Courses

FALL COURSES 2020 (listed below)
*Be sure to look beyond the first page within each category.*

Complete Course List PDF (updated March 25, 2019)

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A minimum of six courses in three categories is required for the certificate.
Check the complete, categorized course list 
to see which courses are approved for the certificate. This master list may include courses not currently offered. Some courses may have stipulations (like "with marine project only"), or may require prerequisites.

Note: You do not need to be working towards the certificte to take any of these marine-related courses.

Faculty: Please contact marinesci@fivecolleges.edu if you would like to suggest an addition to the FCCMS list. Include the course number, title, semester(s) offered, and its relevance to marine science.

FALL 2020 BOLD

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2020
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIO 268 01 MARINE ECOLOGY Paulette Peckol TTh 09:25-10:40 Smith College
BIO 269 01 MARINE ECOLOGY LABORATORY Paulette Peckol M 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 269 02 MARINE ECOLOGY LABORATORY Graham Kent T 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIOLOGY 542 01 Ichthyology Joshua Moyer M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 542 01LL Ichthyology W 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 542 01LM Ichthyology TH 8:15AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ECO 697RF 01 ST-Rec Fisheries & Sci and Con Andrew Danylchuk W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 595D 01 S-Physical Oceanography Robert Deconto TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography R Leckie TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103H 01 Intro Oceanography, Honors Isla Castaneda TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 260 01 Fish Conservation & Management Andrew Danylchuk TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 590D 01 Marine Conservation and Policy Lisa Komoroske M W 11:15AM 12:30PM UMass Amherst
NRC 590M 01 Marine Ecology Brian Cheng TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 590M 01LL Marine Ecology TH 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst

FALL 2020 MARINE ECOLOGY AND BIODIVERSITY

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2020
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Ethan Clotfelter, Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 01 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller T 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 02 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller W 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 03 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller TH 08:00AM-11:00AM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 04 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller TH 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
BIOL 230 01 Ecology Ethan Temeles MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 440 01 Conservation Biology Rachel Levin TH 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
ENST 210 01 Ecology Ethan Temeles MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
ENST 441 01 Conservation Biology Rachel Levin TH 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
CS 0220 1 Animal Behavior Laela Sayigh 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
NS 0207 1 Ecology Blair McLaughlin 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W;02:30PM-03:50PM TU Hampshire College
BIOL 223 01 Ecology Martha Hoopes MWF 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 223L 01 Ecology Lab Martha Hoopes;Pearl Schleinig M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 223L 02 Ecology Lab Pearl Schleinig;Martha Hoopes T 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 223L 03 Ecology Lab Martha Hoopes;Pearl Schleinig W 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 223L 04 Ecology Lab Pearl Schleinig;Martha Hoopes TH 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 315 01 Behavioral Ecology Renae Brodie MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 315L 01 Behavioral Ecology Lab Renae Brodie M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 337 01 Symbiotic Interactions Jason Andras TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 130 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN L. David Smith MWF 10:50-12:05 Smith College

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FALL 2020 GEOLOGY and CHEMISTRY

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2020
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GEOL 109 01 Climate Change Nicholas Holschuh MWF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 111 01 Planet Earth Peter Crowley MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 01 Planet Earth Lab Peter Crowley W 02:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 02 Planet Earth Lab Peter Crowley TH 08:00AM-10:00AM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 03 Planet Earth Lab Peter Crowley TH 02:30PM-04:30PM Amherst College
GEOL 311 01 Sediment & Stratigraph David Jones MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 311L 01 Sediment & Stratigraph-Lab David Jones T 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
GEOL 107 01 Environmental Geology Steven Dunn MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 203 01 The Earth's Surface Alan Werner MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 203L 01 The Earth's Surface Lab Alan Werner W 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
CHM 346 01 ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYTICAL CHEM Andrew Berke TTh 09:25-10:40 Smith College
CHM 346 L01 ENVIRONMNTL ANALYTICL CHM LAB Mohini Kulp Th 01:20-05:00 Smith College
CHM 346 L02 ENVIRONMNTL ANALYTICL CHM LAB Andrew Berke T 01:20-05:00 Smith College
GEO 101 01 INTRO TO EARTH PROCESS & HIST Sarah Mazza MWF 09:25-10:40 Smith College
GEO 104 01 GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE MW 10:50-12:05 Smith College
GEO 232 01 SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY Bosiljka Glumac TTh 10:50-12:05 Smith College
GEO 232 L01 SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY LAB Bosiljka Glumac Th 01:10-04:00 Smith College
GEO-SCI 519 01 Aqueous Envrn Geochm Matthew Winnick M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 519 01LL Aqueous Envrn Geochm TU 9:30AM 12:30PM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 595D 01 S-Physical Oceanography Robert Deconto TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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FALL 2020 RESOURCE MANAGEMENT and POLICY

