Courses

FALL 2019 COURSES (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 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

FALL 2019 MARINE ECOLOGY and BIODIVERSITY

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller, Ethan Temeles MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 181F 01 Adapt/Organism Dis Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller, Ethan Temeles T 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 01 Adapt/Organism Lab Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller, Ethan Temeles T 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 02 Adapt/Organism Lab Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller, Ethan Temeles W 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 03 Adapt/Organism Lab Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller, Ethan Temeles TH 08:00AM-11:00AM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 04 Adapt/Organism Lab Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller, Ethan Temeles TH 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
BIOL 280 01 Animal Behavior Ethan Clotfelter TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
BIOL 281 01 Animal Behavior W/Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
BIOL 281F 01 Animal Behave W/Lab Dis Ethan Clotfelter T 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 281L 01 Animal Behavior Lab Ethan Clotfelter W 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 440 01 Conservation Biology Rachel Levin TH 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
ENST 441 01 Conservation Biology Rachel Levin TH 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
GEOL 251 01 Paleontology David Jones MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 251L 01 Paleontology Lab David Jones T 02:30PM-04:30PM Amherst College
NS 0207 1 Ecology Blair McLaughlin 01:00PM-02:20PM TU;01:00PM-02:20PM TH;02:30PM-03:50PM TH Hampshire College
BIOL 223 01 Ecology Martha Hoopes MWF 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 223L 01 Ecology Lab Martha Hoopes;Amy Mays M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 223L 02 Ecology Lab Amy Mays;Martha Hoopes T 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 223L 03 Ecology Lab Martha Hoopes;Amy Mays W 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 223L 04 Ecology Lab Amy Mays;Martha Hoopes TH 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College

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FALL 2019 GEOLOGY and CHEMISTRY

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
GEOL 111 01 Principles of Geology Tekla Harms, Victor Guevara MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 01 Principles of Geology Lab Tekla Harms W 02:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 02 Principles of Geology Lab Tekla Harms TH 08:00AM-10:00AM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 03 Principles of Geology Lab Tekla Harms TH 02:30PM-04:30PM Amherst College
GEOL 107 01 Environmental Geology Steven Dunn MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 203 01 The Earth's Surface Instructor To Be Announced;Alan Werner MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
GEO 101 01 INTRO TO EARTH PROCESS & HIST MWF 09:25-10:40 Smith College
GEO 232 01 SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY Bosiljka Glumac TTh 10:50-12:05 Smith College
GEO 232 L01 SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY Bosiljka Glumac Th 01:10-04:00 Smith College
GEO 361 01 TECTONICS & EARTH HISTORY John Loveless MWF 09:25-10:40 Smith College
GEO-SCI 591P 01 S- Paleoceanography R Leckie TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 110 01 Global Environment Change Matthew Winnick TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 354 01 Climatology Michael Rawlins TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01 The Earth William Clement M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01LL The Earth M 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01LM The Earth TU 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01LN The Earth TU 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01LQ The Earth W 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01LR The Earth TH 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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FALL 2019 RESOURCE MANAGEMENT and POLICY

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ENST 260 01 Global Environ. Politics Ashwin Ravikumar TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
ECON 219 01 Environmental Economics Theodore Gilliland TTH 02:55PM-04:10PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOG 204 01 Human Dimens/Environ Change Girma Kebbede MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
ECO 224 01 ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS Susan Sayre TTh 01:20-02:35 Smith College
ENV 150 01 MODELING OUR WORLD: INTRO GIS John Loveless MWF 10:50-12:05 Smith College
GEO 150 01 MODELING OUR WORLD: INTRO GIS John Loveless MWF 10:50-12:05 Smith College
ECO 691E 01 S-Eco Responses/Climate Change Michael Hallworth TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01 Political Economy of the Envir Laurie Johnson TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 02 Political Economy of the Envir Ceren Soylu Kucukgoncu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 426 01 Remote Sensing & Image Intrprt Qian Yu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 426 01LL Remote Sensing & Image Intrprt TU 2:30PM 4:30PM 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 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NRC 547 01 Global Change Ecology Brian Cheng TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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
NRC 585 01 Introduction to GIS Forrest Bowlick TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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SPRING 2019 BOLD (courses with marine concentration)

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CS 0260 1 Cognition in Whales & Dolphins Laela Sayigh 05:30PM-06:50PM TU;05:30PM-06:50PM TH Hampshire College
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner;Penny Taylor TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 103 02 Oceanography Alan Werner;Penny Taylor TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 390 01 SEM:TOPCS ENV BIO- CORAL REEF Paulette Peckol T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY MW 11:00-12:10 Smith College
GEO 108 D01 OCEANOGRAPHY M 01:10-02:30 Smith College
GEO 108 D02 OCEANOGRAPHY W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
BIOLOGY 273 01 Marine Vertebrates Alan Richmond M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 424 01 Marine Biology Akiko Okusu M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM 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

