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About CHS Courses

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Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

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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 # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 100 01AD Human Nature F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AE Human Nature F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AF Human Nature F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Brie Adams TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Sarah Reedy M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation TH 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BA Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BB Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397CS 01 ST- Case Studies/Global Health Felicity Aulino M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 494BI 01 Global Bodies Elizabeth Krause TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ESS 130 02 STRESS MANAGEMENT Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:30 Smith College
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Elizabeth Barnett MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 130 01 CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 326 01 SEM: BIOPSYCHOLOGY- BEHAVIOR Annaliese Beery T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
PSY 354 01 SEM: ADV ABNORMAL- POSSESSIONS Randy Frost T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Thomas Leatherman M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert 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 283 02 General Genetics Kari Loomis M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Laura Francis M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 559 01 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Jeffrey Laney TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 559 02 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Lillian Fritz-Laylin M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 568 01 Endocrinology Robert Zoeller TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 02 Neurobiology Karine Fenelon M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 583 01 Advanced Genetics Abigail Jensen TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 567 01 Food Microbiology Lynne McLandsborough M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 567 01AA Food Microbiology F 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Brent Scott;Aurora Foster 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
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition Brent Scott;Aurora Foster TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 494CI 01 Obesity,Supplmnts,Microbiome Mitchell Walkowicz M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Brittany Florio TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Max Dilthey TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Constance Blake TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro F 8:00AM 10:30AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Bruna Martins TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM 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 324 02 Epidemiology in Public Health Brittany Rosen TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 490W 01 Water, Culture & Public Health Timothy Ford TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 497F 01 ST- Food Justice Molly Totman TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HPP 524 01 Intro/Health Politics & Policy Michael Begay TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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
NURSING 317 01 Writing in Nursing Ethics Stephanie Griggs M 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AA Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AC Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AD Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AE Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 01 Writing in Nutrition Nicole Goldstein TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 02 Writing in Nutrition Elizabeth Devine TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Sophie Horowitz M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AA Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AB Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AC Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM 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
PHIL 164 01AG Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AK Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB David Rockoff T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB Jennifer Smetzer Th 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB Jennifer Smetzer Th 03:00-04:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L05 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB Jennifer Smetzer T 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L06 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB Jennifer Smetzer Th 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHDS IN NSC LAB Beth Powell F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH Katherine Clemans MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGR RESRCH LAB Jennifer Smetzer T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
PSY 201 L02 STAT METHOD/UNDERGR RESRCH LAB Jennifer Smetzer T 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Caitlin Shepherd MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Randi Garcia MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PSY 202 04 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Caitlin Shepherd TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
SDS 390 01 T- ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL NETWORKS Miles Ott MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
ANTHRO 803 01 Research in Physical Anthro Jason Kamilar 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 391GE 01 S-Behav Genetics & Epigenetics Kirby Deater-Deckard 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
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Youssef Oulhote TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 02 Epidemiology in Public Health Brittany Rosen TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 01 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle M 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

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