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About CHS Courses

Download the ever-approved CHS course list (.xlsx).

Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

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If you would like to fulfill a CHS requirement with a course that is not included on the ever-approved CHS course list, please contact your campus certificate advisor to request special permission and discuss your course options.

For a course to fulfill a CHS requirement at least 30% of the content should be devoted to topics in human health. If you would like to suggest a course for the ever-approved course list please notify us.


Spring 2019 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Helene Cousin TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397U 01 ST-Anthro of Growth and Dev Sarah Reedy M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS-MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ENVST 321HC 01 Human Health & Climate Change Jennifer Albertine F 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
NURSING 312 01 CultrlDiversity/Health&Illness Heather Hamilton TU TH 10:00AM 12:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTH 310 01 Culture, Affect, Psych Christopher Dole TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ENGL 304 01 Narratives of Suffering Geoffrey Sanborn WF 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
CST 248 01 Science/Revolution/Modernity William Cotter TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Felicity Aulino TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Kelley O'Carroll MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers Danielle Godon-Decoteau TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
WGSS 205 01 Feminist Health Politics Kirsten Leng M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSY 140 01 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2019 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Helene Cousin TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Elena Vazey M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 559 01 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Thomas Maresca TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 494A 01 Sem-Human Nutrition Young-Cheul Kim M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 494A 02 Sem-Human Nutrition Young-Cheul Kim M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 484 01 Cancer Genetics Randall Phillis TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 466 01 Nutritional Microbiology David Sela TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 466 01LL Nutritional Microbiology TU 11:30AM 1:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 440 01 Physical Activity & Pubhlth Christine St Laurent TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 430 01 Nutrition and Metabolism Young-Cheul Kim TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 01 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Maud Low 1:00AM 1:00AM; W 8:00AM 2:00PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 02 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Cheryl Sabola 1:00AM 1:00AM; W 8:00AM 2:00PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 03 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Stephen Zombil 1:00AM 1:00AM; W 8:00AM 2:00PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 04 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Karen Carpenter 1:00AM 1:00AM; W 8:00AM 2:00PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 05 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Jean Cody 1:00AM 1:00AM; W 8:00AM 2:00PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 380 01 Abnormal Psychology Timothy Hope TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Caitlin Shepherd TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 351 01 SEM:TOPCS EVO BIO- MAMML REPRO Virginia Hayssen Th 01:00-03:50 Smith College
PSYCH 350H 01 Developmental Psych-Honors Tara Mandalaywala M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 350 01 Developmental Psychology Danielle Samuels M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2019 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Richard Wood M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 497F 01 ST- Food Justice Molly Totman TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 391ZZ 01 S-Psych of the GLB Experience John Bickford TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS-MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
GNDST 333GS 01 Gender/Sexual Minority Health Corey Flanders MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 319GS 01 Gender/Sexual Minority Health Corey Flanders MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
ENGL 311 01 Lives on the Page Alicia Christoff, Judith Frank TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
PUBHLTH 302 01 Comm Devlpm & Health Education 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 02 Princ of Comm Health Education TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
M&I-ENG 290H 01 HIV,TB,&Malaria:SimulModeling Chaitra Gopalappa TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Mariya Ivanova M W 10:10AM 11:25AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Jeanne Brunner TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Scott Greenspan TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
SOCI 243 01 Drugs and Society Jerome Himmelstein MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
SOCIOL 242 01 Drugs & Society Safi Shams M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ECON 214 01 Health Economics & Policy Jessica Reyes MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Constance Blake M W 1:00PM 3:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2019 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PUBHLTH 497F 01 ST- Food Justice Molly Totman TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 494NI 01 Neglected Tropical Diseases: T Mandy Muller M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt Ashley Woodman M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 439 01 CommHealthNursingIVA:Community Ann Becker TH 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 397RR 01 ST-Hist/ReproductiveRightsLaw Jennifer Nye TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 01 Writing in Nutrition Elizabeth Devine TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 02 Writing in Nutrition Nicole Goldstein TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS-MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
GNDST 333EM 01 Naturecultural Embodiments Christian Gundermann T 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Diane Kelly TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Devon Greyson TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology Norman Johnson M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 06 Writing In Biology Moira Conith M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 07 Writing In Biology Emily Monosson TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Brandon Drescher TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Caralyn Zehnder M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Akiko Okusu W F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 301 01 Regenerative Medicine Rachel Fink TH 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
SWG 271 01 REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE Carrie Baker TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College

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Spring 2019 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 803 01 Research in Physical Anthro 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 501 01 Meth Applied Stats Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 420 01 Intro to Nursing Research Sheila Pennell W 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
SDS 390 01 T-STRUCTRL EQUATION MODELING Randi Garcia MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
SOCI 316 01 Social Research Jerome Himmelstein TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
ANTHRO 281 01 Stats in Anthropology using R Jason Kamilar M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AA Stats in Anthropology using R F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AB Stats in Anthropology using R F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AC Stats in Anthropology using R F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 275 01 Research Methods Elif Babul TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AG Intro To Statistics W 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AJ Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

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