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 # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NRC 571 99LL Fisheries Sci & Mgt M 11:15AM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
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
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
CS 0259 1 Marine Mammals Laela Sayigh 06:00PM-09:00PM W Hampshire College
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY Luke Faggetter MW 11:00-12:10 Smith College
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
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
GEOGRAPH 593A 01 S- Aquatic Remote Sensing Qian Yu TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIO 390 01 SEM: EVIROMENTL-CORAL REEF Paulette Peckol T 01:00-02:50 Smith College

Spring 2017 Marine Ecology and Conservation Category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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 181L 02 Adapt/Organism Lab Julia Emerson, Michael Hood, Rachel Levin W 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 03 Adapt/Organism Lab Julia Emerson, Michael Hood, Rachel Levin TH 01:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 04 Adapt/Organism Lab Julia Emerson, Michael Hood, Rachel Levin TH 08:00AM-11:00AM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 05 Adapt/Organism Lab Julia Emerson, Michael Hood, Rachel Levin F 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Julia Emerson, Michael Hood, Ethan Temeles MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOLOGY 550 01 Animal Behavior TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM 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
CS 0220 1 ANIMAL BEHAVIOR II Laela Sayigh;Mark Feinstein 09:00AM-11:50AM F Hampshire College
BIO 130 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN Robert Dorit; Denise Lello MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 130 D01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV DIS Robert Dorit M 10:21-10:50 Smith College
BIO 130 D02 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV DIS Robert Dorit W 10:21-10:50 Smith College
BIO 130 D03 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV DIS Robert Dorit F 10:21-10:50 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 366 01 BIOGEOGRAPHY Paulette Peckol TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NS 0267 1 Ecosystem Ecology Seeta Sistla 02:30PM-03:50PM M;02:30PM-03:50PM W;03:50PM-05:30PM W;03:50PM-05:30PM W Hampshire College
BIOLOGY 280 01 Evolut:Diversity Life-thruTime Alan Richmond M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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2017 Geology and Chemistry Category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GEO 334 01 CARBONATE SEDIMENTOLOGY Bosiljka Glumac WF 11:00-11:50 Smith College
GEO 334 L01 CARBONATE SEDIMENTOLOGY LAB Bosiljka Glumac F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
GEOL 109 01 Climate Chg, Global Warm Kinuyo Kanamaru MWF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
ENV 108 01 ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY Andrew Berke MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
NS 0366 1 Environmental Chemistry Dulasiri Amarasiriwardena 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH;02:00PM-05:00PM TH Hampshire College
GEO 106 01 EXTRAORD EVENT:EARTH, LIFE,CLM Mark Brandriss TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
GEOL 240 01 Geological Resources/Environ. Steven Dunn MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 202 01 History of Earth Michelle Markley TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography Jonathan Woodruff TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY Luke Faggetter MW 11:00-12:10 Smith College
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
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke 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
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 111L 02 Principles of Geology Lab Peter Crowley TH 08:00AM-10:00AM Amherst College
GEOL 111L 03 Principles of Geology Lab Peter Crowley TH 02:30PM-04:30PM Amherst College
GEOL 311 01 Sediment & Stratigraph David Jones MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College

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2017 Resource Management and Policy Category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ENVIRSCI 214 01 Ecosystms,Biodivrsty&GloblChng Anne Averill M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NS 0365 1 Env Resources Div 3 Seminar Christina Cianfrani 12:30PM-03:20PM TU Hampshire College
RES-ECON 262 01 Environmental Econ John Stranlund TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ENVST 241 01 Environmental Issues Timothy Farnham F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
NRC 571 99LL Fisheries Sci & Mgt M 11:15AM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NRC 571 01 Fisheries Sci & Mgt Peter Jordaan M 10:10AM 11:00AM; W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 668 01 GIS and Spatial Analysis Qian Yu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 668 01LL GIS and Spatial Analysis Qian Yu 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
POLIT 247 01 International Law Andrew Reiter MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
NRC 585 01LN Introduction to GIS TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01 Introduction to GIS Forrest Bowlick 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
GEOG 205 01 Mapping and Spatial Analysis Thomas Millette TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
NRC 409 01 Nat Res Policy&Admin Charles Schweik TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
CE-ENGIN 561 01 OpenChannelFlow&CoastalHydraul David Ostendorf 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
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
NRC 578 01 Watershed Sci & Mgmt Timothy Randhir TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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 # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 281F 01 Animal Behave W/Lab Dis Ethan Clotfelter W 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 280 01 Animal Behavior Ethan Clotfelter TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOLOGY 550 01 Animal Behavior Jeffrey Podos TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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
BIOL 280F 01 Animal Behavior Dis. Ethan Clotfelter W 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
CS 0216 1 Animal Behavior I Sarah Partan;Mark Feinstein 09:00AM-11:50AM F Hampshire College
BIOL 281L 01 Animal Behavior Lab Ethan Clotfelter W 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 281 01 Animal Behavior W/Lab Ethan Clotfelter TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 315 01 Behavioral Ecology Renae Brodie MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 130 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN L. David Smith TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 131 04 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV LAB Denise Lello Th 01:00-04:00 Smith College
BIO 131 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV LAB Marney Pratt M 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIO 131 02 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV LAB Marney Pratt T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
BIO 131 03 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV LAB Denise Lello W 01:10-04:00 Smith College
BIOL 440 01 Conservation Biology Rachel Levin TH 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
BIOL 223 01 Ecology Martha Hoopes;Louise Grosslein;Amy Mays MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
ENST 210 01 Ecology Ethan Temeles MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOLOGY 280 02 Evolut:Diversity Life-thruTime Christiane Healey M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 280 01 Evolut:Diversity Life-thruTime Bruce Byers M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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