Five College Consortium

About CHS Courses

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

Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

Search lists of approved courses offered in previous semesters.


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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 2018 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ENVST 321HC 01 Human Health & Climate Change Jennifer Albertine M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
NURSING 312 01 CultrlDiversity/Health&Illness Kalpana Poudel Tandukar M 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 312 01 Medical Anthropology Sarah Reedy M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ESS 250 01 NUTRITION AND HEALTH Barbara Brehm-Curtis TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Amy Grillo TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM 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 Svati Shah 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 Elizabeth Devine TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
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
FOOD-SCI 580 01 Food Borne Diseases Ronald Labbe TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Elena Vazey M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 564 01 Human Physiology Robert Zoeller TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 559 01 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Thomas Maresca TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 523 01 Histology Elizabeth Connor M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 523 01LL Histology TU 1:00PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 523 01LM Histology W 1:25PM 4:25PM 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
NUTRITN 494A 04 Sem-Human Nutrition Lisa Troy F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 484 01 Cancer Genetics Randall Phillis TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 430 01 Nutrition and Metabolism Young-Cheul Kim TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 380 01 Abnormal Psychology Katherine Dixon-Gordon TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 372 01 Human Biological Variation Sarah Reedy M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 359CN 01 Sem: Clinical Neuroscience Jared Schwartzer T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Randy Frost TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 350 01 SEM: T MOLECULAR-HUM GENETICS Robert Merritt W 07:30-09:30 Smith College
PSYCH 335 01 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Mariana Pereira M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330H 01 Behavioral Neuroscience-Hnrs Joseph Bergan M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HPP 590S 01 SuicidePreven/MultiplePerspect Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Carolyn Cramoy TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
SDS 390 01 TOPC: POPULATION HEALTH Benjamin Capistrant MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Alexandra Purdue-Smithe TU TH 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
HONORS 321H 01 Violence in American Culture Ventura Perez M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Phoebe Walker M W 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 02 Princ of Comm Health Education TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM 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 Ernest Washington W 4:00PM 6:30PM; W 5:15PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Jeanne Brunner TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Christine McCormick TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
SOCIOL 242 01 Drugs & Society Michael Ide M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
SOC 232 01 WORLD POPULATION Leslie King TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
SOCI 216MC 01 Sociology of Medicine Richard Moran TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort ascending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HPP 590W 01 Public Health and Literature Elizabeth Evans TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 553 01 Topics in Phil of Science Christopher Meacham TH 1:00PM 3:30PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt Ashley Woodman W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 439 01 CommHealthNursingIVA:Community Ann Becker TH 4:00PM 7:00PM 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
PSYC 363 01 Psychology & the Law Allen Hart T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
NSC 312 01 SEM: NEUROETHICS Beth Powell Th 01:00-03:00 Smith College
BIOL 301 01 Regenerative Medicine Rachel Fink TH 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANT 255 01 DYING AND DEATH Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
PHI 209 01 PHILOS & HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY Jill de Villiers TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
WGSS 205 01 Feminist Health Politics Svati Shah M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
GNDST 204EM 01 Embodiment: Marx to Butler Karen Remmler TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
HISTORY 181 01 Hist Western Sci&Technology II Emily Redman M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AA Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AB Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
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 Mary Paterno W 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
SDS 390 01 TOPC: POPULATION HEALTH Benjamin Capistrant MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Alexandra Purdue-Smithe TU TH 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01 Stats in Anthropology using R Jason Kamilar M W 11:15AM 12:05PM 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 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 275 01 Research Methods Elif Babul MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM 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

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