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 # 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
GEO-SCI 517 01 Sedimentary Geochemistry Steven Petsch M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NRC 260 01 Fish Consrvatn & Mgt Andrew Danylchuk TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NRC 576 01 Water Resources Mgmt & Polcy Timothy Randhir TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 585 01 Introduction to GIS Charles Schweik 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
RES-ECON 263 01 Natural Resource Economics John Stranlund TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2014 Coastal and Marine Sciences Program

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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
ENVIRSCI 214 01 Ecosystms,Biodivrsty&GloblChng Kristina Stinson TU TH 9:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 100 01 Global Envirnmnt Chg William McCoy TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 101 01 The Earth Christopher Condit M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 101 01LL The Earth M 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 101 01LM The Earth TU 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 101 01LN The Earth TH 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 101 01LQ The Earth W 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 101 01LR The Earth TU 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 101 02 The Earth Christopher Condit M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 101 02LL The Earth TH 2:30PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 103 01 Intro Oceanography Steven Petsch TU TH 11:15AM 12:30PM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 415 01 Intro To Geochemstry Richard Yuretich TU TH 9:30AM 10:45AM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 591V 01 Sem: Volcanology John Rhodes W 7:00PM 9:00PM UMass Amherst
GEO-SCI 591V 01AA Sem: Volcanology F 1:25PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 494SI 01 A Sea of Microbes James Holden M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NRC 409 01 Nat Res Policy&Admin Charles Schweik TU TH 9:30AM 10:45AM UMass Amherst

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Guide to USING THE ONLINE course list:

  • To sort by course subject abbreviation, select "Subj Abbr" to sort abbreviations alphabetically.
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