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2020
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GEOG 107 01 Intro. to Physical Environment Thomas Millette MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOG 204 01 Human Dimens/Environ Change Girma Kebbede TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
POLIT 247 01 International Law and Org. Andrew Reiter MW 02:55PM-04:10PM Mount Holyoke College
PPL 220 01 PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS Randall Bartlett MWF 10:50-11:40 Smith College
ECO 697RF 01 ST-Rec Fisheries & Sci and Con Andrew Danylchuk W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01 Political Economy of the Envir Laurie Johnson TU TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AB Political Economy of the Envir F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AC Political Economy of the Envir F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 593G 01 ST- Introduction to GIS Forrest Bowlick TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 593G 01LL ST- Introduction to GIS TH 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 593G 01LM ST- Introduction to GIS F 9:05AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 593G 01LN ST- Introduction to GIS F 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
NRC 260 01 Fish Conservation & Management Andrew Danylchuk TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 576 01 Water Resources Mgmt & Polcy Timothy Randhir TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01 Introduction to GIS Forrest Bowlick TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01LL Introduction to GIS F 9:05AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01LM Introduction to GIS F 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 99LL Introduction to GIS TH 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
NRC 590D 01 Marine Conservation and Policy Lisa Komoroske M W 11:15AM 12:30PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 263 01 Natural Resource Economics John Stranlund TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

SPRING 2020 BOLD (marine focus)

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2020
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CS 0304 1 Cetacean Communication Laela Sayigh 06:00PM-08:50PM TU Hampshire College
BIOL 326 01 Ocean Blues: World's Oceans Jason Andras TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY John Loveless MW 10:50-12:05 Smith College
GEO 108 D01 OCEANOGRAPHY Kinuyo Kanamaru M 01:20-02:35 Smith College
GEO 108 D02 OCEANOGRAPHY Kinuyo Kanamaru W 01:20-02:35 Smith College
BIOLOGY 424 01 Marine Biology Akiko Okusu M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 424 01LL Marine Biology TH 1:00PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 424 01LM Marine Biology TH 8:15AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 557 01 Coastal Processes Jonathan Woodruff TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography Isla Castaneda TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 494SI 01 A Sea of Microbes James Holden M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

SPRING 2020 MARINE ECOLOGY and BIODIVERSITY

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2020
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 230 01 Ecology Ethan Temeles MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
ENST 210 01 Ecology Ethan Temeles MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
CS 0304 1 Cetacean Communication Laela Sayigh 06:00PM-08:50PM TU Hampshire College
BIO 130 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN Jesse Bellemare TTh 10:50-12:05 Smith College
BIO 130 D01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN Jesse Bellemare W 01:20-02:35 Smith College
BIO 130 D02 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN Jesse Bellemare F 01:20-02:35 Smith College
BIO 130 D03 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN Jesse Bellemare Th 01:20-02:35 Smith College
BIO 131 01 RESEARCH/ BIODIV, ECOL, CONSV Marney Pratt T 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 131 02 RESEARCH/ BIODIV, ECOL, CONSV Marney Pratt W 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 131 03 RESEARCH/ BIODIV, ECOL, CONSV Marney Pratt Th 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 131 04 RESEARCH/ BIODIV, ECOL, CONSV Marney Pratt M 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 260 01 INVERTEBRATE DIVERSITY L. David Smith MWF 10:50-12:05 Smith College
BIO 261 01 INVERTEBRATE DIVERSITY LAB L. David Smith Th 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIOLOGY 280 01 Evolut:Diversity Life-thruTime Adam Porter M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 287 01 Intro Ecology Tristram Seidler M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 424 01 Marine Biology Akiko Okusu M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 424 01LL Marine Biology TH 1:00PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 424 01LM Marine Biology TH 8:15AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 487H 01 Tropical Field Biology Paul Sievert TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 544 01 Ornithology Bruce Byers TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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SPRING 2020 GEOLOGY and CHEMISTRY

