Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

About CHS Courses

The list of approved Fall 2016 courses will be available by Monday, March 28, 2016.

View the ever-approved CHS course list.

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 2016 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
ANTH 245 01 Medical Anthropology Christopher Dole TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 104 01 Food, Fiber & Pharma Rachel Levin TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ENGL 304 01 Narratives of Suffering Geoffrey Sanborn MF 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 228 01 Abnormal Psychology Julia McQuade TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
NS 0233 1 Anthro of Food & Nutrition Alan Goodman 02:30PM-03:50PM M,W Hampshire College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Persp William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Katherine Haydon TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ESS 340 01 SEM:WOMEN'S HEALTH:CURR TOPIC Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
PSY 240 01 COLQ: HEALTH PROMOTION Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 266 01 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN & GENDER Randi Garcia MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ANT 241 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT Elliot Fratkin TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 150 01 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Randy Frost TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Kathleen Hulton MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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Fall 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
BIOL 191 01 Molecules, Genes & Cells Caroline Goutte, Alexandra Purdy MW 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
NEUR 325 01 Psychopharmacology Sarah Turgeon MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
PSYC 212 01 Behavioral Neuroscience John-Paul Baird TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 325 01 Psychopharmacology Sarah Turgeon MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
PSYC 332 01 Psych of Adolescence Elizabeth Aries TH 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
NS 0121 1 Human Biology Christopher Jarvis 09:00AM-10:20AM M,W Hampshire College
NS 0247 1 Cell Biology Megan Dobro 02:30PM-03:50PM M,W,F Hampshire College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Persp William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 333 01 Neurobiology To Be Announced;Katherine Binder MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS David Bickar TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Smith College
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY Smith College
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Alexandra Burgess MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PSY 354 01 SEM: ADVANCED ABNORMAL PSYCH Randy Frost T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIO 306 01 IMMUNOLOGY Christine White-Ziegler MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 240 01 COLQ: HEALTH PROMOTION Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 253 01 COLQ: DEVELOP PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
KIN 272 01LS Anatomy and Physiology II W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
NS 0233 1 Anthro of Food & Nutrition Alan Goodman 02:30PM-03:50PM M,W Hampshire College
CSI 0266 1 Anthropology of Reproduction Pamela Stone 10:30AM-11:50AM M,W Hampshire College
CSI 0283 1 Ab/normal Psychology M. Lourdes Mattei 09:00AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Kathleen Hulton MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 8:30AM 9:55AM 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 Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:20PM 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

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Fall 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
LJST 374 01 Rights Kristin Bumiller T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
POSC 474 01 Rights Kristin Bumiller T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ENGL 301SC 01 Science Writing Catherine Manegold W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
SPN 250 01 SURVEY IBERIAN LIT & SOCIETY I Reyes Lazaro MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 253 01 COLQ: DEVELOP PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ENG 222 01 MEDICINE & LAW/AFR LIT/19TH C. Andrea Stone TTh 03:00-04:20 Smith College
PHI 242 01 TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS Susan Levin MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:35PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AE Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 494NI 01 Neglected Tropical Diseases: T Michele Klingbeil M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AF Medical Ethics F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AG Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AJ Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AK Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Julia McQuade TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Sarah Turgeon TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Carrie Hosman MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 03 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics To Be Announced;Jessica Sidman TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
SOCI 225 01 Survey Resrch & Data Analysis Timothy Malacarne TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Katherine Binder;Cheryl Lee MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Jared Schwartzer MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen M 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
PSY 345 01 RSRCH SEM:FMNST PRSPCT/PSY SCI Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
SOC 201 L01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Rodrigo Dominguez Villegas Th 07:00-09:00 Smith College
SOC 201 L02 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Rodrigo Dominguez Villegas F 08:00-09:50 Smith College
SOC 201 01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Jenny Folsom MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 201 L03 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Rodrigo Dominguez Villegas F 10:00-12:00 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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