SPRING 2019 MARINE ECOLOGY and DIVERSITY

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 230 01 Ecology Ethan Temeles MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 280 01 Animal Behavior Sarah Goodwin, Ethan Clotfelter TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
BIOL 280F 01 Animal Behavior Dis. Sarah Goodwin, Ethan Clotfelter T 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 281 01 Animal Behavior W/Lab Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen, Ethan Clotfelter TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
BIOL 281F 01 Animal Behave W/Lab Dis Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen, Ethan Clotfelter T 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 454 01 Tropical Biology Seminar Ethan Clotfelter, Rachel Levin TH 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
ENST 210 01 Ecology Ethan Temeles MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
CS 0239 1 Animal Behavior Theory Laela Sayigh 02:30PM-03:50PM TU;02:30PM-03:50PM TH Hampshire College
CS 0260 1 Cognition in Whales & Dolphins Laela Sayigh 05:30PM-06:50PM TU;05:30PM-06:50PM TH Hampshire 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 331 01 Conservation Biology Martha Hoopes TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 331L 01 Conservation Biology Lab Martha Hoopes M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 331L 02 Conservation Biology Lab Martha Hoopes T 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 224 01 Sedimentary Geology Mark McMenamin TTH 02:55PM-04:10PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 130 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN Paulette Peckol TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 131 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV LAB Marney Pratt T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
BIO 131 02 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV LAB Marney Pratt W 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 131 03 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV LAB Marney Pratt Th 01:00-03:50 Smith College
BIO 390 01 SEM:TOPCS ENV BIO- CORAL REEF Paulette Peckol T 01:00-02:50 Smith College

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SPRING 2019 GEOLOGY and CHEMISTRY

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GEOL 111 01 Principles of Geology Tekla Harms MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 01 Principles of Geology Lab Tekla Harms W 02:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 02 Principles of Geology Lab Tekla Harms TH 08:00AM-10:00AM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 03 Principles of Geology Lab Tekla Harms TH 02:30PM-04:30PM Amherst College
GEOL 121 01 Surface Earth Dynamics Anna Martini, Abigail Carroll MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 121L 01 Surface Earth Dyn Lab Anna Martini TH 02:30PM-04:30PM Amherst College
GEOL 311 01 Sediment & Stratigraph Abigail Carroll MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
GEOL 311L 01 Sediment & Stratigraph-Lab Abigail Carroll M 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
GEOL 450 01 Biogeochemistry Anna Martini TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
NS 0366 1 Environmental Chemistry Dulasiri Amarasiriwardena 01:00PM-02:20PM TU;01:00PM-02:20PM TH;02:30PM-05:30PM TH Hampshire College
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner;Penny Taylor TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 103 02 Oceanography Alan Werner;Penny Taylor TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 202 01 History of Earth Michelle Markley MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
ENV 108 01 ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY Andrew Berke MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
GEO 106 01 EXTRAORD EVENT:EARTH, LIFE,CLM Mark Brandriss MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY MW 11:00-12:10 Smith College
GEO 108 D01 OCEANOGRAPHY M 01:10-02:30 Smith College
GEO 108 D02 OCEANOGRAPHY W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
GEO-SCI 519 01 Aqueous Envrn Geochm Matthew Winnick M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 519 01LL Aqueous Envrn Geochm TU 8:30AM 11:30AM UMass Amherst

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SPRING 2019 RESOURCE MANAGEMENT and POLICY

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ECON 210 01 Environ/Natural Res Econ Katharine Sims TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; F 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
ENST 260 01 Global Environ. Politics Ashwin Ravikumar TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
GEOG 205 01 Mapping and Spatial Analysis Thomas Millette TTH 08:30AM-09:45AM Mount Holyoke College
POLIT 247 01 International Law and Org. Andrew Reiter TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ECON 308 01 Political Economy of the Envir Laurie Johnson 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
ECON 308 01AC Political Economy of the Envir F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 214 01 Ecosystms,Biodivrsty&GloblChng Brian Cheng TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 468 01 GIS and Spatial Analysis Qian Yu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 497R 01 ST- Rethinking US Env Policy Eve Vogel TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 409 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 571 01 Fisheries Sci & Mgt Adrian Jordaan M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NRC 571 99LL Fisheries Sci & Mgt M 11:15AM 1:10PM 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

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