Five College Consortium

Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program

Courses

FALL 2018 COURSES (listed below)
Courses from ALL FIVE COLLEGES have been added to the list.
*Be sure to check the 2nd page within each category (most UMass classes are on 2nd page).*

Complete Course List PDF (update for 2018 coming soon)
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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 2018 BOLD (courses with high concentration of marine material)

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CS 0261 1 Oceans of Change Timothy (Tim) Zimmerman 09:00AM-10:20AM M;09:00AM-10:20AM W Hampshire 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 269 02 MARINE ECOLOGY LABORATORY Graham Kent T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
BIOLOGY 542 01 Ichthyology Alan Richmond M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 542 01LL Ichthyology W 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 542 01LM Ichthyology TH 8:15AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ECO 697J 01 ST-Ecology of Diadromus Fishes Andrew Danylchuk M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography R Leckie 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 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 590M 01 Marine Ecology Brian Cheng TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 590M 01LL Marine Ecology TH 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst

FALL 2018 MARINE ECOLOGY and BIODIVERSITY

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Michael Hood MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 181F 01 Adapt/Organism Dis Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Michael Hood M 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 01 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Michael Hood T 08:00AM-11:00AM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 02 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Michael Hood W 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 03 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Michael Hood TH 08:00AM-11:00AM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 04 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Michael Hood T 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
BIOL 181L 05 Adapt/Organism Lab Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Michael Hood F 02:00PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 230 01 Ecology Ethan Temeles MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
ENST 210 01 Ecology Ethan Temeles MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
NS 0207 1 Ecology Blair McLaughlin 01:00PM-02:20PM W;01:00PM-02:20PM F;01:00PM-03:50PM F 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;Louise Grosslein M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 223L 02 Ecology Lab Louise Grosslein;Amy Mays;Martha Hoopes T 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 223L 04 Ecology Lab Amy Mays;Louise Grosslein;Martha Hoopes TH 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 130 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN Virginia Hayssen TTh 09:00-10:20 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 Th 01:00-03:50 Smith 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

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FALL 2018 GEOLOGY and CHEMISTRY

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GEOL 109 01 Climate Chg, Global Warm Abigail Carroll MWF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 111 01 Principles of Geology Peter Crowley MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM 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 301 01 Hydrogeology Anna Martini MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
GEOL 301L 01 Hydrogeology Lab Anna Martini F 01:00PM-04:00PM Amherst College
NS 0195 1 Pollution/Environment Dulasiri Amarasiriwardena 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH;02:00PM-05:00PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0269 1 Geomorphology Steve Roof 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH;01:00PM-04:00PM TH Hampshire College
GEOL 107 01 Environmental Geology Steven Dunn MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 109 01 History of Life Mark McMenamin TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 203 01 The Earth's Surface Vivian Leung MW 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
CHM 346 01 ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYTICAL CHEM Andrew Berke TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
CHM 346 L01 ENVIRONMNTL ANALYTICL CHM LAB Mohini Kulp Th 01:00-04:50 Smith College
CHM 346 L02 ENVIRONMNTL ANALYTICL CHM LAB Andrew Berke T 01:00-04:50 Smith College
GEO 101 01 INTRO TO EARTH PROCESS & HIST Amy Rhodes MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
GEO 104 01 GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE Kinuyo Kanamaru TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
GEO 232 01 SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY Bosiljka Glumac TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
GEO 232 L01 SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY LAB Bosiljka Glumac Th 01:00-03:50 Smith College
GEO 361 01 TECTONICS & EARTH HISTORY Mark Brandriss MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
GEOLOGY 101 01 The Earth William Clement M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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FALL 2018 RESOURCE MANAGEMENT and POLICY

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CS 0261 1 Oceans of Change Timothy (Tim) Zimmerman 09:00AM-10:20AM M;09:00AM-10:20AM W Hampshire College
GEOG 204 01 Human Dimens/Environ Change Girma Kebbede TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ENV 150 01 MODELING OUR WORLD: INTRO GIS John Loveless MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
GEO 150 01 MODELING OUR WORLD: INTRO GIS John Loveless MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PPL 220 01 PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS Paul Newlin MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ECON 308 01 Political Economy of the Envir Laurie Johnson TU TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AB Political Economy of the Envir F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AC Political Economy of the Envir F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 260 01 Fish Conservation & Management Andrew Danylchuk TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 576 01 Water Resources Mgmt & Polcy Timothy Randhir TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01 Introduction to GIS Forrest Bowlick TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01LL Introduction to GIS F 9:05AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01LM Introduction to GIS F 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 99LL Introduction to GIS TH 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
NRC 597CB 01 ST-Conservation&AnimlBehavior Anne Averill TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CS 0259 1 Marine Mammals Laela Sayigh 06:00PM-09:00PM W Hampshire College
BIOL 321BC 01 Biology of Cetaceans Dara Orbach M 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner;Penny Taylor TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 390 01 SEM:T EVIRONMENTAL-CORAL REEF Paulette Peckol T 01:00-02:50 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
BIOLOGY 273 01 Marine Vertebrates Alan Richmond M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
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
GEO-SCI 557 01 Coastal Processes Jonathan Woodruff TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOLOGY 103 01 Intro Oceanography Julie Brigham-Grette;Steven Petsch TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NRC 197B 01 ST-Blue Planet: Dynamic Oceans Peter Jordaan TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

SPRING 2018 Marine Ecology and Biodiversity category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
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 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
CS 0220 1 Animal Behavior Laela Sayigh 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
CS 0259 1 Marine Mammals Laela Sayigh 06:00PM-09:00PM W Hampshire College
BIOL 321BC 01 Biology of Cetaceans Dara Orbach M 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 331 01 Conservation Biology Jennifer Smetzer TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 331L 01 Conservation Biology Lab Jennifer Smetzer M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 331L 02 Conservation Biology Lab Jennifer Smetzer T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 224 01 Paleontology-Stratigraphy Mark McMenamin TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 224L 01 Paleontology-Stratigraphy Lab Mark McMenamin W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 130 01 BIODIVERSITY, ECOL, CONSERVATN Jesse Bellemare TTh 10:30-11:50 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

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SPRING 2018 Geology and Chemistry category

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
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 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 TH 02:30PM-04:30PM Amherst 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
NS 0211 1 Climate Change Robert Deconto 09:00AM-10:20AM TU;09:00AM-10:20AM TH Hampshire College
GEOL 103 01 Oceanography Alan Werner;Penny Taylor TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 202 01 History of Earth Michelle Markley MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
GEOL 326 01 Global Climate Change Samuel Tuttle M 11:00AM-12:15PM;W 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
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
GEO-SCI 557 01 Coastal Processes Jonathan Woodruff TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 560 01 Geomorphology Isaac Larsen M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEOGRAPH 560 01LL Geomorphology M 2:30PM 5:00PM 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 5:50PM UMass Amherst

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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 Institution
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-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
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
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
GEOGRAPH 668 01 GIS and Spatial Analysis Qian Yu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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
RES-ECON 262 01 Environmental Econ John Stranlund TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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