Five College Consortium

Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program

Courses

SPRING 2018 COURSES (listed below)
Be sure to check the 2nd page within each category (most UMass classes are on 2nd page).

Complete Course List PDF (updated March 31, 2017)
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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.

SPRING 2018 BOLD (courses with high concentration of marine material)

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort ascending
BIOLOGY 497MB 01 ST- Marine Biology Akiko Okusu M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 497ML 01 ST- Marine Biology Lab Akiko Okusu TH 1:00PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography Julie Brigham-Grette;Steven Petsch TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 273 01 Marine Vertebrates Alan Richmond M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 557 01 Coastal Processes Jonathan Woodruff TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY Sara Pruss MW 11:00-12:10 Smith College
GEO 108 D01 OCEANOGRAPHY DISCUSSION Sara Pruss M 01:10-02:30 Smith College
GEO 108 D02 OCEANOGRAPHY DISCUSSION Sara Pruss W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
BIO 390 01 SEM:T EVIRONMENTAL-CORAL REEF Paulette Peckol T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner;Penny Taylor TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 321BC 01 Biology of Cetaceans Dara Orbach M 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College
CS 0259 1 Marine Mammals Laela Sayigh 06:00PM-09:00PM W Hampshire College

SPRING 2018 Marine Ecology and Biodiversity category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort ascending
BIOLOGY 280 01 Evolut:Diversity Life-thruTime Adam Porter M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 287 01 Intro Ecology Peter Alpert;Tristram Seidler M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 544 01 Ornithology Bruce Byers TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 544 01LL Ornithology W 9:05AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 544 01LM Ornithology TH 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 550 01 Animal Behavior Melinda Novak TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 540 01 Herpetology Alan Richmond TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 540 01LL Herpetology TU 1:00PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 540 01LM Herpetology W 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 548 01 Mammalogy Anne Walton TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 548 01LL Mammalogy Katherine Doyle W 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 548 01LM Mammalogy TH 1:00PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 548 01LN Mammalogy TH 8:30AM 11:30AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 550 01LL Animal Behavior TU 1:00PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 550 01LM Animal Behavior W 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 548 01LQ Mammalogy W 9:05AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NRC 252 01 Fundamentals Applied Ecology Brian Cheng M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 273 01 Marine Vertebrates Alan Richmond M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIO 261 01 INVERTEBRATE DIVERSITY LAB L. David Smith W 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 366 01 BIOGEOGRAPHY Paulette Peckol TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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SPRING 2018 Geology and Chemistry category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort ascending
GEOLOGY 101 01 The Earth William Clement M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography Julie Brigham-Grette;Steven Petsch TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01LL The Earth M 2:30PM 5:50PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01LM The Earth TU 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01LN The Earth TH 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01LQ The Earth W 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01LR The Earth TU 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 02 The Earth William Clement M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 02LL The Earth TH 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 201 01 History Of The Earth R Leckie;Adriane Lam M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 201 01LL History Of The Earth R Leckie W 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 201 01LM History Of The Earth R Leckie F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 560 01 Geomorphology Isaac Larsen M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 557 01 Coastal Processes Jonathan Woodruff TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 560 01LL Geomorphology M 2:30PM 5:00PM UMass Amherst
GEO 106 01 EXTRAORD EVENT:EARTH, LIFE,CLM Bosiljka Glumac MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY Sara Pruss MW 11:00-12:10 Smith College
GEO 108 D01 OCEANOGRAPHY DISCUSSION Sara Pruss M 01:10-02:30 Smith College
GEO 108 D02 OCEANOGRAPHY DISCUSSION Sara Pruss W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner;Penny Taylor TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College

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SPRING 2018 Resource Management and Policy category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort ascending
RES-ECON 262 01 Environmental Econ John Stranlund TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 668 01 GIS and Spatial Analysis Qian Yu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 214 01 Ecosystms,Biodivrsty&GloblChng Brian Cheng M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NRC 409 01 Nat Res Policy&Admin Charles Schweik TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 563 01 Wetlands,Wildlife Ecology&Mgmt Scott Jackson M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NRC 578 01 Watershed Sci & Mgmt Timothy Randhir TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
GOV 254 01 COLQ:POL OF GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT Gregory White TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ENVST 241 01 Environmental Issues Timothy Farnham F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ENVST 316 01 Restoration Ecology Katherine Ballantine T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOG 205 01 Mapping and Spatial Analysis Thomas Millette TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM; - Mount Holyoke College
NS 0268 1 Intro to GIS Steve Roof 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH;03:20PM-05:00PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0357 1 Sustainable Water Resources Christina Cianfrani 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
ENST 260 01 Global Environ. Politics Ashwin Ravikumar TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College

Other courses in addition to those listed here may be eligible for fulfilling the requirements of the Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Certificate. Students are encouraged to consult a Coastal and Marine Sciences Program campus advisor to identify courses that are appropriate for their interests.



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