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 2019 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Sarah Reedy M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397U 01 ST-Anthro of Growth and Dev Sarah Reedy M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Helene Cousin TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 312 01 CultrlDiversity/Health&Illness Heather Hamilton TU TH 10:00AM 12:00PM 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 MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS-MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
PSY 140 01 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ENVST 321HC 01 Human Health & Climate Change Jennifer Albertine F 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 216HP 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
CST 248 01 Science/Revolution/Modernity William Cotter TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers Danielle Godon-Decoteau TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
WGSS 205 01 Feminist Health Politics Kirsten Leng M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Kelley O'Carroll MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
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

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Spring 2019 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 11:15AM 12:30PM UMass Amherst
ESS 300 01 SEM: CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH Sarah Witkowski T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Richard Wood TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS-MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 494A 01 Sem-Human Nutrition Young-Cheul Kim M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PSY 140 01 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 230 01 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY Beth Powell TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NUTRITN 430 01 Nutrition and Metabolism Young-Cheul Kim TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Caitlin Shepherd TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 440 01 Physical Activity & Pubhlth Christine St Laurent TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PSY 253 01 COLQ: DEVELOP PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Caitlin Shepherd TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
KIN 270 01 Anatomy & Physiology I Jay Gump TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jay Gump TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIO 322 01 SEM:SYNTHETIC BIO/BIONANO TECH Nathan Derr Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
PSYCH 330 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 327 01 Microbiology Amy Camp MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 350 01 Developmental Psychology Danielle Samuels M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Diane Kelly TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College

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Spring 2019 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 11:15AM 12:30PM UMass Amherst
M&I-ENG 290H 01 HIV,TB,&Malaria:SimulModeling Chaitra Gopalappa TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Richard Wood M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 391ZZ 01 S-Psych of the GLB Experience John Bickford TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Jya Plavin TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 497F 01 ST- Food Justice Molly Totman TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS-MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
SOCIOL 242 01 Drugs & Society Safi Shams M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Constance Blake M W 1:00PM 3:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
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
ECON 214 01 Health Economics & Policy Jessica Reyes MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
ENGL 311 01 Lives on the Page Alicia Christoff, Judith Frank TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
SOCI 243 01 Drugs and Society Jerome Himmelstein MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Ventura Perez TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Margaret Riley;Gerald Downes;Randall Phillis M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2019 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 301 01 Regenerative Medicine Rachel Fink TH 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Diane Kelly TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
CST 248 01 Science/Revolution/Modernity William Cotter TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt Ashley Woodman M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
GNDST 333EM 01 Naturecultural Embodiments Christian Gundermann T 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
AMST 215 01 The Embodied Self Francis Couvares MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
ECON 214 01 Health Economics & Policy Jessica Reyes MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
HIST 212 01 Intro Hist West Medicine John Servos MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Brandon Drescher TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 497F 01 ST- Food Justice Molly Totman TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 242 01 Drugs & Society Safi Shams M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
WGSS 205 01 Feminist Health Politics Kirsten Leng M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Thomas Shea TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Devon Greyson TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01 Hist Western Sci&Technology II Emily Redman M W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith 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 # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Beth Powell MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
STATISTC 501 01 Meth Applied Stats Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Jordan Tirrell MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 275 01 Research Methods Elif Babul TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
SOCI 225 01 SocSci Research/Data Analysis Ayca Zayim MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
COMSC 151MD 01 CS Prob Solv: Medical Tech Janet Slocum;Valerie Barr TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics John Tawa;Natasha Anderson MW 09:30AM-10:45AM;F 09:30AM-10:20AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Julia McQuade TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; W 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
SOCI 316 01 Social Research Jerome Himmelstein TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
STAT 111E 01 Intro to Statistics Pamela Matheson TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM; F 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
ANTHRO 281 01 Stats in Anthropology using R Jason Kamilar M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 803 01 Research in Physical Anthro 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Vis Taraz MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
NURSING 420 01 Intro to Nursing Research Sheila Pennell W 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 223 01 Intro/Biostats for PUBHLTH Scott Chasan-Taber M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 01 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle M 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Timothy Recuber TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College

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