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 #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0233 1 Anthro of Food & Nutrition Alan Goodman 02:30PM-03:50PM M,W Hampshire College
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Marc Lorenc M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM 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
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BA Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BB Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 104 01 Food, Fiber & Pharma Rachel Levin TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM 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 01AF Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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
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
KIN 110 03AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AB Human Performance & Nutrition F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AC Human Performance & Nutrition TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 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 #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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
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
KIN 110 03AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AB Human Performance & Nutrition F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AC Human Performance & Nutrition TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Max Dilthey M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
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
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AE Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM 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
PHIL 164 07 Medical Ethics Robert Gruber M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Sophie Horowitz M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics Haoying Liu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics Justin Dealy M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics Dennis Kavlakoglu M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics Jonathan Dixon TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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 Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 03 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 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Katherine Binder;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
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Jared Schwartzer MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke 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
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 08:00-08:50 Smith College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 202 04 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Randi Garcia MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer MWF 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