Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program

Courses

SPRING 2015 COURSES ARE POSTED BELOW (categorized)

IMPORTANT : Course requirement changes have been approved beginning
Spring 2015 for students who have not yet begun the certificate. Students in-process with their certificate work can choose to use either the old requirements, or adapt to the new requirements.
Changes: The first two categories on the course list have been combined into one. Students must now take one course from each of three categories (previously one from each of four categories), with the remaing three courses from any category. Two courses with a strong marine concentration (listed in bold) must be taken (previously one was required).

NEW Complete Course List (3 categories)
OLD Complete Course List (4 categories)
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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 if your 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 these 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 2015 Courses

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Marine Ecology and Biodiversity Course Category

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Geology and Chemistry Course Category

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Resource Management and Policy Course Category

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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.


Fall 2014 Coastal & Marine Science Courses

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Fall
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2014
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ECON 306 01 History of Economic Thought Diane Flaherty TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01 Political Economy of the Envir James Boyce TU TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AA Political Economy of the Envir F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AB Political Economy of the Envir F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AC Political Economy of the Envir F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AD Political Economy of the Envir F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 310 01 Invertebrate Zoology Stan Rachootin TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 310L 01 Invertebrate Zoology Lab Stan Rachootin TH 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 315 01 Behavioral Ecology Renae Brodie MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 315L 01 Behavioral Ecology Lab Renae Brodie M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 315L 02 Behavioral Ecology Lab Renae Brodie W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 326 01 Ocean Blues: World's Oceans Renae Brodie W 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College
ENVST 341 01 Sci/Power in Envir Governance Catherine Corson W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
CHM 346 01 ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYTICAL CHEM Cristina Suarez TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
CHM 346 L01 ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYTICAL CHEM Cristina Suarez T 01:00-04:50 Smith College
CHM 346 L02 ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYTICAL CHEM Mohini Kulp Th 01:00-04:50 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
GEO-SCI 517 01 Sedimentary Geochemistry Steven Petsch M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 542 01 Ichthyology Cristina Fernandes M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2014 Coastal and Marine Sciences Program

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Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ENST 260 01 Global Environ. Politics Michelle Stewart W 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIO 261 01 INVERTEBRATE DIVERSITY LAB L. David Smith W 01:10-04:00 Smith College
RES-ECON 262 01 Environmental Econ John Stranlund TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
POLIT 266 01 Environmental Polit in America Douglas Amy MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOLOGY 280 01 Evolut:Diversity Life-thruTime Alan Richmond M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 287 01 Intro Ecology Anne Averill M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
GEO 301 01 AQUEOUS GEOCHEMISTRY Amy Rhodes TTh 10:30-11:50; W 01:10-04:00 Smith College
ECON 308 01AA Political Economy of the Envir F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AB Political Economy of the Envir F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AC Political Economy of the Envir F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01AD Political Economy of the Envir F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ECON 308 01 Political Economy of the Envir Patrick Dolenc M W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEOL 311 01 Sediment & Stratigraph David Jones MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM; T 02:30PM-05:30PM Amherst College
EGR 315 01 SEMINAR: ECOHYDROLOGY Andrew Guswa TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
ENVST 316 01 Restoration Ecology Katherine Ballantine W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 321C 01 Marine Conservation Biology Jason Andras TH 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ENVST 321D 01 Marine Conservation Biology Jason Andras TH 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 366 01 BIOGEOGRAPHY Paulette Peckol TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 390 01 SEM:TOPICS IN EVIRONMENTAL BIO Paulette Peckol M 01:10-02:30 Smith College
NRC 409 01 Nat Res Policy&Admin Charles Schweik TU TH 9:30AM 10:45AM UMass Amherst

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