Five College Consortium

Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program

Courses

SPRING 2017 have been addded!
Be sure to check the 2nd page within each category (most UMass classes are on 2nd page).

Complete Course List PDF (updated Nov. 3, 2016)
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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.

Note to faculty members: Please contact marinesci@smith.edu if you would like to suggest a course that should be added to our list. Include the course number, title, semester(s) offered, and its relevance to marine science.

SPRING 2017 BOLD Courses (with high concentration of marine material)

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY Luke Faggetter MW 11:00-12:10 Smith College
BIO 260 01 INVERTEBRATE DIVERSITY L. David Smith MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
BIO 261 01 INVERTEBRATE DIVERSITY LAB L. David Smith W 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 390 01 SEM: EVIROMENTL-CORAL REEF Paulette Peckol T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
NRC 571 01 Fisheries Sci & Mgt Peter Jordaan M 10:10AM 11:00AM; W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography Jonathan Woodruff TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 593A 01 S- Aquatic Remote Sensing Qian Yu TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
CS 0259 1 Marine Mammals Laela Sayigh 06:00PM-09:00PM W Hampshire College
NRC 571 99LL Fisheries Sci & Mgt M 11:15AM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
GEO 108 D01 OCEANOGRAPHY Luke Faggetter M 01:10-02:30 Smith College
GEO 108 D02 OCEANOGRAPHY Luke Faggetter W 01:10-02:30 Smith College

Spring 2017 Marine Ecology and Conservation Category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIO 260 01 INVERTEBRATE DIVERSITY L. David Smith MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ENVST 335 01 Wetlands Ecology & Management Katherine Ballantine T 01:15PM-05:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 261 01 INVERTEBRATE DIVERSITY LAB L. David Smith W 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 130 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN Robert Dorit; Denise Lello MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
GEOL 224 01 Paleontology-Stratigraphy Mark McMenamin TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 131 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV LAB Marney Pratt T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
BIOL 337 01 Symbiotic Interactions Jason Andras MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOLOGY 487H 01 Tropical Field Biology Sean Werle TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIO 366 01 BIOGEOGRAPHY Paulette Peckol TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Julia Emerson, Michael Hood, Ethan Temeles MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 181F 01 Adapt/Organism Dis Julia Emerson, Michael Hood, Ethan Temeles T 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 01 Adapt/Organism Lab Julia Emerson, Michael Hood, Ethan Temeles T 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
BIOL 454 01 Tropical Biology Seminar Ethan Clotfelter, Rachel Levin TH 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
BIOLOGY 280 01 Evolut:Diversity Life-thruTime Alan Richmond 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 550 01 Animal Behavior TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 540 01 Herpetology Alan Richmond TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 548 01 Mammalogy Anne Walton TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 550 01LL Animal Behavior TU 1:00PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst

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2017 Geology and Chemistry Category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 202 01 History of Earth Michelle Markley TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 240 01 Geological Resources/Environ. Steven Dunn MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY Luke Faggetter MW 11:00-12:10 Smith College
GEO 106 01 EXTRAORD EVENT:EARTH, LIFE,CLM Mark Brandriss TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ENV 108 01 ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY Andrew Berke MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
GEO 334 01 CARBONATE SEDIMENTOLOGY Bosiljka Glumac WF 11:00-11:50 Smith College
GEOL 109 01 Climate Chg, Global Warm Kinuyo Kanamaru MWF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 111 01 Principles of Geology Peter Crowley MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 01 Principles of Geology Lab Peter Crowley W 02:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
GEOL 121 01 Surface Earth Dynamics David Jones, Anna Martini MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 121L 01 Surface Earth Dyn Lab David Jones, Anna Martini T 08:00AM-10:00AM Amherst College
GEOL 311 01 Sediment & Stratigraph David Jones MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
GEOL 311L 01 Sediment & Stratigraph-Lab David Jones T 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
GEOL 331 01 Paleoclimatology Kinuyo Kanamaru MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 331L 01 Paleoclimatology Kinuyo Kanamaru M 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
GEO-SCI 591V 01 Sem: Volcanology John Rhodes M 4:00PM 6:00PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 101 01 The Earth Michael Williams M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography Jonathan Woodruff TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 591V 01AA Sem: Volcanology F 1:25PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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2017 Resource Management and Policy Category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ENVIRSCI 214 01 Ecosystms,Biodivrsty&GloblChng Anne Averill 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 585 01 Introduction to GIS Forrest Bowlick TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 571 01 Fisheries Sci & Mgt Peter Jordaan M 10:10AM 11:00AM; W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NRC 578 01 Watershed Sci & Mgmt Timothy Randhir TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
CE-ENGIN 561 01 OpenChannelFlow&CoastalHydraul David Ostendorf TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
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
GEOGRAPH 593A 01 S- Aquatic Remote Sensing Qian Yu TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ENVST 241 01 Environmental Issues Timothy Farnham F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOG 205 01 Mapping and Spatial Analysis Thomas Millette TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
POLIT 247 01 International Law Andrew Reiter MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
NRC 585 01LL Introduction to GIS F 10:10AM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 668 01LL GIS and Spatial Analysis Qian Yu 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01LM Introduction to GIS F 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01LN Introduction to GIS TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
NS 0157 1 Sustainable Water Resources Christina Cianfrani 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
NS 0357 1 Sustainable Water Resources Christina Cianfrani 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
NS 0365 1 Env Resources Div 3 Seminar Christina Cianfrani 12:30PM-03:20PM TU Hampshire College
NRC 571 99LL Fisheries Sci & Mgt M 11:15AM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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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FALL 2016 Marine Ecology and Biodiversity Category

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOLOGY 280 01 Evolut:Diversity Life-thruTime Bruce Byers M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 287 01 Intro Ecology Christiane Healey TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 550 01 Animal Behavior Jeffrey Podos TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 273 01 Marine Vertebrates Alan Richmond TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 542 01 Ichthyology Cristina Fernandes M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 223 01 Ecology Martha Hoopes;Louise Grosslein;Amy Mays MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 310 01 Invertebrate Zoology Stan Rachootin MW 08:35AM-09:50AM;F 09:00AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 315 01 Behavioral Ecology Renae Brodie MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 268 01 MARINE ECOLOGY Paulette Peckol TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 269 01 MARINE ECOLOGY LABORATORY Paulette Peckol M 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 364 01 PLANT ECOLOGY Jesse Bellemare TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 365 01 PLANT ECOLOGY LABORATORY Jesse Bellemare Th 01:00-04:50 Smith College
BIO 130 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN L. David Smith TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 131 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV LAB Marney Pratt M 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIOL 280 01 Animal Behavior Ethan Clotfelter TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 280F 01 Animal Behavior Dis. Ethan Clotfelter W 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 281 01 Animal Behavior W/Lab Ethan Clotfelter TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 281F 01 Animal Behave W/Lab Dis Ethan Clotfelter W 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

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