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 # Sect # Course Titlesort ascending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
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
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 1:25PM 2:15PM 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
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Elizabeth Devine TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort ascending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ESS 300 01 SEM: TOPC-PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Sarah Witkowski T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIO 350 01 SEM: T MOLECULAR-HUM GENETICS Robert Merritt W 07:30-09:30 Smith College
NSC 312 01 SEM: NEUROETHICS Beth Powell Th 01:00-03:00 Smith College
PSYCH 359CN 01 Sem: Clinical Neuroscience Jared Schwartzer T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
NUTRITN 494A 04 Sem-Human Nutrition Lisa Troy F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 494A 02 Sem-Human Nutrition Young-Cheul Kim M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 494A 01 Sem-Human Nutrition Young-Cheul Kim M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Randy Frost TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSYC 325 01 Psychopharmacology Sarah Turgeon MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
NEUR 325 01 Psychopharmacology Sarah Turgeon MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
PSY 230 01 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY Beth Powell TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Elizabeth Devine TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort ascending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
SOC 232 01 WORLD POPULATION Leslie King TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
HONORS 321H 01 Violence in American Culture Ventura Perez M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
SDS 390 01 TOPC: POPULATION HEALTH Benjamin Capistrant MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HPP 590S 01 SuicidePreven/MultiplePerspect Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
SOCI 216MC 01 Sociology of Medicine Richard Moran TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
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
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan;Aurora Foster M W 9:05AM 10:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan;Brent Scott TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort ascending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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
CSI 0276 1 What is Psychotherapy? Peter Gilford 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
PHIL 553 01 Topics in Phil of Science Christopher Meacham TH 1:00PM 3:30PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 397RR 01 ST-Hist/ReproductiveRightsLaw Jennifer Nye TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
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
HPP 590W 01 Public Health and Literature Elizabeth Evans TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 363 01 Psychology & the Law Allen Hart T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
PHI 209 01 PHILOS & HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY Jill de Villiers TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NURSING 100 01AC Perspectives in Nursing TH 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01 Perspectives in Nursing Mary Ellen Burke TU 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AA Perspectives in Nursing TH 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AB Perspectives in Nursing TH 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM 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 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College

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Spring 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort ascending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
SDS 390 01 TOPC: POPULATION HEALTH Benjamin Capistrant MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
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
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics John Tawa MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Matthew Schulkind TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM; W 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 SDS METHOD/UNDERGRD RESRCH LAB David Palmer W 08:00-08:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L02 SDS METHOD/UNDERGRD RESRCH LAB David Palmer W 09:00-09:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L03 SDS METHOD/UNDERGRD RESRCH LAB David Palmer W 10:00-10:50 Smith College
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Elizabeth Aries MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
ANTHR 275 01 Research Methods Elif Babul MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 803 01 Research in Physical Anthro 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Mary Scherer TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
STATISTC 501 01 Meth Applied Stats Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PUBHLTH 223 01 Intro/Biostats for PUBHLTH Scott Chasan-Taber M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
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

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