develop skills in visual analysis and art historical interpretation. Illustrated class lectures, group discussions, museum visits, and a variety of writing exercises will allow students to explore architecture, sculpture, painting, and other artifacts in relation to the history and culture of such diverse countries as India, China, Cambodia, Korea, and Japan.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
https://wadv1.mtholyoke.edu/wadvg/mhc?TYPE=P&PID=ST-XWSTS12A
Schedule #: 
104382

Financial&ManagerialAccounting

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Isenberg School of Management
Course Number: 
633
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
An overview of the concepts and language of financial and managerial accounting that covers how accounting information can be used as an effective tool for communication, monitoring, and resource allocation. Topics include the principles and methodologies underlying financial statements and the inherent limitations of that information. Additional topics include behavior, cost analysis, and tools used to motivate and coordinate business activities.
Comments: 
Open to MSB&A students in the Isenberg School of Management. Students who have previously taken SCH-MGMT 797FL may not enroll in this course.

Open to MSB&A ISOM students only.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
82217

Conformity and Deviance

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Sociology
Course Number: 
248
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course examines the social processes of rule-making and rule-breaking, and how categories of "normal" and "deviance" change historically. We examine different theories of conformity and deviance, using topics such as sexuality and politics.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
79742