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 Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 321BC 01 Biology of Cetaceans Dara Orbach M 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College
GEO-SCI 557 01 Coastal Processes Jonathan Woodruff TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography Julie Brigham-Grette TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
CS 0259 1 Marine Mammals Laela Sayigh 06:00PM-09:00PM W Hampshire College
BIOLOGY 273 01 Marine Vertebrates Alan Richmond M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY Sara Pruss MW 11:00-12:10 Smith College
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke 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
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

SPRING 2018 Marine Ecology and Biodiversity category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 181F 01 Adapt/Organism Dis Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen T 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 01 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen T 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 02 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen W 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 03 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen TH 08:00AM-11:00AM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 04 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen TH 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 05 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen F 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
CS 0220 1 Animal Behavior Laela Sayigh 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
BIOLOGY 550 01 Animal Behavior Melinda Novak 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
BIO 130 D03 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN Jesse Bellemare Th 01:00-01:50 Smith College
BIO 130 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN Jesse Bellemare TTh 10:30-11:50 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 131 03 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSRV LAB Marney Pratt Th 01:00-03:50 Smith College
BIO 130 D01 BIODIVRSTY, ECOL, CONSERV DISC Jesse Bellemare W 01:10-02:00 Smith College
BIO 130 D02 BIODIVRSTY, ECOL, CONSERV DISC Jesse Bellemare F 01:10-02:00 Smith College
BIO 366 01 BIOGEOGRAPHY Paulette Peckol TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIOL 321BC 01 Biology of Cetaceans Dara Orbach M 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College

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SPRING 2018 Geology and Chemistry category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0211 1 Climate Change Robert Deconto 09:00AM-10:20AM TU;09:00AM-10:20AM TH Hampshire College
GEO-SCI 557 01 Coastal Processes Jonathan Woodruff TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEO 106 01 EXTRAORD EVENT:EARTH, LIFE,CLM Bosiljka Glumac MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
GEOGRAPH 560 01LL Geomorphology M 2:30PM 5:00PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 560 01 Geomorphology Isaac Larsen M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEOL 326 01 Global Climate Change Samuel Tuttle M 11:00AM-12:15PM;W 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 202 01 History of Earth Michelle Markley MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
GEOLOGY 201 01 History Of The Earth R Leckie 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
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography Julie Brigham-Grette TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
GEO 108 01 OCEANOGRAPHY Sara Pruss MW 11:00-12:10 Smith College
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke 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 331 01 Paleoclimatology Kinuyo Kanamaru MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 331L 01 Paleoclimatology Kinuyo Kanamaru T 02:30PM-04:30PM Amherst College
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

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SPRING 2018 Resource Management and Policy category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GOV 254 01 COLQ:POL OF GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT Gregory White TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ENVIRSCI 214 01 Ecosystms,Biodivrsty&GloblChng Brian Cheng M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
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
GEOGRAPH 668 01 GIS and Spatial Analysis Qian Yu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ENST 260 01 Global Environ. Politics Ashwin Ravikumar TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
NS 0268 1 Intro to GIS Steve Roof 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH;03:20PM-04:30PM TH Hampshire College
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
ENVST 316 01 Restoration Ecology Katherine Ballantine T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke 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
NRC 563 01 Wetlands,Wildlife Ecology&Mgmt Scott Jackson M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM 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.



Guide to USING THE ONLINE course list:

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