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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
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BA Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BB Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Brie Adams TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NS 0123 1 Human Variation Alan Goodman 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0233 1 Nutritional Anthropology Alan Goodman 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire 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
BIO 350 01 SEM: MOLECULAR-CANCER GENETICS Samantha Torquato T 03:00-04:50 Smith College
FOOD-SCI 567 01 Food Microbiology Lynne McLandsborough M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS David Bickar TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSY 130 01 CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 354 01 SEM: ADV ABNORMAL- POSSESSIONS Randy Frost T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Brent Scott;Aurora Foster M W 8:30AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PSY 326 01 SEM: BIOPSYCHOLOGY- BEHAVIOR Annaliese Beery T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
KIN 440 01 Physical Activity & Pubhlth Katie Becofsky TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ESS 130 01 STRESS MANAGEMENT Sarah Burnell; Erin Miller Th 01:00-02:30 Smith College
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Richard Wood TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 352 01 Nutrition in the Life Cycle Elizabeth Devine M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Elizabeth Barnett MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
NUTRITN 580 01 Medical Nutritn Therapy Bindia Shetty M F 11:15AM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 567 01AA Food Microbiology F 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 12:20PM 1:10PM 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 164 01AC Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AD Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AE Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AE Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AF Medical Ethics F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 02 Writing in Nutrition Elizabeth Devine TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 242 02 Drugs & Society Swati Birla TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics John Robison TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics Lu Chen M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics Justis Koon TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 06 My Body, My Health Janette Dolan M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 06 Medical Ethics Ryan Olsen TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 07 Medical Ethics Keehyuk Nahm TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
CSI 0238 1 Beyond the Population Bomb Anne Hendrixson 01:00PM-03:50PM M Hampshire College

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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
MTH 220 03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Albert Kim MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
STAT 135 03 Intro to Stat Modeling Katharine Correia M 02:00PM-03:20PM; T 01:00PM-02:20PM; F 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College
STAT 140 03 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Jordan Tirrell MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
RES-ECON 212 03 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle TU 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Randi Garcia MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
STAT 135 04 Intro to Stat Modeling Nicholas Horton TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; F 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
STAT 140 04 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Daniel Kelleher TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;M 08:30AM-09:20AM Mount Holyoke College
RES-ECON 212 04 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSY 202 04 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Caitlin Shepherd TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
STAT 140 05 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Jordan Tirrell MWF 02:55PM-04:10PM Mount Holyoke College
RES-ECON 212 05 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 06 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB David Rockoff T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Mariyana Zapryanova W 11:00-12:10 Smith College
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHDS IN NSC LAB Beth Powell F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGR RESRCH LAB Jennifer Smetzer T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB David Rockoff T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Mariyana Zapryanova W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 201 L02 STAT METHOD/UNDERGR RESRCH LAB Jennifer Smetzer T 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB Jennifer Smetzer Th 01:00-02:20 Smith College

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