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2020
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GEOL 111 01 Planet Earth Peter Crowley, Victor Guevara, Tekla Harms MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 01 Planet Earth Lab Peter Crowley, Victor Guevara, Tekla Harms W 02:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 02 Planet Earth Lab Peter Crowley, Victor Guevara, Tekla Harms TH 08:00AM-10:00AM Amherst College
GEOL 112 01 Surficial Earth Dynamics David Jones MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 112L 01 Surficial Earth Dyn Lab David Jones T 08:00AM-10:00AM Amherst College
GEOL 112L 02 Surficial Earth Dyn Lab David Jones M 02:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
GEOL 351 01 Tectonogeophysics Tekla Harms, Peter Crowley TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
GEOL 351L 01 Tectonogeophysics Lab Tekla Harms, Peter Crowley T 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 202 01 History of Earth Michelle Markley MW 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 326 01 Global Climate Change Samuel Tuttle TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 342PE 01 Plastics in the Environment Alan Werner TH 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
ENV 108 01 ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY Andrew Berke MWF 01:20-02:35 Smith College
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY John Loveless MW 10:50-12:05 Smith College
GEO 108 D01 OCEANOGRAPHY Kinuyo Kanamaru M 01:20-02:35 Smith College
GEO 108 D02 OCEANOGRAPHY Kinuyo Kanamaru W 01:20-02:35 Smith College
GEO 251 01 GEOMORPHOLOGY Robert Newton MW 10:50-12:05 Smith College
GEO 251 L01 GEOMORPHOLOGY Robert Newton M 01:10-04:00 Smith College
GEO-SCI 519 01 Aqueous Envrn Geochm Matthew Winnick M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 519 01LL Aqueous Envrn Geochm TU 9:30AM 12:30PM UMass Amherst

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SPRING 2020 RESOURCE MANAGEMENT and POLICY

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2020
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ENVST 241 01 Environmental Issues Timothy Farnham F 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOG 205 01 Mapping and Spatial Analysis Thomas Millette TTH 08:30AM-09:45AM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 342PE 01 Plastics in the Environment Alan Werner TH 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
ECON 308 01 Political Economy of the Envir Gregor Semieniuk TU TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AA Political Economy of the Envir F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AB Political Economy of the Envir F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 214 01 Ecosystms,Biodivrsty&GloblChng George Locascio TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 468 01 GIS and Spatial Analysis Qian Yu TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 668 01 GIS and Spatial Analysis Qian Yu TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 309 01 Nat Res Policy&Admin Charles Schweik TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 566 01 Restoration Ecology Kristina Stinson TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 578 01 Watershed Sci & Mgmt Timothy Randhir TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01 Introduction to GIS Bethany Bradley TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01LL Introduction to GIS F 10:10AM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01LM Introduction to GIS F 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01LN Introduction to GIS TH 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 262 01 Environmental Econ John Stranlund TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

FALL 2019 BOLD (marine-focussed)

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GEOL 105 01 Oceanography David Jones MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIO 268 01 MARINE ECOLOGY Paulette Peckol TTh 09:25-10:40 Smith College
BIO 269 01 MARINE ECOLOGY LABORATORY Paulette Peckol M 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 269 02 MARINE ECOLOGY LABORATORY Graham Kent T 01:10-04:00 Smith College
GEO-SCI 591P 01 S- Paleoceanography R Leckie TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography Stephen Burns TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103H 01 Intro Oceanography, Honors Isla Castaneda TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 260 01 Fish Conservation & Management Andrew Danylchuk TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NRC 570 01 Ecology of Fish Andrew Danylchuk TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 570 01LL Ecology of Fish F 9:05AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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