Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

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Spring 2015 courses which have been approved for one or more categories of the CHS certificate will be available soon. If you don't see a course that you believe should be listed, please notify us. We will review the course description and contact the instructor for input and permission. In general, a CHS course should have at least 30% of its content devoted to topics in human health.

Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

Spring 2015 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0271 1 Culture, Illness, and Healing Felicity Aulino 09:00AM-10:20AM W,F Hampshire College
CSI 0283 1 Ab/Normal Psychology M. Lourdes Mattei 12:30PM-01:50PM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0360 1 Women's Global Health Elizabeth Conlisk 03:30PM-06:10PM TH Hampshire College
ANTHRO 100 01 Human Nature Boone Shear TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSY 140 01 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSYC 227 01 Developmental Psychology Carolyn Palmquist TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Amy Grillo TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTH 245 01 Medical Anthropology Christopher Dole TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
PSY 250 01 COLQ:CULT/ETHNICITY/MNTAL HLTH Nnamdi Pole; Byron Zamboanga TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
NURSING 312 01 CultrlDiversity/Health&Illness Barbara Stanley M 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
SWAG 328 01 Science and Sexuality Sahar Sadjadi T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
ANT 342 01 SEM:TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY Suzanne Gottschang T 03:00-04:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 397BP 01 ST-Biology Of Poverty Thomas Leatherman TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 704 01 Health Prog Planning Lisa Wexler TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

Spring 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0114 1 Chemicals in Your Food Nancy Lowry 09:00AM-10:20AM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0220 1 Human Physiology Cynthia Gill 12:30PM-01:50PM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0247 1 Cell Biology Megan Dobro 01:00PM-02:20PM M,W;02:30PM-04:00PM W Hampshire College
CS 0313 1 Brain and Cognition II Joanna Morris 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire 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 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AE Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AF Human Performance & Nutrition W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AG Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AJ Human Performance & Nutrition W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AK Human Performance & Nutrition TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01BA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 11:30AM 12:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Cory Greever M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 126 01 Insects & Human Society Roy Vandriesche TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 10:10AM 11:00AM 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

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Spring 2015 Category 3: Population, Health & Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
CSI 0266 1 Anthropology of Reproduction Pamela Stone 10:30AM-11:50AM M,W Hampshire College
NS 0271 1 Culture, Illness, and Healing Felicity Aulino 09:00AM-10:20AM W,F Hampshire College
NS 0360 1 Women's Global Health Elizabeth Conlisk 03:30PM-06:10PM TH Hampshire College
FOOD-SCI 101 01 Food And Health Hang Xiao TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Duncan Irschick;Gerald Downes M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs Skye Long TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Michael Hood, Rachel Levin, Ethan Temeles MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
SOC 232 01 WORLD POPULATION Leslie King TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley-Piotrowski MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOCI 243 01 Drugs and Society Jerome Himmelstein MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
ANT 250 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION Suzanne Gottschang MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Alfred Karlson M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Alfred Karlson TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Maria Bulzacchelli TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 308 01 Darwin Stan Rachootin TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
ESS 340 01 SEM:WOMEN'S HEALTH:CURR TOPIC Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Susan Whitbourne TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0124 1 HIV/AIDS: 30 Years Later Megan Dobro 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
NURSING 100 01 Perspectives in Nursing Mary Ellen Burke M 4:40PM 6:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AA Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AB Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AC Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AD Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
ANTH 111 01 The Embodied Self Francis Couvares MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
ANTH 111 02 The Embodied Self Wendy Bergoffen MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Laura Fries;Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AA My Body, My Health F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AB My Body, My Health F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AC My Body, My Health F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Laura Fries;Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AD My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Laura Fries;Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AF My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02AA My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03AA My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AJ My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AK My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Katherine Clemans TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Amy Demorest TH 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
PSYC 123 02 Research Methods Carolyn Palmquist TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Andrea Foulkes TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Bradford Westgate MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Gail Hornstein;Cheryl Lee TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Nicole Gilbert Cote MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
SOC 202 01 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS Martha Lang MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Mary Scherer TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Valerie Nazzaro MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Valerie Nazzaro M 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Isabelle Beaudry T 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Isabelle Beaudry T 10:30-11:50 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Valerie Nazzaro W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
SOCI 225 01 Survey Resrch & Data Analysis Kimberly Rogers MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
NSC 230 01 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington MWF 10:00-10:50; F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
NSC 230 02 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington MWF 11:00-12:00; M 01:10-04:00 Smith College
STATISTC 240 02AG Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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