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.


Fall 2018 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSY 266 01 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN & GENDER Randi Garcia MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ESS 250 01 NUTRITION AND HEALTH Barbara Brehm-Curtis; Brooke Marshall TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers John Tawa MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Katherine Haydon MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTH 245 01 Medical Anthropology Christopher Dole TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
PSYC 227 01 Developmental Psychology Carolyn Palmquist TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 364 01 Child & Adolescent Psych Julia McQuade TH 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Sarah Reedy M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01 Human Nature Ge Jian M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 494BI 01 Global Bodies Elizabeth Krause TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397CS 01 ST- Case Studies/Global Health Felicity Aulino M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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Fall 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 221 01 Developmental Biology Aikaterini Ragkousi TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NEUR 356 01 Neurphys: Motivation John-Paul Baird F 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
NURSING 398G 01 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Maud Low 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIO 132 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Christine White-Ziegler TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330H 01 Behavioral Neuroscience-Hnrs Joseph Bergan M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 397B 01 ST-Air Pollution and Health Raphael Arku TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSYCH 355 01 Adolescent Psych David Scherer TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Thomas Leatherman M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 568 01 Endocrinology Robert Zoeller TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 390A 01 Policy/Obesity Prevention&Mgmt Ning Zhang TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Laura Francis M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics Elsbeth Walker M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 559 01 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Jeffrey Laney TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
MICROBIO 494CI 01 Obesity,Supplmnts,Microbiome Mitchell Walkowicz M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 391ZZ 01 S-Psych of the GLB Experience John Bickford M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Lisa Wexler M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Youssef Oulhote TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 490W 01 Water, Culture & Public Health Timothy Ford TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Bruna Martins TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
SOCIOL 242 01 Drugs & Society TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ANTH 238 01 Culture, Race, Health Haile Cole MW 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
PUBHLTH 497F 01 ST- Food Justice Molly Totman TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz T 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
IDP 320 01 SEM:GLOBAL LEARNING WOMNS HLTH Leslie Jaffe T 07:30-09:30 Smith College
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Michael Hood MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro F 8:00AM 10:30AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Brittany Florio TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Thomas Leatherman M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PHIL 260ME 01 Medical Ethics James Harold TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ENGL 207MG 01 Sci Writing:Imagining Illness Sarah Sutherland MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt David Tobin W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
ANTH 238 01 Culture, Race, Health Haile Cole MW 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
ECON 212 01 Inequality Jessica Reyes MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
PSYCH 383 01 Thry&Prac/Counslng&Psychothrpy Michael Constantino M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Devon Greyson TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 590A 01 Food Science Policy Fergus Clydesdale M 5:30PM 7:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01 Western Sci&Tech I Brian Ogilvie M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HPP 524 01 Intro/Health Politics & Policy Michael Begay TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
WGSS 230 01 Politics of Reproduction Banumathi Subramaniam M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HPP 590M 01 Mass Incarceration & PubHealth Melody Slashinski TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HPP 620 01 Intro to US Health Care System David Chin 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

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Fall 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
RES-ECON 212 01 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle M 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH Katherine Clemans MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SDS 390 01 T- ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL NETWORKS Miles Ott MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Andrea Foulkes MW 09:30AM-10:45AM;F 09:30AM-10:20AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Jared Schwartzer;Natasha Anderson MW 01:30PM-02:45PM;F 01:30PM-02:20PM Mount Holyoke College
STATISTC 501 01 Meth Applied Stats Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
COMSC 151MD 01 Intro CS: Comp. in Medicine Janet Slocum MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Matthew Schulkind MW 08:30AM-09:50AM; T 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling Brittney Bailey TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM; M 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
PSYCH 391GE 01 S-Behav Genetics & Epigenetics Kirby Deater-Deckard TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 803 01 Research in Physical Anthro Jason Kamilar 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Mariyana Zapryanova TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Youssef Oulhote TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 223 01 Intro/Biostats for PUBHLTH Scott Chasan-Taber M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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