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.

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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 2017 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Paulette Steeves M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AA Human Nature TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AB Human Nature TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AC Human Nature TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AD Human Nature F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AE Human Nature F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AF Human Nature F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AC Human Origins and Variation F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
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 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103H 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0220 1 Human Physiology Cynthia Gill 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0235 1 Methods in Molecular Biology John Castorino 02:30PM-05:30PM M;02:30PM-05:30PM M Hampshire College
CS 0313 1 Electrophysiological Method Jane Couperus 09:00AM-10:20AM M;09:00AM-10:20AM W Hampshire College
PSYCH 100 01 Introduction to Psychology Katherine Haydon MW 08:35AM-09:50AM;F 09:00AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
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 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn Gayatri Guhanarayan M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NRC 126 01 Insects & Human Society Roy Vandriesche TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM 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 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CSI 0215 1 From Choice to Justice Marlene Fried 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
CS 0313 1 Electrophysiological Method Jane Couperus 09:00AM-10:20AM M;09:00AM-10:20AM W Hampshire College
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Gerald Downes;Duncan Irschick M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs Trisha Zintel TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
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
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn Gayatri Guhanarayan M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HIST 206 01 African Cities 20th Century Holly Hanson M 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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Spring 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0120 1 Western and Alternative Med Christopher Jarvis 10:30AM-11:50AM M;10:30AM-11:50AM W Hampshire College
NS 0124 1 HIV/AIDS 35 Years Later Megan Dobro 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire College
CSI 0215 1 From Choice to Justice Marlene Fried 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
CSI 0276 1 What is Psychotherapy Peter Gilford 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
NURSING 100 01 Perspectives in Nursing Lori Anne Lyne M 8:00AM 10:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AA Perspectives in Nursing M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AB Perspectives in Nursing M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AC Perspectives in Nursing M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 02 Health Care For All Tai Spargo TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ENG 135 03 INTRO WRITING CREATIVE NONFICT Brooke Hauser TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian;Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics Justin Dealy M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics Keehyuk Nahm M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics Victor Ma TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
NS 0265 1 Statistics Brian Schultz 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire College
STAT 111E 01 Intro to Statistics Amy Wagaman TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM; F 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Julia McQuade TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; W 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Amy Demorest TH 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
PSYC 123 02 Research Methods Megan McCarty TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling Shu-Min Liao MW 01:00PM-01:50PM; TH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling Pamela Matheson TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; F 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 03 Intro to Stat Modeling Nicholas Horton WF 10:00AM-10:50AM; T 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 04 Intro to Stat Modeling Nicholas Horton WF 11:00AM-11:50AM; T 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM;M 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;M 04:15PM-05:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 04 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Sara Nunez TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Corey Flanders;Cheryl Lee MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 201 L02 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 09:00-09:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L03 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 10:00-10:50 Smith College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Katherine Binder MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 201 L01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 08:00-08:50 Smith College

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