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.



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Fall 2019 Category 1 Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTH 245 01 Medical Anthropology Christopher Dole TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
PSYC 227 01 Developmental Psychology Carolyn Palmquist TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
NS 0123 1 Human Biological Variation Alan Goodman 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers Danielle Godon-Decoteau TTH 02:55PM-04:10PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Melissa Burch TTH 08:30AM-09:45AM Mount Holyoke College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley TTh 09:25-10:40 Smith College
PSY 150 01 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Caitlin Shepherd TTh 01:20-02:35 Smith College
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Ella Johnson TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Brigitte Holt M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 1:00PM 1:50PM 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

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Fall 2019 Category 2 Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 191 01 Molecules, Genes & Cells Marc Edwards, Julia Emerson, Caroline Goutte MW 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 221 01 Developmental Biology Aikaterini Ragkousi TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
NS 0123 1 Human Biological Variation Alan Goodman 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire College
BIOL 230 01 Molecular Genetics & Cell Bio Rebeccah Lijek;Craig Woodard;Thiago De Paula;Amanda MacAvoy;Ashley Bohan MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 333 01 Neurobiology Andre White MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 100 01 Introduction to Psychology Katherine Haydon MW 09:30AM-10:45AM;F 09:30AM-10:20AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers Danielle Godon-Decoteau TTH 02:55PM-04:10PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 253 01 Brain, Behavior, & Immunology Jamie Church MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS Elizabeth Jamieson TTh 09:25-10:40 Smith College
BIO 132 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr TTh 10:50-12:05 Smith College
BIO 132 D01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr Th 02:45-04:00 Smith College
BIO 132 D02 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr Th 04:10-05:25 Smith College
BIO 132 D03 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr W 01:20-02:35 Smith College
BIO 132 D04 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr W 02:45-04:00 Smith College
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MWF 09:25-10:40 Smith College
BIO 350 01 SEM: MOLECULAR BIO-CANCER GENE Samantha Torquato F 01:20-04:00 Smith College
ESS 130 01 STRESS MANAGEMENT Barbara Brehm-Curtis; Cristina Viera Alzueta Th 01:10-02:35 Smith College
ESS 130 02 STRESS MANAGEMENT Sarah Burnell W 01:10-02:35 Smith College
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Marta Martinez Tom TTh 01:20-02:35 Smith College
PSY 130 01 CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell MWF 10:50-12:05 Smith College

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Fall 2019 Category 3 Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Thea Kristensen, Jill Miller, Ethan Temeles MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
NS 0123 1 Human Biological Variation Alan Goodman 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Eric Johnson TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ysaaca Axelrod TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Helen-Ann Ireland M W 10:10AM 11:25AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gregory Grinnell M W 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gregory Grinnell 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 Gregory Grinnell TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Patricia Shields M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2019 Category 4 Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ECON 212 01 Public: Env Hlth Inequal Jessica Reyes MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
ENGL 125 01 Representing Illness Anston Bosman TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
CSI 0238 1 Population and Development Anne Hendrixson 01:00PM-03:50PM M Hampshire College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
SPN 250 01 IBERIAN CULTR HIST-SEX & CITY Ibtissam Bouachrine TTh 02:45-04:00 Smith College
HISTORY 180 01 Western Sci&Tech I Hadi Jorati M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AA Western Sci&Tech I F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AB Western Sci&Tech I F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AC Western Sci&Tech I F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01 Hist Western Sci&Technology II Shay Olmstead TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HPP 524 01 Intro/Health Politics & Policy Michael Begay TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HPP 620 01 Intro to US Health Care System Lawrence Pellegrini TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01 Writing in Nursing Ethics Genevieve Chandler M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AA Writing in Nursing Ethics M 11:05AM 12:25PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 11:00AM 12:30PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AC Writing in Nursing Ethics M 11:00AM 12:30PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AD Writing in Nursing Ethics M 11:00AM 12:30PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2019 Category 5 Courses

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Julia McQuade TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM; W 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling Pamela Matheson TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM; F 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling Shu-Min Liao MW 11:00AM-11:50AM; TH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 03 Intro to Stat Modeling Katharine Correia TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; F 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 04 Intro to Stat Modeling Amy Wagaman T 02:30PM-03:20PM; TH 02:30PM-03:50PM; M 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
STAT 135 05 Intro to Stat Modeling Ryan McShane MF 12:30PM-01:50PM; W 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 06 Intro to Stat Modeling Ryan McShane MF 04:00PM-05:20PM; W 04:00PM-04:50PM Amherst College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Jared Schwartzer;Natasha Anderson MW 01:30PM-02:45PM;F 01:30PM-02:20PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Marie Ozanne TTH 08:30AM-09:45AM;W 08:30AM-09:20AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Marie Ozanne MW 09:30AM-10:45AM;F 09:30AM-10:20AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 03 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Rebecca Tramel MW 01:30PM-02:45PM;F 01:30PM-02:20PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 04 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amy Nussbaum MW 02:55PM-04:10PM;F 02:55PM-03:45PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 05 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amy Nussbaum TTH 08:30AM-09:45AM;W 08:30AM-09:20AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 06 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amy Nussbaum TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;F 08:30AM-09:20AM Mount Holyoke College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Michael Robinson MW 09:25-10:40 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Michael Robinson F 09:25-10:40 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Michael Robinson F 10:50-12:05 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott MWF 09:25-10:40 Smith College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott MWF 10:50-12:05 Smith College
MTH 220 03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS David Rockoff MWF 02:45-04:00 Smith College

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Above image: Mary S. Gove, "Lectures to Ladies on Anatomy and Physiology." Boston, 1842. National Library of Medicine