Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health and Science

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 # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
ANTH 245 01 Medical Anthropology Christopher Dole TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
PSYC 227 01 Developmental Psychology Carolyn Palmquist TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 364 01 Child & Adolescent Psych Julia McQuade TH 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
SWAG 410 01 Epidemics and Society Sahar Sadjadi W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
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
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers John Tawa MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Katherine Haydon MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke 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 F 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 F 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 150 01 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 266 01 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN & GENDER Randi Garcia MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ESS 250 01 NUTRITION AND HEALTH Barbara Brehm-Curtis TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHRO 100 01AB Human Nature TH 10:10AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AC Human Nature TH 11:30AM 12:20PM 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 Institutionsort descending
BIOL 191 01 Molecules, Genes & Cells Marc Edwards, Julia Emerson, Alexandra Purdy MW 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 221 01 Developmental Biology Katerina Ragkousi TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
NEUR 356 01 Neurphys: Motivation John-Paul Baird F 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
NS 0121 1 Human Biology Christopher Jarvis 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire College
NS 0123 1 Human Variation Alan Goodman 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0277 1 Pathogens Megan Dobro 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
PSYCH 100 01 Introduction to Psychology Mara Breen MW 09:30AM-10:45AM;F 09:30AM-10:20AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers John Tawa MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 253 01 Brain, Behavior, & Immunology Jamie Church MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 230 01 Cell and Molecular Biology Amy Camp;Rebeccah Lijek;Alivia Price;Justyne Ogdahl MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 333 01 Neurobiology Andre White MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS David Bickar TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
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
PSY 326 01 SEM: BIOPSYCHOLOGY- BEHAVIOR Annaliese Beery T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ESS 130 01 STRESS MANAGEMENT Erin Miller Th 01:00-02:30 Smith College
ESS 130 02 STRESS MANAGEMENT T 01:00-02:30 Smith College
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
BIO 132 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Christine White-Ziegler TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 132 D01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVLPM DISC Christine White-Ziegler T 03:00-03:50 Smith College

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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 Institutionsort descending
ANTH 238 01 Culture, Race, Health Haile Cole MW 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz T 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Michael Hood MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
SWAG 210 01 Anthro. of Sexuality Sahar Sadjadi TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
SWAG 410 01 Epidemics and Society Sahar Sadjadi W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
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
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
IDP 320 01 SEM:GLOBAL LEARNING WOMNS HLTH Leslie Jaffe T 07:30-09:30 Smith College
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 Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM 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
MICROBIO 494CI 01 Obesity,Supplmnts,Microbiome Mitchell Walkowicz M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Max Dilthey TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM 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 Institutionsort descending
ANTH 238 01 Culture, Race, Health Haile Cole MW 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
ECON 212 01 Inequality Jessica Reyes MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 363 01 Psychology & the Law Allen Hart T 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
CSI 0238 1 Beyond the Population Bomb Anne Hendrixson 01:00PM-03:50PM M Hampshire College
PHIL 260ME 01 Medical Ethics James Harold TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ENGL 207MG 01 Sci Writing:Imagining Illness Sarah Sutherland MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke 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 F 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 F 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
NSC 312 01 SEM: GENERAL ANESTHESIA Adam Hall Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANT 342 01 SEM: BIOPOWER, BIOPOLITICS Suzanne Gottschang T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
SPN 250 01 IBERIAN CULTURAL HISTORY Ibtissam Bouachrine TTh 03:00-04:50 Smith College
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt David Tobin W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 383 01 Thry&Prac/Counslng&Psychothrpy Michael Constantino M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Devon Greyson TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 590A 01 Food Science Policy Fergus Clydesdale M 5:30PM 7:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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 Institutionsort descending
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Matthew Schulkind MW 08:30AM-09:50AM; T 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling The Department TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM; M 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling The Department M 12:30PM-01:50PM; T 11:30AM-12:50PM; F 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 03 Intro to Stat Modeling The Department M 02:00PM-03:20PM; T 01:00PM-02:20PM; F 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 04 Intro to Stat Modeling Nicholas Horton TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; F 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Andrea Foulkes MW 09:30AM-10:45AM;F 09:30AM-10:20AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Evan Ray MWF 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Jared Schwartzer;Natasha Anderson MW 01:30PM-02:45PM;F 01:30PM-02:20PM Mount Holyoke College
COMSC 151MD 01 Intro CS: Comp. in Medicine Janet Slocum MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 03 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Jordan Tirrell MWF 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Lu Lu MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Albert Kim MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB Katherine Halvorsen T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB Katherine Halvorsen T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB Th 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB Th 03:00-04:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L05 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB T 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L06 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STAT LAB Th 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SDS 390 01 T- ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL NETWORKS Miles Ott MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Mariyana Zapryanova TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College

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