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About CHS Courses

Download the ever-approved CHS course list (.xlsx).

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.


Spring 2019 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AG Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 1:25PM 2:15PM 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
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 01BC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2019 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIO 230 D03 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Samantha Torquato; Steven Williams W 02:40-03:30 Smith College
BIO 321 01 SEM:TPCS MICROBIO-PATHOGENESIS Christine White-Ziegler T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIO 322 01 SEM:SYNTHETIC BIO/BIONANO TECH Nathan Derr Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIO 351 01 SEM:TOPCS EVO BIO- MAMML REPRO Virginia Hayssen Th 01:00-03:50 Smith College
ESS 130 01 STRESS MANAGEMENT Jaime Ginsberg Th 01:00-02:30 Smith College
ESS 130 02 STRESS MANAGEMENT Ellen O'Neil T 01:00-02:30 Smith College
ESS 300 01 SEM: CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH Sarah Witkowski T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NSC 318 01 SYSTEMS NEUROBIOLOGY Lisa Mangiamele TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
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
PSY 253 01 COLQ: DEVELOP PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Caitlin Shepherd TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Caitlin Shepherd TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Ventura Perez TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01 Anatomy of the Human Body Brigitte Holt TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01LL Anatomy of the Human Body TU 3:00PM 5:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01LM Anatomy of the Human Body W 3:00PM 5:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01LN Anatomy of the Human Body TH 3:00PM 5:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01LQ Anatomy of the Human Body F 9:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01LR Anatomy of the Human Body F 11:15AM 1:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2019 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan 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 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM 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
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Constance Blake M W 1:00PM 3:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM 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 301 02 Princ of Comm Health Education Jya Plavin TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM 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

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Spring 2019 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PHI 209 01 PHILOS & HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY Jill de Villiers TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 253 01 COLQ: DEVELOP PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Caitlin Shepherd TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SPN 250 01 IBERIAN CULTRL HST-CIPHERED Reyes Lázaro MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
SWG 271 01 REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE Carrie Baker TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Brandon Drescher TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Caralyn Zehnder M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Akiko Okusu W F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology Norman Johnson M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 06 Writing In Biology Moira Conith M W 4:00PM 5:15PM 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
HISTORY 181 01AA Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AB Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AC Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AD Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AE Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AF Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 397RR 01 ST-Hist/ReproductiveRightsLaw Jennifer Nye TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 439 01 CommHealthNursingIVA:Community Ann Becker TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2019 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak T 01:00-03:50 Smith College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH Katherine Clemans MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH Jennifer Smetzer Th 01:00-02:20 Smith College
PSY 201 L02 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH Jennifer Smetzer Th 03:00-04:20 Smith College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Beth Powell MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Benita Jackson TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
SDS 390 01 T-STRUCTRL EQUATION MODELING Randi Garcia MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Timothy Recuber TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 281 01 Stats in Anthropology using R Jason Kamilar M W 10:10AM 11:00AM 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 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 803 01 Research in Physical Anthro 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
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
RES-ECON 212 02 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 04 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle TU 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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